# SAT Prep Questions

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**Grid-in Question- Math: **

A circle is divided into two regions, each of which is to receive a distinct color. If there are 5 colors to choose from, in how many ways can this be done?

**Sentence Correction- Writing:**

Find the error in the sentence below. Note that each capital letter in parentheses refers to a potential error in the word immediately following it.

After comparing a Beatles album (A)and a Rolling Stones album, Lisa (B)determined that the (C)former was the (D)most pleasing. (E) No error

**Multiple Choice- Math:**

The sum of the consecutive integers from -20 to n is 66. What is n?

A) 20 B) 21 C) 22 D)23 E) 24

Past Problems

**Sentence Completion- Critical Reading: **

The high school senior approached the upcoming dance with great _______, for she yearned to don the dress she impulsively purchased five months ago.

A) Consternation B) Asperity C) Tenacity D) Alacrity E) Indifference

**Sentence Correction- Writing:**

Find the error in the sentence below. Note that each capital letter in parentheses refers to a potential error in the word immediately following it.

(A)After the school board approved a proposal to (B)lengthen the school day, (C)they received a dissonant response (D)from the community. (E) No error

**Multiple Choice- Math:**

Given that x^{2}+y^{2}=11 and xy=3, what is the value of (x+y)^{2}?

A) 5 B) 8 C) 16 D) 17 E) 20

**Multiple Choice Question- Math:**

1. When an integer *k *is divided by 7, the remainder is 4. What is the remainder when* k ^{2} + 3 *is divided by 7?

A) 2

B) 3

C) 5

D) 6

**Free Response Question- Math:**

When Mary drives to work, she travels at a speed of 45 miles per hour and reaches her office in 15 minutes. On the same route home from work, she travels at a speed of 35 miles per hour. How many **hours** does her **total **trip take?

**Sentence Correction- Writing:**

1. Identify the answer choice that provides the best revision of the following sentence:

Practicing tirelessly for the past few hours, it was time for Mary to take a break.

A) Practicing tirelessly for the past few hours, it was time for Mary to take a break.

B) Practicing tirelessly for the past few hours, a break was thought to be necessary by Mary.

C) A tireless practice completed by Mary made a break necessary.

D) Practicing tirelessly for the past few hours, Mary decided it was time to take a break.

E) Mary took a break due to practicing tirelessly.