Solving Linear Equations

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

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Merry Havens

- Aug 19, 2020
- 1 min

Solving Linear Equations

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

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Merry Havens

- Aug 19, 2020
- 2 min

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 _____? ...

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Merry Havens

- Aug 19, 2020
- 1 min

Solving 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....

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Merry Havens

- Nov 20, 2019
- 2 min

What to consider when choosing a tutor for your child

If you think getting a qualified, effective tutor for your child will require an expensive and inflexible contract, read this! Busting...

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Merry Havens

- Oct 17, 2019
- 1 min

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...

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Merry Havens

- Dec 23, 2018
- 1 min

Quick rule for adding/subtracting fractions

First Rule: You need a common denominator (CD) when adding/subtracting fractions. If you have a CD, great, just add/subtract the...

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Merry Havens

- Dec 21, 2018
- 2 min

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...

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Merry Havens

- Dec 19, 2018
- 3 min

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:...

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Merry Havens

- Dec 19, 2018
- 1 min

Math Trick for Multiplying numbers 2 apart

For 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...

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Merry Havens

- Dec 5, 2018
- 2 min

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...

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Merry Havens

- Nov 26, 2018
- 1 min

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...

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Merry Havens

- Nov 14, 2018
- 1 min

Tutor4Help Private Tutoring in Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Tutor 4 Help is an experienced and enthusiastic former teacher who can help your struggling student build confidence and be successful in...

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