To add two fractions we need to add the numerator and denominator. For example: 1/4+ 3/8=5/8. 3 is known as the numerator and 8 is called the denominator. Before adding fractions, first of all we need to take the LCM of the denominator and then divide the denominator with the ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to change fractions to decimals. First, you will need to divide the numerator by the denominator. The numerator is the top number and the denominator is the bottom number. Once you get this number, you will end up with a decimal instead of a frac ...more

You can solve any proportion using the fundamental rule of proportions. First you must build the proportion if you are given a word problem. Decide using logic whether it is a direct proportion (more on one side means more on the other). If so, find the parts of the equation t ...more

In this video the instructor shows how to use proportions to solve fractions. When you have a proportions problem with an unknown term, cross multiply and divide it to get the value of that unknown term. For example if given 7/8 = m/4, cross multiply 7/8 with 4, giving 7/2 whi ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to reduce and simplify fractions. When you do this, you want to make sure you have taken common factors out of the top and bottom, then divide them out until the only common factor is the number one. You will keep going until you get to this poin ...more

This video teaches us the method to simplify the fractions. Let us take an example of 18/24. Find a number that goes into both 18 and 24. Divide the top and bottom by the same number. Here, 2 will go into both numbers. So, the number now becomes (18/2)/(24/2) which gives 9/12. ...more

This video shows you how to easily convert a fraction to decimals. To convert a fraction to a decimal, you simply divide the numerator by the denominator. You first need to move the decimal point in the divisor to the right until it is a whole number. Then, you have to move th ...more

You can do simple decimal calculation with out using a calculator once you understand the basic concept of decimals. In decimal equations when you have various operations between decimal numbers, you have to go by the order of operations in simplifying it. The order of operati ...more

Step 1: Convert the mixed numbers to improper fractions. ex: convert 1 1/2 * 2 1/3 to 3/2 * 7/3 Step 2: Multiply the fractions. So we will multiply 3/2 * 7 /3 =21/ 6 Step 3: Reduce Reduce the number 21/6. For this we divide 21 by 6. It will not be divided completely; rema ...more

The above video is very informative to anyone who does not know the division of fractions. The author very neatly explains the meaning of a common divisor i.e. it is a number that divides two numbers evenly. Therefore, one must divide a fraction as many times until the remaini ...more

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to simplify complex fractions. A complex fraction is the same as a normal fraction, but has a fraction problem in the numerator and a fraction problem in the denominator. The first thing to do is arrive at a simple fraction both in the ...more

Fractions are numbers written in the form a/b, where a, b are integers. Fractions can also be expressed in the form of percents by multiplying the value of the fraction with hundred. So we can always change percents to fractions and also fractions to percents. Remember that pe ...more

This video gives you brief tutorial on simplifying expressions, or canceling out common factors. He starts out by answering the question "What is canceling?" and demonstrates a basic example. You find the greatest common factor between the numerator and denominator, which you ...more

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to solve ratios and proportions. He gives a two step approach to solve an equality of two fractions in which the value of a variable in unknown. He says that in the first step we should cross multiply the numbers across the diagonal. I ...more

Here are some charts I made to help you master crafting recipe levels. Don't forget to note the rewards at the bottom of each chart! If you need an overview of what Crafting Mastery is, check out the official Farmville blog post here. I have taken the information from their c ...more

Everyone has used a ruler at some point in their life, whether for art sizing, blueprint plans, or sizing up your widescreen television on your living room wall. But there's a lot of little ticks on the ruler that you may not be aware of. Your ruler shouldn’t be used only to d ...more

This video is a simple math video showing how to add and subtract fractions using different denominators. It begins with a man explaining briefly and sitting in front of a piece of paper. He writes out a group of fractions each one with different denominators, ending in three ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand fraction multiplication by drawing. Start out by drawing a square on a piece of paper, leaving space around it. Next, cut this into vertical thirds (your equation is 1/3 x 1/2). After this, shade one of the thirds in the square. Use ...more

Want to know how to divide a whole number by a proper fraction in basic arithmetic? Learn 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 autodid ...more

In this video we learn how to divide and give an answer as a fraction. If you are starting out with a simple fraction, you will simply take the number before the divide sign on the top and the second number on the bottom. If you end up with a number that is able to be simplifi ...more

Watch this video to learn how to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers. For example, follow these steps. First step is one fraction value. For example 7/3. Second step is divide the numerator by denominator means when 7 divide 3 you can get remainder as 1. Means 7 before ...more

To solve a proportion for a variable you should employ cross multiplication. The basis of cross multiplication is the property which states that the product of the numerator of one fraction and the denominator of what it is set equal to is equal to the product of the remaining ...more

Taking this formula 9x²+y²=9 your instructor shows you how to find the solution for the variable y. Finding a second derivative is no more difficult that finding the first derivative, you only have to do the problem equation through twice. The derivative of 9x² will be 18, of ...more

Lock picking is a great skill that takes lots of practice and patience to master, but some locks simply can't be picked, like a Master Lock combination padlock. With a combination lock, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way—cracking combinations. Video: . If you were to t ...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 simplify expressions involving absolute values? It's an absolute cinch. Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. A ...more

The video creator attempts to teach us how to add and subtract fraction. He goes very slowly and assumes that the viewer only has a very basic knowledge of math. He starts with a division of a pie. If we were to divide a pie into four pieces, you would get four pieces of a pie ...more

This video will show you the simple mathematical concept of solving a single-step equation using multiplication. This is very useful for equations in which you need to solve for a variable and the variable is a part of a fraction. The example provided in the video shows a very ...more

You should always try to reduce a fraction until it can't be reduced anymore. To do this, look at your fraction and figure out the greatest number BOTH the numerator and denominator can be divided by. This is called the GCF - the greatest common factor. In the video, the probl ...more

In this video we learn how to convert recurring decimals to fractions. Start off by writing out the decimal with the dot next to it to show that it's recurring. This means that the number goes on forever and doesn't stop. To convert this to a fraction, write down the number as ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to multiply fractions easily. First, you will need to know where the numerator and denominator are in the equation. Numerator is on top and Denominator is on the bottom. When you multiply fractions, you multiply the top and then the bottom of the ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to convert a fraction to a decimal. Start of by dividing the top number by the bottom number. You can do this by hand by writing out the long division of it, or you can use a calculator. If you choose to do this by hand, the bottom number will be ...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

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 is a great instructional video on education. This educational video teaches you how to simplify a complex fraction with a single fraction on bottom. Let us learn this with an example. Let us assume we have to simplify the complex fraction 5 by x-4 divided by 5-4x by 5. Wh ...more

Here we are, learning how to divide decimals. So we are dividing a whole number or a fraction by a fraction. How this presenter does this is by moving the decimal two places to the right on both the top and bottom of the sum. In other words, he multiplies the two numbers by 10 ...more

In order to simplify complex rational expressions, it is important to be able to find the lowest common denominator. Complex rational expressions are fractions that are divided by fractions. When you have found the lowest common denominator, then, you should multiply both frac ...more

If you don't work in construction or are a woodworking master, you probably aren't entirely sure what all those marks are on a tape measure. Sure, you probably know the basics, like there's 12 inches to a foot, but what are all those little tick marks for? Don’t let all those ...more

This video is about changing fractions to decimals. The teacher uses 1/2 and 1/3 as his examples. The first one, changing 1/2 to a decimal. First step is to divide your denominator into your numerator. So, you divide 2 into 1 and add the decimal to your 1 because 2 does not g ...more

This video shows the method to change a word problem into algebra and to identify rational numbers among a group of numbers. In the first part of the video we take a word problem namely - The product of 9 and seven, less than a number. 9 multiplied by something can be expresse ...more

Solving math inequalities with fractions is easy when applying the rules presented in this video. • When you add or subtract the same number from each side of an inequality, the relationship between the two sides does not change. • When you multiply or divide each side of an ...more

Dividing mixed numbers may seem like a complicated operation. However, this brief video makes it simple. The illustrations in this video show you step-by-step how to divide mixed numbers using a very simple method. It involves taking the reciprocal of the second fraction. This ...more

This video explains how to read a tape measure. Discover how tape measures are divided into different fractions. Color coding is also used to help with spacing things 16 inches on center.

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

Doug tries to teach us some basic math fractions. In this particular case, Doug teaches how to do polynomial operations. He uses a chalk board and step by step shows his work on how to do this math. He uses the PEMDAS method but does not explain it. That is parenthesis first, ...more

This video shows you graphically how to learn to divide basic numbers. You are first shown how division works by dividing up money between cartoon characters, and this is then translated into a proper mathematical equation. The teacher does a very good job of showing us that d ...more

This video shows you step by step how to do long division without the use of a calculator. The video shows viewers two different ways to solve a division problem. It first shows how to do the problem the traditional way, then it shows how to do it according to the long divisio ...more

In this video, we learn how to understand negative exponents. The one rule you have to remember is when you have a number with a negative power, then you need to divide it over one. You can take this term and put it in the denominator of your fraction to make it a positive exp ...more

In this video, we learn how to read a ruler. First, grab you ruler and look on the top and the bottom of it. The top is divided into different marks that shows inches, half inches, and quarter inches. If you aren't familiar with reading this, just use the markers at the top to ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to change decimals to fractions. First, you will take your decimal and put it over 1. Any number divided by 1 will be that number that you started with. To get rid of the decimal, you can multiply it by hand and moving the numbers to the left. To ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to change fractions to decimals. Once you learn how to do this, it can help you learn more levels of math. Start out with easy problems and work your way up to more difficult ones. First, try rewriting the equation. Take your top numerator and di ...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 order to simplify complex variables, you must first consider the numerical values separate from the variable. In the case of 24x/48x, you would look at the numbers alone to see if they have any factors. These numbers have the number 6 in common. So, divide it by 6. This wil ...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

The aim of the video is to show how to reduce a fraction by factoring out prime numbers that are common to both the numerator and the denominator. The example shown in the video is 27/21. The number 27 can be achieved by multiplying 3 by 9 and the number 21 is the result of 3 ...more

This video explains how to convert fractions to decimals by providing a good example. 1. To better explain the notion draw a box divided into sections to represent the 1 whole. 2. In this example the fraction used is 7/10. So, you have to color in 7 out of the 10 sections that ...more

To simplify a complex fraction, turn it into one fraction on the top divided into a fraction on the bottom. Once this is complete, you will turn the division into the two into a multiple by the reciprocal, factor, and then cancel. To make a division, find the lowest common den ...more

This video explores how to get the limit by getting a common denominator. When you try and plug in a limit, for example when the denominator goes to zero, you can get yourself into a situation where you get the answer (0/0) which is mathematically irrelevant. To solve this pro ...more

This short video shows basic math integer division. It shows examples of how dividing a positive integer with another positive integer will yield a positive result, whereas diving a negative integer with a positive integer will yield a negative result. This exemplifies the fac ...more

To find the slope of a line you must have two points and then you must plug in the two points into the slope formula. The slope formula is m= y2-y1 over x2-x1. If the slope is a fraction be sure to reduce to the lowest. Remember if a number is divided into zero it is zero, if ...more