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Learn ACT Math

Learn what it takes to confidently tackle the ACT Math section and score your best.
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Created by Mandee Boster
Last updated 5/2016
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know the 6 mathematics subjects that are found in the ACT math section questions.
  • Recognize the different types of questions presented in the ACT math section.
  • Work ACT-type math questions with skill and confidence.
  • Increase your ACT math score through practicing of the problems.
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Requirements
  • Students should be familiar with the math subjects of Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry, but the instructor will clearly show examples of working problems in these subjects.
  • An ACT-approved calculator should be used in working these math problems as preparation for taking the real ACT test.
Description

This course is designed for anyone wanting to improve an ACT math score or score well on their first time.  The course includes:

  • Over 3 hours of instructional videos 
  • Over 150 ACT-type math questions
  • Steps to solve each problem
  • Answers for each question

The course is broken into 6 sections based on the subjects covered on past ACT exams.  Each lecture is broken into 1-4 minute videos where example problems are worked.  You are encouraged to work the questions on your own and watch the videos to see step-by-step solutions to check your answers.  

You will gain confidence in working math problems for the ACT exam if you practice with the problems while watching this course.  Get started and Learn ACT Math today!

Who is the target audience?
  • This Learn ACT Math course is meant for ACT-taking students. Whether you have never taken the ACT or you have already taken it several times, this course will help you by providing practice problems with step-by-step solutions. Since this course focuses on question content, this course is not directly meant for someone only trying to increase their speed in taking the test section.
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Curriculum For This Course
78 Lectures
03:29:46
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Welcome!
2 Lectures 08:51

See what Learn ACT Math is all about.

Preview 05:16

Learn the math subjects covered in the ACT and the question types.

ACT Math Test Structure
03:35
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Pre-Algebra
11 Lectures 31:52

Learn the types of average or mean questions you may see on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Preview 05:22

Learn how to find the factors of numbers and the types of factor questions that you may see on the ACT.  Work an example problem and Test Yourself problem.

Factors
01:19

Learn how to find the least common multiple of a set of numbers and how this subject is used in ACT questions.  Work an example problem and Test Yourself problem.

Least Common Multiple
02:32

You have probably studied fractions for quite a few years now, so let's make sure you understand how they may be used in the ACT.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Fractions
03:35

Learn how reciprocals are used in ACT problems.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Reciprocals
01:34

Learn how percents are used in Pre-Algebra type ACT questions.  Work 2 example problems and 1 Test Yourself problem.

Percents
04:30

Learn how ratio problems are used in the ACT.  Work 1 example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Ratios
02:48

Understand what a rational number is and how questions on the ACT may use these numbers.  Work 1 example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Rational Numbers
03:12

Change numbers into scientific notation and know how to use numbers in scientific notation for the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Scientific Notation
02:26

Learn how to evaluate expressions and how this is often presented on the ACT.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Evaluate Expressions
02:41

Learn how to take word problems and convert them into solvable expressions.  Work 1 example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Write Expressions
01:53
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Elementary Algebra
13 Lectures 32:21

Learn what is absolute value and how these problems are presented in the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Absolute Value
02:09

Use word problems to learn about counting and how these questions may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Combinations and Counting
03:01

Learn how to interpret data presented in a chart to answer an ACT-type question.  Work 1 Test Yourself problem.

Data Interpretation
01:47

Learn how to evaluate expressions similar to questions you may find on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Evaluate Expressions
03:18

Learn how to solve word problems using rates and see similar problems to the ones on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Rates
02:36

Learn how to use percents and solve problems with percents.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Percents
02:57

Learn how to solve ACT-type problems on probability.  Work 1 Test Yourself problem.

Probability
01:22

Learn how to simplify expressions by combining like terms on ACT-type problems.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Combine Like Terms
02:43

Learn how to multiply and divide with variables and how these may be presented on the ACT.  Work 2 example problems and 1 Test Yourself problem.

Multiply and Divide with Variables
03:09

Learn how to factor an expression that you may see on the ACT.  Work an example problem and Test Yourself problem.

Factoring
03:36

Learn what the FOIL method is and how to use it to multiply expressions.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

FOIL
02:02

Learn how to solve equations and how these may be presented on the ACT.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Solve Equations
00:58

Learn how to take more advanced word problems and convert them to expressions.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Write Expressions
02:43
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Intermediate Algebra
17 Lectures 39:33

Learn more advanced applications of absolute value as this topic may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Absolute Value
04:51

Learn how to use and work problems with square roots.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Square Roots
00:55

Learn how to solve the types of problems on arithmetic and geometric sequences and series that you may find on the ACT.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
04:57

Learn how to apply the distributive property to algebraic expressions.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Distributive Property
00:55

Learn how to work problems using exponents and what types of these problems you may see on the ACT.  Work and example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Exponents
02:03

Learn techniques to simplify variables and how these problems may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Simplify Variables
01:38

Learn how to use imaginary numbers.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Imaginary Numbers
00:51

Learn techniques to solve ACT-type questions that contain log expressions.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Logs
02:45

See an example of a graph problem that is similar to questions you may see on the ACT.  Work 1 Test Yourself problem.

Reading Graphs
01:12

Learn about basic function problems that may be similar to ACT questions.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Functions
02:37

Learn how to work with inequalities and how this subject may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Inequalities
02:38

Learn how to add and multiply matrices and how to find the determinant of a matrix.  Work 2 examples and a Test Yourself problem.

Matrices
03:18

Learn the basics of circles and their expressions.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Circles
01:53

Learn how to calculate the midpoint and how these problems may appear on the ACT.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Midpoint
01:00

Learn how to calculate slope and how these problems may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Slope
02:06

Learn how to solve a system of equations and how these problems may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

System of Equations
02:50

Learn how to write linear equations based on word problems and how these may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Writing Linear Equations
03:04
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Coordinate Geometry
11 Lectures 29:30

Learn characteristics of points and figures in each quadrant.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Quadrants
02:29

Learn how planes may be used in questions on the ACT.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Planes
00:41

Learn how the equation of a line may appear in the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Equation of Lines
02:08

Learn what type of problems on graphs of a line may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Graph of a Line
02:37

Learn what type of problems on the graph of inequalities may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Graph of Inequality
03:47

Learn how functions work on a coordinate plane.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Functions
04:31

Learn to solve midpoint problems on a coordinate plane.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Midpoint
02:38

Learn how to solve slope problems on a coordinate plane.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Slope
01:36

Learn how to solve distance problems on a coordinate plane.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Distance
01:00

Learn how circles work on a coordinate plane.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Circles
05:10

Learn how to calculate area on a coordinate plane.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Area
02:53
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Plane Geometry
15 Lectures 43:54

Learn relationships of angles and see examples of ACT-type problems.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Angles
03:44

Learn how parallel lines are related and used in ACT-type problems.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Parallel Lines
03:26

Learn how to calculate circumference of a circle, and how this problem may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Circumference
02:21

Learn how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem and use with ACT questions.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Pythagorean Theorem
01:03

Learn how to calculate perimeter, and how this problem may appear on the ACT.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Perimeter
04:16

Learn how to work problems using similar triangles.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Similar Triangles
05:37

Learn how to calculate the area of a rectangle and use the area in ACT-type problems.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Area of a Rectangle
05:14

Learn how to calculate the area of a circle, and how this problem may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Area of a Circle
02:18

Learn how to calculate the area of a triangle, and how this problem may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Area of a Triangle
02:06

Learn how to calculate the area of figures other than circles, squares, and triangles, and how these problems may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Area - Other
03:45

Learn how to calculate the surface area of figures, and how this problem may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Surface Area
02:15

Learn how to determine the measures of central angles and arcs, along with working problems with arc length.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Circle - Central Angles and Arcs
03:47

Learn how to use inscribed angles and arcs.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

Inscribed Angles
00:33

Learn how to calculate measures for n-sided polygons.  Work a Test Yourself problem.

N-Sided Polygons
01:34

Learn how to calculate the volume of various figures, and how this problem may appear on the ACT.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Volume
01:55
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Trigonometry
9 Lectures 23:45

Learn how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to trigonometry problems.  Work 2 example problems and a Try Yourself problem.

Pythagorean Theorem
01:55

Learn the definition and use of the cosine function.  Work an example problem and Test Yourself problem.

Cosine
01:52

Learn the definition and use of the sine function.  Work 2 example problems and a Test Yourself problem.

Sine
02:32

Learn the definition and use of the tangent function.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Tangent
02:28

Learn how to apply the law of cosines to ACT-type questions.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Law of Cosines
02:28

Learn how to apply the law of sines to ACT-type questions.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Law of Sines
03:31

Learn how to apply trigonometric identities to simplify expressions.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Trigonometric Identities
01:46

Learn how to determine if a trigonometric function is even, odd, or neither.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Even and Odd Functions
02:56

Learn how to use trigonometric equation transformations in ACT-type questions.  Work an example problem and a Test Yourself problem.

Transformations
04:17
About the Instructor
Mandee Boster
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9 Students
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Math Instructor

I am an engineer with a love for math.  Since my college days, I have enjoyed helping others as a math tutor.  I enjoy working math problems, so now I help students in various math classes and work as an ACT Math and Science coach.  I enjoy preparing material for my students and helping them with questions as they prepare themselves for the ACT.