Using Your Calculator on the ACT Math


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Which of the following is NOT allowed on the ACT?

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1. When you get into the ACT, the proctor will provide…

2. The calculator you use for school is a prohibited type. What should you do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Before you take the ACT Math test, it's important to know how and when you can use a calculator. This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of strategies for using a calculator on the ACT, as well as logistical rules for bringing a calculator to the test.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • A prohibited item at the ACT Math test
  • What you should do when working with a calculator on the ACT
  • Items provided by the ACT proctor
  • Percentage of ACT questions that can be solved by plugging them into a calculator
  • What you should do when your calculator type is prohibited on the ACT

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about rules for bringing a calculator to the ACT from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information regarding strategies for using a calculator on the ACT
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to use a calculator effectively when taking the ACT Math test

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning further about rules and strategies for using a calculator on the ACT, then check out the accompanying lesson that covers Using Your Calculator on the ACT Math. This lesson answers the following questions:

  • How long is the ACT Math test and how many questions does it have?
  • What topics does the ACT Math test cover?
  • Can I use a calculator on all parts of the ACT?
  • What kind of calculator is allowed on the ACT Math test?
  • What if my calculator breaks or runs out of batteries while I'm taking the ACT?
  • What are some strategies for best using a calculator on the ACT?
  • How many ACT math questions can I answer just by plugging them into my calculator?