SAT TIP: ‘Mean’ Questions on the SAT

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This tip on improving your SAT score was provided by Veritas Prep.

Statistics questions are rare on the SAT, but they do appear a handful of times on any given test. As a result, students looking to score a perfect 2400 need to know at least some basics of statistics to solve these questions in case they come up. While you don’t need to have taken a full course on statistics, you really need to understand three basic concepts: mean, median, and mode. After you learn these definitions, you will need to watch out for how the SAT creates tricky questions based on these concepts. In this article, we will learn more about the arithmetic mean or average and how the SAT might construct a question around this concept.

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