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Does anyone have any secret tricks for ACT Math?

I'm struggling to improve my ACT Math score and I was wondering if anyone has any special tips or tricks for the test that aren't common knowledge? Please let me know if you guys have any advice!

7 months ago

Hey there! I understand that tackling the ACT Math section can be challenging, but there are definitely some strategies you can apply. Keep in mind that practice is the key to success, so try to familiarize yourself with various types of questions to boost your confidence.

One helpful strategy is to start with the questions you find easiest, and then work your way to the more difficult ones. Doing so will ensure that you get the points from questions that you can answer quickly, and it can save you time too.

Another tip is to plug in numbers when you're unsure. If you come across a problem that stumps you, try substituting values in place of variables to make it more manageable. This can help you understand the problem better and lead you closer to the correct answer.

Don't forget to use the answer choices to your advantage. Sometimes, you can eliminate certain options based on logic instead of doing extensive calculations. Also, if you find yourself running out of time, it's better to guess rather than leave an answer blank, as there's no penalty for incorrect answers on the ACT.

Lastly, make sure to review any mistakes from previous practice tests and understand the concepts behind them. Good luck and keep practicing!

7 months ago

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