The math section of the SAT covers a range of math problems, with a focus on problem-solving, modeling, using mathematic tools strategically, and using algebra. The SAT math section was redesigned to focus on math you will use in college, your future career, and general, everyday life. This section will measure your ability to
Carry out procedures flexibly, accurately, efficiently, and strategically.
Solve problems quickly by identifying and using the most efficient solution approaches.
Display your ability to grasp math concepts, operations, and relations
Analyze a situation, determine the essential elements required to solve the problem, represent the problem mathematically, and carry out a solution.
The Official SAT Study Guide. (2016). CollegeBoard.