The SAT Math Video Series
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The SAT Math Video Series

A complete review of the NEW SAT, coming in March 2016, and the NEW PSAT, coming this October, 2015.
4.8 (6 ratings)
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Created by Jesse Patrick
Last updated 7/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 8.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • maximize their math score on the SAT.
  • garner skills that can be not only be used on the SAT, but also on the ACT and math class.
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Requirements
  • It is expected that you have a basic knowledge of High School level math up to at least Algebra 2. If you struggle mightily in math, you may still take this course, but may need to supplement your skills during certain sections. Average to above average students should be able to follow the instruction and quickly apply the skills learned.
  • This class can be taken with no supplementary materials, but doing so will hinder your progress. Purchase the following book: The Official SAT Study Guide (For the NEW SAT starting in March 2016) by the CollegeBoard. CollegeBoard is the maker of the SAT and is the go to resource for official SAT practice. This course provides concordance charts to The Official SAT Study to practice specific skills. If you don't wish to purchase the book, you can download the tests on Khan Academy. The first four practice tests for the new SAT from Khan Academy are the same as those in The Official SAT Study Guide.
Description

This course provides an in-depth overview of the math portion of the NEW SAT, which starts with this years PSAT in October 2015 and continues with the SAT in March 2016. EVERY example and concept directly correlates to concepts that are taught on the new SAT. The SAT is a curved test; CollegeBoard first looks at the results from the test makers and fits scores into a "bell curve". Since most students will not be used to the new test, you should begin preparing now and get "ahead of the curve"!

Each lesson is taught in a format similar to that of Khan Academy; lessons are taught through video where you can see the instructors work and explanations. It is important that you follow the order of the lessons, as some topics build on each other. After every lesson, you will be given a chart that correlates to questions in The Official SAT Study Guide (Not affiliated with this course or Master Scholars). Once you learn a new skill, test your new-found knowledge on REAL SAT questions from the source (must purchase separately, but the tests in The Official SAT Study Guide are the same as the four tests released by Khan Academy, which you can download for free on their site).

This course has a book that you can purchase which includes all the questions that are covered in the class and the charts for each one. While this book is not required, it could be convenient while you are working through the lessons. Pdf's of each lesson are available in the course if you wish to print each one before working through the lessons in lieu of purchasing the book.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students that take this course must be willing to put in a large amount of work on the side practicing SAT questions. Just by listening and following examples, you will NOT be sufficiently prepared to take the test. When you take the test, you will be doing a grueling marathon of questions in a timed environment, you need to prepare by putting in the hours of work that is required.
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Curriculum For This Course
43 Lectures
08:43:52
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SAT Introduction
2 Lectures 17:39

Read through this introduction before beginning this course. This document will preview what is on the new test, how it is scored, and how to register. Next download and print the Math Charts and use them for practice in The Official SAT Study Guide (sold separately) or use the practice tests on Khan Academy (they are the same tests as those in The Official SAT Study Guide). If additional tests are released by Khan Academy, use them for practice tests. Now get started!

Introduction File and Math Charts to be used as Homework
4 pages
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Basic Strategies
7 Lectures 01:04:32
Math Intro/Plugging In Part 1
12:03

Basic Strategies and Plugging In Part 2
15:04

Basic Strategies and Plugging In Part 3
06:26

Working Backwards
07:07

Converting Equations
08:06

Bite-Sized Pieces
08:16

Process of Elimination
07:30
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Arithmetic
7 Lectures 01:10:32


Percentages
09:22

Two-Way Frequency Charts
08:46

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range Part 1
11:13

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range Part 2
14:01

Read Data and Make Conclusions
01:47
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Algebra 1
10 Lectures 02:03:15
Solving Equations and Inequalities Part 1
17:29

Solving Equations and Inequalities Part 2
08:09


Equations of Lines Part 1
16:35

Equations of Lines Part 2
11:31

Systems of Equations and Inequalities Part 1
13:21

Systems of Equations and Inequalities Part 2
14:23

Systems of Equations and Inequalities Part 3
13:01

Systems of Equations and Inequalities Part 4
11:24

Finding a Graph to Match a Situation
01:16
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Geometry
6 Lectures 01:38:56
Geometry Basics/Volume Part 1
17:07

Geometry Basics and Volume Part 2
19:54

Right Triangles
17:58

Triangles
15:08

Circles Part 1
12:33

Circles Part 2
16:16
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Algebra 2/Advanced Topics
11 Lectures 02:24:58
Functions and Applications Part 1
17:58

Functions and Applications Part 2
06:27

Quadratic Functions Part 1
15:53

Quadratic Functions Part 2
14:57

Polynomials Part 1
15:54

Polynomials Part 2
12:50


Radical and Rational Functions Part 1
17:56

Radical and Rational Functions Part 2
12:39

Complex Numbers
11:12

Line/Curve of Best Fit
03:12
About the Instructor
Jesse Patrick
4.8 Average rating
54 Reviews
563 Students
2 Courses
Teacher/Tutor

My name is Jesse Patrick and I am a certified math teacher at Lyman High School, in Longwood, Florida. I have been tutoring for the SAT for over ten years and have worked for numerous tutoring companies during that span. In 2011, I started my own company and wrote my own book on the SAT, using the skills that I had acquired over my years of teaching.