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Table Of Contents

WHO IS THIS BOOK FOR?
WHAT SETS THIS BOOK APART FROM THE REST?
WELCOME TO THE 2400 CLUB
WHAT EXACTLY IS ON THE SAT?
2400 CLUB ICONS
GET IN THE GAME
2400 Club Test-Day Checklist
2400 Club Strategies
STRATEGY 3: ASSIGN A POSITIVE (+) OR NEGATIVE (–) VALUE TO THE BLANK
STRATEGY 6: SAY THE SENTENCE TO YOURSELF TO ENSURE THAT IT MAKES SENSE
HIGH SCORER’S STRATEGY ACRONYM
PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONS ON PARAGRAPHS
PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONS ON PAIRED PARAGRAPHS
2400 Club Global Strategies
HUNTING AND GATHERING
PASSAGE EVIDENCE
LISTENING
CRITICAL READING SECRET FORMULA
Read
React, Using ABS
Interact
Visualize
2400 Club Strategies:
Sip, Don’t Slurp
Skim, Don’t Skip
The Italicized Blurb—Know the Author/Know the Topic
Outline Reading
STRATEGY 2: EXTRACT THE MAIN IDEA FROM THE PASSAGE
Words-in-Context Questions
Word-in-Context Questions
Skipping Hard Questions Responsibly
The Vocabulary of Tone
The Vocabulary of Mood
Remember Those Globals!!
Paired-Passage and Global Questions
ADDITIONAL STRATEGIES FOR READING LONG PASSAGES
No Line References, So Not a Global Question! What Now?
Critical Reading No-No’s
SUMMARY: HIGH SCORER’S STRATEGY ACRONYM
ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS
VERY HARD LONG PASSAGES
PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONS/PAIRED LONG PASSAGES
2400 Club Comprehensive Strategies
PRACTICE ASSIGNMENTS
ESSAY SCORING GUIDE
SAMPLE ESSAYS: 11–12 RANGE, 10–11 RANGE, AND 8–9 RANGE
2400 Club Grammar-Savvy Tips:
IDENTIFY, FIRST, ALL VERBS AND PRONOUNS THAT ARE UNDERLINED
SELECT “NO ERROR” APPROXIMATELY 15–20 PERCENT OF THE TIME
HIERARCHY OF GRAMMAR GLITCHES
Verb Errors
Pronoun Errors
Faulty Idioms
Lack of Parallelism
Diction Errors
Misplaced Modifiers
Adjective Versus Adverb Errors
Plural–Singular Inconsistency
Redundancy and Wordiness (Relatives of Flabby Phrasing)
Faulty Comparisons
Run-ons (Comma Splices) and Fragments
2400 Club Strategies: The 4Cs of Improving Sentences
CORRECTNESS
CLARITY
CONCISENESS
COLLOQUIALISMS
Be Alert to Introductory Phrases
Be a Grammar Guru—Know Your Mantras
Follow Through
WARM-UP EXERCISES
YOU BECOME THE EDITOR
Peer Editing
Your Job in a Nutshell
MATH ON THE SAT
EASY VERSUS HARD QUESTIONS
GRID-INS
What Are They?
What the Answers Cannot Be
Gridding-in Rules
Question Difficulty
Scoring
Final Tip
TIPS FOR THE SAT MATH SECTIONS
Guessing
The Test Booklet
Your Answer Sheet
Calculators
How to Use the Graphing Calculator
Some Final Tips
PICK A NUMBER
PLUG-IN
THE GRAPHING CALCULATOR
Identifying a Graph
Intersection of Two Graphs
Transformations
Sets and Elements
Union and Intersection
Squares and Square Roots
Ratio, Proportion, Percents
Percent Increase and Decrease
COUNTING AND PROBABILITY
Counting
Permutations and Combinations
Probability
Events
Probability of an Event
Mutually Exclusive Events
Independent Events
SEQUENCES AND SERIES
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series
Sequences Involving Exponential Growth
PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONS
EXPONENTS
Scientific Notation
Monomials
POLYNOMIALS
Factoring
RATIONAL EXPRESSIONS
ABSOLUTE VALUE
DIRECT AND INDIRECT VARIATION
Rate Problems
SOLVING EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES
Linear Equations and Inequalities
Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
Equations with Radicals
Equations with x2
Exponential Equations
Equations with Rational Expressions
Inequalities with Rational Expressions
Equations and Inequalities with Absolute Value
SYSTEMS OF LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES
FUNCTIONS
Definition
Function Notation
Domain and Range
The Linear Function
The Quadratic Function
Functions as Models
Unfamiliar Definitions of Functions
POINTS, LINES, ANGLES
Parallel Lines
TRIANGLES
Types of Triangles
Some Triangle Facts
Special Right Triangles
Trigonometric Ratios
Similar Triangles
QUADRILATERALS AND POLYGONS
Quadrilaterals
Angles in a Quadrilateral
Polygons
Cones and Pyramids
COORDINATE GEOMETRY
Distance
Slope
Geometric Transformations
Symmetry
GEOMETRIC PROBABILITY
AVERAGES
Arithmetic Mean
Median
Mode
Weighted Average
DATA INTERPRETATION
Tables (Matrices)
GRAPHS
Circle Graphs
Line Graphs
Bar Graphs
Pictographs
Scatterplots
Line of Best Fit
Tips for Solving Problems That Involve Statistical Graphs
WHY THE FUSS?
HOW TO APPROACH A WORD PROBLEM
Problem Types
Translating English into Math
Some Additional Tips
2400 CLUB VOCABULARY IMMERSION
FOUR-LETTER-WORD LIST FOR CLUB MEMBERS
UPPER-LEVEL WORD LISTS FOR CLUB MEMBERS
EXERCISE: CHOOSE THE CORRECT SYNONYM*
USEFUL MATH FORMULAS
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