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# IJA SAT MATH PREPARATION COURSE

IJA SAT MATH PREPARATION COURSE

The following math topics for the SAT preparation shall be covered:            04/10/2014
Number and Operations (20-25%)

• Properties of Integers

• Arithmetic word problems

• Number lines

• Square and square roots

• Fractions and rational numbers

• Elementary number theory

• Ratios, proportions and percent

• Sequences

• Sets (union, intersection and elements)

• Counting

• Logical Reasoning

Algebra and Functions (35–40%)

• Substitution and simplifying algebraic expressions

• Properties of exponents

• Algebraic word problems

• Solutions of linear equations and inequalities

• Systems of equations and inequalities

• Equations of lines

• Absolute value

• Direct and inverse variation

• Concepts of algebraic functions

• Newly defined symbols based on commonly used operations

Geometry and Measurement (35-40%)

• Geometry notations

• Points and lines

• Angles in the plane

• Triangles (equilateral, isosceles, right, 30/60/90 degree, 45/45/90 degree, 3/4/5, congruent, similar, inequality)

• Areas and perimeters (squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms)

• Other polygons (angles in a polygon, perimeter, area)

• Circles (diameter, radius, arc, tangent, circumference, area)

• Solid geometry (solid figures and volumes, surface areas)

• Geometric perception

• Coordinate Geometry (slopes, parallel and perpendicular lines, midpoint formula and distance formula)

• Transformations

Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability (25-30%)

Data interpretation

• Statistics (mean, median, mode, weighted average, Average of algebraic expressions and using averages to find missing numbers)

• Elementary probability

• Geometric probability

WHILE THE USE OF CALCULATORS IS NOT DISALLOWED, IT IS DISCOURAGED IN THE CLASS.

BOOKS

The official SAT Study Guide with the DVD. Available from http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice

1. Kaplan SAT Course Book. Available from www.amazon.com

More books are encouraged

For questions and reviews – mehdiashraf@msn.com

Earlier Event: April 10
Thursday Program
Later Event: April 17
Thursday Program