60 questions
60 minutes
Multiple Choice
Four scores are reported for the ACT mathematics test:
Total test score based on all 60 questions
Subscore in Pre-Algebra & Elementary Algebra
Subscore in Intermediate Algebra & Coordinate Geometry
Subscore in Plane Geometry & Trigonometry
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Basic operations using whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and integers
place value
square roots and approximations
the concept of exponents
scientific notation
factors
ratio, proportion, and percent
linear equations in one variable
absolute value and ordering numbers by value
elementary counting techniques and simple probability
data collection, representation, and interpretation
understanding simple descriptive statistics
properties of exponents and square roots
evaluation of algebraic expressions through substitution
using variables to express functional relationships
understanding algebraic operations
solving quadratic equations by factoring.
understanding the quadratic formula
rational and radical expressions
absolute value equations & inequalities
sequences and patterns
systems of equations
quadratic inequalities
functions
modeling
matrices
roots of polynomials
complex numbers
relations between equations and graphs, including points, lines, polynomials, circles, and other curves
graphing inequalities
slope
parallel and perpendicular lines
distance
midpoints
conics
Properties and relations of plane figures, including angles and relations among perpendicular and parallel lines
properties of circles, triangles, rectangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids
transformations
the concept of proof and proof techniques
volume
applications of geometry to three dimensions.
understanding trigonometric relations in right triangles
values and properties of trigonometric functions
graphing trigonometric functions
modeling using trigonometric functions
use of trigonometric identities
solving trigonometric equations