# Ch 24: ACT Math: Polynomials and Quadratics

Let us help you prepare for the math section of the ACT exam. Watch short, engaging video lessons and complete self-graded quizzes to review for test day.

## ACT Math: Polynomials and Quadratics - Chapter Summary

Our short video lessons address the essential algebraic concepts of polynomials and quadratics in an easy-to-understand manner. The lessons in this chapter address the following topics:

• Polynomials: adding, subtracting and multiplying
• Binomials: multiplying with the area method and FOIL
• Quadratic equations: factoring and solving
• Completing the square

In addition, you'll have access to exercises giving you more practice with multiplying binomials, quadratic equations and completing the square. Once you've completed the quizzes for self-assessment, you'll know if you need any further review.

### ACT Math Objectives

The portion of the ACT that tests your algebra skills comprises 55% of the exam. The following objectives are included in the math test:

• Factoring to solve quadratic equations
• Absolute value equations and inequalities
• Systems of equations
• Roots of polynomials

Algebra concepts are broken down into three categories for the ACT. The intermediate portion of algebra makes up 15% of the test problems, and it builds upon a grasp of the quadratic formula. Use our short video lessons about polynomials and quadratics to prepare for the 60-question, 60-minute math test. By working your way through the practice exercises and quizzes, you'll know if you need more review.

Your results for the ACT math portion will include a score for the entire 60 questions, in addition to three sub-scores.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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