# SAT Skills Insight

Next Tests:
12/5 , 1/23

#### Skills needed to score in this band

SKILL 1: Recognize and use counterexamples

SKILL 2: Consider multiple cases

SKILL 3: Investigate and coordinate multiple conjectures to draw a logical conclusion

1. 1

Recognize and use counterexamples

Example

A number is called "even-odd" if it is halfway between an even integer and an odd integer. If is an even-odd number, which of the following must be true?

is an integer.

. is even-odd.

. is halfway between two even integers.

2. 2

Consider multiple cases

Example

Points and are two different points on a circle. Point is located so that line segment and line segment have equal length. Which of the following could be true?

is the center of the circle.

. is on arc .

. is outside of the circle.

3. 3

Investigate and coordinate multiple conjectures to draw a logical conclusion

Example

If Anna goes to the movies, Bill goes to the movies with her. If Bill goes to the movies, Carrie goes to the movies. If Carrie did not go to the movies, which of the following must be true?

. Anna went to the movies.

. Bill went to the movies.

. Bill did not go to the movies.

#### Skills needed to score in the next band

Decide which cases to consider in order to reach a conclusion

Make and test conjectures about properties of operations represented by unfamiliar symbols