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Students taking the ACT take subtests in English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. The total number of correct responses on each subtest gives a raw score. The raw scores are converted to scale scores, which are presented on the sides of the table below. The ACT composite score is found by averaging the four scale scores and then rounding to the nearest whole number.

ACT Scores

Scale Score Test 1 - English Test 2 - Mathematics Test 3 - Reading Test 4 - Science Scale Score
36 75 60 40 40 36
35 73-74 58-59 39 39 35
34 72 56-57 38 - 34
33 71 55 37 38 33
32 70 54 - 37 32
31 69 53 36 - 31
30 68 51-52 35 36 30
29 66-67 49-50 34 35 29
28 64-65 47-48 33 34 28
27 63 44-46 31-32 33 27
26 61-62 42-43 30 31-32 26
25 58-60 39-41 29 29-30 25
24 56-57 37-38 27-28 28 24
23 54-55 35-36 26 26-27 23
22 51-53 34 25 24-25 22
21 48-50 32-33 23-24 22-23 21
20 45-47 30-31 22 20-21 20
19 42-44 28-29 20-21 18-19 19
18 39-41 25-27 19 16-17 18
17 37-38 22-24 18 15 17
16 34-36 18-21 16-17 14 16
15 31-33 15-17 15 12-13 15
14 28-30 12-14 13-14 11 14
13 26-27 10-11 12 10 13
12 25 08-09 10-11 09 12
11 23-24 06-07 08-09 08 11
10 21-22 05 07 07 10
9 19-20 04 06 05-06 9
8 16-18 - 05 04 8
7 13-15 03 04 - 7
6 11-12 - - 03 6
5 08-10 02 03 02 5
4 06-07 - 02 - 4
3 04-05 01 - 01 3
2 03 - 01 - 2
1 00-02 00 00 00 1

What is the composite score for a student who gets 40% of the questions in each subtest correct?

If a student has a rounded composite score of 26, and has scale scores of 22 in Mathematics, 29 in Reading, and 24 in Science, then what is the maximum possible raw score in English that this student could have?

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

16

14

18

13

29

30

67

68

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