**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

Quadratic equations

Rational and radical equations

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)

Quadrilaterals (parallelograms, rectangles, squares)

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

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

More books are encouraged

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