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SAT Question of The Day June 27th 2013

In the quadratic equation above,  is a constant. The graph of the equation in the  contains the points  and. What is the value of ? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Well – this is a nice question as you are actually given too much information. We have the equation that correlates between X values and …

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SAT Question of The Day June 24th 2013

It costs  dollars to ship a package that weighs  pounds if and only if . If Alan’s package weighs  pounds and costs  dollars to ship, which of the following must be true? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      The wording of this question is horrible. It tells you about Allan who shipped a package and it …

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SAT Question of the Day June 21 2013

A woman drove to work at an average speed of miles per hour and returned along the same route at miles per hour. If her total traveling time was hour, what was the total number of miles in the round trip? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Let’s start with the …

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SAT Question of the Day June 18 2013

In the xy-plane, the graph of the equation above assumes its maximum value at . What is the value of b? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      We have a quadratic equation (X to the 2nd). The X coordinate of the vertex (where the quadratic equation obtained its max or min value) …

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SAT Question of the Day June 15 2013

Four distinct lines lie in a plane, and exactly two of them are parallel. Which of the following could be the number of points where at least two of the lines intersect? . Three . Four . Five A.      only B.      only C.      and only D.      and  only E.     , , and  …

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SAT Question of the Day June 12 2013

A geologist has rocks of equal weight. If rocks and a -ounce weight balance on a scale with rocks and a -ounce weight, what is the weight, in ounces, of one of these rocks? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      All we need to do is to set an equation – …

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SAT Question of the Day June 09 2013

, , , and are points on a line, with the midpoint of segment . The lengths of segments , , and are , , and , respectively. What is the length of segment ? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      This is a reading comprehension question as much as it …

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SAT Question of the Day June 6th 2013

Milk costs cents per half-gallon and cents per gallon. If a gallon of milk costs cents less than half-gallons, which of the following equations must be true? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      We can buy milk either in one or half gallon containers. We pay Y cents per one gallon …

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SAT Question of the Day June 3rd 2013

In the triangles above, A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      The triangle on the left is an isosceles right triangle (two legs are equal and one angle is 90 degrees). This means X=45 The triangle on the right is equilateral – each angle is 60 degrees. y-x=15 so 3(Y-X)=3 times 15 …

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SAT Question of the Day May 31st 2013

The stopping distance of a car is the number of feet that the car travels after the driver starts applying the brakes. The stopping distance of a certain car is directly proportional to the square of the speed of the car, in miles per hour, at the time the brakes are first applied. If the …

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