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# Studying for sequences on SAT math?

I'm having a hard time with sequences problems on the SAT Math section. Do you guys have any tips or resources you could recommend to help me improve in this area?

9 months ago

Hey! I completely understand what you're going through; sequences can be a bit tricky at times. Don't worry, with practice and the right resources, you'll definitely be able to handle them on the SAT Math section. Here are some tips and resources you might find helpful.

1. Review the basics: Make sure you have a solid understanding of arithmetic and geometric sequences, including their formulas and properties. Brush up on these topics using resources like Khan Academy or CollegeVine's blog posts and videos.

2. Practice problems: Work through sequence problems from official SAT Math practice tests and ensure you understand the solutions. Look for patterns and common sequence types that tend to show up on the test.

3. Strategy: When approaching a sequence problem, first identify if the sequence is arithmetic or geometric. If it's not immediately apparent, look for simple operations that turn it into one of these sequence types.

4. Time management: Since sequence problems can sometimes be time-consuming, try to begin with easier problems in the Math section and then focus on sequence problems. This will ensure you don't run out of time.

Remember, practice is the key to improvement. Good luck with your SAT preparation! Hopes this helps!

9 months ago