Grid-In Guide for SAT Math
While much of the SAT is multiple-choice (besides the optional Essay portion, of course), there are a few SAT Math questions that will require you to produce your own answers. The College Board calls these “student-produced responses," but at The Princeton Review we like to call them Grid-In Questions. Instead of a set of four choices, you'll provide your own solution using a grid that looks like the image above.
But while they may appear differently than the questions you're used to, Grid-Ins aren't all that different from other math questions on the SAT: They'll appear on both sections (calculator and non-calculator), many of the techniques you use elsewhere will still apply, and you must still work carefully to arrive at the correct answer. Here are three basic rules to help you on Grid-Ins come test day.