Multiplication and Division for Units of Ten

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As you’re working through the physical sciences section of your MCAT you will be faced with unit conversions asking you to multiply or divide numbers by some factor of 10. This can occur in questions such as gram to kilogram or liter to milliliter conversions. Given the time constraint on the MCAT and lack of […]

MCAT Scientific Notation in Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division

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While math is not tested directly on the MCAT, you WILL be faced with a number of science questions where scientific notation calculations are required.¬†Without a Calculator! Scientific notation on the MCAT is a common source of panic, because unlike simple long multiplication and division, it’s hard to fall back on pen-and-paper method. This MCAT […]

Introduction To MCAT Math Without A Calculator

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While the pre-2015 MCAT only tests you on science and verbal, you are still required to perform complex mathematical calculations¬†WITHOUT A CALCULATOR! Unfortunately, studying the sciences alone won’t help you here as the math equations tend to trip up students in many ways: You may get stuck in knowing how to apply math to the […]