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TIP #7 - Science: Find Support in the Passage - look to background information in the passage if terms are confusing
TIP #6 - Science: Look for Trends in Data - try to find a trend in the given informationThe interior angles of a triangle = 180*
TIP #5 - Math Section: Label Your FIgures! Fill in diagrams with given information and what you can figure out.
Trig Identity 1: sin^2(x) + cos^2(x) = 1-cosecant is the inverse of sine-secant is the inverse of cosineThere are only 4 trig questions on the ACT...and the usually focus on SOH CAH TOA
TIP #4 - Math Section: Memorize the Trigonometric Identities - practice trigonometric identities until you know them fluently.The Math section on the ACT arranges questions in order of difficulty: low, medium, and high...high difficulty questions come toward the end of the section.The equation of a line that the ACT encourages most is y = mx + bParallel lines have no solution...they never intersect, so their slopes are equal.When in doubt, DRAW IT OUT!
TIP #3 - Math Section: Create a Visual for Complex Problems - use given information to create a visual of the problem.*Always be sure to answer the question that is being asked...sounds simple, but make sure you know what you are solving for!PEMDAS = Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction
TIP #2 - Math Section: Treat Functions Like Regular Equations - substitute and follow the order of operations.On the ACT, always answer every question...there is no wrong answer penalty!If a verb/verb phrase is underlined, make sure it is in line with the verb tense for the rest of the sentence/passage.Be sure that, before you choose OMIT the underlined words, you make sure the passage/sentence does not lose anything.The ACT rewards test takers for being CONCISE. Adding extra words is not going to get you extra points!
TIP #1 - English Section:

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