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April 20, 2012


Mixed media product, 672 pages


007175444X / 9780071754446


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Main description

Untangle the mystery of mastering the ACT

ACT DeMYSTiFieD takes you step-by-step through the fundamentals of preparing for the ACT. It helps you build the skills you need to prepare for the test with:

  • Review sections of the Writing and Math
  • Sample practice tests at the end of each of the 4 sections with complete answer explanations
  • 3 comprehensive practice exams
  • Sample tests designed to match the real ACT in degree of difficulty
  • Classroom-tested tips and strategies for mastering every question type
  • Chapter-opening objectives that give you insight into what you're going to learn in each step
  • Questions at the end of every chapter reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
  • "Still Struggling?" icon offers specific recommendations for when you're having difficulty with certain subtopics
  • Includes a final exam for overall self-assessment

Table of contents

PART IINTRODUCTION Chapter 1. About the Book Chapter 2. About the Test Part IIEnglish Section Chapter 3. Grammar, Grammar, Grammar English Quiz Chapter 4. Writing Section Part IIIReading Section Chapter 5. Reading Comprehension Part IVMath Section Chapter 6.Numbers Chapter 7. Algebra Chapter 8.Measures of Central Tendency & Sequences Chapter 9.Coordinate Geometry Chapter 10.Geometry Chapter 11.Proportions Chapter 12.Functions Part VScience Section Chapter 13.General Strategies: science section as a "story" Interpreting PART VIPRACTICE TESTS Chapter 14.TCT Compass: Personal Strategy for the ACT Chapter 15.Test 1 Answers and Explanations Chapter 16. Test 2 Appendices I. Night before the exam hint sheet II. Checklist III. Math facts

Author comments

Alexandra Mayzler is the founder of Thinking Caps Tutoring (TCT), a full service educational company that helps students acquire the fundamental skills and confidence they need to succeed at any point in their educational path, from primary and secondary school, to college and beyond.

Joseph Daniele is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods in Educational Psychology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Joseph is a high school mathematics teacher in New York City and a mathematics tutor and curriculum designer for the Thinking Caps Tutoring.

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