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SAT Question of the Day May 28th 2013

Miguel is centimeters tall. At 2:00 p.m. one day, his shadow is centimeters long, and the shadow of a nearby fence post is centimeters long. In terms of , what is the height, in centimeters, of the fence post? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Miguel shadow is 1/3 of his …

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SAT Question of the Day May 25th 2013

In a community of people, each person owns a dog or a cat or both. If there are dog owners and cat owners, how many of the dog owners own no cat?   A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      This is a “set theory” question – best solved by drawing a …

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SAT Question of the Day May 22nd 2013

If , what is the value of ? A.     6 B.     10 C.     12 D.     30 E.     60 We know 24/15 equals 4/n what is the value of 4n? 4/n=16/4n (expand both top and bottom by 4) – the idea is we will find what is the value of 4n directly. 24/15=16/4n – lets flip …

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SAT Question of the Day May 16th 2013

Which of the following CANNOT be the lengths of the sides of a triangle? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      What limitations do we have with regard to the length of the sides of a triangle? When we come to draw a triangle we can use any length as our first …

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SAT Question of the Day May 13th 2013

The length of a rectangle is increased by , and the width of the rectangle is increased by . By what percentage will the area of the rectangle be increased?   A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      This is a % question. A rectangle can be any rectangle – lets take …

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SAT Question of the Day May 10th 2013

In the figure above, which quadrants contain pairs that satisfy the condition ? A.      only B.      and only C.      and only D.      and only E.     , , , and We need to identify in which quadrants can we find points that satisfy the condition X/Y=1. We can re-write this condition as Y=X …

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SAT Question of the Day May 7th 2013

In a class of seniors, there are boys for every girls. In the junior class, there are boys for every girls. If the two classes combined have an equal number of boys and girls, how many students are in the junior class? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      We have a …

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SAT Question of the Day May 4th 2013

If the graph of the function in the -plane contains the points , , and , which of the following CANNOT be true? A.     The graph of has a maximum value. B.      for all points on the graph of . C.     The graph of is symmetric with respect to a line. D.     The graph …

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SAT Question of the Day May 1st 2013

In a survey, a group of students from Westville High School were asked about their favorite movie genre. Each student in the group selected exactly one movie genre, and the data collected are summarized in the circle graph above. If more students chose Action than Fiction, how many students were surveyed in total?   A.    …

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SAT Question of the Day April 28th 2013

If , for which of the following values of is NOT defined?   A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      In Algebra we are not allowed to divide by 0 because we encounter an undefined expression. The two values that can make the denominator equal zero are X1=-3 and X2=4 (since we want to …

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