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Last Updated: September 03, 2022

Best SAT Prep Books for Mathematics

The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) formerly known as Scholastic Aptitude Test is a standardized test that has to be taken by aspirants to seek admission to colleges or universities in the United States. A good score then enables candidates to get admission to decent colleges.

The competition will be tough, but candidates will be able to achieve a good score if they try for it dexterously. Studying for SAT may be hard for a few but not for those who start their preparations in time and do enough practice under the right guidance. Here are a few popular SAT prep books which students could use for rigorous practice, especially in Mathematics.

List of SAT Prep Books for Mathematics

BooksPriceParameters
Barron’s SAT Math Workbook-7th Edition $16.99
  • Practice Questions
  • Answer Explanations
  • Strategies and Tips
The Official SAT Study Guide-2020 Edition$20.86
  • Detailed Subject Reviews
  • Practice Questions
  • Real SAT Tests
SAT Prep Black Book-2nd Edition$28.49
  • Practice Questions
  • Walkthroughs
  • Practice Tests
  • Subject Reviews
The Princeton Review-10 Practice Tests for SAT-2021$23.74
  • Practice Tests
  • Answer Explanations
  • Practice Questions
The Princeton Review SAT Premium Prep-2021$40.09
  • Subject Reviews
  • Strategies and Tips
  • Practice Tests

1
Barron's SAT Math Workbook-7th Edition

Cost- $16.99
This book contains plenty of practice questions and other exercises that will help candidates prepare themselves for the SAT. It doesn't rely upon pages and pages of information regarding concepts and assumes that the student is already aware of the subjects. But at the same time, the book ensures that the answer key holds explanations every examinee should be able to follow despite their varying prowess in the area. The book is often recommended by experts and tutors given the brand name that doesn't disappoint and the steady quality of the work.

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2
The Official SAT Study Guide-2020 Edition

Cost- $20.86
Candidates who are looking for a prep book that can provide them with both overwhelming content and a direct source for practice questions will find this book immensely helpful. The book provides every information necessary for the test and allows candidates to choose from either learning the concepts and then facing the problems or doing the practice tests and then going back to learning concepts they are weak in.

Reviewers state that the best way to use the book is to use the sections from the practice tests. These sections can initially be taken in an untimed manner so that one can focus on learning and then be timed when they are thorough with the concepts. Trying to analyze one's mistake without seeing the correct answer develops perception and eventually helps stimulate critical thinking that helps in increasing the general SAT score.

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3
SAT Prep Black Book: The Most Effective SAT Strategies Ever Published-2nd Edition

Cost- $28.49
Candidates who wish to prep themselves without enrolling in different online and offline courses for cracking the SAT exam will find this book the one-stop they will have to make. The book will leave one confident to attend the examination even if they have used only this book to prepare.

This book has been made not in a way that reviews high school subject concepts but with ideas and tricks that can help one crack the SAT brilliantly with less effort. Candidates can go through the original questions by downloading them from their website and reading the book and the official questions simultaneously.

Reviewers claim that this book is the ultimate go-to if the candidate is a self-disciplined and independent learner willing to put in the hours required for the preparation. The approaches in the book trace out ways in which the candidate is getting the wrong answer and how the correct answer can be figured out from an SAT perspective. The former point is found to be absent in most of the prep books available in the market making this a go-to book for beginners and pros alike.

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4
The Princeton Review:10 Practice Tests for the SAT-2021 Edition

Cost- $23.74
The Princeton Review is a trusted prep organization that provides exemplary prep tools for SAT. The book mainly focuses on providing enough resources in the form of practice materials. The materials in the book are of a higher difficulty level than the official exams. This makes candidates feel at ease during the actual exam since they would have already prepared with tough questions and would be able to time themselves for the tougher round of questions. The book is an ultimate steal and a go-to for tutors preparing students for SAT due to the sheer number of questions and answers which is enough to provide all the practice necessary.

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5
The Princeton Review SAT Premium Prep-2021 Edition

Cost- $40.09
This is another book provided by the Princeton Review and it provides candidates with both practice materials on the subject and subject reviews that can help them focus on the major topics that are covered for the SAT.

The online content that comes along with this book includes videos that teach about test-taking strategies and commonly tested topics. Along with this, candidates will get access to college and university rankings which will help them calculate the target score necessary, college application related advice, and financial aid tips.

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