# SAT Math

Math

## SAT Math

The SAT Math section tests a student's skills in various fields of high school Math.  The questions on the Math section are one of the following types:

The Math portion of the SAT is composed of three sections: two 25 minute sections and one 20 minute section. The following table summarizes the 3 math sections on the SAT:

Section Total Time Total Number of Questions
Section1 25 20 Multiple Choice Questions
Section2 25 8 Multiple Choice Questions
10 Student Response Questions
Section3 20 16 Multiple Choice questions

SAT Math Skills

The Math skills tested by the SAT are surprisingly limited; most of what is on the test has been covered by tenth grade. In addition to actual mathematical knowledge, many useful tricks and techniques can be used to quickly improve a student's score. Following is an overview of areas tested in Math section of the SAT:

 Advanced Geometry Arithemetic Word Problems and Miscellaneous Word Problems Averages Basic Algebra Binomials and Polynomials Circles Coordinate Geometry Counting Techniques Decimals Divisibility Exponents and Square Roots Factors and Multiples Fractions Functions General Strategy Geometry Fundamentals Logic Problems Math Strategies Number and Operations Percentages Plots and Charts Polygons Probability Ratios and Proportions Rectangles and Squares Sequences Solid Geometry Solving Equations and Inequalities Triangles Word Problems in Algebra