# SAT Section 1 – Mathematics

The first 25-minute section consist of 20 multiple-choice questions. The second 25-minute test has a total of 8 multiple-choice questions and 10 Grid-in questions. The 10 Grid-in questions allow you to have a more natural math response than the usual multiple choice questions. With this scoring system, you are supposed to fill in the grid with 4 boxes and a column of ovals below every box.

Calculators are allowed for the SAT math test but only the 4-function scientific and graphing calculators. Calculators with a ‘QWERTY’ keyboard and calculators on laptops, organizers and mobile devices are not allowed.

The average score for the SAT Mathematics section is 515 points.