SAT® Math


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SAT-MATH focuses exclusively on preparing you for the math portion of the SAT. Covering algebra, geometry, trigonometry, functions and graphs, and statistics and probability, this course hones your problem-solving skills and equips you with the knowledge needed to excel in the test. You'll find SAT-specific math skills, numerous practice questions, and practice tests. With interactive lessons, quizzes, and practice tests, this course ensures you're well-prepared to achieve your best SAT math score.


22+ Lessons | 134+ Exercises |


3+ Full Length Tests | 134+ Practice Test Questions

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Lessons 1: Introduction

  • About This Course
  • Assumptions
  • Icons Used in This Course
  • Where to Go from Here

Lessons 2: Welcome to SAT Math

  • SAT Math Basics
  • Overview of SAT Math Topics
  • SAT Math Strategy
  • Three SAT Success Stories

Lessons 3: Review of Pre-Algebra

  • Sets of Numbers
  • Fractions, Ratios, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Absolute Value
  • Radicals
  • Understanding Algebra Terminology
  • Graphing on the xy-Plane
  • Choosing and Using a Calculator

Lessons 4: Algebra I Reboot Part 1: Expressions

  • Evaluating Expressions
  • Simplifying Expressions
  • Factoring Expressions

Lessons 5: Algebra I Reboot Part 2: Equations and Inequalities

  • Solving Simple and Intermediate Algebra Equations
  • Solving More Difficult Equations
  • Solving Inequalities

Lessons 6: Linear Functions

  • Interpreting Linear Functions as Words, Tables, Graphs, and Equations
  • Linear Function Basics
  • Using Two Formulas to Find the Slope
  • Solving Linear Function Problems
  • Solving Word Problems

Lessons 7: Systems of Equations

  • Systems of Linear Equations
  • Working with Problematic Systems of Equations
  • Systems of Linear Inequalities
  • Systems of Non-Linear Equations

Lessons 8: Ratios, Proportions, and Percentages

  • Understanding Ratios and Proportions
  • Using Ratios and Proportions to Solve SAT Word Problems
  • Using Percentages to Answer SAT Questions

Lessons 9: Statistics and Probability

  • Statistics
  • Probability

Lessons 10: Understanding Data and Information from Tables and Graphs

  • Reading Information from Tables
  • Understanding Bar Graphs, Histograms, and Dot Plots
  • Working with Line Graphs and Scatterplots

Lessons 11: Functions

  • Understanding Function Notation
  • Working with Function Notation
  • Using the Vertical Line Test for Functions
  • Knowing Some Key Parent Functions
  • Transforming Functions

Lessons 12: Polynomials

  • Knowing Polynomial Basics
  • Identifying Odd and Even Polynomials
  • Finding the x-Intercepts of Polynomials
  • Sketching the Graph of a Polynomial
  • Equivalent Polynomials
  • Recalling Synthetic Division for Polynomials

Lessons 13: Quadratic Functions

  • The Quadratic Function in Standard Form
  • The Quadratic Function in Vertex Form
  • Connecting Standard and Vertex Forms
  • Finding the Roots of a Quadratic Function

Lessons 14: Exponential and Radical Equations

  • Solving Exponential Equations
  • Answering SAT Math Questions Using Exponential Functions
  • Graphing Exponential Functions
  • Radical Equations and Functions

Lessons 15: Geometry and Trigonometry

  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry

Lessons 16: Additional SAT Math Topics

  • Imaginary and Complex Numbers
  • Circles on the xy-Plane

Lessons 17: Practice SAT Math Test 1

  • Section 3 — No Calculator
  • Section 4 — Calculator

Lessons 18: Practice SAT Math Test 2

  • Section 3 — No Calculator
  • Section 4 — Calculator

Lessons 19: Practice SAT Math Test 3

Lessons 20: Ten Things You Will Almost Definitely See on Your SAT Math Test

  • Linear Functions
  • Systems of Linear Equations
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Percentages
  • Ratio/Proportion Problems
  • The Mean and the Median
  • The Trig Identity
  • The Quadratic Formula
  • The Imaginary Number i
  • Circles on the Graph

Lessons 21: Ten Tips to Improve Your SAT Math Score

  • Study Diligently in Your Math Classes
  • Get Good at Doing Basic Calculations in Your Head
  • Get Good at Using Your Calculator
  • Study SAT-Specific Math Skills
  • Get Comfortable Turning Words into Numbers
  • Take Timed Practice Tests
  • When Taking Practice Tests, Budget Your Time to Maximize Your Score
  • Study from Your Timed Practice Tests
  • Retake Your Timed Practice Tests
  • Take the SAT More than Once

Lessons 22: Ten Tips to Be at Your Best on the SAT

  • Do Something Fun the Day Before the Test
  • Don’t Study for More than 20 Minutes the Night Before the Test
  • Pack Everything You Need the Night Before
  • Do Something Relaxing Before Bed
  • Get a Good Night’s Sleep
  • Wear Several Layers of Clothing
  • Arrive at the Test Site Extra Early
  • Spend Your Time Just Before the Test However You Please
  • Remember to Breathe
  • Skip Over Any Questions That Throw You