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Least Common Multiples

You will likely need to deal with the concept of multiples on the SAT test, especially the least common multiple. A multiple is any integer that can be evenly divided by another integer. For example, 18 can be evenly divided by 9, 6 and 3, so 18 is a multiple of 9, 6 and 3. 

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Dealing With Factors

Any integer that divides into another integer evenly is a factor. For example, 3 and 2 are factors of 6, 12, 18, etc. The number 16 has 2, 4 and 8 as factors. The number is always a factor of itself. The number one is a factor for all whole numbers. 

To quickly find the total list of factors for a given number, start with 1 and the number itself and then work your way up until you start repeating numbers. For example, to factor 36:

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The Real Trick to SAT Math

A question we get all the time from SAT students is, “aren’t you going to show me some SAT test tricks and tips that will send my score soaring?” The answer is, “yes and no.” Of course we’re going to teach you all of the inside SAT test tips and tricks that we’ve taught thousands of students. Those will get you some quick points and you’ll be glad you knew them.

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SAT Test

The SAT Test.

The TestSherpa course will go to great depths with sophisticated methods and techniques you need to know to score the highest you can on the SAT Test. This is simply a basic overview of the SAT test – the absolutely critical information you need to know to start your study.

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SAT Math Timing

Since the math questions are presented in an increasing order of difficulty, dividing the section roughly into thirds will help you manage the section.You do not need a perfect score on the math section to do well on the SAT. Spend time answering the questions that you have the best shot at answering correctly. The last two or three questions on the test might take you several minutes each to answer. That time might be better spent going over some of the earlier questions where you had to make some guesses.

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