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SAT Math Level 1

Students must consult colleges (their websites) to determine which type of SAT Math Subject Test (Level 1 or Level 2) is required.

SAT Math Level 1 Test Format

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed: 1 hour
  • Test Type: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
    All questions have five answer choices.

Syllabus: SAT Math Level 1


No. of Questions

Number and Operations
  • Operations, ratio and proportion, complex numbers, counting, elementary number theory, matrices, sequences

Algebra and Functions
  • Expressions, equations, inequalities, representation and modeling, properties of functions (linear, polynomial, rational, exponential)

Geometry and Measurement
  • Plane Euclidean (9-11)
  • Coordinate (4-6)
    Lines, parabolas, circles, symmetry, transformations
  • Three-dimensional (2-3)
    Solids, surface area and volume (cylinders, cones, pyramids, spheres, prisms)
  • Trigonometry (3-4)
    Right triangles, identities

Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability
  • Mean, median, mode, range, interquartile range, graphs and plots, least squares regression (linear), probability

NOTE: This is the syllabus for SAT Math Level 1 published by College Board.