Join Vince Kotchian for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding numbers technique, part of SAT Prep: Getting Started.
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- Sometimes SAT math problems can be made…a lot more concrete and easier to solve…if numbers are added to them,…even if they don't have variables in the choices.…In this video I'll walk you through an example…of my adding numbers technique.…So let's take a look at this problem here.…So Circle A has a diameter that is six times…the diameter of circle B.…What is the ratio of the area of circle A…to the area of circle B?…Alright, so not very concrete.…
All we really know about these circles…is that one of them has a diameter…that's six times the diameter of the other one,…but we can make this a little bit more concrete…if we pretend, or make up numbers…for the diameters of the circles.…So I'm gonna draw a couple of circles here.…And I'll label them circle A…and circle B.…Okay, so now let's pretend we know the diameters,…so I'll draw the diameters of the two circles…and I will say that circle A has a diameter…of 12…and circle B has a diameter of 2.…
Makes sense because circle A have a diameter…that is six times the diameter of circle B.…
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- Answering grammar questions
- Learning SAT math techniques
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