# Strategies For Success On The Sat 2005

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With 25 years of experience as a professional tutor and test prep expert, Lisa Muehle offers her secrets, tips and techniques for students tackling the newly revised SAT in two companion test prep guides: qStrategies for Success on the SAT 2005: Mathematics Sectionq a qStrategies for Success on the SAT 2005: Critical Reading a Writing Sectionsq Features included in qStrategies for Success on the SAT 2005: Mathematics Section are: All Math Topics -- Old and New! qComprehensive Coverage a Clear Explanations!q Easy-to-Follow Graphing Calculator Key Sequences -- qSave Valuable Test Time!q 60 Practice Problems: qNew and Expanded Math Topics! 20 More Practice Problems: qClassics from the qMath Hall of Fameq for the SAT!q qMy two oldest sons have attended the qColloquium Test Prep Course for the SATq for four years now, and with another son in the 6th grade, as a family we will attend for a total of nine years! Lisa Muehle provides dynamic instruction in a clear and comprehensive style. Not only have my sons increased their test taking abilities, their grades in their Honors English and Honors math classes continue to grow stronger. My sons are enthusiastic about the course and always come away with valuable instruction. Lisa's methods have given my sons the confidence they need to succeed on the SAT. I highly recommend Lisa Muehle's instruction to students looking to better their SAT scores.q --Wendy Pierce, Laguna Beach, California q(Mother of Tyler, Dillon and Trevor Pierce)qSAT PRACTICE: MONOMIALS aamp; POLYNOMIALS (MULTIPLYING BINOMIALS) What is the value of n if (n + 6)(n a 2) a (n + 3)(n a 7) = 5? 1 Solution: Multiply each pair of binomials using the FOIL method: (n + 6)(n a 2) = n2 + 4n a 12 (n + 3 )(na7) = n2a4na21 Subtract the second expression from the first: n2 + 4n a 12 (-) n2a4na21 8n + 9 Set this result equal to 5 and solve for n: The answer is (A).

 Title : Strategies For Success On The Sat 2005 Author : Lisa Muehle Publisher : iUniverse - 2004-12-01