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TTP SAT Blog

2w ago

Too often, SAT students consider it a waste of time to prepare and use SAT math flashcards as study aids while they are studying for the SAT. This is a short-sighted attitude; flashcards are a phenomenal way to memorize formulas and math concepts! Additionally, they can be used anytime, anywhere. In this blog, we’ll examine the top reasons why SAT students should make and use flashcards. We’ll also look at the best ways to incorporate flashcards into our daily SAT study. Here are the points we’ll cover: Let’s begin by discussing how flashcards can help you learn and review crucial
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TTP SAT Blog

2M ago

High school students worldwide take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Although some colleges have gone test-optional, a good SAT score can enhance your college application and can give you an advantage in being considered for scholarships. Because most high school students taking the SAT have many demands on their time, I am often asked to provide tools, tips, and techniques for studying efficiently and effectively for the SAT. This article will provide some facts about the digital SAT and some SAT study tips on getting the most out of your limited time when studying for the SAT so that you ..read more

TTP SAT Blog

2M ago

The SAT is an important test, so it’s imperative that you start your prep on the right foot. The first step will be to evaluate how much time you need for SAT preparation. Then, you’ll develop an effective SAT study schedule to meet your goals. If you are like most high school students, you have many demands on your time, so it is important that you create a schedule that will balance your school, work, and family responsibilities with your SAT prep time! In this article, we’ll cover key considerations for creating an effective study schedule. It’s important to consider
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TTP SAT Blog

5M ago

Ratios and proportions appear in many word problems on the SAT math section, so a solid understanding of this topic is essential for a successful test day. This article will address some of the fundamental characteristics of ratio and proportion questions on the SAT and their solutions. In addition, we’ll include a discussion of a related topic — direct variation — which is often confusing to students.
Here are the topics we’ll cover:
What Is a Ratio?
Part-to-Part and Part-to-Whole Ratios
Mini Example 1: Part-to-Part and Part-to-Whole Ratios
Answering Equivalent Ratio Questions
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TTP SAT Blog

5M ago

Many SAT students have asked me: “If you had just one hour to prepare for the SAT, what would you study?” My answer is absolute and unwavering: “I would spend 50 minutes of that hour on linear functions.” If you’re wondering why, it’s because more SAT math questions involve lines, linear equations, linear growth and decay, and linear systems than any other concept.
In this article, we will present you with many linear function questions that you may encounter on the SAT quant section. However, the topic is so broad that we can’t cover every example of linear functions in one article. You can f ..read more

TTP SAT Blog

6M ago

While the subjects of fractions and decimals may seem boring and mundane, there are some pretty interesting ways the SAT can test you on your knowledge of converting fractions to decimals. Specifically, you may be tested on how to recognize whether a decimal (when converted from a fraction) will be either a terminating or repeating decimal. Additionally, if you are filling in the box of a student-produced response with either a decimal or a fraction, you need to know the rather strict rules for correctly entering your answer.
Here are the topics we’ll cover:
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TTP SAT Blog

6M ago

Getting a great SAT score takes planning and commitment. The test is not easy, and you might have to give up some fun activities during the months that you are studying, but the rewards are worth it. Attending your dream school will affect the rest of your life! In this article, you will discover math tips to make your math prep as painless as possible. You’ll read study tips for acing the new SAT Math section, which will help you be at your best on test day.
Here are the topics we’ll cover:
Tip #1: Know the Facts About the Digital SAT
Overview of the Digital SAT
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TTP SAT Blog

6M ago

If you are currently in the thick of studying for the SAT, you already know how important it is to do a lot of math problems. And because you have chosen to read this article, you’re probably a good student looking to get even the hardest SAT problems right. To help with your practice, we’re covering a representative selection of the hardest SAT Math questions and their solutions. Of course, practicing the questions here is just a start. If you need more practice after completing what we offer in this article, please check out our Target Test Prep SAT course.
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TTP SAT Blog

10M ago

If you haven’t taken a statistics course, you might be terrified at the prospect of having to face SAT questions on the subject. Before you let fear take over, though, realize that there are many statistical concepts that you have already learned! And, as for the ones you haven’t, well, they can be mastered with just a bit of extra study time. In this article, we’ll give you a solid review of the basics and a preview of the more challenging statistics questions that you might encounter on the SAT.
Here are the topics we’ll cover:
An Overview of SAT Math Topics
The Average (Arithmetic Mean)
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TTP SAT Blog

11M ago

It’s no secret that algebra is the most-tested math topic on the SAT. Fully 70% of the math questions are, directly or indirectly, algebra questions. Of course, the questions are not all “pure” algebra questions. Many of them are word problems that use algebra as a tool to determine the correct answer, and some may be questions from such diverse disciplines as geometry or statistics. Yet, algebra is the common thread.
In this article, we will focus on quadratic equations on the SAT, one of the most common algebra questions on the exam. We’ll cover solving quadratic equations, and although grap ..read more