Synopses & Reviews
The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps.
Math Review for Standardized Tests is for anyone who is planning to take the *SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, *PSAT, CBEST, NTE, or any other standardized test. You get a fighting chance at success by focusing squarely on a test-oriented math review. Each review section includes:
- A diagnostic test to spot areas that need special attention
- Rules and concepts with examples
- Practice problems
- Complete (and understandable) explanations
- A review test
If your math skills are shaky, this guide will refresh your memory by reintroducing mathematical rules and concepts you've learned but since forgotten. Glossaries assist your understanding of math terms used in the problems and explanations. Math Review for Standardized Tests covers these areas of math:
- Arithmetic, including rounding off, positives and negatives, fractions, decimals, percentages, scientific notation, exponents, square roots, statistics, measures
- Algebra, including sets, variables, expressions, ratios, factoring, proportions, monomials, polynomials, quadratic equations, inequalities, roots and radicals.
- Geometry, including angles, lines, polygons, triangles, Pythagorean Theorem, quadrilaterals, circles, congruence and similarity, and solid figures
- Word problems, including simple and compound interest, ratio and proportion, motion, percentages, ages, geometry, mixtures
With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!
*SAT and PSAT are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.
Synopsis
Cliffs Math Review for Standardized Tests "The Most Requested Review Book for Test Takers" Math Review for Standardized Tests is designed specifically to Review, Refresh, Reintroduce, Diagnose and, in effect, give you a "Fighting Chance" by focusing squarely on a test-oriented math review. This is the Most Unique Math Guide Available Today! It combines insights and strategies for problem types, while reviewing the most needed basic skills: Arithmetic Algebra Geometry Word Problems Each review section includes:
- a diagnostic test
- rules and concepts with examples
- practice problems
- complete (understandable) explanations
- a review test
- and a glossary
A special section provides the key strategies, practice and analysis for the most common question types. If you're planning to take the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, PSAT, CBEST, NTE, or any other standardized test requiring math skills, this book is designed for you!!!
Synopsis
Cliffs Math Review for Standardized Tests "The Most Requested Review Book for Test Takers" Math Review for Standardized Tests is designed specifically to Review, Refresh, Reintroduce, Diagnose and, in effect, give you a "Fighting Chance" by focusing squarely on a test-oriented math review. This is the Most Unique Math Guide Available Today! It combines insights and strategies for problem types, while reviewing the most needed basic skills: - Arithmetic - Algebra - Geometry - Word Problems Each review section includes:
- a diagnostic test
- rules and concepts with examples
- practice problems
- complete (understandable) explanations
- a review test
- and a glossary
A special section provides the key strategies, practice and analysis for the most common question types. If you're planning to take the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, PSAT, CBEST, NTE, or any other standardized test requiring math skills, this book is designed for you!!!
About the Author
Jerry Bobrow, Ph.D. is director of Bobrow Test Preparation Services, which administers programs for thirty colleges and universities throughout California. Two of his degrees are in mathematics, which he has taught for over seventeen years. Dr. Bobrow's services have been requested by state boards of education, teachers' associations, universities and school districts throughout the country.
Table of Contents
PART I: Introduction.
PART II: Basic Skills Review.
Arithmetic.
Algebra.
Geometry.
Word Problems.
PART III: Strategies and Practice.
Answer Sheet for Practice Sections.
Mathematical Ability.
Quantitative Comparison.
Data Sufficiency.