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SAT Study Material


SAT Syllabus

The Scholastic Assessment Test exam syllabus is divided into 2 broad categories:

  • Evidence Based Reading & Writing and
  • Maths

There is a SAT essay section which is completely optional for candidates. However, some universities prefer the students to attempt the essay as well.

The Scholastic Assessment Test exam has a time limit of 3 hours and 50 Mins with extra time allotted for essays. The total score is 1600.

SAT Reading Section:

  • Reading Comprehension – 25 mins
  • Sentence Completions – 25 mins
  • Paragraph – Length Critical Reading – 20 mins

SAT Writing Section:

  • Essay Section – 25 mins
  • Multiple Choice Sections-25 mins and 10 mins

SAT Maths Section:

  • Algebra and Functions – 25 mins
  • Geometry Statistics – 20 mins
  • Probability and Data Analysis – 20 mins

SAT Maths syllabus consists of topics like algebra, problem solving data, data analysis and advanced maths.

  • Algebra
  • Problem Solving and Data Analysis
  • Passport to Advanced Maths
  • Additional Topics
  • Cross Test Scores

Algebra: This Maths Algebra section contains 19 questions.

Problem Solving and Data Analysis: This maths section involves 17 questions on Problem-solving and Data Analysis.

Passport to Advanced Maths: This section has 16 questions and it comprises:

  • Identifying and creating algebraic expression
  • Analyzing and solving quadratic and nonlinear equations
  • Using graphical exponential, quadratic and other nonlinear equations

Additional Topics: This section contains 6 questions from topics like triangle, circle, polygon, and more.

  • Solving problems of area and volume of figures.
  • theorems related problems from
  • sums from right triangles, the unit circle, and trigonometric functions.

Questions from Cross-Test Scores: It is a Non calculator section .It contains:

  • 8 questions for analysis in Science
  • 8 questions for analysis in History/Social Studies

The maths test has 2 parts- with calculator test and without calculator test.

The maths test with a calculator includes 38 questions with a time frame of 55 mins. Maths test without a calculator has 20 questions to be answered in 25 mins.