# Tutorials

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## Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses Posted by: Boryana E on Aug 15, 2016

Many of my students have a hard time identifying relative clauses, which are typical of academic writing. For many, it is also a problem to tell the difference between defining and non-defining relative clauses or to appreciate the importance of these clauses in reading and in writing.

## Solving an equation in one variable Posted by: Brian C on Aug 14, 2016

In general, a one-variable equation such as ax+b=c can be solved by “undoing” the order of operations (PEMDAS). The order of operations is: parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction. By doing the order of operations in reverse, we unravel the equation and isolate the variable.

## Tips on Writing an Interesting Essay Posted by: April G on Aug 11, 2016

Essays are a necessary part of high school, and most certainly college. The structure of an essay is simple. Much like math formulas, there is a formula for essay structure. During my time in college, the all too familiar requirement came up in my writing assignments. This was “be sure that you connect your thoughts”.…

## Rhetorical Techniques Posted by: Jan R on Aug 11, 2016

Would you like to give your essay or research paper extra punch and impress your teacher or instructor to influence your mark?

## L’imparfait (The Imperfect Tense) Posted by: Lauren W on Aug 11, 2016

Here are the steps to forming the Imperfect tense in French and some of its uses.

## Five Ways to Improve Your Executive Functioning Posted by: Wjoe H on Aug 08, 2016

Executive functions are measurable traits such as being organized, being on time, multi-tasking, planning, emotional self-control, memory, focus and so on. Strategies and skills that enhance executive functioning are easily learned. We can develop them over time into strong and valuable competencies. They help with school, jobs, career advancement and in all relationships.

## Converting between Metric Units Posted by: Rachel P on Aug 02, 2016

The Metric System is based on the fundamental units of measure for length, volume, and mass. Length: meter (m) Volume: liter (L) Mass : gram (g) Base units in the Metric System can be converted into units that are more appropriate for the quantity being measured by adding a prefix to the name of the…

## The Present Conditional Posted by: Lauren W on Aug 01, 2016

Here are the steps to form the present conditional and its uses in French.

## Area of Triangle: Real World Situations Posted by: Sarah F on Jul 16, 2016

In this tutorial, we’re going to look at a real world solution for finding a missing base or height when given the area of a triangle and either a given base or height.

## Tips for the AP Spanish Language and Culture test Posted by: Alaina W on Jul 16, 2016

There are so many elements to the Spanish language that it’s difficult to guess what graders will focus on. In addition, “culture” is so broad that it’s hard to know where to begin.

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