Trying to solve an equation with variables on both sides of the equation? Figure out how to get those variables together and solve the equation with this tutorial!
Trying to find a missing measurement on similar figures? Make ratios from corresponding sides and set up a proportion! Solve the proportion to get your missing measurement. Figure out how to do all that by watching this tutorial!
So you're working on a math problem and you have the correct formula. Great! But the variable you need to solve for is not by itself in the formula. Not so great. Don't worry! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to solve a formula for the variable you want!
Looking at two figures that are the same shape and have the same angle measurements? You have similar figures! Learn all about it in this tutorial!
A literal equation is an equation where variables represent known values. Literal equations allow use to represent things like distance, time, interest, and slope as variables in an equation. Using variables instead of words is a real time-saver! Learn about literal equations with this tutorial.
Trying to solve a compound inequality? No problem! This tutorial will take you through the process of splitting the compound inequality into two inequalities. Then you'll see how to solve those inequalities, write the answer in set builder notation, and graph the solution on a number line.
Can an inequality have no solution? You bet it can! An inequality has no solution will always give you a contradiction, no matter what value you plug in for the variable. Watch this tutorial, and then try to make your own inequality with no solution!
Graphing an exponential function? No sweat! Create a table of values to give you ordered pairs. Then, plot those ordered pair on a coordinate plane and connect the points to make your graph! Follow along with this tutorial as it shows you all the steps.
To add polynomials of any size, just group like terms and then combine them together. To see it done step-by-step, watch this tutorial!
Finding the product of two binomials with the same terms and opposite signs? You're finding the product of a sum and a difference! Use the formula for the product of a sum and a difference to quickly find the answer! This tutorial shows you how.
Trying to find the value of a certain term in a geometric sequence? Use the formula for finding the nth term in a geometric sequence to write a rule. Then use that rule to find the value of each term you want! This tutorial takes you through it step-by-step.
When you learn about rule or property, it's best to practice with it. This tutorial takes you through the process of applying product of powers rule to simplify an expression. Check out this tutorial for some great practice!
Got a fraction raised to a power? Learn how to split that exponent and put it in the numerator and denominator of your fraction using the power of a quotient rule. This tutorial shows you how!
Looking at an equation with a variable in the exponent? You have an exponential function! Learn about exponential functions in this tutorial.
Exponential functions often involve the rate of increase or decrease of something. When it's a rate of increase, you have an exponential growth function! Check out these kinds of exponential functions in this tutorial!
Exponential functions often involve the rate of increase or decrease of something. When it's a rate of decrease, you have an exponential decay function! Check out these kinds of exponential functions in this tutorial!
Factoring trinomials can by tricky, but this tutorial can help! Follow along as a trinomial is factored right before your eyes! Then, check your answer by using the FOIL method to multiply the binomials back together and see if you get the original trinomial.
Simplifying a rational expression? You could factor the numerator and denominator and then cancel like factors. Learn what to do in this tutorial!
Function rules are like instructions on how to change input values into their respective output values. In this tutorial, see how to write a function rule for a given relation. Check it out!
Every function is a relation, but not every relation is a function! Watch this video to learn how to tell which relations are functions and which are not.
Trying to find the slope of a graphed line? First, identify two points on the line. Then, you could use these points to figure out the slope. In this tutorial, you'll see how to use two points on the line to find the change in 'y' and the change in 'x'. Then, you'll see how to take these values and calculate the slope. Check it out!
Trying to find the common difference in an arithmetic sequence? You need to figure out what number you need to add to each term to get the next term in the sequence. It's easier than you might think! Watch this tutorial and learn how to find the common difference in an arithmetic sequence.
To find the x-intercept of a given linear equation, simply remove the 'y' and solve for 'x'. To find the y-intercept, remove the 'x' and solve for 'y'. In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the x-intercept and the y-intercept for a given linear equation. Check it out!
Trying to write an equation in point-slope form? Have two points but no slope? You'll need to use those points to find a slope first. Watch this tutorial and see what needs to be done to write an equation in point-slope form!
When you're dealing with linear equations, you may be asked to find the slope of a line. That's when knowing the slope formula really comes in handy! Learn the formula to find the slope of a line by watching this tutorial.
Parallel lines are lines that will go on and on forever without ever intersecting. This is because they have the same slope! If you have two linear equations that have the same slope but different y-intercepts, then those lines are parallel to one another!
Perpendicular lines intersect at right angles to one another. To figure out if two equations are perpendicular, take a look at their slopes. The slopes of perpendicular lines are opposite reciprocals of each other. Their product is -1! Watch this tutorial and see how to determine if two equations are perpendicular.
See a pattern in a sequence? It might be an arithmetic sequence! Learn about arithmetic sequences by watching this tutorial.
When you're learning about linear equations, you're bound to run into the point-slope form of a line. This form is quite useful in creating an equation of a line if you're given the slope and a point on the line. Watch this tutorial, and learn about the point-slope form of a line!
When you're learning about linear equations, you're bound to run into the point-slope form of a line. This form is quite useful in creating an equation of a line if you're given the slope and a point on the line. Watch this tutorial, and learn about the point-slope form of a line!
There are many different ways to solve a system of linear equations. In this tutorial, you'll see how to solve a system of linear equations by graphing both lines and finding their intersection. Take a look!
There are many different ways to solve a system of linear equations. In this tutorial, you'll see how to solve a system of linear equations by substituting one equation into the other and solving for the variable. Then, see how to use that variable value to find the value of the other variable. Check it out!
There are many different ways to solve a system of linear equations. In this tutorial, you'll see how to solve a system of linear equations by combining the equations together to eliminate one of the variables. Then, see how find the value of that variable and use it to find the value of the other variable. Take a look!
There are many different ways to solve a system of linear equations. In this tutorial, you'll see how to solve a system of linear equations by graphing both lines and finding their intersection. Take a look!
There are many different ways to solve a system of linear equations. In this tutorial, you'll see how to solve such a system by combining the equations together in a way so that one of the variables is eliminated. Then, see how find the value of that variable and use it to find the value of the other variable. Take a look!
There are many different ways to solve a system of inequalities. In this tutorial, you'll see how to solve such a system by graphing both inequalities and finding their intersection. Check it out!
Word problems are a great way to see math in action! In this tutorial, you'll see how to write a system of linear equations from the information given in a word problem. Then, you'll see how to solve this system using the elimination method. See this entire process by watching this tutorial!
One of the many ways you can solve a quadratic equation is by graphing it and seeing where it crosses the x-axis. Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to graph a quadratic equation to find the solution. Check it out!
The axis of symmetry is the vertical line that goes through the vertex of a quadratic equation. There's even a formula to help find it! In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the axis of symmetry for a given quadratic equation.
One of the many ways you can solve a quadratic equation is by factoring it. In this tutorial, you'll see how to factor a quadratic equation using the guess and check method of factoring. Then, use the zero product property to find the solution!
One of the many ways you can solve a quadratic equation is by completing the square. In this method, you want to turn one side of the equation into a perfect square trinomial. This tutorial takes you through the steps of solving a quadratic equation by completing the square. Check it out!
When you're trying to graph a quadratic equation, making a table of values can be really helpful. Before you make a table, first find the vertex of the quadratic equation. That way, you can pick values on either side to see what the graph does on either side of the vertex. Watch this tutorial to see how you can graph a quadratic equation!
Factoring a perfect square trinomial? Did you know there's a shortcut to factoring this special kind of trinomial? Check it out! It's pretty cool, and it may make this process a little faster!
One of the many ways you can solve a quadratic equation is by using the square root method. Follow along with this tutorial and see how to use the square root method to solve a quadratic equation. Take a look!
Dealing with graphs of quadratic equations? You should know about the parent function graph first! All graphs of quadratic equations start off looking like this before their transformed. Check it out!
You can't go through algebra without seeing quadratic functions. The graphs of quadratic functions are parabolas; they tend to look like a smile or a frown. In this tutorial, get introduced to quadratic functions, look at their graphs, and see some examples of quadratic functions!
In a quadratic equation, the discriminant helps tell you the number of real solutions to a quadratic equation. The expression used to find the discriminant is the expression located under the radical in the quadratic formula! In this tutorial, get introduced to the discriminant of a quadratic equation!
If you're solving quadratic equations, knowing the quadratic formula is a MUST! This formula is normally used when no other methods for solving quadratics can be reasonably used. In this tutorial, learn about the quadratic formula and see it used to solve a quadratic equation. Take a look!
Want to simplify a radical whose radicand is not a perfect square? No sweat! Check out this tutorial and see how to write that radicand as its prime factorization. Then, rewrite any duplicate factors using exponents, break up the radical using the product property of square roots, and simplify. To see this process step-by-step, watch this tutorial!
To multiply radicals, you can use the product property of square roots to multiply the contents of each radical together. Then, it's just a matter of simplifying! In this tutorial, you'll see how to multiply two radicals together and then simplify their product. Check it out!
The converse of the Pythagorean Theorem is like the the Pythagorean Theorem in reverse. You can use it both forward and backward! Not all theorems work this way, but the Pythagorean Theorem does! This tutorial will show you how to use both the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.
The Pythagorean theorem is a very popular theorem that shows a special relationship between the sides of a right triangle. In this tutorial, you'll get introduced to the Pythagorean theorem and see how it's used to solve for a missing length on a right triangle!
Having difficulty turning a word problem into an algebra equation? Then this tutorial is for you! With this tutorial, you'll learn how to break down word problems and translate them into mathematical equations.
Sometimes a word problem describes a situation that can be better understood if it were graphed. This tutorial gives an example of one such word problem. Check it out!
Sometimes word problems describe a system of equations, two equations each with two unknowns. Solving word problems like this one aren't so bad if you know what to do. Check it out with this tutorial!
Trying to solve an equation with variables on both sides of the equal sign? Figure out how to get those variables together and find the answer with this tutorial!
Trying to solve two equations each with the same two unknown variables? Take one of the equations and solve it for one of the variables. Then plug that into the other equation and solve for the variable. Plug that value into either equation to get the value for the other variable. This tutorial will take you through this process of substitution step-by-step!
Trying to solve an equation involving a fraction? Just multiply the fraction away and then perform the order of operations in reverse! See how in this tutorial.
Trying to solve an equation where you see the same variable more than once? Figure out how to get those variables together and solve the equation with this tutorial!
Ever heard of two things being directly proportional? Well, a good example is speed and distance. The bigger your speed, the farther you'll go over a given time period. So as one variable goes up, the other goes up too, and that's the idea of direct proportionality. But you can express direct proportionality using equations, and that's an important thing to do in algebra. See how to do that in the tutorial!
If two things are directly proportional, you can bet that you'll need to use the formula for direct variation to solve! In this tutorial, you'll see how to use the formula for direct variation to find the constant of variation and then solve for your answer.
Want to solve a percent proportion? Just use the means extremes property of proportions to cross multiply! Solve for the variable, and you have your answer! Learn how with this tutorial.
Solving an inequality for a variable? Just perform 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.
Trying to solve a compound inequality? No sweat! This tutorial will take you through the process of solving the inequality. Then you'll see how to write the answer in set builder notation and graph it on a number line. You'll see it all in this tutorial!
Subtracting polynomials? No problem! Just distribute the negative sign to the second polynomial and then combine like terms. Watch this tutorial to see how it's done!
Looking for practice using the FOIL method? This tutorial delivers! It takes you step-by-step through the FOIL method as you multiply together to binomials.
Multiplying a monomial by a trinomial? Apply the distributive property! See how it's done by watching this tutorial.
Working with exponents can be lots of fun, as long as you understand how they work. In this tutorial you'll see how exponents add when you multiply the same number raised to different exponents!
Comes in handy when you're factoring, and this tutorial will show you how to square like a pro!
Ever played tic-tac-toe? Well this method of multiplying two polynomials together revisits that game! In this tutorial, you'll see a fun alternative to the FOIL method. Learn how to set up a tic-tac-toe grid and use it to find the product of two polynomials!
Sometimes you'll see a number with an exponent raised to another exponent, and the first time you see it, you probably think it's a typo! But it's not a typo, it's a real thing, and there's a really nice trick for making it simpler that you'll see in the video.
There's a great trick for raising a product of two number to an exponent, and this tutorial shows you exactly that trick works.
Working with exponents can be lots of fun, as long as you understand how they work. In this tutorial you'll see how exponents add when you divide the same number raised to different exponents!
A lot of people get a little uneasy when they see 0, especially when that 0 is the exponent in some expression. After all, there seem to be so many rules about 0, and so many special cases where you're not allowed to do something. Well it turns out that a zero in the exponent is one of the best things that you can have, because it makes the expression really easy to figure out. Watch this tutorial, and next time you see 0 in the exponent, you'll know exactly what to do!
Do you ever panic when you see a negative number in the exponent of some mathematical expression? Well if you do, then panic no more! This tutorial will help you overcome your fear, and will help you understand what negative exponents actually mean :)
Trying to factor a binomial with perfect square factors that are being subtracted? You have a difference of squares problem! Learn how to factor a binomial like this one by watching this tutorial.
The zero-product property let's you split the product of factors into separate equations. Then, you can solve each equation to get the solutions to your original equation! Learn all about this very useful property by watching this tutorial.
Factoring trinomials can by tricky, but this tutorial can help! Follow along as a trinomial is factored using the guess and check method. What, no possibilities work? The trinomial must be prime! Watch this tutorial and see what happens!
Factoring trinomials can by tricky, but this tutorial can help! See how to use the A-C method to factor a trinomial into the product of two binomials. Then, use the FOIL method to multiply the two binomial back together to check your answer.
Factoring out the greatest common factor of a polynomial can be an important part of simplifying an expression. In this tutorial, you get step-by-step instructions on how to identify and factor out the greatest common factor.
Factoring by grouping is one way to factor a polynomial. This tutorial shows you how to take a polynomial and factor it into the product of two binomials. Then, check your answer by FOILing the binomials back together!
Did you know that when you're factoring a trinomial, the signs in the trinomial determine the signs in the product of the binomials? This information is really useful when you're factoring trinomials! Watch this tutorial and learn the different sign cases.
When your trying to factor a polynomial, one of the most difficult tasks can be determining the correct factoring strategy. Luckily, this tutorial provides a great strategy for factoring polynomials! Check it out and always know how to approach factoring a polynomial!
Excluded values are values that will make the denominator of a fraction equal to 0. You can't divide by 0, so it's very important to find these excluded values when you're solving a rational expression. Follow along with this tutorial and learn how to find these excluded values!
Dividing polynomials? Use long division! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to perform long division with polynomial. Check it out!
Graphing inequalities on the coordinate plane is not as difficult as you might think, especially if you know what to do! In this tutorial, you'll see the steps you need to follow to graph an inequality.
Word problems are a great way to see math in the real world! In this tutorial, see how to figure out how long it will take for a rabbit population to go extinct. You'll also see how to set up a table and a graph to help find the answer!
Graphing a function? It would be really helpful if you had a table of values that fit your equation. You could plot those values on a coordinate plane and connect the point to make your graph. See it all in this tutorial!
To solve a function for a given value, plug that value into the function and simplify. See this first-hand by watching this tutorial!
A linear equation can be written in many different forms, and each of them is quite useful! One of these is standard form. Watch this tutorial and learn the standard form for a linear equation!
You can't go through algebra without learning about functions. This tutorial shows you a great approach to thinking about functions! Learn the definition of a function and see the different ways functions can be represented. Take a look!
Even graphs need to worry about tests! Using the vertical line test, you can figure out if a graph is a function or not. Watch this tutorial and learn about the vertical line test. Then, put your graphs to the test!
Every see 'f(x)' in your math? That's function notation! It's a way to indicate that an equation is a function. Learn about function notation by watching this tutorial.
You can write the vertex form for a quadratic equation if you have the vertex and one other point! This tutorial shows you how to take that information and write an equation for the quadratic in vertex form.
If you want to write the equation of a quadratic in intercept form just from its graph, you can use the x-intercepts and one additional point on the graph. Those three points will tell you all you need. Follow along with this tutorial to see how to use the graph of a quadratic to write its equation in intercepts form.
You can rewrite an expression with a rational exponent a few different ways. This can come in handy when your solving a problem involving rational exponents. This tutorial shows you how it works! You can even practice with examples!
Trying to find a missing value in a ratio to create proportional ratios? You could use the multiplication property of equality! In this tutorial, see how to use this property to find a missing value in a ratio. Take a look!
Working with the graph of a line? Trying to find the equation for that graph? Just pick two points on the line and use them to find the equation. This tutorial shows you how to take two points on the graph of a line and use them to find the slope-intercept form of the line!
To see if an ordered pair is a solution to an inequality, plug it into the inequality and simplify. If you get a true statement, then the ordered pair is a solution to the inequality. If you get a false statement, then the ordered pair is not a solution. Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to determine if an ordered pair is a solution to an inequality!
Scatter plots are a very useful way to help you visually see data. In this tutorial, you'll see how to take data from a table and plot it to create a scatter plot. Take a look!
Scatter plots are a great way to see data visually. They can also help you predict values! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to draw a line of fit on a scatter plot and find the equation of that line in order to make a prediction based on the data already given!
To see if a table of values represents a linear function, check to see if there's a constant rate of change. If there is, you're looking at a linear function! This tutorial shows you how to tell if a table of values represents a linear function.