Ch 34: ACT Math: Exponentials and Logarithms

Make use of our math review lessons to prepare for the ACT. Your preparations will be easier when you watch the user-friendly videos and take the quick quizzes for immediate feedback.

ACT Math: Exponentials and Logarithms - Chapter Summary

You don't have to love math to excel on your ACT exam. You can master the following algebra topics with the lessons in this chapter that can help you shine on test day:

• Exponential functions
• Logarithms and the natural log
• Abstract algebra
• Logarithmic properties
• Solving logarithmic equations
• Evaluating logarithms
• Solving exponential equations

Beginning with pre-algebra and elementary algebra topics, we guide you in grasping the concept and properties of exponents, building a base for this further study. Watch the video lessons dealing with exponentials and logarithms, to learn the higher math skills necessary for the ACT.

ACT Math Objectives

Of the 60 multiple-choice questions on the math test, 55% of them deal with algebra topics. The following are some of the essential skill sets:

• Concept of exponents
• Properties of exponents and square roots
• Rational and radical expressions
• Absolute value equations and inequalities
• Functions
• Modeling

After watching each short video, you'll want to complete the quiz for immediate feedback. You'll be aware, then, if you need further review in any of the areas. Before you know it, you'll be ready to take your ACT.

If you want to use a calculator on the test, check the ACT student site for approved models. Otherwise, the test booklets have blank spaces for your paper and pencil calculations. You'll have 60 minutes to complete the math portion of the test. Your ACT math results will include an overall score for all 60 questions, in addition to sub-scores for combinations of geometry, algebra and trigonometry.

8 Lessons in Chapter 34: ACT Math: Exponentials and Logarithms
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