## Can you drink water during the act?

You will not be allowed to eat and drink during the test. You’re also not allowed to drink water inside the testing room. Not only can eating and drinking distract you, but just imagine how spilled liquid can ruin your test!

## Is ACT getting harder?

Relatively speaking, the ACT has gotten “harder” over the years. As students start to do better on ACT, the test-makers gradually adjust the difficulty level of the test. And students have gotten better. Although this may initially may seem as if test has gotten easier, the opposite is true.

## Can you use calculator programs on the act?

Examinees may use any 4-function, scientific, or graphing calculator, as long as it is not on the prohibited list and it is modified (see below), if needed. Calculators may only be used on the mathematics test, including ACT WorkKeys Applied Math. Sharing calculators during the test is not permitted.

## What is the 5th test on the act?

If your test has a 5th multiple choice section, a portion of your test contains “pretest” questions. 20 minutes in duration. All questions are focused on one content area: Reading Comprehension, Writing & Language, or Mathematics.

## How long is act with time and a half?

2 hours and 55 minutes

## What is the first act break?

The Act One Break is a huge moment in any script. This is the point in which your hero is forced to leave the world he’s known behind, and strike out (usually alone) into a NEW and DIFFERENT phase of his life.

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## Can I bring a bag to the act?

A bag should absolutely be brought to the SAT and ACT! This can be a backpack, a purse, or a Ziploc bag. This will allow you to keep your snacks and personal items under your desk during the tests.

## How is the act broken up?

The five sections of the ACT are administered in the following order: English, math, reading, science, and writing. Each of these sections is timed separately, and the entire exam takes 3 hours and 35 minutes to finish.

## How many breaks do you get during the act?

The ACT is a fast-paced and time intensive test, and you only get one ten-minute break during the multiple-choice sections. This break always comes after Math and before Reading. If you’re taking the essay section, then you’ll get a five-minute break after Science and before beginning the essay.

## What is the world’s hardest math equation?

It’s called a Diophantine Equation, and it’s sometimes known as the “summing of three cubes”: Find x, y, and z such that x³+y³+z³=k, for each k from 1 to 100. On the surface, it seems easy.

## What are 5 things that are prohibited during the act?

Don’t bring any of these; you can’t access them:

• Textbooks, foreign language or other dictionaries, scratch paper, notes, or other aids.
• Highlighter pens, colored pens or pencils, or correction fluid/tape.
• Any electronic device, other than a permitted calculator.
• Tobacco in any form.

## Can you wear earplugs during the act?

Familiarize yourself with taking the ACT in a quiet room. However, you cannot wear ear plugs during your practice tests. I understand many people like wearing ear plugs because it cuts out background noise and helps maintain focus. The ACT doesn’t allow you to wear ear plugs.

## What is the easiest math equation?

• The Collatz conjecture. XKCD.
• The Beal conjecture. The Beal conjecture basically goes like this…
• The Inscribed Square problem. Claudio Rocchini.
• Goldbach’s conjecture. Similar to the Twin Prime conjecture, Goldbach’s conjecture is another seemingly simple question about primes and is famous for how deceptively easy it is.