Merry HavensAug 19, 20201 minSolving Linear EquationsLinear equations come in many forms. Easy conversion between the different forms can come in very useful for solving linear equations...

Merry HavensAug 19, 20202 minSolving 2 variable equationsThere 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 _____? ...

Merry HavensAug 19, 20201 minSolving single variable problems (basic algebra)A single variable equation looks something like this: 3 x + 4 = 2x + 12 or this: x^2 = 144 Here are some foundations you need: 1....

Merry HavensNov 20, 20192 minWhat to consider when choosing a tutor for your childIf you think getting a qualified, effective tutor for your child will require an expensive and inflexible contract, read this! Busting...

Merry HavensOct 17, 20191 minHow to eliminate decimalsDecimals 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...

Merry HavensDec 24, 20181 minQuick rule for adding/subtracting fractionsFirst Rule: You need a common denominator (CD) when adding/subtracting fractions. If you have a CD, great, just add/subtract the...

Merry HavensDec 22, 20182 minBasic rules on fractionsWith a little practice, fractions can be less dreaded. Once we get the basic rules down, I'll show you some shortcuts that make...

Merry HavensDec 19, 20183 minSolving Word Problems 2Deciphering the meaning of word problems is a useful skill. It takes some practice, like anything new, but it's not hard. For example:...

Merry HavensDec 19, 20181 minMath Trick for Multiplying numbers 2 apartFor example, if you are multiplying 19 x 21, do this: square the middle number (multiply it by itself) 20 x 20 = 400 subtract 1, there's...

Merry HavensDec 5, 20182 minSolving word problemsMost students I work with say they really don't like/hate/don't understand/freeze up when they see word problems. Knowing how to...

Merry HavensNov 27, 20181 minRapid Math Tricks Multiply by 11We 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...

Merry HavensNov 14, 20181 minTutor4Help Private Tutoring in Highlands Ranch, ColoradoTutor 4 Help is an experienced and enthusiastic former teacher who can help your struggling student build confidence and be successful in...