ACT Math Prep

ACT Math Prep

The ACT exam is a standardized entrance test that measures high-school aged students for their readiness for college. The ACT gives your potential college an idea as to what classes you are prepared to take in college.

The ACT exam consists of four sections:

  1. English
  2. Math
  3. Reading
  4. Science

What to Expect on the ACT

There is also a Writing Section on the ACT exam that is optional.

The best way to prepare for the ACT exam is with Mometrix’s FREE ACT exam practice questions. Our ACT practice test questions are a great way to get a head start on learning what to expect on the ACT exam. Our ACT exam practice questions are similar in concept and difficulty to the actual ACT exam, so be sure to take advantage of our ACT Math Practice.

What’s on the ACT

Anna walks from her house to school each day. If she walks 8 blocks east of her house, then turns and walks 6 blocks south to arrive at school, how far is her school in a direct line from her house?

f. 10 blocks

g. 12 blocks

h. 14 blocks

j. 16 blocks

k. 18 blocks

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ACT Secrets

Answer

F: Note that Anna’s route creates a right triangle. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the answer.

82 + 62 = x2. 64 + 36 = x2. 100 = x2.  x = 10.

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