Mathematics on SAT II

Mathematics on SAT II

Mathematics is the major subject which we study in schools and colleges. This subject provides students a highly effective set of concepts pertaining to our day-to-day lives. These concepts include sensible thinking, problem solving capabilities and capacity to think in technical ways.

By studying mathematics, we develop analytical skills and pay attention to all assumption involved in given problem or a situation. That is the reason most schools, colleges and universities check students basic knowledge of mathematics through an entrance test.

THE COLLEGE BOARD offers two mathematics SAT subject tests, Mathematics Level 1 (Math 1) and Mathematics Level 2 (Math 2) both are 50 questions multiple choice test to be done in 60 minutes.

Mathematics Level 1:

Assesses knowledge of mathematics students gained from previous courses, If you are good at these courses, taking the test can support you to get good grades and which helps to get admission into good colleges/universities to build your career in the field such as Science, Engineering, Medicine, Economics etc.

SAT subject test math 1 covers Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics and Probability.

Mathematics Level 2:

Mathematics Level 2 test covers the same concepts as Level 1 with an addition of trigonometry and pre-calculus and more advanced geometry topics like coordinate and three-dimensional geometry. Taking this test gives you an opportunity to highlight your abilities and showcase your interest in high level mathematics

Topics and approximate number of questions 

Sl.No Topics % of Test Approximate number of questions
1 Number and Operations 10-14% 5-7
2 Algebra and Functions 48-52% 24-26
3 Geometry, Trigonometry and Measurement 28-32% 14-16
4 Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability 8-12% 4-6

 

Source:  SAT/ACT prep online guides and Tips

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