SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level 1: Practice and Study Guide
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Before you take the SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test, review all the topics you'll see on the exam with this selfpaced test prep course. Our short video lessons and quizzes make an excellent, mobilefriendly study guide you can use to review basic math concepts and earn your best possible score on the test.to start this course today
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Lesson 1  What is a Matrix?  Take Quiz  
Lesson 2  How to Take a Determinant of a Matrix  Take Quiz  
Lesson 3  How to Perform Matrix Row Operations  Take Quiz 
About the Course
If you plan to pursue a mathbased major, such as mathematics, economics, engineering or computer programming, earning a high score on the SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test could help you stand out among other college applicants. This hourlong test consists of 50 multiplechoice questions covering four content areas: numbers and operations, algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, and data analysis, statistics and probability.
You can review for the SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test by completing this online course. Our video lessons range in topic from basic arithmetic calculations through the basics of trigonometry. You'll learn to determine square roots, evaluate simple algebraic expressions and simplify expressions with exponents. Other lessons cover polynomials, functions, rational expressions and complex numbers, as well as the following topics:
 Decimals and percentages
 Algebraic linear equations and inequalities
 Matrices
 Sequences and series
 Exponentials and logarithms
 Graphing
 Perimeter, area and volume
 Lines and angles
 Solid and plane geometry
 Probability and statistics
The SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test is intended for high school students who have completed at least one year of geometry and two years of algebra. If you've taken more advanced math classes, including trigonometry and/or precalculus, the SAT Mathematics Level 2 subject test might be a better choice for you.
SAT Mathematics Level 1 Preparation & Registration
This SAT Mathematics Level 1 preparation course features dozens of brief video lessons that make the review process easy and fun. You can test your mastery of each concept by completing our short multiplechoice quizzes, which are designed to familiarize you with the SAT format.
The SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test is offered in January, May, June, October, November and December. You can register for the test online through the College Board website or by mail; registration closes approximately one month prior to the test date. The day of the test, you'll need to bring your admission ticket, a photo ID, two No. 2 pencils and an eraser with you to your testing site. You also can bring a graphing, scientific or 4function calculator.
SAT Mathematics Level 1 Scoring
Your score will be available online approximately three weeks after your test date. It also will be sent to up to four colleges or universities of your choosing, which you can indicate during the registration process.
The SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test is scored on a scale of 200800. Your score report will include your percentile rate, which indicates how your performance compared to that of other collegebound students, as well as your subscore, reported on a scale of 2080, for each of the following content areas:
Numbers and Operations
Operations, ratios and proportions are covered by this section, which makes up 1014% of the SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test. Other questions focus on counting and elementary number theory, as well as matrices and sequences. You'll also have to solve problems involving complex numbers.
Algebra and Functions
Questions in this section, which comprises 3842% of the test, center on expressions, equations and inequalities. You'll also need to demonstrate an understanding of linear, polynomial, rational and exponential functions and show that you can use representations to communicate mathematical ideas and solve math problems.
Geometry and Measurement
This content area also makes up 3842% of the SAT Mathematics Level 1 subject test. Questions focus on plane Euclidean and coordinate geometry, as well as trigonometry. You'll also face questions on 3dimensional geometry, which might require you to determine the surface area and volume of cones, pyramids, spheres and other 3D figures.
Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability
As the smallest content area on the test, this section comprises 812% of the questions. You'll need to be able to calculate the mean, median and mode of a range of numbers, as well as determine the interquartile range. Questions also might cover graphs and plots and least squares regression.
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