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ACT For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests Paperback – May 4 2015

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  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 6 edition (May 4 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118911539
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118911532
  • Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 3 x 26.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 785 g
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Go online for one year of access to 3 ACT practice tests to sharpen your skills:

  • Tips to maximize your score on the ACT
  • Strategies to stay focused on test day and manage your time wisely
  • Practice problems and exercises to take your skills to the next level
  • Tools to gauge how you measure up

Tackle the ACT with confidence — let this book be your guide

Whether you're taking the ACT for the first time or retaking it to improve your score, this hands-on guide gives you a competitive edge. You'll find subject reviews, practice opportunities online, full-length practice tests, and information about the optional writing test. You'll get tips on the questions to expect, learn where to focus your efforts, and see how to make exam day easier.

  • Learn what to study — take the first practice exam and study the subject reviews to find your strengths and weaknesses
  • Take the "grrrr" out of grammar — review grammar basics, learn to spot common mistakes, and recognize test traps
  • Count on success — master the aspects of basic math, algebra, and geometry
  • Read me in — prepare for the types of questions asked on the reading test
  • Science isn't fiction — brush up on data analysis, data representation, experimental design, and other aspects of the science test
  • The write stuff — get valuable help to boost your score with the optional writing test
  • Practice, practice, practice — take each practice exam and review the answers

Go online to access practice tests, customize practice sets, and study math review flash cards

Open the book and find:

  • An overview of the ACT
  • Basic test-taking tips
  • Commonly tested grammatical errors
  • Advice on working with fractions and percentages
  • Algebra and geometry basics
  • Potential traps to avoid
  • Formats of the test parts
  • Three full-length practice exams
  • One-year access to practice tests and study tools online

About the Author

Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, and Scott A. Hatch, JD, have been helping students excel on standardized tests and navigate the college admissions process since 1987.

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