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Tips and Tricks for taking the ACT Math Test

SOHCAHTOA – What The Heck is That?

Ever heard of SOHCAHTOA?  Ring a bell at all?  It’s likely that you learned this as part of learning about trigonometry, which is basically the study of triangles the relationships between the sides and the angles in a triangle. Sine, cosine, and tangent are just words that describe how sides of a right triangle relate …

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Six Triangle Facts To Know

Triangle problems show up frequently on the ACT Math test.  Here are six triangles facts that you should know and that will help you answer triangle problems correctly and get them done quickly. 1.  Triangle Height Knowing how to get the area of a triangle is important. As you probably know, the area of a …

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Six Types of Triangles You Should Know

There are some special triangles that you should know. Knowing the properties of each of these types of triangles will help you on the ACT math test. In some cases, it can help you get to the right answer more quickly. Let’s find out what those triangles are.

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ACT Plane Geometry – Working Angle Problems

Learn a strategy for working angle problems. This strategy can be applied to many math problems, but works great with problems in plane geometry.

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ACT Plane Geometry – More Angle Facts

Find out some of the angle facts that you will need to know to work problems on the ACT test.

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The Seven Types of Angles You Need to Know

Angles are a big part of the ACT Math test and it is helpful, and sometimes absolutely required, that you know about the different types of angles.  There are seven types of angles that you need to know for the ACT Math test. These first three are pretty simple! Acute Angle If the angle is …

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ACT Plane Geometry – Angle Review

Every ACT Math test has angle problems on it. See what you need to get started with understanding angles.

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Geometry – Perimeter of Figures

Find out how to work perimeter problems. Every ACT test will have some of these math problems and this article will tell you what you need to know to solve these types of problems.

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Geometry – Area Problems

Every ACT test that I have seen include several problems that require you to calculate the area of a figure, usually rectangles, squares, parallelograms, triangles, trapezoids, and circles.  Area problems that require multiple calculations of area that are either combined or subtracted are also common. Because area problems are so common, let’s review the area formulas.

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ACT Math Test – Plane Geometry

There are 14 Plane Geometry questions of the ACT Test. Find out exactly which specific areas you’ll need to know in order to do great on these questions.

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