More Resources for SAT
We have lots of free resources and videos to help you prepare for the SAT. These materials are for the redesigned SAT which is for you if you are taking the SAT in March 2016 and beyond. As you progress through the practice questions and tests, try to assess the areas that you might need help and make use of the many free resources available to you on this website.
The questions on the SAT Math Test are distributed as follows:
• Heart of Algebra
- 19 questions
• Problem Solving and Data Analysis
- 17 questions
• Passport to Advanced Math
- 16 questions
• Advanced Topics in Math
- 6 questions
Heart of Algebra
• Analyze and solve linear equations and systems of linear equations
• Create linear equations and inequalities to represent relationships between quantities and to solve problems.
• Understand and use the relationship between linear equations and inequalities and their graphs to solve problems
Problem Solving and Data Analysis
• Create and analyze relationships using ratios, percentages, proportional reasoning and units
• Represent and analyze quantitative data
• Find and apply probabilities in context
Passport to Advanced Math
• Identify and create equivalent algebraic expressions
• Create, analyze and solve quadratic and nonlinear equations
• Create, use and graph exponential, quadratic, and other nonlinear functions
Advanced Topics in Math
• Solve problems related to area and volume
• Apply definitions and theorems related to lines, angles, triangles, and circles
• Work with right triangles, the unit circle, and trigonometric functions
• Problems involving the arithmetic of complex numbers.
Calculator (38 questions, 55 minutes) and No-Calculator Portions (20 questions, 25 minutes).
You will be permitted to use a calculator on only one portion of the SAT Math Test. A scientific or graphing calculator is recommended. In general, the questions in the calculator portion is more complex than those in the no-calculator portion.
Multiple-Choice and Student-Response Questions.
• 45 questions and 78% of the the test
• Consists of four options with only one correct answer
• 13 questions and 22% of the test
• Answer may be a fraction, decimal, or positive integer
Redesigned SAT Mathematics Reference Information
The Math Test includes the reference information shown below. Although you may refer to them during the test, but due to time constraints, it would be advisable for you to memorize and know how to use the formulas.
Also note that all figures provided in the test are drawn to scale unless otherwise indicated.
PSAT Math Practice Test for Oct 2015 and beyond
Download Practice Test 1 - No Calculator (doc)
The following are video walkthroughs and solutions for the Official Redesigned PSAT/NMSQT Math Practice Test 1, Calculator Not Permitted, from CollegeBoard.
Download Practice Test 1 - Calculator Permitted (doc)
The following are videos, walkthroughs and solutions for the Official Redesigned PSAT/NMSQT Math Practice Test 1, Calculator Permitted, from CollegeBoard.
SAT Math Practice Tests for March 2016 and beyond
The following are videos, walkthroughs and solutions for the math sections of the SAT Practice Tests from the Official SAT Study Guide
Print out Practice Test 1 (pdf)
, answer the questions, and then go through the following videos and solutions to check your answers when necessary.
Practice Test 1, Section 3, Math Test - No Calculator
Practice Test 1, Section 4, Math Test - Calculator
Print out Practice Test 2 (pdf)
, answer the questions, and then go through the following video walkthroughs to check your answers when necessary.
Practice Test 2, Section 3, Math Test - No Calculator
Practice Test 2, Section 4, Math Test - Calculator
Videos, Walkthroughs and Solutions for sample questions illustrating the distinctive features of the redesigned SAT's Math Test from the College Board
Tips Videos, Walkthroughs and Solutions for Sample Questions from Collegeboard
Videos, Solutions and Walkthroughs for the New SAT Practice Test 1
Redesigned SAT Math Section
Redesigned SAT Math (No-Calculator Portion)
Try the free Mathway calculator and
problem solver below to practice various math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own
problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.
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