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ACT (test)

Index ACT (test)

The ACT (originally an abbreviation of American College Testing) Name changed in 1996. [1]

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ACT (nonprofit organization)

ACT, Inc. is an American 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (NTEE classification B90, Educational Services, per the IRS), primarily known for the ACT, a standardized test designed to assess high school students' academic achievement and college readiness.

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Adding machine

An adding machine was a class of mechanical calculator, usually specialized for bookkeeping calculations.

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Algebra (from Arabic "al-jabr", literally meaning "reunion of broken parts") is one of the broad parts of mathematics, together with number theory, geometry and analysis.

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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.

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Analytic geometry

In classical mathematics, analytic geometry, also known as coordinate geometry or Cartesian geometry, is the study of geometry using a coordinate system.

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Class rank

Class rank is a measure of how a student's performance compares to other students in his or her class.

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College admissions in the United States

College admissions in the United States refers to the process of applying for entrance to institutions of higher education for undergraduate study at one of the nation's 2,675 schools.

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Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

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Computer algebra system

A computer algebra system (CAS) is any mathematical software with the ability to manipulate mathematical expressions in a way similar to the traditional manual computations of mathematicians and scientists.

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Education in the United States

Education in the United States is provided by public, private and home schools.

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English grammar

English grammar is the way in which meanings are encoded into wordings in the English language.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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English studies

English studies (usually called simply English) is an academic discipline taught in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education in English-speaking countries; it is not to be confused with English taught as a foreign language, which is a distinct discipline.

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Euclidean geometry

Euclidean geometry is a mathematical system attributed to Alexandrian Greek mathematician Euclid, which he described in his textbook on geometry: the Elements.

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Everett Franklin Lindquist

Everett Franklin Lindquist (June 4, 1901 – May 13, 1978) was a professor of education at the University of Iowa College of Education.

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Extracurricular activity

Extracurricular or extra academic activity (EAA) are those that fall outside the realm of the normal curriculum of school or university education, performed by students.

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Federalism is the mixed or compound mode of government, combining a general government (the central or 'federal' government) with regional governments (provincial, state, cantonal, territorial or other sub-unit governments) in a single political system.

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Global Assessment Certificate

The Global Assessment Certificate program (also known as the GAC, /ʤi: eI si:/, jee-ay-see) is a university preparation and foundation studies program that provides students from mostly non-English-speaking backgrounds with academic knowledge and skills to prepare them for western-style postsecondary study.

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Grading in education

Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.

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High IQ society

A high IQ society is an organization that limits its membership to people who have attained a specified score on an IQ test.

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Higher education

Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.

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Homeschooling, also known as home education, is the education of children inside the home.

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Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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An integer (from the Latin ''integer'' meaning "whole")Integer 's first literal meaning in Latin is "untouched", from in ("not") plus tangere ("to touch").

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Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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List of admission tests to colleges and universities

This is a list of standardized tests that students may need to take for admissions to various Universities and Colleges.

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Math–verbal achievement gap

The math–verbal achievement gap is a phenomenon first observed by Richard Rothstein in a brief 2002 article written in The New York Times. This achievement gap reveals a growing disparity in the United States between the rising national average on the math portions of the college entry SAT and ACT exams, as opposed to the flat-lining verbal portions on the same tests.

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Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

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Mensa International

Mensa is the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world.

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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").

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Multiple choice

Multiple choice is a form of an objective assessment in which respondents are asked to select only correct answers out of the choices from a list.

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Natural science

Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.

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Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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PLAN (test)

The PLAN is a preliminary ACT test that is generally administered in the sophomore year.

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Pre-algebra is a common name for a course in middle school math.

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Reading (process)

Reading is a complex "cognitive process" of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning (reading comprehension).

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Reason is the capacity for consciously making sense of things, establishing and verifying facts, applying logic, and changing or justifying practices, institutions, and beliefs based on new or existing information.

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Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.

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Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.

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The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States.

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SAT Subject Tests

SAT Subject Tests are 20 multiple-choice standardized tests given by the College Board on individual subjects.

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R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.

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Social studies

In the United States education system, social studies is the integrated study of multiple fields of social science and the humanities, including history, geography, and political science.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.

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Standardized test

A standardized test is a test that is administered and scored in a consistent, or "standard", manner.

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Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Test (assessment)

A test or examination (informally, exam or evaluation) is an assessment intended to measure a test-taker's knowledge, skill, aptitude, physical fitness, or classification in many other topics (e.g., beliefs).

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TI-89 series

The TI-89 and the TI-89 Titanium are graphing calculators developed by Texas Instruments (TI).

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Trigonometry (from Greek trigōnon, "triangle" and metron, "measure") is a branch of mathematics that studies relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles.

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Triple Nine Society

The Triple Nine Society (TNS) is an international high IQ society for adults whose score on a standardised test demonstrates an IQ at or above the 99.9th percentile of the human population.

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Uni in the USA

Uni in the USA is a guide to universities around the world aimed at prospective students in the United Kingdom.

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University and college admission

University admission or college admission is the process through which students enter tertiary education at universities and colleges.

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University of Iowa

The University of Iowa (also known as the UI, U of I, UIowa, or simply Iowa) is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Usage is the manner in which written and spoken language is used, the "points of grammar, syntax, style, and the choice of words", and "the way in which a word or phrase is normally and correctly used".

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West Coast of the United States

The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the contiguous Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean.

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Writing is a medium of human communication that represents language and emotion with signs and symbols.

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Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.

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