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Math 2 C HELP :]

suhhyunsuhhyun 18 replies7 threads New Member
So during junior year I learned practically nothing because the teacher was just horrible and went through Algebra 2 concepts throughout the year. But I still have to take Math 2 C because it's required for many colleges.

So are there any good review books for me to study during the summer for above 700?
A lot of people are saying princeton and barrons are good but which one is better for the student that hasn't learned anything during the year?

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  • lidushalidusha 1253 replies20 threads Senior Member
    I used Barron's and got an 800, but you might also want to consider College Board's official prep book for SAT2 math 1 and 2.
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  • StallerStaller 310 replies33 threads Member
    I used PR and got an 800. Skimmed the thing the night before. Don't worry too much. Get a good book and look it over.
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  • benhparkbenhpark - 681 replies64 threads Member
    For Math IIC, you are kind of obliged to get an 780-800, due to the super-lenient curve.
    Barron's teaches you well, but do not use the practice tests!
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  • swimstarswimstar 371 replies9 threads Member
    Barron's overprepares you. If you need to learn the material itself first, then I recommend starting with PR; the book gives a good -- albeit cursory -- review of the key concepts covered on the actual test. Also, regarding the Barron's tests -- while they're unrealistically difficult, they do give you good practice so that on exam day the test seems much more manageable.
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  • SpatulaSpatula 495 replies7 threads Member
    Just use Barron's and the official practice test. That's enough for an 800.
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