Understanding the multiplication properties of 0 and -1 are fundamental building blocks in learning all there is to know about the operation of multiplication. In this tutorial, you'll learn about these two important properties.
When you talk about the speed of a car, you usually say something in miles per hour. For example, you say, 'I drove 40 miles per hour.' Normally, you don't say, 'I drove 120 miles per 3 hours.' Figure out how to convert a rate like 120 miles per 3 hours to the unit rate of 40 miles per hour by watching this tutorial.
Can you do 100 sit-ups in 2 minutes? That's a rate! Driving a car going 40 miles per hour? That's a unit rate! Watch this tutorial to learn about rate and unit rate (and the difference!).
When you're writing the prime factorization of a number, you may be able to use exponents to quickly show all the factors. This tutorial shows you how to find the prime factorization of a number and use exponents to write the answer!
Mean is just another name for average. To find the mean of a data set, add all the values together and divide by the number of values in the set. The result is your mean! To see an example of finding the mean, watch this tutorial!
The median of a data set is the number that is the middle value of the set. It's easy to find the median if you first put the numbers in order from least to greatest. In this tutorial, see how to find the median of a data set, and see what to do if there are two middle values!
The mode of a data set is the number that occurs most frequently in the set. To easily find the mode, put the numbers in order from least to greatest and count how many times each number occurs. The number that occurs the most is the mode! Follow along with this tutorial and see how to find the mode of a set of data.
The range of a data set is the difference between the largest number and the smallest number. In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the range of a set of data. Check it out!
If you want to see data from a frequency table in a more visual way, try creating a histogram to show off that data! This tutorial shows you what to do!
A box-and-whisker plot can help you get a better picture of what your data looks like visually. This tutorial shows you the step-by-step process for making a box-and-whisker plot!
Finding the mode of a set of data can help you understand the data better. This tutorial introduces you to mode and shows you how to find this helpful measure of central tendency!
Stem-and-leaf plots can be really helpful in visually interpreting data. This tutorial introduces you to stem-and-leaf plots, shows you how to use this special type of graph, and explains some of the popular uses. Take a look!
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Being able to disect a set of data and better understand it is a key part of mastering statistics. This tutorial teaches you about one of these disection tools called the interquartile range.
Let's identify an identity! Addition and subtraction have a different identity than multiplication and division. Learn about each of these identities with this tutorial!
Need some practice translating phrases into mathematical expressions? Then this tutorial is for you! You'll get practice translating statements involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division into mathematical expressions.
You can't do algebra without working with variables, but variables can be confusing. If you've ever wondered what variables are, then this tutorial is for you!
The distributive property is a very deep math principle that helps make math work. It's the rule that lets you expand parentheses, and so it's really critical to understand if you want to get good at simplifying expressions. So check out the tutorial and let us know what you think!
Check out this tutorial where you'll see exactly what order you need to follow when you simplify expressions. You'll also see what happens when you don't follow these rules, and you'll find out why order of operations is so important!
Inequalities come up all the time when you're working algebra problems. In this tutorial you'll learn what an inequality is, and you'll see all the common inequality symbols that you're likely to see :)
A positive times a positive is a positive. A negative times a negative is a positive. What about a negative times a positive? This tutorial gives you the answer by showing you how multiply (and divide!) with mixed signs.
Working with fractions can be intimidating, but if you arm yourself with the right tools, you'll find that working with fractions is no harder than working with basic numbers. In this tutorial you'll see the process for multiplying 3 very simple fractions. Enjoy!
How do you combine a positive and a negative number? This tutorial shows you how. You even get to see it explained with a number line!
Multiplying a whole number and a fraction can be confusing, but this tutorial helps to sort things out. Check it out!
In this tutorial you'll see how you can think of absolute value in a very intuitive way. Let us know if you have any questions about it!
Multiplying and dividing numbers takes a good amount of thinking, and it's easy to make a mistake. But you can make sure that you're on the right track if you check whether the answer should be positive or negative. In this tutorial you'll see exactly how to tell if your answer will be positive or negative, even if you don't know the exact value of the answer. That way you'll always be able to check your answers!
Subtracting a positive from a negative? Just remember: subtracting a positive is the same as adding a negative. See how it works in this tutorial!
Number lines are really useful in visualizing an inequality or a set. In this tutorial, you'll see how to graph both. Take a look!
There are lots of different kind of numbers that you should know about, and that includes rational numbers. Check out the tutorial!
Subtracting a positive is the same thing as adding a negative. Subtracting a negative is the same as adding a positive. Get a closer look with this tutorial!
Adding two negative numbers together? Just add the absolute value of each number together, put a negative sign in front, and you have your answer! See how it's done in this tutorial.
Doing math with paper and pencil can come in real handy, so make sure you're comfortable multiplying decimals by hand. After all, you don't want the calculator to be a crutch!
Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the subtraction property of equality, and it lets you subtract the same number from both sides of an equation. Watch the video to see it in action!
Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the addition property of equality, and it lets you add the same number to both sides of an equation. Watch the video to see it in action!
Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.
Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.
Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.
Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.
Word problems allow you to see the real world uses of math! This tutorial shows you how to take a words problem and turn it into a percent proportion. Then see how to solve for the answer using the mean extremes property of proportions. Take a look!
Sales tax, tips at restaurants, grades on tests... no matter what you do, you can't run away from percents. So watch this tutorial and see once and for all what percents are all about!
Taking a percent of a number? Trying to figure out the result? Convert the percent to a decimal and multiply it by the number! This tutorial will show you how!
A part is some percent of a whole. Trying to calculate the percent? Use a percent proportion to solve! This tutorial will show you how!
Ratios are everywhere! The scale on a map or blueprint is a ratio. Ingredients sometimes need to be mixed using ratios such as the ratio of water to cement mix when making cement. Watch this tutorial to learn about ratios. Then think of some ratios you've encountered before!
Word problems allow you to see math in action! This tutorial deals with inequalities and money in a bank account. See how to translate a word problem into an inequality, solve the problem, and understand the answer. Take a look!
This tutorial provides a great real world application of math. See how to turn a word problem into an inequality. Then solve the inequality by performing the order of operations in reverse. Don't forget that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, you MUST flip the sign of the inequality! That's one of the big differences between solving equalities and solving inequalities.
If you're given 3 side measurements, there's a quick way to determine if those three sides can form a triangle. Follow along with this tutorial and learn what relationship these sides need in order to form a triangle.
Trying to figure out which side of a trianlge is the shortest? How about the longest? All you need to get your answer are the angle measurements of the triangle! How does it work? Watch this tutorial to find out!
If you have an expression with more than one operation, you can use the order of operations to help you simplify! Follow along with this tutorial to see how to use the order of operations to simplify an expression.
If you have a value for a variable in an expression, you can evaluate that expression by plugging in that variable value and simplifying! Follow along with this tutorial to see the entire step-by-step process.
If you have an expression with two variables and you're given the values for those variables, you can plug those values into the expression and simplify to get the answer! This tutorial shows you the steps to plugging variable values into an expression and simplifying.
Patterns are everywhere in math! In this tutorial, you'll see how to find a pattern in a table and make a rule for it!
If you're trying to multiply the sum of two numbers, the distributive property may make things easier. Follow along with this tutorial to see how the distributive property can be used to evaluate an expression.
When you're adding numbers together, does their order matter? This tutorial can answer that question! It looks at the Commutative Property of Addition!
When you're multiplying numbers, the Commutative Property of Multiplication can be very useful! This tutorial introduces this handy property and shows you how to use it.
The Associative Property of Addition is a useful tool when you're adding multiple numbers together! Follow along with this tutorial to learn about this property and see how to use it.
The Associative Property of Multiplication is a building block of math! Follow along with this tutorial to learn all about this helpful property!
When you multiply a decimal and a whole number, removing the decimal point can make multiplying easier, but where does the decimal point go when you want to get your answer? In this tutorial, you'll see how to estimate the location of the decimal point after you multiply!
To master equivalent ratios, you need to practice. Follow along with this tutorial to practice filling in a table with equivalent ratios.
This tutorial goes through the steps of creating ratios from a table of values! Follow along to see how the ratios are made!
In this tutorial, you'll see how to take the information from a given table and use it to find a ratio. You'll also see how to write the answer in simplest form!
If you want to find a percent in a word problem, you may be able to use a ratio to help you! This tutorial shows you how to do exactly that!
Finding the surface area of a prism can be a little tricky, but a net can make the problem a little easier. Make your job easier and see how to use a net to find the surface area of a prism.
Finding the perimeter of a rectangle in the coordinate plane is easier than you might think! This tutorial shows you how to use the coordinate plane to find the perimeter of a rectangle.
If you want to graph a rectangle on the coordinate plane, just graph the vertices and then connect them! This tutorial takes you through this entire process step-by-step.
If you need to find the area of a rectangle on the coordinate plane, all you need is the length and width of that rectangle! This tutorial shows you what to do to find the area of a rectangle when it's graphed on the coordinate plane.
The real world has all sorts of math clues! See how to use math to represent real world situations by watching this tutorial:
You may know how to calculate the absolute value of a number, but what are you really finding? This tutorial uses a real world example to help you gain a better understanding of absolute value.
Plotting points on the coordinate plane is the foundation of graphing equations! But before you can graph equations, you should be very familiar with the coordinate plane. In this tutorial, you'll see how to identify the ordered pair of a point on the coordinate plane. Plus, see how to figure out which quadrant the point is in!
Plotting points on the coordinate plane is the foundation for graphing equations! Check out this tutorial to get some practice plotting points and identifying which quadrant each point is in.
Trying to figure out if a negative number is larger than another can be a little tricky. To make things easier, you could use a number line! This tutorial shows you how to use a number line to compare two negative numbers and determine which is larger.
Turning a phrase from words to a math problem can be tricky, but practice can make this process easier! In this tutorial, you'll see how to look for key words that can help you translate a phrase into math.
An expression is just a mathematical phrase. In this tutorial, you'll learn about two popular types of expressions: numerical and algebraic expressions. A numerical expression contains numbers and operations. An algebraic expression is almost exactly the same except it also contains variables. Check out this tutorial to learn about these two popular kinds of expressions!
A number line is a way we can visually represent numbers. This tutorial gives you a great introduction to the number line and shows you how to graph numbers on the number line in order to compare them. Check it out!
In order to tackle the challenging topics, you first need to know the basics. Equations are the start of some very fun and challenging math problems. Watch this tutorial to learn about equations!
When you get an equation, usually you want to solve it and find the answer. This tutorial explains what it means to find the solution to an equation. Take a look!
If you're not sure if a value is a solution to an inequality, you an always plug it in and see. This tutorial shows you how to determine if a value is a solution to an inequality.
Dividing decimals? Then this tutorial is a must see! Follow along and learn how you can divide decimals by rewriting the problem as a fraction and then using long division to solve. Check it out!
To multiply mixed fractions together, you could first convert each to an improper fraction. Then, multiply the fractions together, simplify, and convert your answer back to a mixed fraction. This tutorial will show you how!
Dividing fractions? Change that division to a multiplication by multiplying the dividend by the reciprocal of the divisor. Learn all about it by watching this tutorial!
To divide mixed fractions, you could first convert each to an improper fraction. Then, switch to a multiplication problem by multiply by the reciprocal of the divisor. Simplify and convert your answer back to a mixed fraction to get your answer! This tutorial will show you how!
Did you know that a fraction just represents a division? To turn a fraction into a decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator. In this tutorial, see how to convert a fraction into the terminating decimal it represents.
If you have a terminating decimal, you can rewrite it as a fraction! Check out this tutorial to learn how to convert a terminating decimal into a fraction.
Ordering numbers from least to greatest? Are the numbers in different forms? To make comparing easier, convert all the numbers to decimals. Then, plot those decimals on a number line and compare them! This tutorial shows you how!
Ratios are used to compare numbers. When you're working with ratios, it's sometimes easier to work with an equivalent ratio. Equivalent ratios have different numbers but represent the same relationship. In this tutorial, you'll see how to find equivalent ratios by first writing the given ratio as a fraction. Take a look!
Sometimes the hardest part of a word problem is figuring out how to turn the words into a math problem. In this tutorial, you'll see how to take the information given in a word problem and write a ratio. Then, reduce the ratio and explain its meaning. See it all in this tutorial!
Equivalent ratios are just like equivalent fractions. If two ratios have the same value, then they are equivalent, even though they may look very different! In this tutorial, take a look at equivalent ratios and learn how to tell if you have equivalent ratios.
Some fractions are seen so often in math that it can be helpful to know the percent that goes with it. This tutorial shows you some common percent-fraction relationships!
If you're finding the percent of a number and that percent is a power of 10, there's a trick to quickly find the answer! This tutorial explains how to calculate percents that are powers of 10.
Trying to find a missing interior angle measurement in a triangle? Already know the other two interior angle measurements? Then you're set! Just remember that the interior angles of a triangle ALWAYS add up to 180 degrees. This tutorial shows you how to put this knowledge into an equation and solve to find that missing measurement!
Did you know that there are different kinds of triangles? Knowing how to identify these triangles is an important part of solving many problems involving these triangles. Check out this tutorial and learn about some of the different kinds of triangles!
When you're dealing with triangles, the Triangle Sum theorem can be very useful in finding interior angle measurements. In this tutorial, learn how to find this helpful theorem!
To find the area of a rectangle, multiply the length times the width! This tutorial will show you how to find the area of a rectangle. Check it out!
Finding the area of a triangle? Know the length of the base and the height? Then just take those values and plug them into the formula for the area of a triangle and solve! This tutorial shows you how.
Looking for the area of a parallelogram? Got the length of the base and the height? Then plug those values into the formula for the area of a parallelogram and solve. This tutorial takes you through the process!
Want to find the area of a trapezoid? If you have the length of each base and the height, you can use them to find the area. In this tutorial, you'll see how to identify those values and plug them into the formula for the area of a trapezoid. Then see how to simplify to get your answer!
Want to find the height of a triangle? Already know the area and the length of the base? Then you can use the formula for the area of a triangle to find that missing measurement! Check out this tutorial to learn how!
Finding the volume of a rectangular prism isn't so bad, especially if you already know the length, width, and height. In this tutorial, you'll see how to use that information and the formula for the volume of a rectangular prism to get the answer. Check it out!
Ever wonder what a box would look like if you unfolded and flatted it? That new picture would be called a net! This tutorial introduces you to nets, a two-dimensional version of a three-dimensional solid. Check it out!
Did you know that the formula for the area of a triangle can be found by using the formula for the area of a parallelogram? In this tutorial, you'll see how it's done! Take a look!
Parallelograms and rectangles are pretty similar. In fact, you can turn a parallelogram into a rectangle to find the formula for the area of a parallelogram! Check out this tutorial to see how it's done!
Trying to figure out the formula for the area of a trapezoid? You could start by creating a parallelogram out of two trapezoids. Then, use the formula for the area of a parallelogram to figure out the formula for the area of one trapezoid. This tutorial shows you how!
Trying to find the volume of a prism? Did you know that there's a formula to find that volume? In this tutorial, you'll learn about the formula for the volume of a prism. Check it out!