ACT Preparation
The ACT is a college
entrance exam that measures the knowledge you have obtained through
schooling thus far. It tests in the areas of Math, Science,
English and Reading and recently have added an optional Writing Test.
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Downloadable Practice ACT Tests
ACT Quiz
We are specialist in mathematics tutoring and we can help you prepare for
the Math section on the ACT. We can go over all the topics
outlined in the ACT, go through practice ACT problems or answer any math
question that you have. We provide in person tutoring, online
tutoring and Math DVDs. Any of
these methods are sure to help you prepare for the exam.
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The ACT is important because some schools
require a minimum score to be admitted. To get into certain
program like Engineering your score have to be even high than the
admission minimum. Also high school qualify you for many scholarships.
The math section covers the following areas
 PreAlgebra
 Elementary Algebra
 Intermediate Algebra
 Coordinate Geometry
 Plane Geometry
 Trigonometry
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PREALGEBRA/ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA
PreAlgebra (23%). Questions in this content area are based on
basic operations using whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and integers;
place value; square roots and approximations; the concept of exponents;
scientific notation; factors; ratio, proportion, and percent; linear
equations in one variable; absolute value and ordering numbers by value;
elementary counting techniques and simple probability; data collection,
representation, and interpretation; and understanding simple descriptive
statistics.
Elementary Algebra (17%). Questions in this content area are
based on properties of exponents and square roots ,evaluation of
algebraic expressions through substitution, using variables to express
functional relationships, understanding algebraic operations, and the
solution of quadratic equations by factoring.
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA/COORDINATE GEOMETRY
Intermediate Algebra (15%). Questions in this content area are
based on an understanding of the quadratic formula, rational and radical
expressions, absolute value equations and inequalities, sequences and
patterns, systems of equations, quadratic inequalities, functions,
modeling, matrices, roots of polynomials, and complex numbers.
Coordinate Geometry (15%). Questions in this content area are
based on graphing and the relations between equations and graphs,
including points, lines, polynomials, circles,and other curves; graphing
inequalities; slope; parallel and perpendicular lines; distance;
midpoints; and conics.
PLANE GEOMETRY/TRIGONOMETRY
Plane Geometry (23%). Questions in this content area are based
on the properties and relations of plane figures, including angles and
relations among perpendicular and parallel lines; properties of circles,
triangles, rectangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids; transformations;
the concept of proof and proof techniques; volume; and applications of
geometry to three dimensions.
Trigonometry (7%). Questions in this content area are based on
understanding trigonometric relations in right triangles; values and
properties of trigonometric functions; graphing trigonometric functions;
modeling using trigonometric functions; use of trigonometric identities;
and solving trigonometric equations.
You can visit the official
ACT site for
more preparation material. Be sure to download the Preparing for
ACT PDF. It contains a practice ACT Test.
You can also purchase The Real ACT Prep Guide
from Amazon by clicking the picture below.
ACT Math Preparation
Algebra Preparation Tutorial DVDs
