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Category: SAT Challenge Questions

Rachel Wisuri

Challenge Question #2: Win a Free Magoosh Account

Answer this question, and you could win a free Magoosh account.  Every month, we’ll have a new challenge question. You can see past challenges here. Here’s how to do it: 1. Submit an answer and explanation in the comments of this post by 2PM PST on Thursday, May 1st. 2. I will pick the comment with […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Video Friday: Math Challenge Question

Here’s what you know: Circle with lines AC and AB AC = diameter Triangle base AB = 4 Circumference = 8pi Now watch the video and see if you solve the problem in 2 minutes! If you can, kudos to you. 🙂 If you get stuck, no worries! Keep watching the video, and I’ll guide […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Math Challenge – Crazy Exponents

So you probably know your exponent basics: Add the exponents, if you multiply the bases; multiply the exponents if you have an exponent to an exponent. You probably even know your negative exponents and your fraction exponents. So what could possibly go wrong, if you get an SAT question that deals with basic exponent rules? […]

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Rachel Wisuri

Challenge Question #1: Win a Free Magoosh Account

Answer this question, and you could win a free Magoosh account. 🙂 Here’s how: 1. Submit an answer and explanation in the comments of this post by 2PM on Thursday, the 20th. 2. I will pick the comment with the best explanation, and this person will win a free account! 3. Comments will remain hidden […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Friday: Writing Question Challenge

Been brushing up on your grammar chops? Think you’ve got what it takes for a difficult SAT Writing question? Well, the question below is the most difficult “Identifying the Error” question we have in our entire product. Only 17.1% of students answer it correctly. Good luck! Be sure to check your answer with the video […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Math Friday – Coordinate Plane Challenge

Every now and then, the SAT gets really diabolical and throws a coordinate geometry question without the coordinate plane. To make matters worse, the question is usually difficult to begin with—even if you had the plane. The key is to translate the information by drawing out a mini-coordinate plane. Remember, this is a timed test, […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Math Friday: Series Challenge Question

Welcome to the latest and greatest of the SAT Math Challenge problems :). This is a VERY tough series problem, so don’t be hard on yourself if you don’t get it the first time. Try your hand at a solution first, and then watch the video to see if you got the answer right. Leave […]

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Lucas Fink

SAT Reading Comprehension Challenge Questions: Long Fiction

Fiction might sound like a welcome break from the other more academic SAT reading passages, but it’s not necessarily any easier. It can be really dry, in truth. So let’s see how well you hold up to a demonic reading passage. The excerpt below is long, old, full of characters to keep track of, and […]

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