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# ACT STUDY

### ACT

Question | Answer |
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APOSTROPHES | used either to indicate possession or mark missing letters |

how many combinations could there be if you have 3 salads 5 main dishes and 2 desserts | 3x5x2=30 |

What happens to a positive fraction of less than 1 to a power | it gets smaller (1/2)2=1/4 |

if you raise a negative number to an even power the number becomes | positive |

multiplication terms | a- area- of- per- rate- triple |

terms that mean divide | half..how many each..out of..percent ..quarter |

percent is just | a fraction with a denominator of 100 |

golden rule of algebra | what ever is done to one side has to be done to the other |

distributing exponents | when several numbers are inside parentheses the exponents out side the parentheses must be distributed to all the numbers within |

ratio | part/part |

favorite factors | 2 2 x -y =(x+y) |

favorite factor 2 | 2 2 2 X +2yx +y =(x+y) |

favorite factor 3 | 2 2 2 X -2xy+y =(x-y) |

when dividing numbers with the same base | subtract the bottom exponent from the top exponent |

the first power | any thing to the power of 1 is itself |

adjectives | modify nouns if it fits in this sentence its an adjective He(or she or it)is very__________ |

prepositions | about.above.across. after.at before between despite from on onto over with under |

sentence connectors | but also therefore |

ordering of sentences in a paragraphs tip | link any two sentences than check answer options |

loc,loco | place,area locally...allocate |

how many even prime numbers are there between 0 and 100 | 1 (2) |

rational numbers can be written as | whole numbers,a fraction,or as a repeating decimal |

irrational numbers cant be written as | an integer over another integer |

positive x positive= positive x negative= negative x negative- | positive negative positive |

even x even = odd x odd = even x odd = | even odd even |

even + even = odd + odd = even + odd = | even even odd |

when is a number divisible by 3 | when the sum of its digits can be divided evenly by 3 ...eg-216....2+1+6=9 |

name 9 single pronouns | anybody,each,someone,anyone,everybody,nobody,either,everyone,somebody |

neither and either | are singular |

its' | not a word |

never use an apostrophe on | his,her,your our |

conjunctions plus commas can be used | to link two independent clauses |

modifying phrase | a group of words with out a subject |

if the subjects of a run on sentence are related what abbreviation could be used | semicolon |

does periods and commas go inside or out side quotation marks | inside |

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carolyn495