SAT Flashcards

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SAT prep is now easier than ever! Brainscape will help you quickly absorb thousands of flashcards covering vocabulary, math, and reading.

Rather than bumble your way through SAT prep and hope for the best, Brainscape’s flashcards can help you study in a hyper-efficient, focussed, and convenient manner, so that every hour you invest translates into higher SAT scores.

Through our engaging and adaptive learning platform, Brainscape can help you efficiently absorb hundreds of flashcards covering vocabulary, math, and reading, whether you’re preparing for the ACT or SAT. And you can start studying for FREE right now!

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Our flashcards are designed in accordance with key cognitive learning principles to help you master the content you need to know in order to do exceedingly well on the final exams, with prodigious efficiency and convenience. Instantly accessible via the Brainscape web or mobile app, you can transform any humble snatch of idle time into a profitable study session, making swift progress through new concepts, while also constantly refreshing the concepts you learned the previous days and weeks.

Even if you already have an SAT tutor, Brainscape’s flashcards are an excellent supplementary study tool that will help you master the facts quicker and remember them for longer, too. There is simply no more effective way to improve your exam results!

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Our "secret sauce" is a learning algorithm that delivers information to your brain in a way that optimizes its ability to retain that information. And it’s the spaced repetition of SAT content at precisely the right interval for YOUR brain that makes Brainscape so effective for remembering the facts.

With Brainscape’s SAT prep course, you will: - Get 44 decks, totaling thousands of flashcards. - Use a scientifically-optimized algorithm that will accelerate your learning and cut down your study time dramatically. - Raise your score with great content developed by top folks from Princeton Review, Kaplan, and First Class Tutoring. - Focus on nearly 1,000 SAT vocabulary words that are most frequently tested. - Accelerate your learning using an adaptive spaced repetition study system. - Cement new vocabulary in your brain using sample sentences, synonyms, pronunciation guidance, and reverse cards, in addition to clear definitions. - Build your more general language skills with 300+ "word elements" (prefixes, suffixes, and roots). - Receive the help you need to ace the reading, writing, and basic arithmetic covered on the exam.

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SAT Vocabulary

Improving your vocab for the SAT (and beyond) is easier than you think! Let Brainscape drill and help you quickly absorb 500 challenging words and 300+ English "word elements."

Advanced Vocab Words - Set 1
Learn to understand and effectively use 100 advanced vocabulary words. Improve your test scores, or simply be more articulate in your daily life. Each word is used in context in a sample sentence and includes synonyms and a pronunciation guide.
200  cards
Advanced Vocab Words - Set 2
Learn to understand and effectively use 100 advanced vocabulary words. Improve your test scores, or simply be more articulate in your daily life. Each word is used in context in a sample sentence and includes synonyms and a pronunciation guide.
200  cards
Advanced Vocab Words - Set 3
Learn to understand and effectively use 100 advanced vocabulary words. Improve your test scores, or simply be more articulate in your daily life. Each word is used in context in a sample sentence and includes synonyms and a pronunciation guide.
200  cards
Advanced Vocab Words - Set 4
Learn to understand and effectively use 100 advanced vocabulary words. Improve your test scores, or simply be more articulate in your daily life. Each word is used in context in a sample sentence and includes synonyms and a pronunciation guide.
200  cards
Advanced Vocab Words - Set 5
Learn to understand and effectively use 100 advanced vocabulary words. Improve your test scores, or simply be more articulate in your daily life. Each word is used in context in a sample sentence and includes synonyms and a pronunciation guide.
200  cards
English Word Elements
Learn 100 useful words to help you become more articulate. Half of these flashcards show you a common English vocabulary word and ask you for its definition, while the other half show you a definition and ask you which word it describes. Cards are appended with sample sentences and synonyms.
304  cards
SAT Writing

Over 500 flashcards to help you learn the most essential strategies for nailing the SAT Writing section.

Sentence Improvement
Build your knowledge of common errors so you can confidently identify and solve them. This deck takes the mystery and guesswork out of the sentence improvement process.
90  cards
Sentence Correction
Reinforce knowledge of the common errors on sentence correction. This deck provides a roadmap to navigating the way to a confident score.
102  cards
Paragraph Improvement
This deck provides orientation and intruction for doing the paragraph improvement section of SAT writing. This section will give you what you need to get all of these questions.
31  cards
Irregular Verbs, Wrong Words, and Flags
Gain direct knowledge of verb forms, wrong word pairs and test hints. These cards enable you to recognize errors quickly and confidently during your initial scan of each sentence.
90  cards
SAT Verb-Preposition Idioms
Learn information supporting direct knowledge of commonly tested idioms. These flashcards provide essential knowledge to conquering the harder parts of sentence correction. Bilingual students and those aiming for 700+ score especially need this deck.
62  cards
Multiple Choice Practice
Learn step by step processes for solving both sentence improvement and sentence correction questions on the multiple choice writing test. This deck provides over 40 sample questions of varying difficulty.
64  cards
SAT Essay: Overview & Strategy
Familiarize yourself with the goals and general strategy for success on the SAT essay. This deck provides a blueprint to understanding the writing goal and assessing your skills and weaknesses as you approach preparing for the writing sample.
35  cards
Planning the Essay
Develop an effective process for planning the SAT Essay. This deck will streamline your way to a well organized essay.
55  cards
Composing the SAT Essay
Develop an effective approach to writing a successful SAT essay. This deck offers templates and step by step composition advice.
57  cards
SAT Reading

Hundreds of flashcards to help you learn the most essential strategies for nailing the SAT Reading section.

Reading Facts and Strategies
This deck answers basic questions about the Critical Reading sections of the SAT. It also makes suggestions on how to approach your high school coursework in a way that builds the skills you need to succeed in these sections of the exam. This deck works best in "browse" mode. Do it at least once in that mode.
15  cards
Sentence Completion Process
This deck presents the best approach to sentence completion in order to maximize your potential score. It develops a methodical approach that improves time management in the section and minimizes penalty points. On the first time through, "Browse" mode is highly recommended for this deck.
28  cards
Context Sentence Reading
This deck improves the ability to recognize meaning through context. This is the essential skill to doing well on the sentence completion portion of Critical Reading.
203  cards
Sentence Completion Practice
This deck builds the habit of good process and reinforces core vocabulary knowledge. Several passes with this deck and your errors on sentence completion should diminish toward zero. This first completion practice deck is a little easier than the second.
150  cards
Sentence Completion Practice II
This deck builds the habit of good process and reinforces core vocabulary knowledge. Several passes with this deck and your errors on sentence completion should diminish toward zero. This deck has tougher sentences than those in the first sentence completion deck.
150  cards
Word Rooting Skill Builder
This deck supports knowledge of the roots associated with high-frequency SAT vocabulary words and builds the skill to decipher unfamiliar words using this core knowledge.
200  cards
Prefixes and Suffixes
This deck reviews prefixes and select suffixes that affect meaning. Students who begin fluency in another language may particularly benefit from this list.
69  cards
False Roots
This deck sets aside a list of words where rooting really shouldn't be used in the selection process. They represent the "trap" words in SAT vocabulary. Study these words carefully and remember that rooting them can lead to wrong conclusions for most of them.
50  cards
Direct Vocab 1
These next ten decks are designed to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading.
101  cards
Direct Vocab 2
This second Direct Vocab deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading.
100  cards
Direct Vocab 3
The third Direct Vocab deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading.
102  cards
Direct Vocab 4
This deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading.
100  cards
Direct Vocab 5
This deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading.
100  cards
Direct Vocab 6
This deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading.
100  cards
Direct Vocab 7
This deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading.
102  cards
Direct Vocab 8
This deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading. Remember that 75% to 80% mastery of this content usually completely eliminates errors on this section of the test.
100  cards
Direct Vocab 9
This deck continues to verify vocabulary knowledge. This level of knowledge is most helpful in confident elimination during sentence completion processes. It should also improve comprehension during passage reading. Remember that 75% to 80% mastery of this content usually completely eliminates errors on this section of the test.
100  cards
Direct Vocab 10
Congratulations if you did these Direct Vocab decks in order. At this level of knowledge, you should be efficient, confident, and able to get every vocabulary question on the SAT.
100  cards
Passage Reading Facts
This deck introduces you to SAT Reading passages and their questions. It aims to raise awareness about the topics, styles, and purposes of the reading material on the test. On the first time through, use "browse" mode for this deck.
26  cards
Passage Reading Process
This deck presents the best process for handling each type of passage on the SAT Critical Reading test. It demonstrates a method for solving each of the common question types. It explains how to identify the kinds of answers designed to distract you while solving the questions. On the first time through this deck, use "browse" mode.
65  cards
Tone and Inference Skill Builder
This deck serves to enhance knowledge and understanding of the range of tone and inference questions within the SAT passage reading sections. This deck will increase awareness and sensitivity in the recognition of both, and improve precision at identifying them when they appear during the test.
51  cards
Tone Vocabulary List
This deck builds knowledge of the words that can describe a writer's tone. It is essential knowledge for handling tone questions on passage reading.
50  cards
SAT Math Fundamentals

Over 450 flashcards to help you learn the most essential arithmetic strategies for nailing the SAT Math section.

Guide to SAT Prep
This deck explains the purpose of this app and the recommended approach to SAT preparation. It covers important overall information about the SAT from when, where, and how to take the SAT to what to do if your score is disappointing. This deck also provides specifics about the Math section of the SAT and what to do to perform at your optimal level on test day.
43  cards
Real Numbers and Elements of Number Theory
This deck provides basic elements of Number Theory. It provides definitions of different type of numbers, studies the relationships between odd and even numbers, and explains prime numbers and prime factorization. At the end of the deck, there are practice questions that reinforce what you've learned as well as test your knowledge from different angles.
61  cards
Divisibility, Mean, Median, and Mode
In this deck you will find basic formulas for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as well as the divisibility rules up to 12. You will review the concepts of mean, median, and mode using examples and practice questions.
50  cards
Factors, Multiples, Sets, and Sequences
In this deck, you will review the concepts of GCF and LCM and ways to find them. It provides an overview of types of sets and sequences tested on the SAT with necessary formulas and examples. At the end of this deck, you will find practice questions that reinforce your knowledge and test it from different angles.
53  cards
Fractions, Decimals, and Probability
This deck covers different types of fractions and decimals as well as rules of operations with them. We will review the counting principle and the topic of probability, providing you with clues for decoding any probability problem on the SAT.
84  cards
Percent, Ratios, and Proportions
This deck covers frequently used subjects on the SAT: ratios, proportions, and percentages. From part-to-part ratios to percent increases and decreases, from direct proportions to conversion rules, this deck reinforces necessary core knowledge and presents a variety of practice questions.
87  cards
Mental Math
This deck helps you to develop a very important skill -- working with numbers in your brain. You will practice how to mentally add numbers, multiply them, square them, and take percentages in split seconds. Not only will you save time on the test, but mental math also makes you see the relationships between numbers that you don't see when using a calculator.
108  cards

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