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Learn the section directions now. Use the time saved during the test to work on questions.
Answer easy questions first. Mark skipped questions in your exam book so you can quickly return to them later.
Guess...if you can eliminate at least one choice.
You can write in the test book: cross out wrong answers; do scratch work.
Take care when filling in the answer grid for the student-produced response questions.
Avoid stray marks on the answer sheet. A machine scores your test and can't distinguish between a correct answer and a careless doodle.
Easy questions usually precede hard ones.
Mark only one answer per question.
Skip any question if you haven't the faintest idea about the answer. You don't lose points.
Understand the scoring! You get a point for a right answer. You lose a fractional point for a wrong answer. There is no deduction for omitted answers, or for wrong answers in the math section's student-produced response questions.