How to Use Math Shack Premium

How do you use Math Shack Premium? Well, pretty much the same way you use regular Math Shack, except you have to wear a tuxedo, monocle and top hat while using it.

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Okay, so your local fitness center may not have the proper equipment to give your mind [Doctor walks into fitness center]

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a workout… …but Shmoop does!

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It’s called Math Shack, and it’s a place your brain can go to bulk up…by practicing

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an infinite number of problems in pre-algebra, algebra, geometry and more. [Shmoop math shack page]

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It can do as many reps as it wants, earning Shmoints in the process.

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And there’s nothing better than showing off all your Shmoints once beach season rolls [Man with shmoints on a beach with a girl]

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around. Have a big test coming up? Math Shack will

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help you prepare for it…by testing you on precisely the types of questions you can expect

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to see on the actual exam. If you’re gearing up for the SAT…the Shack

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will bombard you with SAT-type practice problems. So…you don’t have to waste your time practicing [Math shack practice questions]

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any of that… ACT nonsense. Or vice versa. All right…to get started, go to your test

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prep homepage.

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And by the way, here are all the test preps that use Math Shack: [Test prep examples of math shack]

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You’ll see a tab at the top labeled “Math Shack.” Click that sucker.

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Now you’ll see problems organized by topic…Numbers and Operations, Geometry and Measurement…

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Algebra and Functions…Statistics and Probability…

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You can just… pick your poison.

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So...let’s give it a spin. You can select Statistics and Probability… and boom – you [Statistics and probability web page on math shack]

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instantly have access to tons of problems to flex those brain muscles of yours…

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Need a hint? The Shack has you covered.

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And if you’re looking over a topic you’ve already covered, but it’s…uh…cram time…

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…you can click on Review Topic and cram to your heart’s content. [Math questions and answers filled into boys head]

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As you go along, you’ll be able to see the green progress bar move forward, so you know

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how you’re doing.

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But be careful – if you keep using hints, the line won’t move forward as quickly.

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And you don’t want your green line to stall. Stalling is no fun. [Car in traffic]

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Once you finish a section, you will have mastered the topic, and it will show up on your test

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prep dashboard.

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If you want to save a problem so you can come back to it later, just click the star…and [Computer mouse clicks star]

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that problem will be added to your “bucket list.”

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Right underneath “climb Mount Everest” and “win an Oscar.” [Man on top of Mount Everest and Di Caprio on stage receiving an oscar]

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Hey – one out of three ain’t bad.

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And that’s all your brain needs to get started! No lengthy memberships, no hidden fees… [Brain in a fitness center]

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it’s pretty much the best gym ever.

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So go ahead and give the Shack a try.

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Feel the burn, baby. Feel the burn. [People working out in a gym]