## What calculator is allowed on the PSAT 8 9?

Calculators permitted during testing include: Most graphing calculators (see chart) All scientific calculators. All four-function calculators (not recommended)

**Is Casio FX 300MS allowed on Sat?**

Bonus Q&A: What’s Your Favorite Calculator for the SAT and Why? Fred: For sure, the Casio fx-300MS. It’s a relatively simple calculator, meaning all teachers will let you use it for exams that allow calculators, so you can get a lot of practice using this calculator.

### Is the Casio FX 260 solar allowed on the PSAT?

The CASIO fx-260 Solar scientific calculator is permitted for use on the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and ACT college entrance exams, and AP tests.

**Can you use two calculators on the PSAT?**

You can’t share one. Don’t bring a brand-new calculator. Bring one you know. Practice for the test using the same calculator you’ll use on test day.

## What is a good PSAT 8 9 Score for an 8th grader?

What’s a Good Score for Freshmen on the PSAT 8/9?

PSAT 8/9 Percentile | EBRW Score | Composite Score |
---|---|---|

99% (Top) | 680+ | 1350+ |

90% (Excellent) | 570 | 1110 |

75% (Good) | 500 | 990 |

50% (Okay) | 420 | 850 |

**What happens if you don’t bring a calculator to the SAT?**

The test center will not have batteries or extra calculators. If your calculator fails during testing and you have no backup, you’ll have to complete the test without it.

### Should I get a graphing calculator for the SAT?

A scientific calculator will get you through the test. However, we exclusively recommend graphing calculators for the SAT because of the visuals they provide (you can see the graphs you’re plugging in) and their ease of use.

**Can you bring a watch to the SAT?**

According to College Board (the SAT folks), you can bring a watch, but it cannot have an audible alarm or make any “beeping” noises. The ACT policy is: “Bring a watch to pace yourself, but do not bring a watch with an alarm. If your alarm sounds during testing, you’ll be dismissed and your answers will not be scored.”

## Can You Bring your own calculator on the PSAT?

Calculators are allowed on only one part of the Math Test. Bring your own calculator. You can’t share one. Don’t bring a brand-new calculator. Bring one you know.

**What are the four sections of the PSAT?**

Like the SAT, the PSAT has four sections : Reading, Writing, Math (No Calculator), and Math (Calculator). The No Calculator Math section is 25 minutes long, and has 17 questions, while the Calculator section is 45 minutes long and has 11 questions.

### Can you use a keyboard on a PSAT?

Shockingly, you can’t use your computer while taking the PSAT. It has QWERTY (i.e., typewriter) keypads as part of hardware or software (e.g., TI-92 Plus, Voyage 200). You also can’t use any “hardware peripherals” with an otherwise approved calculator (e.g. an external keyboard or LCD screen)

**Can you share a calculator on the SAT?**

Calculators are not provided at the test center, and you can’t share a calculator. Only the calculators listed on this page are acceptable for the Math Test—Calculator portion of the test.