Is SAT Math difficult? How should I prepare for the test?

SAT Math

What is SAT MATH ?

SAT Math is a SAT test in Mathematic which normally comes together with SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing.

 

What does SAT Math cover ?

SAT Math will cover familiar content that students are taught in school. You can prepare yourself by checking all topics founded in the test below.

Topics Number of Questions Percent
Heart of Algebra 19 33%
Problem Solving and Data Analysis
– Creating and analyzing relationships using ratios, proportional relationships, percentages and units
– Representing and analyzing quantitative data
– Finding and applying probabilities in context
17 29%
Passport to Advanced Math
– Identifying and creating equivalent algebraic expressions
– Creating, analyzing, and fluently solving quadratic and other nonlinear equations
– Creating, using, and graphing exponential, quadratic, and other nonlinear functions
16 28%
Additional Topics in Math
– Solving problems related to area and volume
– Applying definitions and theorems related to lines, angles, triangles, and circles
– Working with right triangles, the unit circle, and trigonometric functions
6 10%

Note : There are 45 multiple choice questions and 12 grid-in questions. You will have 80 minutes to do the test.

 

What is the total SAT MATH score ?

SAT Math score will have a score range between 200-800 points. Your score won’t be deducted if you select the wrong answer. The minimum scores you should have depend on each program requirements which normally require between 500 – 650 points. However, good score should be significantly more than the minimum score because you will need to compete with other applicants.

The test score will be sent to you after taking the test for 2-3 weeks and you can also check the test score online at College Board website.

 

Can we use calculator during the test ?

There will be 2 sections in SAT Math test;

  • Calculation portion 38 questions 55 minutes
  • No-Calculator Portion 20 questions 25 minutes

 

How do we apply for SAT Math test ?

The application will be made online at https://www.collegeboard.org First, you will have to create your own account. Make sure that your spelling is the same as it is on your ID or passport. Also, remember your username and password as every information needed will be online such as test history, test score, and sending score. After you select the test date and place, you will have to make an online payment., A Print Admission Ticket is required on the test date.

 

Where is the SAT Math Test center ?

The test center in Bangkok is in international schools and there are also other test centers in other provinces such as Chonburi, Phuket, Chiengmai, and Saraburi where you can choose the place wherever you want.

 

Is SAT Math difficult? How should I prepare for the test?

If we compare SAT Math test to Math test in Thai school, you will find that SAT Math is easier in terms of the content and complexity. However, SAT Math test have some strong points that make many people can’t reach their expected scores. So, a good preparation is needed no matter what.

Anyone who is preparing for the test and still do not know what to begin, Chulatutor have many courses available for you. The course will help you do the test better and have more relaxed time. We provide both a group class (SAT English and SAT Math) and private class which you can highlight only SAT Math. Not only will you have an exclusive private class and inclusive content, but also design your own schedule.