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TASC For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-96643-3
Paperback
504 pages
October 2016
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Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with the TASC 5

CHAPTER 1: Making Sense of the TASC 7

CHAPTER 2: Getting Prepped 13

Part 2: Language Arts: Reading 17

CHAPTER 3: Reading to Find Central Themes and Main Ideas 19

CHAPTER 4: Analyzing the Structure of Text 27

Part 3: Language Arts: Writing 39

CHAPTER 5: The Basics of Writing 41

CHAPTER 6: Avoiding Grammatical Errors 53

CHAPTER 7: The Mechanics of Writing 65

CHAPTER 8: Choosing Effective Language 71

CHAPTER 9: Writing the TASC Essay 77

Part 4: Mathematics 81

CHAPTER 10: Numbers & Quantity 83

CHAPTER 11: Algebra 95

CHAPTER 12: Measurement Functions 123

CHAPTER 13: Geometry 141

CHAPTER 14: Statistics and Probability 155

Part 5: Social Studies 169

CHAPTER 15: U.S History 171

CHAPTER 16: World History 185

CHAPTER 17: Civics and Government 199

CHAPTER 18: Geography 215

CHAPTER 19: Economics 223

Part 6: Science 233

CHAPTER 20: Physical Science 235

CHAPTER 21: Life Science 249

CHAPTER 22: Earth and Space Science 261

Part 7: Practice Tests 281

CHAPTER 23: Practice Test 1 283

CHAPTER 24: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 1 345

CHAPTER 25: Practice Test 2 371

CHAPTER 26: Answers and Explanations for Practice Test 2 435

Part 8: The Part of Tens 461

CHAPTER 27: Ten Ways to Maximize Your Score 463

CHAPTER 28: Ten Ways to Work through Test Jitters 467

Index 471

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