LearningExpress® ’s ACT™ EXAM SUCCESS In Only 6 Steps!
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: ACT success / Elizabeth Chesla ...[et al.]—1st ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1-57685-436-1 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. ACT Assessment—Study guides. I. Chesla, Elizabeth L. LB2353.48 .A293 2003 378.1'6621—dc21 2002015278
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Or visit us at: www.learnatest.com About the Authors
Elizabeth Chesla is the author of TOEFL Exam Success and many other writing and reading guides and test preparation books. She lives in South Orange, New Jersey.
Nancy Hirsch is a writer and education editor in New York, New York.
Melinda Grove is a high school math teacher from New Britain, Connecticut.
Jelena Matic is a doctoral candidate for chemical engineering at Polytechnic University, in Brooklyn, New York. She works as an adjunct instructor of chemistry and has written for McGraw-Hill’s Chemical Engi- neering.
Kurt Haste, Julie Barker, and Carol Ivers are high school science teachers in the Cheshire Public School Dis- trict in Cheshire, Connecticut.
CHAPTER 1 Introduction 1
CHAPTER 2 ACT Assessment Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies 13
CHAPTER 3 ACT English Test Practice 31
CHAPTER 4 ACT Math Test Practice 131
CHAPTER 5 ACT Reading Test Practice 203
CHAPTER 6 ACT Science Reasoning Test Practice 249
APPENDIX Additional ACT Resources 327
CHAPTER 1 Introduction
The ACT Assessment® is an important exam; so the more you know about it, the better off you will be in the end. This chapter will intro- duce you to the essentials of the ACT and all of its separate parts.