 # The New SAT Math Test and Practice Questions

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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 includes:
• 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 includes:
• Create and analyze relationships using ratios, percentages, proportional reasoning and units
• Represent and analyze quantitative data
• Find and apply probabilities in context

• Identify and create equivalent algebraic expressions
• Create, analyze and solve quadratic and nonlinear equations
• Create, use and graph exponential, quadratic, and other nonlinear functions

• 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.
Multiple-Choice Questions
• 45 questions and 78% of the the test
• Consists of four options with only one correct answer
Student-Response Questions
• 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

The following are video walkthroughs and solutions for the Official Redesigned PSAT/NMSQT Math Practice Test 1, Calculator Not Permitted, from CollegeBoard.

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

Redesigned SAT Math Section Redesigned SAT Math (No-Calculator Portion)

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the Mathway widget, a free math problem solver that answers your questions with step-by-step explanations.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations. 