Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Ready? Solve!

SAT study guides recommend you spend 75 seconds on math problems.

"A typical image taken of the surface of Mars by a camera is 11.2 gigabits in size. A tracking station on Earth can receive data from the spacecraft at a data rate of 3 megabits per second for a maximum of 11 hours each day. If 1 gigabit equals 1,024 megabits, what is the maximum number of typical images that the tracking station could receive from the camera each day?" A) 3 B) 10 C) 56 D) 144

If you or your child is planning to take the SAT, you may want to read this upworthy article about the new version of the test. Ocee and other area branches are offering practice tests. Ocee's YA librarian, Mr West, can help direct you to other test resources to help you prepare.