## SAT Topics and Lessons

The SAT has four sections: Reading Comprehension, Writing & Language, Math (No Calculator), and Math (Calculator). The test scores are broken into two main topics English, made up of the Reading Comprehension and Writing & Language sections, and Math, made up of the Math (No Calculator) and Math (Calculator) sections.

Below are the topics that we cover in our Online SAT Course.

### SAT Math Topics

#### Solving Equations

- Common Math Tricks
- Solving Equations
- Solving Quadratic Equations
- Solving for a Variable in Terms of Another
- Dividing Polynomials

#### Systems of Equations

- Solving a System of Equations Graphically
- Substitution
- Elimination
- Infinite Solutions and No Solution
- Setting Up a System of Equations

#### Rates & Linear Functions

#### Geometry

#### Data Analysis

#### Advanced Math

- Parabolas
- Equating Coefficients
- Exponent Rules
- Solving Complex Proportions
- Trigonometry
- Imaginary Numbers

### SAT Reading Topics

- Main Idea
- Detail
- Inference
- Command of Evidence
- Author’s Intention & Technique
- Author’s Tone & Attitude
- Word in Context

### SAT Writing & Language Topics

## Old SAT Topics and Lessons

Below are the topics are for the old SAT. The old SAT, up to 2016, was made up of three different scores: Reading, Writing and Math. The writing sections included an essay. The current SAT has an optional essay.

After you finish the lessons below, try our Practice SATs

### Critical Reading

- SAT Vocabulary Flashcards & Quizzes
- Sentence Completions: General Strategy
- Sentence Completions: Answer Elimination
- Sentence Completions: Key Words
- Short Passages Strategy
- Long Passages Strategy
- Common Terms in Passage Questions

### Math

Math Tricks

- Pick Numbers for Fraction or Ratio Questions
- Pick Numbers for Percent Questions
- Pick Numbers for Formula Questions
- Pick Numbers for Algebra Questions
- Pick Numbers for Angle Questions
- Use the Answer Choices
- Add Equations

Numbers & Operations

- Numbers
- Factors & Multiples
- Remainders
- Sequences
- Sets
- Simplifying Numeric Expressions
- Ratios & Proportions
- Percents

Algebra

- Evaluating Expressions
- Simplifying Expressions
- FOIL
- Factoring out the GCF
- Solving Inequalities
- Solving Absolute Value Problems
- Adding Equations
- Factoring Quadratics
- Difference of Perfect Squares
- Pick Numbers to Simplify Algebraic Expressions
- Solving for a Variable in Terms of Another

Advanced Algebra

Triangles

- Sum of the Angles in a Triangle
- Angle-Side-Inequality
- Side-Length-Inequality
- Exterior Angle of a Triangle
- Isosceles Triangles
- Similar Triangles
- Pythagorean Theorem
- Pythagorean Triplets
- Special Right Triangles
- Equilateral Triangles

Geometry

- Parallel Lines cut by a Transversal
- Sum of Exterior Angles (Convex Polygons)
- Quadrilaterals
- Circles
- Linear Graphs and Equations
- Slope (Coordinate Plane)
- Parallel and Perpendicular Lines (Coordinate Plane)
- Distance Between 2 Points on the Coordinate Plane

Data, Statistics, & Probability

### Writing