Working with “unsolvable” equations
More Lessons for SAT Math
Some SAT questions may have equations that seem unsolvable or may take quite long to solve. However, read the question carefully because it may not be necessary to solve the equation to answer the question.
The following videos give some examples:
Working with unsolvable equations
Test 1, Section 6, Question 1
SAT Prep: Test 3, Section 4 Question 1
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