## Easy Test-Taking Tips: Know Your SOH CAH TOA for the Math Section of the ACT!
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Most junior class math students in America know what SOH CAH TOA stands for: The Sine (of an angle) = the Opposite divided by the Hypotenuse. The Cosine (of an angle) = the Adjacent divided by the Hypotenuse. The Tangent (of an angle) = the Opposite divided by the Adjacent. They also know these trigonometry rules apply to right triangles only and not non-right triangles. (See the diagram above) If they are solid with these rules or just need to brush up on their skills, good

## 26 Need to Know Math Concepts for the ACT

The ACT math section isn't so much hard as it is tricky. Unlike school where you spend a few weeks working on a unit and then take a test on it, the ACT math test covers material that goes back as far as middle school for some students. One of the first steps in getting a great math score is mastering these 26 key concepts. Sum: Addition Difference: Subtraction Product: Multiplication Quotient: Division Order of Operations / PEMDAS: Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication/Div