**THE ACT MATH TEST**

TEST DETAILS

60 Questions, 60 Minutes

Multiple Choice

A - E

Use Your Calculator Wisely

Sometimes it is helpful, sometimes it is not

Time Limit

When to use your calculator

Calculators Permitted

Basic, Scientific, Graphing

AVOID PARTIAL ANSWERS

On the Math Test,

D+ is a pretty good grade?!

ENCOURAGE YOUR INNER ARTIST

Need a picture? Draw it!

The ACT is not graded by your teacher

Order and Difficulty of Test

What Can I Do to Prepare for the

Math ACT Test?

STUDY!

TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES

If h(x) = x³ + x and g(x) = 2x + 3, then g(h(2)) = ?

A. 7

B. 10

C. 17

D. 19

E. 23

Ordered by Increasing Difficulty

If early questions are taking too long, skip it

APPROACHING MATH QUESTIONS

1. Do not pay attention to the answer choices

2. Understand what the question is asking

3. Solve the question

4. Match you answer to the answer choices given

5. Fill in the appropriate bubble

But....

Sometimes going to the answer choices can be a better strategy

When?

TARGET SCORE

WEB RESOURCES

http://www.actstudent.org/sampletest/math/

http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/books/act/chapter8section1.rhtml

ACT.ORG

SPARK NOTES

Math Content

Pre-Algebra (23%)

Elementary Algebra (17%)

Intermediate Algebra (15%)

Coordinate Geometry (15%)

Plane Geometry (23%)

Trigonometry (7%)

TEST DETAILS

The geometric figure shown below consists of a square and 4 semicircles. The diameters of the semicircles are the sides of the square, and each diameter is 10 centimeters long. Which of the following is the closest approximation of the total area, in square centimeters, of this geometric figure?

A. 100

B. 160

C. 260

D. 400

E. 730

Which of the following is the sine of Angle A in the right triangle below?

A. 5/13

B.5/12

C. 12/13

D. 12/5

E. 13/5

BELL RINGER

http://www.kaptest.com/College/ACT/About-the-ACT/act-math-test.html

What is the value of x when 2x + 3 = 3x – 4 ?

A. –7

B. -1/5

C. 1

D. 1/5

E. 7