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.