9 Pre-Algebra Tutorials

These Pre-Algebra tutorials are written by experienced educators, all of whom also offer private tutoring lessons. Get the Pre-Algebra help you need, whether through these tutorials or through private tutoring lessons.

Multiplication of Real Numbers

What are the rules for Multiplying Real Numbers? 1. Positive x Positive = Positive 2. Negative x Negative = Positive 3. Positive x Negative = Negative 4. Negative x Positive = Negative These rules apply to all Real Numbers – Whole Numbers; Decimal Numbers; Fractions

Operation on Functions

The following are the operations on Functions: a. for the sum f+h, (f+h)(x)=f(x)+h(x) b. for the difference, (f-h)(x)=f(x)-h(x) c. for the product, (f*h)(x)=f(x)*h(x) d. for the quotient, (f/h)(x)=f(x)/h(x)

Converting Decimals to Percents

Converting Decimals to Percents

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Fractions

Simplifying or Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms

Simplifying or Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms


To round a number, you must look at the place value that is requested and use the number to the right of that one to determine what your answer looks like.

Beginner Algebra

This tutorial is to introduce students to the concept of having a variable in a problem. A variable can be identified as a letter such as X or Y in an equation. The goal for the equation with a variable is to figure out what the variable’s value is. In this equation we will be…

Multiplying multiples of 10

A simple trick to multiplying numbers ending in strings of zeroes (multiples of 10)

Order of Operations Practice Problem

The order of operations can be tricky. A key to ensuring computation is accurate, is to review the order of operations. This problem has a twist that also involves calculating negative numbers.