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Q.21

What is SAT?
Q.22 Which sections are included in SAT?
Q.23 What is included in Writing Section ?
Q.24 What is included in Critical Reading Section ?
Q.25 What is included in Mathematics Section ?
 
Answers
Q.21 What is SAT?
Ans The SAT Reasoning Test is a measure of the critical thinking skills you'll need for academic success in college. The SAT assesses how well you analyze and solve problems?skills you learned in school that you'll need in college. The SAT is typically taken by high school juniors and seniors.

Each section of the SAT is scored on a scale of 200?800, with two writing subscores for multiple-choice and the essay. It is administered seven times a year in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories, and six times a year overseas.
Q.22 Which sections are included in SAT?
Ans The SAT included 3 sections: Writing section, Critical Reading section, Mathematics section
Q.23 What is included in Writing Section ?
Ans The writing section includes both multiple-choice questions and a direct writing measure in the form of an essay.

Short Essay
The short essay measures your ability to:
Organize and express ideas clearly
Develop and support the main idea
Use appropriate word choice and sentence structure
You'll be asked to develop a point of a view on an issue, using reasoning and evidence ? based on your own experiences, readings, or observations ? to support your ideas.
The essay will be scored by trained high school and college teachers. Each reader will give the essay a score from 1 to 6 (6 is the highest score) based on the overall quality of the essay and your demonstration of writing competence. "
Q.24 What is included in Critical Reading Section ?
Ans The critical reading section, formerly known as the verbal section, includes short reading passages along with the existing long reading passages. Analogies have been eliminated, but sentence-completion questions and passage-based reading questions remain.

    The critical reading section measures:
  • Sentence Completions
  • Passage-based Reading
Q.25 What is included in Mathematics Section ?
Ans The SAT includes mathematics topics from up through a third-year college preparatory course, such as exponential growth, absolute value, and functional notation. It also places emphasis on such topics as linear functions, manipulations with exponents, and properties of tangent lines. Important skills such as estimation and number sense are measured through the multiple-choice and student response (grid-in) questions (formerly measured in the quantitative comparison format).

Can I use a calculator?
Yes. Students can use a four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator. The College Board recommends that students use at least a scientific calculator for the SAT, although it's still possible to solve every question without a calculator.

The math section has two types of questions:
  • Multiple Choice
  • Student-Produced Response Questions



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