I broke down every Blue Book test when I wrote the Math Guide. In the book there are page numbers instead of links, obviously.
The idea here is that you can take a test, and use the results from that test to really identify some weaknesses. Then you drill those weaknesses before taking another test. Awesome, right?
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Techniques and concepts

Diff.

3

396

1

Try every answer choice.

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3

396

2

Read the question carefully.

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3

397

3

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397

4

Read the graphs and question carefully.

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3

397

5

Read the graph and question carefully.

1

3

397

6

Read the graph and question carefully.

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3

398

7

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3

398

8

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3

398

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3

398

10

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3

399

11

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3

399

12

Read the graphs and question carefully

3

3

399

13

Just list out the pattern terms.

3

3

399

14

3


3

400

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3

400

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3

400

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3

400

18

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3

401

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5


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401

20

Percents

5

7

413

1

Read the graph carefully.

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7

413

2

1


7

414

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2


7

414

4

Plug in for m if you’re stuck.

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7

414

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3


7

415

6

3


7

415

7

3


7

415

8

5


7

416

9

Do the algebra.

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7

416

10

Um…rounding?

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7

417

11

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7

417

12

Draw it carefully, then guess and check.

3

7

417

13

There are 30 days in April and you’re told what happens every 5 days. Use ratios.

3

7

417

14

Figure out the difference between each term (it’s 20). Take no prisoners.

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7

418

15

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418

16

Be super careful and use trial and error. Starting point: X is the biggest.

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7

418

17

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418

18

Don’t be fooled, this question is easy as long as you can read function notation.

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8

419

1

Read the graph carefully. Boy, there sure are a lot of these in this test!

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8

419

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420

3

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420

4

Draw it. The sides of the square are 4.

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8

420

5

Make four blanks, and fill them in based on what the question says.

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421

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422

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422

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422

10

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423

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423

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423

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424

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424

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16

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Comments (3)
Really really really helpful. I just added to resource page. Are you going to do the rest of the Blue Book ? 😉
I did the whole Blue Book for the Math Guide…will probably spread them out on the blog over time.
Sorry…that’s what I meant 😉 Are you going to POST the rest of them. I’ve been alone in Jeannie’s Bottle for way too long. Need to make sure I practice communicating with others so I don’t forget how 😉