Advanced SAT Math Seminar

Now on DVD Every Question Type Covered By Steve Baba, Ph.D. 1. Watch how these problems are solved. 2. Practice on College Board Official Tests. 3. Score high on SAT.

Which of the following is odd, prime, and a factor of 45? A) 1 B) 2 C) 4 D) 5 E) 15

What is the sum of all integers from –11 through 15? A) -111 B) -15 C) 15 D) 54 E) 1115

My bicycle and lock cost $100 together, and my bike cost 7 times as much as my lock. What did my bike cost? A) $12.50 B) $25.00 C) $75.00 D) $87.50 E) $90.00

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If a and b are different positive integers, and 5a + 2b = 34 is an integer, what is the sum of all possible values of a? A) 6 B) 10 C) 12 D) 14 E) 16

Not including the number one (1) which is always a common but not prime factor, 54 and 81 have how many common factors? A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4 E) 5

My bicycle and lock cost $a together, and my bike cost n times as much as my lock. What did my bike cost? A) a/(1+n) B) (1+n)/a C) n/a D) na/(1+n) E) na

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of SAT Math Notes Free on www.FreeVocabulary.com From –16 subtract –4. A) –20 B) –16 C) –12 D) 20 E) 64 is an integer, There is a mile marker every mile on the trail. Between mile 32 and 237, how many mile markers? A) 203 B) 204 C) 205 D) 206 E) 207 Medium Hard. ____ _____ √x-2 + √x+6 = 4 What is X?

(a+b) ▬▬▬▬ 2

and b is even. Variable a MUST be: A) 0 B) 1 C) even D) odd E) a multiple of 3

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If the average (arithmetic mean) of four different positive integers is 50, what is the greatest value of one of the integers?

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A class of 10 students has an average score of 95. Another class of 15 students has an average score of 80. What is the weighted average? A) 83 B) 86 C) 87.5 D) 88 E) 90

Joe received $100 a month allowance in 2000. In 2001, his dad made money in the dot-com bubble and raised his allowance 30%. In 2002, after losing money in the dot-com bust, his allowance was cut 20%. What is allowance in 2003? A) $100 B) $104 C) $110 D) $120 E) $130

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0 < x < 10, and x ≠ 1. Which of the following must be true? A) x > x B) x > 100 C) x > x - 1 D) x > x E) x > x
2 2 3 2 2 2 2

The average (arithmetic mean) of a, b, c and d is n. If a + b = 150, what is c +d ? A) a + b + c B) a + b + n C) 4n – 150 D) 4n + 150 E) 4n – 100 .

10% of 20% of n equals w% of 50% of n. What is w? A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4 E) 5

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Sam, a store employee, bought a shirt for $9 using the employee discount of 40% off retail. The store marks up all merchandise 50% on cost. How much did the store pay for the shirt? A) $9 B) $10 C) $11 D) $12 E) $15

Test Score 1 680 2 600 3 660 4 640 5 630 6 630 7 Forgot Tom forgot his score on his th 7 practice test, but remembers that his median score is 640. What could be his forgotten score? A) 600 B) 630 C) 635 D) 700 E) none of above

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x is directly proportional to 2 y . When y is 3, x is 6. Then y is 6, what is x? A) 6 B) 10 C) 12 D) 18 E) 24

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Part 1. It took a total of 10 hours to hike from the base of a mountain to the top and back by the same route. Going up speed was 2 miles per hour. Going down speed was 3 miles per hour. How far from base to top? A) 6 B) 10 C) 12 D) 14 E) 24

If x + y = 2xy, then x must equal? A) –1 B) 0 C) 1 D) –y E) y

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of SAT Math Notes Free on www.FreeVocabulary.com If 15 men can do a piece of work in 90 days, in how many days can 30 men do the same work? On a map 2.5 inches represents 10 miles. How many inches on map represent 3 miles? Part 2. It took a total of 10 hours to hike from the base of a mountain to the top and back by the same route. Going up speed was 2 miles per hour. Going down speed was 3 miles per hour. How far from base to top? A) 6 B) 10 C) 12 D) 14 E) 24

The ratio of boys to girls in a class is 11 to 7. The difference between the number of boys and girls is 12. How many students are in the class?

Part 3. It took a total of 10 hours to hike from the base of a mountain to the top and back by the same route. Going up speed was 2 miles per hour. Going down speed was 3 miles per hour. How far from base to top? A) 6 B) 10 C) 12 D) 14 E) 24 .

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Easy 1 of 3: Not to scale: s 70
x x

s

The differences between the hypotenuse and the two legs of a right triangle are 3 and 6 respectively. What is h? h h-6 h-3

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There are 60 red marbles and 40 blue marbles in a bag. How many blue marbles must be added so that the probability of drawing blue is 75% ?

The angles of an isosceles triangle are x, x and 70°. What is x? A) 50° B) 55° C) 70° D) 80° E) 90°

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x x

Not to scale: h 10

s

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The angles of an isosceles triangle are x, x and 4x°. What is x? A) 20° B) 25° C) 30° D) 35° E) 40° 10 √ 3 Right triangle. What is h?

A soup filling machine rejects cans of soup if they are less than 18 ½ ounces or greater than 19 ½ ounces. This machine is programmed to REJECT a can of soup weighing x ounces if: A) | 19 – x | < 19 B) | x – 19 | < 19 C) | 19 – x | < ½ D) | 19 – x | > ½ E) | 19 + x | < 19

Parallel Lines: y x The difference between x and y is 20°. What is x? ° A) 50° B) 60° C) 70° D) 80° E) 90° °

Hard 3 of 3,Not to scale: Regular Pentagon: s ax
x x

s

The angles of an isosceles triangle are x, x and ax°. What is x? A) 180/3 B) 180/a C) 180/(2+a) D) 180a E) 180/3a

What is the largest possible angle of a regular pentagon? A) 50° ° B) 100° ° C) 108° ° D) 180° ° E) 360° °

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y (0,a) (b,0) x Not to scale. What is the slope of a line that passes through (0,a) and (b,0)? A) a B) a/b C) - b/a D) - a/b E) ab

If n is a positive integer, then (4n)2 equals? A) 2 B) (2n)2 C) 4n+2 D) (42n)2 E) 16n
4n

x −−−−−−−−−− = 4 1/3 x What is x ? A) 16 B) 32 C) 64 D) 128 E) 256

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y (-1,5) y f(x) x y (3,7) f(x+j)+k x What is j + k?

If x = 5y And y = z + 1 What is x/5 ? A) z B) z + 1 C) 5z D) 5z+1 E) 5z + 1

If x = 27 3 6 What is x ÷ x ? A) 3 B) 2 C) 27 D) 1/27 E) 729

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x ● (t, t+2) Not to scale. A line passes through the origin and has a slope of 1/3. A point on the line is (t, t+2). What is t?

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Part 1. In a school of 80 students, 24 are enrolled in algebra, 49 in music, and 11 students are in both algebra and music. How many students are NOT in either algebra or music? A) 7 B) 15 C) 18 D) 35 E) 62

A unicycle has a wheel with a diameter of 2 and travels a distance of 250∏. How many times did the wheel rotate? The diameter of the large circle is twice the diameter of the small circle. What is the ratio of their areas? A) 1:2 B) 1:3 C) 1:4 D) 1:5 E) 1:6 .

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There are five balls that must be played in a game. Two of the balls are signed balls and must be played either first or last. Each ball can only be played once. How many possible orderings (permutations) can the balls be played? A) 2 B) 12 C) 60 D) 120 E) 3125 Part 2. In a school of t students, x are enrolled in algebra, y in music, and b students are in both algebra and music. How many students are NOT in either algebra or music? A) t – (x + y) B) x + y – b C) t – (x + y - b) D) t – (x - y - b) E) t – b B is the center of a circle with radius 6. Angle ABC is 90° ° The diameter of the small circle is a third the diameter of the large circle. What is the ratio of circumferences? A) 1:2 B) 1:3 C) 1:4 D) 1:5 E) 1:9 A) 9∏ - 9 B) 36 - 9∏ C) 36∏ - 18 D) 18 - 3∏ E) 9∏ - 18

Divide 105 peaches into three bags such that bag B shall have four times the peaches in bag A, and bag C will be twice the sum of bag A and bag B. How many peaches in bag C? A) 7 B) 28 C) 60 D) 70 E) 80

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Easy. Part 1 x♣y=x +y What is
2 2

Three years ago Sam was twice as old as Jim. In two years, Jim will be 7 years old. How old will Sam be in two years?

June Test Score

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●e May Test Score Which student has the highest June score? A) a B) b C) c D) d E) e

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of SAT Math Notes Free on www.FreeVocabulary.com Medium. Part 2 Working backwards x♣y=x +y What is the 704 term of the repeating sequence: 824198241982419… A) 8 B) 2 C) 4 D) 1 E) 9
th 2 2

If x ♣ y = 45, And x = 3, what is y?

In the addition problem below, each letter represents a different single digit. CB + AA --------CCC What is B?

June Test Score

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b● ●d c●

●e May Test Score Which student has the largest change in score? A) a B) b C) c D) d E) e

Hard. Part 3 Two symbols x♣y=x +y
2 2

(x ♣ y) + 13 = x ♣ z x=3 y and z are positive integers What is z?

A telephone company charges 25 cents per minute for the first 5 minutes of each call and 10 cents a minute for each minute after 5. What does a t minute phone call over 5 minutes cost in dollars? A) .15t B) .2t C) 1.25 + .10t D) 1.25 + .25t E) 1.25 + .10(t – 5)

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