# Ch 12: ACT Math: Pre-Algebra

Prepare for the college-entry ACT test by reviewing pre-algebra. The videos and quizzes are easy to use and informative, making it simple to prepare for the test.

## ACT Math: Pre-Algebra - Chapter Summary

Revisit these important pre-algebra skills that give students strong foundations for higher math concepts. In addition to including pre-algebra questions, the ACT also has questions that require you to draw on your understanding of pre-algebra to answer more advanced questions. These lessons cover the pre-algebra topics necessary for success on the ACT math portion of the test, including:

• Basic Operations with Whole Numbers
• Different Types of Numbers
• Decimals and Scientific Notation
• Working with Fractions
• Greatest Common Factor
• Prime Factorization of a Number
• Least Common Multiple
• Ratios and Proportions
• Working with Percents
• Mean, Median, Mode and Range
• Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

This chapter includes arithmetic review of the basic concepts listed above that will help you demonstrate proficiency on the ACT math test. Short, user-friendly videos present the topics, and quizzes follow for immediate feedback.

### ACT Math Objectives

You can demonstrate readiness for college-level coursework through successful completion of the ACT test. The math portion is a 60-minute, 60-question test, with multiple-choice questions to assess your reasoning skills in solving practical math problems. Most of the questions are individual, but some are parts of sets that refer to a common chart or graph. The math test covers six content areas:

• Pre-Algebra
• Elementary Algebra
• Intermediate Algebra
• Coordinate Geometry
• Plane Geometry
• Trigonometry

The pre-algebra section of the test contains 23% of the problems. Scores for the ACT math test are composed of three sub scores: pre-algebra/elementary algebra, intermediate algebra/coordinate geometry and plane geometry/trigonometry. In addition, you'll receive an overall score for all 60 questions on the test.

Chapter Practice Exam
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