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SAT Prep: Practice & Study Guide

Updated August 22, 2022

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29 hours of educational videos

305 self-paced lessons

34 practice tests

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Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules Video  Take Quiz
Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts Video  Take Quiz
Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods Video  Take Quiz
Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences Video  Take Quiz
Identifying Errors in Sentence Structure Video  Take Quiz
Identifying Subject-Verb Agreement Errors Video  Take Quiz
Identifying Errors in Agreement for Nouns & Pronouns Video  Take Quiz
How to Identify Errors in Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns & Agreement Video  Take Quiz
Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership Video  Take Quiz
How to Identify Errors in Comparison, Correlation & Parallelism Video  Take Quiz
Identifying Errors of Verb Tense Video  Take Quiz
Identifying & Correcting Clause Errors: Strategies & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises Video  Take Quiz
What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers? Video  Take Quiz
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Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Video  Take Quiz
How to Restate an Idea and Summarize Video  Take Quiz
How to Determine the Cause and Effect of an Event in a Passage Video  Take Quiz
How to Compare and Contrast Elements of a Passage Video  Take Quiz
Finding Evidence in a Reading Passage: Strategies & Examples Video  Take Quiz
How to Draw Conclusions from a Passage Video  Take Quiz
What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Video  Take Quiz
How to Interpret Generalizations of a Passage Video  Take Quiz
How to Interpret the Word Choice of a Writer Video  Take Quiz
How to Determine the Writer's Tone and Point-of-View Video  Take Quiz
Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text Video  Take Quiz
How to Analyze Graphic Information Inside a Text Video  Take Quiz
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What Are Literary Motifs? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types Video  Take Quiz
Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Types of Irony: Examples & Definitions Video  Take Quiz
Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions Video  Take Quiz
Allegory in Literature: History, Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions Video  Take Quiz
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The Great Global Conversation: Reading Passages on the SAT Text Lesson  Take Quiz
The Declaration of Independence: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
British Reply to the Declaration: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
The Articles of Confederation: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
The Constitution of the United States: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
The Bill of Rights: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
The Federalist Papers: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Treaty of Paris: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Gettysburg Address: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Emancipation Proclamation: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Freedom's Battle: Summary & Analysis Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Declaration of Sentiments: Elizabeth Cady Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience: Summary and Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Henry David Thoreau's Walden: Summary and Analysis Video  Take Quiz
Letter from Birmingham Jail: Summary & Analysis Video  Take Quiz
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Radicands and Radical Expressions Video  Take Quiz
Roots and Powers of Algebraic Expressions Video  Take Quiz
Simplifying Square Roots of Powers in Radical Expressions Video  Take Quiz
Simplify Square Roots of Quotients Video  Take Quiz
Solving Radical Equations: Steps and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Scientific Notation: Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
How to Find the Greatest Common Factor Video  Take Quiz
How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number Video  Take Quiz
How to Find the Least Common Multiple Video  Take Quiz
Percents: Definition, Application & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Solve Problems Using Percents Video  Take Quiz
How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Complex Numbers Video  Take Quiz
How to Divide Complex Numbers Video  Take Quiz
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What is a Linear Equation? Video  Take Quiz
How to Write a Linear Equation Video  Take Quiz
Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing Video  Take Quiz
Problem-Solving using Linear Equations Video  Take Quiz
Solving Linear Equations: Practice Problems Video  Take Quiz
How to Solve a System of Linear Equations in Two Variables Video  Take Quiz
How to Recognize Linear Functions vs Non-Linear Functions Video  Take Quiz
Identifying Linear & Nonlinear Functions Using Graphs & Tables Video  Take Quiz
Using Nonlinear Functions in Real Life Situations Video  Take Quiz
What is a System of Equations? Video  Take Quiz
How Do I Use a System of Equations? Video  Take Quiz
Direct and Inverse Variation Problems: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
How to Solve Exponential Equations Video  Take Quiz
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What is a Function: Basics and Key Terms Video  Take Quiz
Functions: Identification, Notation & Practice Problems Video  Take Quiz
What Is Domain and Range in a Function? Video  Take Quiz
How to Compose Functions Video  Take Quiz
How to Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Functions Video  Take Quiz
Applying Function Operations Practice Problems Video  Take Quiz
Graphing Basic Functions Video  Take Quiz
Compounding Functions and Graphing Functions of Functions Video  Take Quiz
Understanding and Graphing the Inverse Function Video  Take Quiz
Inverse Functions Video  Take Quiz
What Is an Exponential Function? Video  Take Quiz
Comparing Linear & Exponential Functions Video  Take Quiz
Polynomial Functions: Properties and Factoring Video  Take Quiz
Polynomial Functions: Exponentials and Simplifying Video  Take Quiz
What is a Linear Function? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Writing & Graphing Linear Functions Video  Take Quiz
How to Solve Linear Functions Video  Take Quiz
How to Write Quadratic Functions Video  Take Quiz
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How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form Video  Take Quiz
How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation Video  Take Quiz
How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring Video  Take Quiz
Factoring Quadratic Equations: Polynomial Problems with a Non-1 Leading Coefficient Video  Take Quiz
Writing Quadratic Equations for Given Points Video  Take Quiz
Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method Video  Take Quiz
Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL & the Area Method: Practice Problems Video  Take Quiz
How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials Video  Take Quiz
How to Factor Quadratic Equations: FOIL in Reverse Video  Take Quiz
How to Complete the Square Video  Take Quiz
Completing the Square Practice Problems Video  Take Quiz
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Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines Video  Take Quiz
Properties of Shapes: Rectangles, Squares and Rhombuses Video  Take Quiz
Area of Triangles and Rectangles Video  Take Quiz
Finding the Properties of Three-Dimensional Objects on the SAT Video  Take Quiz
How to Calculate the Volumes of Basic Shapes Video  Take Quiz
Properties of Shapes: Circles Video  Take Quiz
Circles: Area and Circumference Video  Take Quiz
Graphing Circles: Identifying the Formula, Center and Radius Video  Take Quiz
Converting Between Radians and Degrees Video  Take Quiz
Arc Length: Definition & Equation Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Measurements of Lengths Involving Tangents, Chords and Secants Video  Take Quiz
Finding the Area of a Sector: Formula & Practice Problems Video  Take Quiz
How to Find the Measure of an Inscribed Angle Video  Take Quiz
Angles and Triangles: Practice Problems Video  Take Quiz
Congruency of Right Triangles: Definition of LA and LL Theorems Video  Take Quiz
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Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts Video  Take Quiz
Mean, Median, Mode & Range Video  Take Quiz
Identifying and Calculating Averages on the SAT Video  Take Quiz
What is Categorical Data? - Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
The Purpose of Statistical Models Video  Take Quiz
What are Center, Shape, and Spread? Video  Take Quiz
Defining the Difference between Parameters & Statistics Video  Take Quiz
Estimating a Parameter from Sample Data: Process & Examples Video  Take Quiz
What is a Two-Way Table? Video  Take Quiz
How to Calculate Percent Increase with Relative & Cumulative Frequency Tables Video  Take Quiz
Probability of Simple, Compound and Complementary Events Video  Take Quiz
How to Use Scatter Plots to Solve Word Problems Video  Take Quiz
Exponential Growth vs. Decay Video  Take Quiz

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