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The ACT college admissions test consists of four subtests: English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. A student’s raw score on each subtest is simply his or her total number of correct responses. The four raw scores are converted to scale scores, shown on the right and left sides of the table below. The ACT composite score is the average of the four scale scores (rounded to the nearest whole number).

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

Determine the composite score of a student who correctly answers 40% of the questions in each subtest.

Student A has a rounded composite score of 26 and scale scores of 22 in Mathematics, 29 in Reading, and 24 in Science. What is Student A’s maximum possible raw score in English?

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

16

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

14

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

18

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

13

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

29

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

30

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

67

Composite score for student with 40% correct on each subtest

Maximum possible raw score in English

68

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