Here’s another set of five challenging SAT Math problems. Give them a try and see what you think. Answers are at the bottom of the page. Good luck!
1) A recent athletic department meeting was held only for students who play football, lacrosse or both. Of those in attendance, 1/5 of the football players also play lacrosse, and 1/3 of the lacrosse players also play football. Which of the following could be the number of students who attended the meeting?
2) An equilateral triangle is inscribed in a circle with an area of 16 pi. What is the area of the triangle?
3) The function f(x) is defined by the equation f(x) = ax2 + 12. Point A is the vertex of the parabola and Points B and C are the x-intercepts. If the area of Triangle ABC is 72 square units, what is the value of a?
4) in the figure below, BC = 20, AE = 15 and BD = 12. What is the length of segment AC?
Note: Figure Not Drawn to Scale
5) Let M be equal to the square of the positive integer m. If m is greater than 2, which of the following is equal to the square of the integer 2 less than m?
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