Math and Science Workout for the ACT, 3rd Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101881739

Category: Study Aids

Page: 240

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Ace the Math & Science sections of the ACT with help from The Princeton Review. This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. Are difficulties with geometry or algebraic problem-solving dragging your ACT score down? If so, this is the workbook for you. Designed for students specifically looking to sharpen their quantitative skills, this 3rd edition of The Princeton Review's Math & Science Workout for the ACT provides the review and practice needed for subject mastery. Techniques That Actually Work. • Tried-and-true tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the Math and Science sections of the exam • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically • Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. • Expert review of core Math and Science reasoning concepts • Up-to-date information on the ACT • Guidance on how to plan an effective order of attack on test day Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 3 full-length practice ACT sections (2 for Math, 1 for Science) with detailed answer explanations • Drills and practice questions throughout each chapter • Step-by-step walk-throughs of key Math and Science problems

Math and Science Prep for the SAT & ACT

Author: Princeton Review (Firm)

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0804124558

Category: Study Aids

Page: 366

View: 8706

Presents subject reviews and practice questions with answer explanations for the math and science sections of the ACT exam and the math section of the SAT exam, includes tips on strategies to maximize performance.

Math and Science Workout for the Act

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101881674

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

View: 7055

Math and Science Workout for the ACT, 3rd Edition, helps students master the content and strategies needed to ace the Math and Science portions of the ACT with practice questions based on real exams, targeted advice from expert instructors, numerous drills for each section, and detailed explanations for every drill question.

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0525567534


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English and Reading Workout for the ACT, 3rd Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101882395

Category: Study Aids

Page: 288

View: 8883

Ace the English & Reading sections of the ACT with help from The Princeton Review! This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. Are difficulties with reading comprehension or sentence structure dragging your ACT score down? If so, this is the workbook for you. Designed for students specifically looking to sharpen their verbal skills, this 3rd edition of The Princeton Review's English & Reading Workout for the ACT provides the review and practice needed for verbal mastery. Techniques That Actually Work. • A 4-Step Basic Approach to mastering complex sentence structure and punctuation questions on the English passages • Pacing strategies to help you maximize efficiency and reach your target score • Tips on confronting tricky questions using process of elimination techniques Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. • A comprehensive grammar review to brush up on the basics • An expert subject review of punctuation through more sophisticated English and Reading concepts • Up-to-date information on the ACT Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 7 full-length practice ACT sections (3 for English, 4 for Reading) with detailed answer explanations • Tons of end-of-chapter drills to practice the concepts that you just covered • Step-by-step walk-throughs of key English and Reading practice problems

Barron's ACT Math and Science Workbook

Author: Roselyn Teukolsky

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438009537

Category: Study Aids

Page: 416

View: 8687

The revised third edition of this hands-on workbook presents exercises, math problems, sample science passages, and quizzes with answers and detailed solutions as it takes college-bound students through all the math and science requirements for the ACT test. Separate math chapters provide a complete review of the ACT Math test, including: Pre-algebra, elementary algebra, and intermediate algebra Plane geometry, coordinate geometry, and trigonometry The science sections emphasize the scientific method, the analysis of tables and graphs, and the technique for reading scientific passages. A four-step drill is introduced to help students with ACT Science test questions. This edition reviews the three types of passages covered on the ACT Science test: Data representation passages Research summaries passages Conflicting viewpoints passages Additional features include a glossary of math formulas and science terms as well as test-taking strategies for success. The workbook concludes with a comprehensive math practice test as well as a comprehensive science practice test.


Verblüffende Tricks für blitzschnelles Kopfrechnen und ein phänomenales Zahlengedächtnis

Author: Arthur Benjamin,Michael Shermer

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641148472

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 1403

Zaubern mit Zahlen – wer dieses Buch gelesen hat, muss PISA nicht mehr fürchten Wer glaubt, Mathematik sei eine trockene Angelegenheit und Kopfrechnen eine unnötige Quälerei, der irrt sich gewaltig. Denn nach der Lektüre dieses Buches ist es für jeden ein Leichtes, Rechenoperationen mit vier- und fünfstelligen Zahlen in Sekundenschnelle im Kopf auszuführen. Und was wie Zauberei wirkt, ist letztendlich nichts anderes als mathematische Logik, die jedermann beherrschen kann und die dazu noch richtig Spaß macht. • So wird Kopfrechnen kinderleicht! • Mit zahlreichen Übungen und Lösungen

ACT Elite 36, 2nd Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101882050

Category: Study Aids

Page: 512

View: 9320

YOU NEED A STELLAR ACT SCORE TO PLAY IN THE BIG LEAGUES OF COLLEGE ADMISSIONS. Designed specifically for those who have already mastered the basics of the ACT, The Princeton Review’s ACT Elite 36, 2nd Edition, can help you gain total confidence in your test-taking skills and progress to the highest levels of scoring success. Inside are exclusive tips and strategies for tackling the hardest questions on the ACT. You’ll also find pacing guidelines for test day and challenging practice materials to help get you into top test-taking shape. Features include: Techniques That Actually Work. · Effective strategies to help you beat the test and hit your top score · Specialized tactics to avoid the trick questions that trap most students · Alternative approaches to enable you to handle the toughest questions with confidence Practice That Gets You to Perfection. · Drills and tests with 400+ intensive practice problems (both in the book and online) · Detailed answers and explanations to help you gain total content mastery · Thorough review of all ACT sections: English, Math, Reading, and Science, including helpful instruction for the revised and optional Writing section This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Beyond Sputnik

Author: Homer Alfred Neal,Tobin Smith

Publisher: Kris Nia


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 401

View: 5746

Science and technology are responsible for almost every advance in our modern quality of life. Yet science isn't just about laboratories, telescopes and particle accelerators. Public policy exerts a huge impact on how the scientific community conducts its work. Beyond Sputnik is a comprehensive survey of the field for use as an introductory textbook in courses and a reference guide for legislators, scientists, journalists, and advocates seeking to understand the science policy-making process. Detailed case studies---on topics from cloning and stem cell research to homeland security and science education---offer readers the opportunity to study real instances of policymaking at work. Authors and experts Homer A. Neal, Tobin L. Smith, and Jennifer B. McCormick propose practical ways to implement sound public policy in science and technology and highlight how these policies will guide the results of scientific discovery for years to come. Homer A. Neal is the Samuel A. Goudsmit Distinguished University Professor of Physics, Interim President Emeritus, and Vice President for Research Emeritus at the University of Michigan, and is a former member of the U.S. National Science Board. Tobin L. Smith is Associate Vice President for Federal Relations at the Association of American Universities. He was formerly Assistant Director of the University of Michigan and MIT Washington, DC, offices. Jennifer B. McCormick is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Ethics in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Mayo College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, and is the Associate Director of the Research Ethics Resource, part of the Mayo Clinic's NIH Clinical Translational Science Award research programs. GO BEYOND SPUTNIK ONLINE--Visit for the latest news, teaching resources, learning guides, and internship opportunities in the 21st-Century field of science policy. "Beyond Sputnik is a readable, concise, yet remarkably comprehensive introduction to contemporary science policy. It is devoid of 'wonkishness' yet serves the needs of policymakers and students alike. Because science and technology policy is of central importance in the twenty-first century this accessible volume is a godsend." ---Charles M. Vest, President of the National Academy of Engineering and Vice Chair of the National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering "This highly researched book is a treasure trove for anyone concerned with science policy relating to such challenges as providing energy, preserving the environment, assuring healthcare, creating jobs, and more." ---Norman Augustine, retired Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation and recipient of the 2008 Vannevar Bush Award from the National Science Board "Science policy is a subject of growing importance in the United States, yet there has long been a vacuum among textbooks in the field. Beyond Sputnik fills it splendidly and will be greeted with enthusiasm by students and faculty alike. Even those who have practiced the art for years will learn from it." ---Albert Teich, Director of Science and Policy Programs at the American Association for the Advancement of Science "Homer A. Neal, Tobin L. Smith, and Jennifer B. McCormick have written a landmark work calling for a national effort to restore our nation's power in the fields of science, energy, and education, as we did in the remarkable year following Sputnik. The next preident should read Beyond Sputnik and accept this call to action as did President Eisenhower." ---Ambassador David M. Abshire, President of the Center for the Study of the Presidency, Cofounder and Vice Chairman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and President of the Richard Lounsbery Foundation "At last we have a text that tells the story from where A. Hunter Dupree left off; an excellent core text for courses in science and technology policy, DC policymakers, and anyone who need

Das Spiel des Engels


Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104000913

Category: Fiction

Page: 720

View: 6510

Ein Labyrinth voller Geheimnisse Barcelona in den turbulenten Jahren vor dem Bürgerkrieg: Der junge David Martín fristet sein Leben als Autor von Schauergeschichten. Als ernsthafter Schriftsteller verkannt, von einer tödlichen Krankheit bedroht und um die Liebe seines Lebens betrogen, scheinen seine großen Erwartungen sich in nichts aufzulösen. Doch einer glaubt an sein Talent: Der mysteriöse Verleger Andreas Corelli macht ihm ein Angebot, das Verheißung und Versuchung zugleich ist. David kann nicht widerstehen und ahnt nicht, in wessen Bann er gerät – und in welchen Strudel furchterregender Ereignisse ... Mit unwiderstehlicher erzählerischer Kraft lockt uns Carlos Ruiz Zafón wieder auf den Friedhof der Vergessenen Bücher: mitten hinein in einen Kosmos voller Spannung und Fantastik, Freundschaft und Liebe, Schrecken und Intrige. In eine Welt, die vom diabolischen Wunsch nach ewiger Schönheit regiert wird.

Das Denken von Kindern

Author: Robert S. Siegler

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3486806424

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

View: 2550

Bis in die jüngste Vergangenheit blieb uns der Zugang zu vielen der interessanten Aspekte des Denkens von Kindern verwehrt. Philosophen haben sich Jahrhunderte lang darum gestritten, ob Säuglinge die Welt als "strahlendes und dröhnendes Durcheinander" sehen oder ganz ähnlich wie ältere Kinder und Erwachsene. Erst mit der Entwicklung aufschlußreicher experimenteller Methoden in den vergangenen Jahren wurde die Antwort deutlich. Sogar Neugeborene sehen bestimmte Aspekte der Welt recht klar und mit 6 Monaten ähnelt die Wahrnehmung von Säuglingen der von Erwachsenen. Dies und andere Erkenntnisse über das Denken von Kindern sind Gegenstand dieses Buches.

McGraw-Hill Education Conquering the ACT Math and Science, Third Edition

Author: Steven W. Dulan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259837114

Category: Study Aids

Page: N.A

View: 5102

A comprehensive tool to help boost your score on the Math and Science portions of the ACT If you’re one of the more than 1.8 million high school students who take the ACT every year and want to boost your Math and Science score, than this is the ideal study resource for you! McGraw-Hill Education’s Conquering ACT Math and Science is the most complete, in-depth review guide available for all of the math and science topics tested on the ACT. The author, an expert ACT instructor, is founder and president of Advantage Education, Inc.—one of America’s most respected providers of school-based test-prep classes. He has prepared thousands of students over the course of 20+ years resulting in strategies that work and are field tested. Score-raising features include: • 4 practice ACT math tests • 2 practice ACT science tests • A diagnostic test for each section to help you assess your strengths and weaknesses • Hundreds of sample questions just like those on the real test with worked-out solutions to every question • Specific arithmetic, algebra, and geometry problem-solving skills carefully explained and demonstrated with numerous examples • Test-smart strategies for answering every math and science question type • Full coverage of ACT multiple-choice and constructed-response math problems. • Valuable tips for using your calculator • Hundreds of questions for test-takers who want to maximize their score on the math and science section • Companion Online Practice Plus website offers additional ACT practice and test information

Geschichte der Universität in Europa

Author: Walter Rüegg,Asa Briggs

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406369537

Category: Education, Higher

Page: 542

View: 6138

Dieses auf vier Bände angelegte Werk ist eine Geschichte der "Institution Universität" in Europa von ihrer Entstehung im Mittelalter bis in die heutige Zeit und zugleich eine vergleichende Geschichte der europäischen Universitäten sowie der außereuropäischen Universitäten, die nach europäischem Muster gegründet worden sind. Es wird auf Initiative der europäischen Rektorenkonferenz (CRE), der über 500 wissenschaftliche Hochschulen in 27 europäischen Staaten angehören, von einem internationalen Komitee namhafter Wissenschaftler unter dem Vorsitz von Walter Rüegg (Schweiz) herausgegeben. Absicht dieses Gemeinschaftswerkes ist es, die gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen und Aufgaben, die Merkmale geistiger und institutioneller Identität, die Strukturen, Gestaltungen und Hauptprobleme der europäischen Universitäten in ihren geschichtlichen Grundlagen und Veränderungen, aber auch in ihren regionalen Unterschieden, auf dem heutigen Forschungsstand vergleichend und zusammenfassend darzustellen.