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How To : Master adding and subtracting fractions

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

How To : Change fractions to decimals

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

How To : Solve direct proportions

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

How To : Solve word problems with proportions

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

How To : Reduce and simplify fractions

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

How To : Convert fractions to decimals quickly and easily

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

How To : Work with decimal numbers in prealgebra

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

How To : Multiply two mixed numbers

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

How To : Reduce a fraction in math

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

How To : Simplify complex fractions in math

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

How To : Change percents into fractions

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

How To : Cancel out in basic algebra

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

How To : Solve for ratios and proportions

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

How To : Read a ruler

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

How To : Divide a whole number by a proper fraction in math

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

How To : Divide and give an answer as a fraction

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

How To : Understand fraction multiplication by drawing

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

How To : Use cross products to solve proportions

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

How To : Use implicit differentiation

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

How To : Multiply fractions

Doug Simms gives a demonstration of multiplying fraction in a simple and easy manner. The simplest problems have proper fractions to be multiplied by proper fractions, and the answer can be arrived at by simply multiplying the numerator (upper value) of one fraction with the n ...more

How To : Simplify expressions involving absolute value

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

How To : Understand adding and subtracting fractions

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

How To : Solve single-step equation by multiplication

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

How To : Reduce fractions for easier manipulation

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

How To : Convert recurring decimals to fractions

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

How To : Multiply fractions easily

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

How To : Convert a fraction to a decimal

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

How To : Divide mixed numbers in mathematics

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

How To : Divide decimals

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

How To : Simplify complex rational expressions

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

How To : Read a tape measure

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

How To : Translate a word problem into algebra

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

How To : Solve inequalities with fractions in algebra

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

How To : Divide mixed numbers quickly and easily

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

How To : Read a tape measure

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.

How To : Divide exponents with the quotient rule

Exponent of a number is nothing but the number multiplied to it self the exponent number of times. So five squared it equal to five multiplied to it self. Now when an exponential number is divided with another such number the result is the number raised to the different of the ...more

How To : Multiply mixed numbers easily

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

How To : Deal with "giant fractions"

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

How To : Divide basic numbers

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

How To : Understand negative exponents

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

How To : Read a ruler

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

How To : Change decimals to fractions

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

How To : Change fractions to decimals

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

How To : Add mixed numbers in fractions with math

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

How To : Simplify complex fractions with variables

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

How To : Convert fractions to decimals

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

How To : Do long division without a calculator

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

How To : Calculate a limit by getting a common denominator

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

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