# Conquering Act Math and Science, 5th Edition PDF by Steven W Dulan and Amy Dulan

## Conquering Act Math and Science, Fifth Edition

By Steven W Dulan and Amy Dulan

Contents:

ACT Computer-Based Testing xi

Introduction 1

Structure of the ACT 1

How to Use This Book 3

General Test-Taking Information and Strategies 4

What to Do on Test Day 11

What’s Next? 12

PART I The ACT Mathematics Test 13

Chapter 1 Format and Scoring 15

Format 15

Scoring 16

What’s Next? 16

Chapter 2 ACT Mathematics Diagnostic Test 17

Scoring Worksheet 36

Chapter 3 Strategies and Techniques 43

Apply Logic 43

Draw Pictures 44

Don’t Quit Early 45

Let the Answer Choices Guide You 46

Substitute Numbers for the Variables 47

What’s Next? 49

PART II ACT Mathematics Test Content Areas 51

Chapter 4 Content Areas Tested 53

Concepts 53

What’s Next? 78

Chapter 5 Applying Strategies, Building Skills 79

Pre-Algebra 79

Elementary Algebra 83

Intermediate Algebra 84

Coordinate Geometry 86

Plane Geometry 89

Matrices and Vectors 95

What’s Next? 106

PART III Practice Tests 107

Chapter 6 Practice Test 1 with Explanations 109

Scoring Worksheet 128

Chapter 7 Practice Test 2 with Explanations 137

Scoring Worksheet 155

Chapter 8 Practice Test 3 with Explanations 165

Scoring Worksheet 183

Chapter 9 Practice Test 4 with Explanations 191

Scoring Worksheet 209

PART IV The ACT Science Test 219

Chapter 10 Format and Scoring 221

Format 221

Scoring 222

What’s Next? 223

Chapter 11 ACT Science Diagnostic Test 225

Chapter 12 Strategies and Techniques 241

Prioritize 241

Apply Logic and Common Sense 242

Be “Trendy” 242

Ignore “Sciency” Language 242

The Scientific Method 243

Practice Questions 244

What’s Next? 252

PART V Practice Tests 253

Chapter 13 Practice Test 1 with Explanations 255

Chapter 14 Practice Test 2 with Explanations 273

Chapter 15 Practice Test 3 with Explanations 291

Chapter 16 Practice Test 4 with Explanations 309

PART VI Appendixes 327

Appendix A Glossary of Mathematics Terms and Formulas 329

Appendix B Glossary of Scientific Terms 353

Appendix C Quick Review Sheet 359

General Test-Taking Strategies 359

Math Concepts and Strategies 360

Science Concepts and Strategies 361