 # SAT Practice Test 6, Section 3: Questions 1 - 5

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This is for SAT in Jan 2016 or before.

The following are worked solutions for the questions in the math sections of the SAT Practice Tests found in the The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition .

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To find:
The number between Solution:
Topic(s): Fractions The answer between 0.2 and 0.25 is 0.21

To find:
Which of the points are nearer to the origin

Solution:
Topic(s): Coordinate geometry

Sketch the locations of the points if necessary From the sketch, you can see that B (0, ) is nearest to the origin

Given:
The figure
AB is a line

To find:
The value of y

Solution:
Topic(s): Supplementary angles

Since AB is a line, we can use the supplementary angles rule to from two equations.

y + x + x = 180 ⇒ y + 2x = 180 (equation 1)

5x = 180 ⇒ x = 3 (equation 2)

Substituting equation 2 into equation 1
y + 2(36) = 180 ⇒ y = 108

Given:
6,565 = 65(x + 1)

To find:
The value of x

Solution:
Topic(s): Isolate variable

6,565 = 65(x + 1) ⇒ 65x + 65 = 6,565 ⇒ 65x = 6,500 ⇒ x = 100

Or you may be able to see from the pattern of the number 6565 that it would be 65 × 101

Given:
mx • m7 = m28 To find:
x + y

Solution:
Topic(s): Exponents x + y = 21 + 3 = 24  