SAT Math

Overwhelmed by the SAT Math section of the test? Don’t be–we’re here to help! 🙂


What Exactly is on the SAT Math Section?

First steps first: so what exactly is on the SAT math section? When you take the test, you will find:

  • 3 sections, 70 minutes long
  • 1st section: 20 questions, 25 minutes
  • 2nd section: 18 questions (8 multiple choice, 10 grid-ins) 25 minutes
  • 3rd math section: 16 questions 20 minutes

What are the SAT Math Topics?

Now, what exactly should you study to prepare for these sections of the test? Will you need to uncover every math concept you’ve ever learned since pre-school? Thankfully, no. Spend time reviewing just these topics:

  • Algebra
  • Averages
  • Combinations and permutations
  • Data interpretation
  • Exponents
  • Functions
  • Geometry
  • Integer properties
  • Probability
  • Percentages
  • Sequences
  • Statistics

Where Can I Find SAT Math Practice?

Oh no, that list looks like quite a lot! But don’t panic just yet, because you’re in exactly the right place. If you’re ready to start tackling these subject areas, take a look below. You’ll find all of our SAT blog posts, complete with test strategies, review tips and everything else you need to succeed on the SAT math. So go ahead and get started here:


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