The Math portion of the ACT exam seeks to find out your math skills and what you learned and retained from the grades of 9 to 11. With sixty questions and sixty minutes to answer those questions, the math section of the exam is broken down to these areas of math based on past exams:
- 10 to 15 questions focusing on Pre-Algebra;
- 10 to 12 questions focusing on basic Algebra;
- 9 questions focusing on intermediate Algebra;
- 10 questions on coordinate Geometry;
- 12 to 14 questions on plane Geometry; and
- 5 questions about Trigonometry;
The Math portion of the ACT is a 60 question test. You have sixty minutes to answer all sixty mathematical questions. This portion of the ACT exam is design to test a test takers mathematical skills acquired by the 11th grade.
Unlike when I took the ACT, you can now use a calculator on the ACT Math portion of the exam. However, not all calculators are permitted. We will discuss more on the ACT’s calculator policy on what type of calculators are allowed and which are not permitted.
Typically, you will need to know some basic math formulas to answer the exam questions but knowledge of complex formulas are not necessary. However, a good understanding and knowledge of complex math formula is helpful since it will allow you to do computation faster and hopefully correctly.
You have arrived at the ACT Math Prep Course site. The Math portion of the ACT examination is the most likely area of the ACT test that high school student can stand to improve their score through taking a prep course and doing practice exams. Through years to providing prep materials to high school students, we have help you improve your Math score by teaching the math skills that are most important and that are routinely tested on the exam.
Through hard work and focusing an type of questions that are difficult to you, you can gave confidence that you can get them right and improve your overall score. That is why taking a prep course focusing on the Math portion of the exam can be very effective.