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ACT Math Strategies Answer the easiest questions first . The math section contains questions ranging from easy to hard, but the very easiest question is worth the same (1 point) as the very hardest question. You have to do 60 multiple-choice questions in 60 minutes, which means you have only about one minute on average for each question. So, you should skip those hard questions and come back to them later (if you have time) after finishing the easier problems. Get as many questions correct as possible with as few errors as possible . This may seem ridiculously obvious but it is very important in regards to your personal strategy. For example, if you are trying to get a score of 24, then you need to get 39-40 questions correct. Multiply the score you want by 5/3 to get the number of questions you need to get correct. These questions may as well be the easiest ones! There is a specific number of questions on each of six math topics, as shown below. If you don't know much about trigonometry, for
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course RANDOM R 101 taught by Professor T.s. during the Fall '11 term at Research College.

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