A quickie: Translating words into math

This kind of thing is going to be featured much more heavily on the new SAT than it is on the current one, so I figured I’d put a quick quiz together. Struggling with any of these? Discuss them in the comments! For each of the items below, choose the mathematical statement that is equivalent to (more…)

I guess I’d better start writing some practice questions for the new SAT, huh?

The five questions in this short quiz would all, I’m fairly sure, fit into the “Heart of Algebra” category that will be so heavily emphasized on the new SAT. Obviously, without even a full practice test released yet, it’s tough to know for sure if I’ve got the style right, but based on what I’ve (more…)

New sample questions: Math part 9

College Board released a bunch of sample questions this week for the new PSAT and SAT, which will make their debuts in October 2015 and March 2016, respectively. Over the next few days, I’ll be making posts working through each question, a few at a time, and commenting on them when I feel like I have (more…)

New sample questions: Math part 4

College Board released a bunch of sample questions this week for the new PSAT and SAT, which will make their debuts in October 2015 and March 2016, respectively. Over the next few days, I’ll be making posts working through each question, a few at a time, and commenting on them when I feel like I have (more…)

New sample questions: Math part 2

College Board released a bunch of sample questions this week for the new PSAT and SAT, which will make their debuts in October 2015 and March 2016, respectively. Over the next few days, I’ll be making posts working through each question, a few at a time, and commenting on them when I feel like I have (more…)