# PSAT/NMSQT For Dummies, 1st Edition

• ISBN-10: 1118424344
• ISBN-13: 9781118424346
• DDC: 378.1662
• 312 Pages | eBook
• Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
• This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

### Overview

PSAT/NMSQT For Dummies offers test-takers the information they need to prepare for these exams and features: Four full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations; Review of foundational concepts for every section, from identifying root words and correctly using commas, to solving math word problems and using the quadratic formula; Complete explanations of every question type; Practice problems for each of the tests three sections.

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Dedication.
Author's Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
1: Introduction.
2: Soaring Over the PSAT/NMSQT.
3: Introducing the Exam.
4: Getting Practical: PSAT/NMSQT Logistics.
5: Word Up!: The Critical Reading and Writing Sections.
6: Blanking out on the PSAT: Sentence Completions.
7: Exploring the Secret Passage: Reading Comprehension Questions.
8: As Easy as ABC and D and E: Writing.
9: Assembling a Math Tool Kit.
10: When 2 + 4 = 1 Great Score: Preparing for PSAT Math.
11: Counting Down and Adding Up: Numbers and Operations.
12: Mastering the X Factor: Algebra and Functions.
13: Getting in Shape for Geometry Questions.
14: Against all Odds: Probability and Statistics.
15: Practice Makes Perfect Practice Exams.
16: Practice Test 1.
17: Practice Test 1: Answers and Explanations.
18: Practice Test 2.
19: Practice Test 2: Answers and Explanations.
20: Practice Test 3.
21: Practice Test 3: Answers and Explanations.
22: Practice Test 4.
23: Practice Test 4: Answers and Explanations.
24: The Part of Tens.
25: Ten Ways to Improve Your Test-Taking Skills.
26: Ten Mistakes to Avoid on the PSAT/NMSQT.
Scoring the Exams.
Index.