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ACT Math Section

nishpanishpa Registered User Posts: 136 Junior Member
edited March 2010 in ACT Preparation
Does ACT Math cover conic sections? Also, how much in depth does it cover circles? Do I need to know all the formulas for circles?
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Replies to: ACT Math Section

  • FutureENTSurgeonFutureENTSurgeon Registered User Posts: 1,073 Senior Member
    yes it covers all conic section but usually 1 question at the most 2 questions. i had 2 question about conic sections and i guessed on both i guess i got one right because of the fact that i got a 35 on the math now if i could only get my science and reading up from a 29 to 32's
  • kenny8kenny8 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    Oh yes, it does. About 2-3 questions on circles and if occasionally, ellipse also come up. But it's usually simple, such as asking for the formula, asking the point of a place on the circle, etc.
  • jn2011jn2011 Registered User Posts: 71 Junior Member
    It usually has a couple of questions. If you have a calculator that does conic sections, that should suffice.
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