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How To : Multiply math fractions

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

How To : Multiply and divide fractions in math

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

How To : Divide fractions in math

When you see a problem involving a fraction, don't freak out. Dividing fractions is actually fairly easy once you learn the simple formula of how to do it. Math can be scary, but don't give up. Follow these simple steps, and soon you'll be dividing fractions like a pro. Step ...more

How To : Multiply fractions with unlike denominators

With this free video math lesson, you'll learn how to multiply fractions that posess unlike denominators. 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 ...more

How To : Multiply and divide fractions with speed

Are you slow in multiplying and dividing your fractions? Let Mr. Rider from Speed Math 101 walk you through an easy to follow marker board math lesson that will have you managing those numerators and denominators like a pro. With a simple and easy to remember process, Mr. Ride ...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 : 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 : Multiply mixed numbers

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

How To : Multiply complex numbers

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How To : Master sixth grade mathematics

Math class got you down? We all know sixth grade mathematics is where we all start to lose it. We get frustrated with all of those numbers, try to figure it out, but ultimately flunk out or barely pass the class. Maybe the teacher just wasn't good enough to educate us, who kno ...more

How To : Reduce fractions with uncommon denominators

Does reducing fractions scare your mathematical mind? Reducing fractions can be a tricking concept, but with a little instruction and a bit of practice, you will soon grasp this concept and be reducing fractions as if it were your second nature! In this video from Math Problem ...more

How To : Convert decimals to fractions

Fractions, decimals, percentages... They are all similar in concept, just represented differently. In this video courtesy of Math Problem Generator, learn how to convert your deicmals to fractions. Make math a little easier on you with a little practice and the important infor ...more

How To : Multiply variables

An educational video from Math Problem Generator that shows how to multiply variables. It is a very short video - about 1 min in length. This video is really for kids who have just started their algebraic variable classes. This video takes two variables of x along with their ...more

How To : Multiply proper & improper fractions

So, you need a little extra help in the fractions department? No problem. In this two-part vieo tutorial, learn how to multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers in part one. In part two, learn how to multiply mixed numbers & multiply sets of improper fractions. Part 1 of 2 - ...more

How To : Multiply simple fractions

Watch this video to learn how to multiply fractions by fractions. First multiply the top numbers together. For example, if you have 3/5 * 4/7, multiply 3 * 4 and put your product on top of the fraction you will get as a product. Next, multiply the bottom numbers together and p ...more

How To : Multiply and divide fractions in algebra

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

How To : Multiply fractions and mixed numbers

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

How To : Multiply mixed numbers & fractions

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

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 : Divide two fractions

The video teaches the viewer to divide one fraction by another. The process involves taking the reciprocal of the second fraction (flipping it upside down); so if you want to divide 7/3 by 1/2, you flip 1/2: it becomes 2/1. Then it is a multiplication problem: 7/3 x 2/1. The w ...more

How To : Simplify complex fractions

In this video you can learn how to simplify complex fractions. Look at the example in the illustration. To simplify this complex problem, you would first add the number 1 under the whole number in the denominator, to make it a fraction. Then change it from a division problem b ...more

How To : Divide fractions by multiplying by the reciprocal

Having a hard time with dividing fractions? Learn the simple steps it takes to complete these division problems. With this instructional educational video you learn the golden rule, "NEVER DIVIDE FRACTIONS" Instead you multiply by the reciprocal which is the flipped version of ...more

How To : Solve rational equations easily

This video revolves around solving rational equations in Algebra 2. When you are given a rational equation, you have to find the greatest common factor and multiply all fractions to get that common factor. If a fraction already has that common factor, then no further step is n ...more

How To : Divide mixed numbers

In order to divide mixed numbers, you should change the mixed numbers into improper fractions. With the problem 5 ¼ divided by 2 3/8, you should convert both mixed fractions to improper fractions. 5 ¼ becomes 21/4, when you multiply 4 times 5 and add one. 2 3/8 becomes 19/8, ...more

How To : Divide fractions step by step

In this tutorial, we learn how to divide fractions step by step. First, you will need to know the different parts of the fraction, the numerator and the denominator. After you know these, you will flip the second fraction in the equation so the numerator is at the bottom and t ...more

How To : Calculate percentages with monetary examples

Do you need to brush up on your fraction and percentage skills or get ahead of the class in math? This video shows several different examples of how to calculate percentages by using fractions. Money is used as a frequent example because quarters and change are easier to figur ...more

How To : Multiply mixed numbers for recipies

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

How To : Multiply and Divide Fractions

In this how to you will be learning about fractions. I will show you how to multiply and divide them. Here is a problem with a description. For dividing fractions you will have to use reciprocals.

How To : Reduce fractions in math problems

In this math tutorial, you will learn how to reduce fractions using the prime factoring method. The narrator, a math teacher, of the video begins by defining what prime numbers are. This is important to know. When reducing fractions you need to reduce both the numerator and th ...more

How To : Change mixed numbers to improper fractions

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

How To : Solve a proportion word problem in algebra

In this math lesson we will learn how to solve a proportion word problem. Watch the video to learn how to set up a proportion, solve it, and interpret the answer. Definition A proportion is a statement that two ratios (or fractions) are equal. The cross products of the terms ...more

How To : Write equivalent fractions

In this tutorial, we learn how to write equivalent fractions. If you have a negative in front of the fraction, it's the same as writing the negative on the numerator or the denominator. If we would have a negative on the top and on the bottom, this would cancel both out to cre ...more

How To : Divide & multiply fractions with numerous examples

In this video, we learn how to divide & multiply fractions with numerous examples. If you have a normal fraction, you will just multiply across the equation to multiply it. To divide the fraction, you will multiply it by the flip of the fraction. Once you do this, you will hav ...more

How To : Convert to a higher equivalent fraction

A representative from Math Problem Generator explains in this video that converting a simple fraction from its current state to a higher equivalent can be very simple. He explains the process neatly and provides a great example. To convert a fraction, you must multiply the num ...more

How To : Multiply & Divide Numbers (Basic Elementary Math)

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

How To : Turn a mixed number into an improper fraction

Sometimes math problems are easier to solve if you can convert a number into different types. In this tutorial, taught by a real math teacher, learn how to take a mixed number and turn it back into an improper fraction, and vice versa. This process won't take long and it will ...more

How To : Solve word problems using proportions

This video shows the method to solve word problems using proportions. In the given problem, we have to find the time taken by a person to type 390 words if the person takes 1 minute to type 30 words. This can be solved using proportions. We take two fractions which are equal. ...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 : Solve simple linear equations in algebra

Solving linear equations in algebra is done with multiplication, division, or reciprocals. Using reciprocals, or multiplicative inverse, as well as multiplying and dividing with certain formulas, you can solve linear equation word problems. Could you use a little help figuring ...more

How To : Solve math problems using proportions

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

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 : Change fractions to decimals to percents

If you're looking for a quick way to refresh your memory or that of your students regarding percents, decimals and fractions then this video is a sure fire way. While it is a bit fast paced, this tutorial offers a step by step reintroduction to the math part of ourselves that ...more

How To : Make a mixed number from an improper fraction

Sometimes, problems are easier to solve if the numbers are presented in different ways. For example, if you are having trouble doing an equation with an improper fraction, consider turning that fraction into a mixed number to make math easier. In this tutorial, with teacher Mr ...more

How To : Solve math proportion problems

Look for a vertical or horizontal relationship in the given equation. In the horizontal or vertical side of the equation where both numerator and denominators are given, look for a multiplier to the smaller number so that the product is equal to the bigger number. Use this mul ...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 : 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 : Do fraction multiplication

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to do fraction multiplication. Before multiplying two fractions together by multiplying across the numerators and the denominators, you should always try to cross cancel as your 1st step. For e ...more

How To : Multiple, reduce, add, and subtract fractions

Get an all-in-one brain teaser by watching this math tutorial on how to simplify an expression that requires multiplying, reducing, adding, and subtracting. Solving the equation will put your math skills to the test because you'l have to draw on the greater portion of your ar ...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 : Add and subtract fractions

Don't be scared of fractions! Adding and subtracting fractions is not that hard once you understand how to do it. Once you know the trick to adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators, you'll have no problem with these problems. Step 1: Add fractions with s ...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 : Use a spinner to solve math probablity problems

In this lesson we will learn how to solve probability problems involving a spinner. A probability measures the likelihood of a certain event. It always ranges between 0 and 1. The following formula can be used to find the probability of a particular event: P(event) = the num ...more

How To : Rationalize a denominator that contains a surd

In this video, we learn how to rationalize a denominator that contains a surd. First, you need to rationalize the denominator by removing any square root sign. To do this, you will multiply the fraction but the flip of the denominator over itself, with the square root. Then, y ...more

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