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Introduction | |

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Important Facts About the PSAT | |

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The I nside Track on How PSAT Questions Are Developed and How They Vary from Test to Test | |

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What Are Critical-Thinking Skills? | |

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Strategies for Women | |

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Multi -Level Approaches to the Solution of Problems | |

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A Four-Hour Study Program for the PSAT | |

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Long er-Range Study Program and Helpful Steps for Using This Book | |

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Format of the PSAT | |

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Do You Have A Good Chance Of Winning A National Merit Scholarship? | |

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Critical Reading | |

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Math | |

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Writing Skills | |

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Answers | |

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Scoring | |

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Explanatory Answers for the National Merit Scholarship | |

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Diagnostic Test | |

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The 101 Most Important Math Questions | |

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YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW TO SOLVE 13 | |

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101 Math Questions Answer Sheet | |

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101 Math Questions Test | |

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101 Math Questions: Answers, Diagnosis, Solutions, Generalizations, Rules | |

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101 Math Questions: Answers | |

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Basic Skills Math Diagnosis | |

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Solutions, Generalizations, Rules | |

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Strategy Section 41 | |

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5 General Strategies | |

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32 Easy-to-Learn Strategies | |

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How to Learn the Strategies | |

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Important Note on the Allowed Use of Calculators on the PSAT | |

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Important Note on Math Questions on the PSAT | |

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The Grid-Type Math Question | |

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Practice with Grids | |

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Answers | |

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Use of a Calculator in the Grid-Type Question | |

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19 Math Strategies | |

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Critical Reading Strategies | |

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4 Sentence Completion Strategies | |

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Introduction to Passage Reading | |

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Summary | |

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6 Reading Comprehension Strategies | |

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3 Vocabulary Strategies | |

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Hot Prefixes and Roots | |

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Words Commonly Mistaken for Each Other | |

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The Most Important/Frequently Used PSAT Words and | |

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Their Opposites | |

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Mini-Math Refresher 119 | |

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Algebra and Arithmetic | |

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Geometry | |

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Complete Psat Math Refresher 129 | |

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Session 1-Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Deviations, Ratios and Proportions, Variations, and Comparison of Fractions | |

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Fractions, Decimals, Percentages | |

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Deviations | |

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Ratios and Proportions | |

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Variations | |

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Comparison of Fractions | |

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Practice Test 1 | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 1 | |

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Answers and Solutions for Practice Test 1 | |

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Session 2-Rate Problems | |

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Word Problem Setup | |

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Distance and Time | |

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Work | |

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Mixture | |

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Cost | |

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Practice Test 2 | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 2 | |

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Answers and Solutions for Practice Test 2 | |

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Session 3-Area, Perimeter, and Volume Problems | |

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Area, Perimeter, and Volume | |

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Practice Test 3 | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 3 | |

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Answers and Solutions for Practice Test 3 | |

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Session 4-Algebra Problems | |

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Algebraic Properties | |

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Fundamental Laws of Our Number System | |

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Algebraic Expressions | |

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Equations | |

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Algebra of Graphs | |

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Inequalities | |

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Exponents and Roots | |

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Practice Test 4 | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 4 | |

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Answers and Solutions for Practice Test 4 | |

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Session 5-Geometry Problems | |

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Basic Definitions | |

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Triangles | |

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Properties of Triangles | |

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Four-Sided Figures | |

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Many-Sided Figures | |

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Circles | |

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Practice Test 5 | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 5 | |

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Answers and Solutions for Practice Test 5 | |

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Session 6-Miscellaneous Problems | |

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Averages, Medians, and Modes | |

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Properties of Integers | |

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Approximations | |

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Combinations | |

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Probability | |

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The Absolute Value Sign | |

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Functions | |

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Practice Test 6 | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 6 | |

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Answers and Solutions for Practice Test 6 | |

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Session 7-Tables, Charts, and Graphs | |

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Charts and Graphs | |

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Tables and Charts | |

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Graphs | |

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Bar Graphs | |

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Circle Graphs | |

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Line Graphs | |

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Practice Test 7 and Solutions | |

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Session 8-Modern Math | |

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Sets | |

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Relations | |

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Solution Sets | |

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Axioms | |

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Closed Sets | |

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Mathematical Symbols | |

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Practice Test 8 and Solutions | |

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The Psat Writing Skills Test 303 | |

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Types of Questions on the PSAT Writing Test | |

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Identifying Errors | |

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Sample Questions with Answers | |

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Improving Sentences | |

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Sample Questions with Answers | |

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Explanatory Answers | |

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Improving Paragraphs | |

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Sentence Order | |

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Diction | |

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Sentence Relationship | |

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Irrelevancy | |

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Economy | |

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Clarity | |

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Paragraphing | |

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A Brief Review Of English Grammar 321 | |

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Frequent Grammatical Problems | |

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Correct Usage: Choosing the Right Word | |

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Three Psat Practice Tests 335 | |

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Five Important Reasons for Taking These Practice Tests | |

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10 Tips for Taking the Practice Tests | |

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Answer Sheet for Practice Test 1 | |

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PSAT Practice Test 1 | |

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How Did You Do on This Test? | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 1 | |

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PSAT Score Conversion Table | |

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PSAT/NMSQT Percentiles and Mean Scores | |

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National Merit Scholarship Selection Index Percentiles and Mean Score | |

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Explanatory Answers for PSAT Practice Test 1 | |

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What You Must Do Now to Raise Your PSAT Score | |

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Answer Sheet for Practice Test 2 | |

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PSAT Practice Test 2 | |

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How Did You Do on This Test? | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 2 | |

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PSAT Score Conversion Table | |

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PSAT/NMSQT Percentiles and Mean Scores | |

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National Merit Scholarship Selection Index Percentiles and Mean Score | |

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Explanatory Answers for PSAT Practice Test 2 | |

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What You Must Do Now to Raise Your PSAT Score | |

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Answer Sheet for Practice Test 3 | |

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PSAT Practice Test 3 | |

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How Did You Do on This Test? | |

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Answer Key for Practice Test 3 | |

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PSAT Score Conversion Table | |

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PSAT/NMSQT Percentiles and Mean Scores | |

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National Merit Scholarship Selection Index Percentiles and Mean Score | |

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Explanatory Answers for PSAT Practice Test 3 | |

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What You Must Do Now to Raise Your PSAT Score | |