## Important Math Formulas on the ACT

You won’t see a formula sheet on the ACT Math section, so there are a few math formulas you need to memorize and recall when you take the ACT test.

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# ACT Math

## Important Math Formulas on the ACT

## Key ACT/SAT Math Section Strategy: Problem Recognition

## Math Formulas on the ACT Math Section

## ACT (or SAT) Math Vocabulary Terms to Know

## Strategies for the ACT Math Section

## See Math Like a Mathematician

## What Calculator To Use on the ACT

You won’t see a formula sheet on the ACT Math section, so there are a few math formulas you need to memorize and recall when you take the ACT test.

In our past Math section strategy posts, we’ve talked about the importance of recognizing what kind of math problem you’re looking at in order to recall how to solve it. It’s step one in solving any Math question on the SAT or ACT: you have to figure out what kind of math problem you’re staring …

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The ACT does not provide a formula sheet for the Math section, so you’ll need to know a few key formulas by heart. We’ve put together a one-page, downloadable study guide to math formulas on the ACT below.

You will find some math vocabulary on the SAT and ACT: words that may sound familiar and whose meaning may be the key to finding the correct answer. You’ll want to familiarize yourself with them in order to do your best on the math section of either of these tests! The list of terms below covers the main math vocabulary terms you should know for the ACT or SAT:

The ACT Math test is a marathon: you will have 60 minutes to answer 60 multiple-choice questions. In order to prepare for the race, you’ll want a thorough knowledge of the content of the test and to train yourself in timing and problem-solving strategies.

We’re firm believers that everyone learns well visually, which is why we include professionally-animated explanations in our ACT/SAT prep course. We’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite websites and books for visualizing math, below:

We highly recommend that you do use a calculator on the ACT test. When used correctly, it can help you solve problems more quickly and bolster your confidence in your answers. Read about our recommended calculators for the ACT: