How to Improve Your ACT Math Score: Part 2

Published on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 by

In our last post, we shared with you 8 videos that break down the ACT math test. Each video tackled a different test-taking technique to help you successfully achieve the score you desire, not only on the ACT math test but also on the ACT test overall. Today we are sharing 5 more videos that […]

How to Improve Your ACT Math Score: Part 1

Published on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by

The top request we receive from students is how to improve their overall ACT scores. We love hearing this! By asking this kind of question, students are showing a desire to improve and do their best on the ACT. However, much like eating an elephant, improving your ACT score is done by taking it one […]

6 ACT Math Tips You Need To Know

Published on Monday, December 12th, 2016 by

Everyone wants to do well on the ACT, and in order to do that one must master each section, including math. In today’s post, we are sharing with you 6 ACT Math Tips You Need to Know, all which will help you successfully complete this section of the ACT. Despite hundreds of hours of intensely […]

Better ACT Scores in 2 Minutes or Less: “Plug and Chug”

Published on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 by

Useful ACT prep in under 2 minutes may sound implausible, but with MasteryPrep’s videos, you can learn valuable skills that will help you excel on the ACT. Today, we want to show you one of the best ways to tackle the ACT math section. This small-but-mighty technique is called “Plug and Chug.” ACT Blitz: Plug […]

ACT Math Tip of the Day

Published on Monday, February 22nd, 2016 by

Averages Please solve the following problem: Sydney earned 91, 93, 93, 94, and 96 points on the 5 essays—each out of a total of 100 points— given so far this semester. How many points must she earn on her sixth essay, which is also out of 100 points, to average 90 points for the six […]

ACT Math Tip of the Day

Published on Monday, January 18th, 2016 by

Circle Area and Circumference Please solve the following problem: Circles A, B, and C have radii with measures of x centimeters, 3x centimeters, and 6x centimeters, respectively. What is the ratio of the radius of Circle B to the diameter of Circle C?   F. 1:2 G. 1:4 H. 1:12 J. 2:1 K. 4:1   Scroll […]

ACT Tip of the Day: Math Monday

Published on Monday, November 16th, 2015 by

Solving Equations: Word Problem Please solve the following word problem: The sum of the real numbers x and y is 15. Their difference is 3. What is the value of xy? A. 3 B. 6 C. 9 D. 15 E. 54

How to Get Ten Extra Minutes on the ACT Math Test

Published on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 by

How much would your score improve if you had an extra ten minutes on the ACT Math section? By pacing yourself, and by practicing in order to improve your speed, you can grab an extra ten minutes or more for the tougher questions towards the end of the test. You want to blitz the first 20 […]

ACT Math Practice Question: Algebra & Inequalities

Published on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 by

Eloise is a car salesperson who makes a minimum base pay of $2,500 per month or 8% commission on her monthly sales, whichever is more. If x = Eloise’s monthly sales, which expression most accurately describes x when she makes more than her minimum base pay in a month? A. x > 31250 B. x […]

Warning: 5th Grade Math Can Kill Your ACT Score

Published on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 by

A warning to anyone who is having some trouble with the math section of the SAT or ACT (or with high school math in general): Chances are, your difficulties started far earlier than algebra II or geometry. Students often have difficulties with these advanced subjects when they also have trouble doing the basic operations of math, such as multiplication […]