# Is SAT Math Level 1 or 2 harder?

## Is SAT Math Level 1 or 2 harder?

Is Math Level 2 harder than Level 1? In terms of grading, Math Level 1 has a more stringent grading curve. While Level 2 goes deeper into the subject matter, there’s more forgiveness when it comes to missing answers.

**Do colleges prefer Math 1 or 2?**

Do colleges prefer Math 1 or Math 2? It depends on the college. For selective colleges, (and especially if you are applying to engineering schools), it’s a safe bet to take Math II, which covers the same material as Math 1 (two years of algebra and geometry), plus trigonometry and pre-calculus.

### What level of math is on Sat?

The SAT is designed to test basic high school math, from courses up to and including Algebra II. Students who wish to demonstrate more advanced skills may consider taking the ACT, which covers trigonometry, or the two SAT Math Subject Tests.

**What is math level 2 SAT?**

Math Level 2 explored content covered in the Math Level 1 test in more depth. For example, Math Level 1 algebra consisted mainly of basic algebraic equations, while Math Level 2 could include logarithmic and trigonometric equations. Choosing between these tests was easy.

## Should I take math 2 SAT subject test?

If you are taking trigonometry/precalculus as a sophomore, then you may be in a good position to take the Subject Test at the end of sophomore year. Usually you want to take Math II, and any other Subject Test, at the end of your school year when the course content is freshest in your mind.

**What is the Math Level 1 Subject Test?**

Topics covered by the Math Level 1 subject test include: Numbers and Operations. Algebra and Functions. Geometry and Measurement (plane geometry, three-dimensional geometry, and trigonometry) Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability.

### Is algebra 1 on the SAT?

The questions in Heart of Algebra include both multiple-choice questions and student-produced response questions. Heart of Algebra is one of the three SAT Math Test subscores, reported on a scale of 1 to 15. Let’s explore the content and skills assessed by Heart of Algebra questions.

**Should I take math 1 and math 2?**

If you’ve taken one year of geometry and two years of algebra, go with Math 1. If you’ve taken that plus precalculus and trigonometry (which is taught as one yearlong math class at most high schools), then take Math 2. If it’s the beginning or middle of the year, take Math 1.

## Is Algebra 1 on the SAT?

**Is Sat 2 Cancelled?**

SAT 2s are cancelled—what does that mean for the class of 2022? However, now that the College Board has immediately cancelled SAT 2 Subject Tests for US students (and will discontinue them after the June 2021 test date for international students), you may still be freaked out about the changes.

### When should I take SAT Math 2?

**Should I take SAT Math 2?**

You should take SAT Math 2 if: You’re going into a STEM or STEM-related field. Abstract and analytical thinking are among your strengths. You have ample time to study and practice. We don’t recommend winging this test, and from our experience, students who do well on it usually scored above 750 on the SAT math section.

## When should I take the Math 2 SAT Subject Test?

The Math Level 2 test is offered at various dates throughout the year. June may be the best time to take it, with May as a close runner up. Math II is offered on May 5 and June 2. Its tentative spring dates for 2020 are May 2 and June 6.

**What’s tested on the SAT math section?**

SAT Math Content. The SAT Math Test is divided into four content areas: Heart of Algebra, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, Passport to Advanced Math, and Additional Topics in Math.

### Should I take the Math 1 or math 2 Subject Test?

In general, you should take the Math Subject Test that best corresponds to the coursework you’ve completed. Taking Math 1 when you have the coursework for Math 2 might backfire given Math 1’s steeper curve. By contrast, taking Math 2 without the requisite coursework will leave you completely lost for much of the exam.