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Transition to the redesigned SAT – first PSAT in the new format

Below is the link to an article which was in the New York Times regarding the new SAT. I think students and parents will find it very helpful! http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/01/education/edlife/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-sat.html?_r=1#story-continues-1  

SAT Question of the Day transition from email to app.

Well, it seems the makers of the SAT do not want to send us emails any more. If you have an Apple phone or tablet there is an App for you. For the rest of us with Android based machines the College board seems to think we will run and buy one? I would expect …

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SAT Question of the Day August 11th 2013

If Kelly buys pens priced at dollars each and pens priced at dollars each, which of the following expresses, in terms of and , the average (arithmetic mean) price, in dollars, of these pens? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Very similar to the question discussed in the previous post, we …

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SAT Question of the Day August 8th 2013

For every dollars Ken earns mowing lawns, he gives dollars to his younger brother, Tim, who helps him. Which of the following gives the relationship between , the number of dollars Ken earns, and , the number of dollars he gives to Tim? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Yet another …

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SAT Question of the Day August 05 2013

    The graph above shows the distribution of the number of days spent on business trips in by a group of employees of Company W. Based on the graph, what is the median number of days spent on business trips in for these employees?   A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      …

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SAT Question of the Day August 2nd 2013

A -foot ladder is placed against a vertical wall of a building, with the bottom of the ladder standing on concrete feet from the base of the building. If the top of the ladder slips down feet, then the bottom of the ladder will slide out A.      feet B.      feet C.      feet D.    …

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SAT Question of the Day July 30th 2013

All numbers divisible by both and are also divisible by which of the following? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      This is a number set property question asking us about the divisibility of a set of numbers that are divisible by both 4 and 15. If a number is divisible by 4 …

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SAT Question of the Day July 27th 2013

What is the volume of a cube with surface area ? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      We have a geometry problem. Remember you have a formula sheet on the first page – if you don’t remember the formulas you can always go there and check. A cube with a side …

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SAT Question of the Day July 24th 2013

A mechanic can install carburetors in cars every hours. At that rate, how long will it take the mechanic to install carburetors in cars? A.      hr min B.      hr min C.      hr min D.      hr min E.      hr min This is a work/rate problem. It is further complicated by the …

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SAT Question of the Day 21th July 2013

How many integers satisfy the inequality above? A.     None B.     One C.     Two D.     Three E.     Five We have an inequality on our hands (it has a < or a > sign) and also an absolute value hidden inside. We know that when we take an integer and subtract five of that number and change …

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