SAT Question of the Day (ACT too!): Apr. 30, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140430&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) Reading this blog is 10% about learning how to answer today’s questions and 90% learning how to apply strategies and analyze questions you may see on te... Read More »

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SAT Question of the Day (ACT too!): Apr. 28, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140428&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) The answer is C.  This is a simple definition question.  Do you know what "undefined" means?  If so, this question is simple.  If not, then you will h... Read More »

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ACT & SAT Question of the Day: Apr. 27, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140427&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) The answer is C.  The subject "supply" is singular; therefore, you need a singular verb to go with it.  The predicate (verb) "make" is plural.  (Don't ... Read More »

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SAT Question of the Day (ACT too!): Apr. 26, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140426&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) Using the standard "wizardly" strategy of identifying the topic and then predicting words for the blanks makes quick work of this question.  Also be sure... Read More »

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SAT Question of the Day (plus ACT): Apr. 25, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140425&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) The answer is D.  Once again the test writer's explanation is harder to understand than the question!  It is what I refer to as "the math teacher's way"... Read More »

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