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Looking for free ACT Math help?
We have a collection of videos, games, activities and worksheets that are suitable
for the ACT Math Section. The topics covered are: Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra,
Intermediate Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Plane Geometry, and Trigonometry.
In our lessons here, we shall look at
- Tips and strategies for the ACT.
- Worked solutions for some ACT practice tests.
- Concepts that you will need to know for the ACT Math sections.
What is the ACT?
Free preparation Booklet from the ACT Official Site
for the ACT: Download a free student preparation booklet
which includes test information, complete practice tests with scoring
keys, & a writing prompt with sample essays. (also available
from most high schools & colleges)
ACT Test Questions from the ACT Official Site
Questions & step by step solutions for the ACT Test Math Section
ACT Tips & Strategies
Content Covered by the ACT Math Test
The ACT Mathematics Test covers six content areas: pre-algebra,
elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, coordinate geometry,
plane geometry, & trigonometry.
Pre-Algebra (20 - 25%)
Questions in the content area of pre-algebra are based on:
Elementary Algebra (15 - 20%)
Questions in the content area of elementary algebra are based on:
Using variables to express functional relationships
Understanding algebraic operations
Intermediate Algebra (15 - 20%)
Questions in the content area of intermediate algebra are based on:
Coordinate Geometry (15 - 20%)
Questions in the content area of coordinate geometry are based on:
Plane Geometry (20 - 25%)
Questions in the content area of plane geometry are based on:
Properties & relations of plane figures, including angles
Relations among perpendicular & parallel lines
Properties of circles, triangles, rectangles, parallelograms, & trapezoids
Applications of geometry to three dimensions
Concept of proof & proof techniques
ACT Practice for Plane Geometry
Trigonometry (5 - 10%)
Questions in the content area of trigonometry are based on:
Values & properties of trigonometric functions
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