Master the SAT II Math Level IIC Subject Test and score higher... Our test experts show you the right way to prepare for this important college exam. REA's SAT II Math Level IIC test prep covers all Math Level IIC topics to appear on the actual exam including in-depth coverage gof eometry, trigonometry, algebra, and more. The book features 6 full-length practice SAT II Math Level IIC exams. Each practice exam question is fully explained to help you better understand the subject material.Follow up your study with REA's proven test-taking strategies, powerhouse drills and study schedule that get you ready for test day.DETAILS- Comprehensive review of every Math Level IIC topic to appear on the SAT II subject test- Flexible study schedule tailored to your needs- Packed with proven test tips, strategies and advice to help you master the test- 6 full-length practice SAT II Math Level IIC Subject tests. Each test question is answered in complete detail with easy-to-follow, easy-to-grasp explanations.TABLE OF CONTENTSAbout Research and Education AssociationIndependent Study ScheduleCHAPTER 1 - About the SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject TestAbout This BookAbout The TestHow To Use This BookFormat of the SAT II: Math Level IICScoring the SAT II: Math Level IICStudying for the SAT II: Math Level IICTest-Taking TipsCHAPTER 2 - Course ReviewAlgebraSolid GeometryCoordinate GeometryTrigonometryElementary FunctionsMiscellaneous TopicsSIX PRACTICE EXAMSPractice Test 1 Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersPractice Test 2 Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersPractice Test 3Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersPractice Test 4 Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersPractice Test 5 Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersPractice Test 6 Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersEXCERPTAbout Research & Education AssociationResearch & Education Association (REA) is an organization of educators, scientists, and engineers specializing in various academic fields. 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They are well-known in their respective disciplines and serve on the faculties of prestigious high schools, colleges, and universities throughout the United States and Canada.CHAPTER 1 - ABOUT THE SAT II: MATH LEVEL IIC SUBJECT TEST ABOUT THIS BOOKThis book provides you with an accurate and complete representation of the SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test. Inside you will find a complete course review designed to provide you with the information and strategies needed to do well on the exam, as well as six practice tests based on the actual exam. The practice tests contain every type of question that you can expect to appear on the SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test. Following each test you will find an answer key with detailed explanations designed to help you master the test material.ABOUT THE TESTWho Takes the Test and What Is It Used For? Planning to go to college? Then you should take the SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test in either of these cases:(1) Any of the colleges to which you are applying require the test for admission; OR(2) You wish to demonstrate proficiency in Mathematics.The SAT II: Math Level IIC exam is designed for students who have taken more than three years of college preparatory mathematics (two years of algebra and one year of geometry).Who Administers The Test?The SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test is developed by the College Board and administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS). The test development process involves the assistance of educators throughout the country, and is designed and implemented to ensure that the content and difficulty level of the test are appropriate.When Should the SAT II: Math Level IIC be Taken?If you are applying to a college that requires Subject Test scores as part of the admissions process, you should take the SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test by November or January of your senior year. If your scores are being used only for placement purposes, you may be able to take the test in the spring. For more information, be sure to contact the colleges to which you are applying. When and Where is the Test Given?The SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test is offered six times a year at many locations - mostly high schools - throughout the country. The test is given in October, November, December, January, May, and June.To receive information on upcoming administrations of the exam, consult the publication Taking the SAT II: Subject Tests, which may be obtained from your guidance counselor or by contacting: College Board SAT Program P.O. Box 6200 Princeton, NJ 08541-6200Phone: (609) 771-7600Website: http://www.collegeboard.comIs There a Registration Fee?You must pay a registration fee to take the SAT II: Math Level IIC. Consult the publication Taking the SAT II: Subject Tests for information on the fee structure. Financial assistance may be granted in certain situations. To find out if you qualify and to register for assistance, contact your academic advisor.What Kind of Calculator Can I Use?If at all possible, bring a graphing calculator on test day. The test assumes that most students use a graphing calculator, and having one at your side may give you an edge. Consult official ETS and College Board publications (including Collegeboard.com) for more specifics. No pocket organizers, hand-held minicomputers, paper tape, or noisy calculators may be used. In addition, no calculator requiring an external power source will be allowed, and calculators may not be shared - you must bring your own.Thoroughly acquaint yourself with the operation of your calculator. Your performance could suffer if, say, you spend too much time searching for the correct function, or fail to keep in mind that the test's answer choices are rounded, or forget to switch to the correct calculating mode.HOW TO USE THIS BOOKWhat Do I Study First?Remember that the SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test is designed to test knowledge that has been acquired throughout your education, the key to solid preparation is to thoroughly review the subject matter. Refresh yourself by studying our review material and taking the sample tests provided in this book. Our practice tests will expose you to the types of questions, directions, and format that are characteristic of the SAT II: Math Level IIC Subject Test. To begin your studies, go over our course review and suggestions for test-taking. Then take Practice Test 1, using it as a diagnostic to reveal your area(s) of weakness. Now you'll want to restudy the review material, focusing on your specific problem areas. The course review includes the information you need to know for the exam. Take the remaining practice tests to further test yourself on the material and build your confidence by fully acquainting yourself with the test format.When Should I Start Studying?It is never too early to start studying for the SAT II: Math Level IIC test. The earlier you begin, the more time you will have to sharpen your skills. Do not procrastinate! Cramming is not an effective way to study, since it does not allow you the time needed to learn the test material. The sooner you learn the format of the exam, the more comfortable you will be when you take the exam.FORMAT OF THE SAT II: MATH LEVEL IICThe SAT II: Math Level IIC is a one-hour exam consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions. Each question has five possible answer choices, lettered (A) through (E).What's on the Test?Here's the approximate distribution of topics covered on the exam:Topic / Percentage of Test / Number of QuestionsAlgebra / 18% / 9 questionsGeometry / 20% / 10 questions - Three-dimensional Geometry / 8 % / 4 questions - Coordinate Geometry / 12% / 6 questionsTrigonometry / 20% / 10 questionsFunctions / 24% / 12 questionsStatistics-Probability / 6% / 3 questionsMiscellaneous* / 12% / 6 questi...