Math isn’t easy for everyone, but unfortunately, it’s unavoidable when it comes to taking the ACT exam. In fact, math makes up a large portion of the ACT exam.

While the math section may feel intimidating, there are a few things you can do to make this section a little easier for yourself.

**One way to make the math section a little less intimidating is to learn what formulas you can expect to find on the ACT exam.**

What is the ACT Test? What You Need to Know

However, the thing about the ACT is that you won’t be given a cheat sheet with all of the math formulas that you’ll need to know. It’s up to you to memorize them.

*So to help you with that, we put together 15 of the most popular ACT math formulas that you can expect to find on the exam.*

**What to Expect on the ACT Math**

**There are 60 multiple-choice questions from six areas of math:**

- Pre-Algebra / Elementary Algebra: 24 questions
- Intermediate Algebra / Coordinate Geometry: 18 questions
- Plane Geometry / Trigonometry: 18 questions

**15 Popular ACT Math Formulas**

**1.Quadratic Formula**

**2. Area**

**3. Volume**

**4. Surface Area**

**5. Perimeter**

**6. Averages**

**7. Slope-Intercept Form**

**8. Pythagorean Theorem**

**9. Exponents and Roots**

**10. Non-Right Triangles**

**11. Trigonometric Identities**

**12. Probability**

**13. Distance**

**14. Midpoint Formula**

**15. Log**