SAT Skills Insight
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Geometry and Measurement
Skills needed to score in this band
SKILL 1: Recognize and use volume in solving multistep problems
SKILL 2: Use the relationships between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines in the coordinate plane
Recognize and use volume in solving multistep problemsExample
Note: Figure not drawn to scale.
The figure above shows a right circular cylindrical wheel of cheese inches high from which a wedge weighing pound has been cut. All cuts are perpendicular to the base and radiate from points and , the centers of the circular top and bottom. What is the weight, in pounds, of the original uncut wheel?
Skills needed to score in the next band
Determine the effect of changes in the linear dimensions of a figure on other measures of the figure, such as area
Interpret and solve multistep problems involving geometric proportions
Solve problems involving networks