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PSAT / NMSQT For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-42429-2
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384 pages
March 2013
US \$16.99

Other Available Formats: E-book

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Introduction 1

Part I: Soaring Over the PSAT/NMSQT 7

Chapter 1; Introducing the Exam 9

Chapter 2: Getting Practical: PSAT/NMSQT Logistics 19

Part II: Word Up!: The Critical Reading and Writing Sections 27

Chapter 3: Blanking Out on the PSAT: Sentence Completions 29

Chapter 4: Exploring the Secret Passage: Reading Comprehension Questions 39

Chapter 5: As Easy as ABC and D and E: Writing 57

Part III: Assembling a Math Tool Kit 69

Chapter 6: When 2 + 4 = 1 Great Score: Preparing for PSAT Math 71

Chapter 7: Counting Down and Adding Up: Numbers and Operations 79

Chapter 8: Mastering the X Factor: Algebra and Functions 95

Chapter 9: Getting in Shape for Geometry Questions 113

Chapter 10: Against All Odds: Probability and Statistics 133

Part IV: Practice Makes Perfect: Practice Exams 143

Chapter 11: Practice Test 1 145

Chapter 12: Practice Test 1: Answers and Explanations 175

Chapter 13: Practice Test 2 191

Chapter 14: Practice Test 2: Answers and Explanations 221

Chapter 15: Practice Test 3 237

Chapter 16: Practice Test 3: Answers and Explanations 269

Chapter 17: Practice Test 4 285

Chapter 18: Practice Test 4: Answers and Explanations 315

Part V: The Part of Tens 331

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Improve Your Test-Taking Skills 333

Chapter 20: Ten Mistakes to Avoid on the PSAT/NMSQT 337

Appendix: Scoring the Exams 341

Index 347

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