Tutorials

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How to memorize vocabulary like a pro

One mistake students tend to make when memorizing vocabulary is to solely rely on maintenance rehearsal. Maintenance rehearsal is when you continuously repeat the information you’re trying to learn. This can be verbal but it also applies to writing a concept multiple times. This can take a long, long time especially when you’re trying to…

Not just left to right

Most of the time, we are shown only one way to learn a new word. It goes from left to right, one letter at a time, and if there is a problem, we are simply to keep repeating it the same way. However! Some people like more variety, and their brain wants to do things…

Solving Trigonometric Equations Part 2

This is part 2 of 2 on Solving Trigonometric Equations (see Solving Trigonometric Equations Part 1 for problems 1 to 5). In this tutorial I will solve several different trigonometric equations using different techniques such as factoring, substitution and converting the equation to all one trigonometric function using identities. Solving trigonometric equations involves knowledge of…

Solving Trigonometric Equations Part 1

This tutorial is Part 1 of 2 on Solving Trigonometric Equations. In this tutorial I will solve several different trigonometric equations using different techniques such as factoring, substitution and converting the equation to all one trigonometric function using identities. Solving trigonometric equations involves knowledge of several mathematical concepts such as factoring techniques we learn in…

Solving a Two-Step Equation

SOLVING TWO-STEP EQUATIONS • Your objective is to get the variable isolated on one side and then get it all alone. Also, Remember whatever you do to one side you must do the other. This requires two steps. • Definitions -A Variable is a letter of the alphabet that represents a number -A Constant is…

Bon Voyage Kim – A Math Word Problem

Kim is planning a cross-country bike trip. Help Kim anticipate the time and cost for her trip by answering the math word problem listed below.

Understanding the non-GMO movement

The following is a reading comprehension exercise. Read the article, then answer the questions to the best of your ability with complete, grammatically correct sentences.

Getting Ready for Algebra

Below are some tips that you can take starting today to prepare for your first college level math course. First, understand that you will need to take the Accuplacer test. After you are admitted contact a representative from your college or university. Usually this is a representative in the Office of Student Retention or Student…

The Chain Rule (Simple)

Here, I will be talking about how to find the derivative of a function using The Chain Rule. To start off, I’ll remind you, or tell you, what the derivative is. The derivative of a function is the rate of change of that function at the given point. This is also known as the slope…

Road Trip

Simple two step algebra problem

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