Solving Linear Equations

Linear equations come in many forms. Easy conversion between the different forms can come in very useful for solving linear equations...

Solving 2 variable equations

There are basically 2 types of 2-variable equations you will be asked to solve. The first type is asking, what is y when x is _____? ...

How to eliminate decimals

Decimals are multiples of 1/10 …easy to transform! For example…you’re given: 0.4 x 550 and you think you have to multiply out and move...

Basic rules on fractions

With a little practice, fractions can be less dreaded. Once we get the basic rules down, I'll show you some shortcuts that make...

Solving Word Problems 2

Deciphering the meaning of word problems is a useful skill. It takes some practice, like anything new, but it's not hard. For example:...

Solving word problems

Most students I work with say they really don't like/hate/don't understand/freeze up when they see word problems. Knowing how to...

Rapid Math Tricks Multiply by 11

We first learned how easy it is to multiply single digits by 11....easy: 2 x 11 is 22. 8 x 11 is 88. But what do we do when we have 2...