Adding and subtracting may be the easiest of mathematical operations, but once you get it down, multiplication and division can be just as easy. That's why it's called elementary arithmetic. If it were harder, it would be called college algebra or trigonometry. But it's not— i ...more

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more

With this free video math lesson, you'll learn how to multiply decimals. With mathematics, as with anything else, not everyone progresses at the same rate. Basic math is no exception. Happily, in the age of Internet video tutorials, this isn't a problem. Those who progress qui ...more

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this free math tutorial, you'll learn how to s ...more

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more

Math is one of those subjects in school where you either love it or hate it or just don't get it. But math is nothing to fear, because it's a part of our everyday lives, and ifs something everyone should know the basics of. Don’t let math intimidate you. Whether you’re multipl ...more

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more

Need a little help figuring out how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers in basic arithmetic? Learn how with this free video math lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to auto ...more

Looking for a guide on how to multiply mixed numbers and fractions in basic arithmetic? Learn how with this free video math lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. ...more

Looking for a primer on how to divide mixed numbers in basic arithmetic? See how it's done with this free video math lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, th ...more

Need help figuring out how to multiply two numbers containing exponents? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follo ...more

Most of the time, when I’m bored during math class, I play with my calculator to satisfy my boredom. Recently, I've discovered that when multiplying any number by 11, 111, or any number similar to it, that it has a pattern (though I guess everything in math has a pattern). I d ...more

Need to know how to multiply and divide negative numbers in basic math? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow ...more

In order to add mixed number in fractions, in a math problem, you will need to focus on the denominator. The denominator is the lower number in the fraction. The top number is called the numerator. When you look at the denominator, you should try to figure out if the denomina ...more

In this Math tutorial, you will learn how to convert a mixed number into an improper fraction. The narrator explains the process in a very concise yet simple manner that will make math problems involving mixed numbers so much easier to solve. The general idea is to multiply th ...more

Need help figuring out how to multiply decimals in basic math? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their ...more

With this free video math lesson, you'll learn how to do multiply any number by zero. With mathematics, as with anything else, not everyone progresses at the same rate. Basic math is no exception. Happily, in the age of Internet video tutorials, this isn't a problem. Those who ...more

Would you like to know how to divide mixed numbers (numbers containing fractions) into one another in basic arithmetic? It's easy. Learn how with this free video math lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathem ...more

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to convert mixed numbers to top heavy fractions. This task is very easy, fast and simple. Begin by multiplying the whole number with the denominator and then add the numerator. In the final answer, the numerator will be greater than th ...more

Want to multiply three or more fractions or mixed numbers? It's easy: Turn the mixed numbers into improper fractions. Cross cancel where you can. Multiply straight across. (simplify and reduce if you did not completely cross cancel). This free video math tutorial presents a co ...more

When you start out using fractions, one of the first things you will learn is how to add and subtract them. In this tutorial, made specifically for beginners, you will learn the basics of adding fractions with mixed numbers. This is really not very hard and if you follow along ...more

A guy from the website Math Problem Generator explains, in this video, how to easily multiply mixed fraction numbers. First, he demonstrates that you need to convert both of the numbers to improper fractions. Then he shows that you need to multiply the two resulting numbers to ...more

Learn how to multiply decimal numbers with this free video math lesson. With mathematics, as with anything else, not everyone progresses at the same rate. Happily, in the age of Internet video tutorials, this isn't a problem. Those who progress quickly can go beyond what's bei ...more

Fractions are numbers of the form a/b, where a and b are integers. Fractions are also called as ratios. Fractions are further divided into proper fractions and improper fractions. Proper fractions are those where the numerator is less than the denominator and improper fraction ...more

This video tutorial shows you how to multiply mixed numbers. When doing this the first thing that you want to do is put the mixed numbers into a improper fraction form. From this step you can simplify the numbers based on what you are using. In this case you can take out the 3 ...more

One can learn, from watching this video, how to multiply and divide fractions. Prof. Alexander gives a discourse on multiplication and division of fractions in a simple, easy way. For multiplication, one should first look for highest common factor in the numerator of one fract ...more

Last time, we looked at archaic cryptography, so you should have a basic understanding of some of the concepts and terminology you'll need. Now, we'll discuss one of the most important advances in computer security in the 20th century—public key cryptography. What Is Public K ...more

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions on How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units, plus some great complex models in his article, How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More. These models use the standard sonobe unit and a ...more

Despite what we all argued in school, math does come up in daily life. When those dreaded fractions are staring you in the face remember these steps and you will be multiplying in no time. Practice always helps. Do you need two and a half dozen cookies, but a recipe only make ...more

Welcome back, my novice hackers! It has become clear from some of your questions that quite a few of you are unfamiliar with the hexadecimal system, or simply, hex. The hexadecimal system is used throughout computing and if you have never studied this Base16 numering system, ...more

Security is a priority for many when they first set up their mobile devices. Nobody wants to have a stranger or nosey friend go through their phone and discover risqué photos or embarrassing text messages. These days, the closet is gone—everyone keeps their skeletons in their ...more

When we are building programs that communicate over a network, how can we keep our data private? The last thing we want is some other lousy hacker sniffing our packets, so how do we stop them? The easy answer: encryption. However, this is a very wide-ranging answer. Today we'r ...more

2 + 2 = 4. That's about as much math as I can handle without a calculator on a daily basis. I literally hate doing math more than anything in life, mostly because I'm not good at it—and I hate doing things I'm not good at. So, when I come across a cool math trick online that ...more

Being able to write your own hacking tools is what separates the script kiddies from the legendary hackers. While this can take many forms, one of the most coveted skills in hacking is the ability to dig through the binary files of a program and identify vulnerabilities at the ...more

When it's time to calculate a tip at a restaurant or bar, I usually try some mental math at first, but sometimes I resort to opening the Calculator quickly from the Control Center on my iPhone and doing a quick calculation. But with Apple's Shortcuts app, there's an even easie ...more

Even those of us most comfortable in the kitchen can be daunted by the idea of cooking for a whole houseful of people. Whether you have a large, well-equipped kitchen or a small one with just the essentials, it can prove to be quite a task to prepare food for a dozen or so peo ...more

Your first step is to bring your decimal point up to the top of the equation. The you divide the whole number into the decimal number. In this instance, 5 into 1.25. 5 goes into 1 0 times, so you put the zero in the first space. 5 goes into 12 twice, so you place a 2 up top, a ...more

This series on complex numbers will help you solve equations with the cute variable "i" with ease by multiplying by the conjugate. These equations are harder to do than normal linear equations, but they'll provide a nice brain challenge for you to furbish your math skills for ...more

Multiplying positive and negative numbers may seem confusing. However, in this math tutorial, multiplying numbers with different or same signs is made easy and eliminates all confusion. The narrator of the video explains the key rules to remember when dealing with the possible ...more

This video discusses the number zero in division. When dividing numbers, there are ways to check your math, like multiplying the two numbers. When you multiply zero with any other number, it still is zero. The video goes on to discuss indeterminate answers. If you were to divi ...more

In this introductory how - to video for pre-algebra, the lesson is simple and clear. You will learn the four basic rules for multiplying positive and negative numbers. You will be able to see the rules on the video screen and you will see two examples written on the white boar ...more

Multiplying decimals is made easy in this math tutorial. The narrator illustrates the process for multiplying decimal numbers in a very simple to understand fashion. You start by simply ignoring the decimals and multiplying the numbers as you normally would. The video shows yo ...more

For people who are learning basic math skills, this video will show you how to subtract larger numbers which involve borrowing. If the top number on your rightmost digit is smaller than the number before it, you will need to borrow from the column before it. To do this, you wi ...more

Adding integers is a basic tool used in high school math. If you are having trouble adding your numbers together properly, check out this tutorial. This video will show you step by step the rules of addition and offer tips for accomplishing this more easily.

This video demonstrates how to multiply and divide fractions in algebra. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to multiply and divide fractions in ...more

With this free video math lesson, you'll learn how to do long division with double and triple-digit numbers. With mathematics, as with anything else, not everyone progresses at the same rate. Basic math is no exception. Happily, in the age of Internet video tutorials, this isn ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the standard deviation with the Z-Score formula. First, take your problem and write it out one by one underneath each other. Then, you will need to substitute the numbers in for the variables that are in the problem. Once you do this, you ...more

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next ...more

Sometimes it is much easier to work out an equation if your numbers are in decimal form instead of fractions. This is especially useful if you are using a basic calculator. Check out this tutorial and learn exactly how to convert fractions into decimals in math class. So, if y ...more

This video shows the basics of multiplying integers. The main point that people can struggle with is the variation of signs. When multiplying integers you must always be aware of the positive and negative numbers. When you multiply two numbers that have the same signs, both po ...more

Today's smartphones and tablets offer a great way for children to learn through interactive sight, sound, and touch, but they can also provide hours of genuine fun. If you have a spare tablet laying around—or at least a nice, durable case—the only thing you need to get your ch ...more

In python, or any scripting language for that matter, there are certain things that you will carry with you throughout your entire scripting career. Some of the most basic things that you will keep with you are output, variables, and their value types. We'll start by going ove ...more

If I were a math major, I'd probably be rolling in dough somewhere in Silicon Valley right now, but since multiplying numbers and figuring out tangents gives me panic attacks, I went the English route... pays much better. Still, I never would have graduated if I didn't pass a ...more

Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler l ...more

Looking for a guide on how to calculate the greatest common divisor for two numbers? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than e ...more

Looking for a guide on how to sum and subtract negative integers? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in th ...more

Proportions or ratios are fundamental concepts of mathematics. A proportions is an equation that states that two ratios are equal. Hence proportion can be written in two ways as a:b=c:d or a/b=c/d. In these equations a and d are called as extremes and b,c are called as means. ...more

Toss aside that Sudoku. Take a stab at the new craze to hit the Times: KenKen. New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz introduces KenKen and gives a brief play-by-play demonstration of this new puzzle craze. In this video, Will Shortz speaks about how he found out about and ...more

If you've ever had a little trouble trying to program your calculator, you may find a little relief with this four-part video tutorial. Here, a Texas Instruments (TI-84 Plus) calculator will be used to explain the programming process. The four parts include: 1: The Basics 2: ...more