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Category: SAT Word Problems

Thomas Broderick

SAT Math: Word Problems

You like words, Magooshers? You know, the things you’re reading right now? I bet there are certain words you’re always happy to hear: ‘dessert,’ ‘free,’ and ‘warm,’ are just a few nice words that come to mind. But we all have some words that we don’t like. If you’re studying for the SAT Math Test, […]

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Chris Lele

Word Problems on the SAT

SAT word problems are notoriously convoluted.  Especially during a nearly four-hour test, you can easily become ruffled sorting through all the words, trying to figure out what the question is asking.  Below are several vital points you need to remember when dealing with word problems. Additionally, there are also three questions, from medium to challenging, […]

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Lucas Fink

SAT Shortcut: Avoid Algebra By Drawing Word Problems

It’s pretty often on the SAT that you’ll have the choice of doing something algebraically or by some other route. While you might be pretty comfortable working with equations, it’s often not so easy to figure out how translate the words on the page into a workable algebra problem. And you might not even have […]

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Chris Lele

Averages in SAT Word Problems

In math class, you probably learned a formula to find the average of a series of numbers. You still have to know that formula, but instead of applying it robotically to a bunch of similar questions, you have to first figure out how to crack the problem. That is, you are not going have all […]

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