Whether you're shopping for deals, need help with a little math, or any number of other occasions, it's a valuable skill to know how to quickly figure out a percentage given two numbers. Let's say you're shopping and you come across a pair of shoes that are normally $45, but ...more

In this arithmetic basics tutorial the author shows how to find the percentage of a number. He says that hundred percentage of number is the same number. He says that if we find the percentage of a number where the percentage is less that 100, then the value of the number redu ...more

This video in the Education category will show you how to find a percentage of a number. For example, what is 12% of 56? The simple way to do this is to find 10% of 56; which is 5. 6. Then you find 1% of 56 is .56. Then you add 10% plus 1% plus 1%, that is, 5. 6 plus .56 plus ...more

In this tutorial the author explains of how to compute percentages of a given number. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He says that of means multiply and percentage means for hundred. He goes on and explains this concept with ...more

The concept of percentage growth or decline is confusing to a lot of people. If you're one of those people, watch this video. It breaks down how percentage change and growth rates work and how you can calculate them from any pair of numbers.

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

Need to know how to figure out the least common multiple or LCM of two given 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 ...more

Need to figure out the highest common factor of two numbers? 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. And, thanks to the Internet, it' ...more

In this math made simple series of tutorials the author shows how to find a percent of a number. He shows that to compute x percentage of something we need to movie decimal point in the percentage number two places to the left. There fore to compute the percentage of a number ...more

Math Problem Generator shows us how to convert the percentage into decimals in a simple and in a very effective manner. To convert the numbers from the percentage mode to a decimal mode you need to know how to shift the decimals. take any number which is in percentage mode, he ...more

This video explains how to calculate percentages in your head. To calculate a percentage in your head, start by breaking the percentage off into smaller units. For example 25% is 10 + 10 + 5. 30% is 10, 10, and 10. Now you have numbers you can easily work with in your head. Fi ...more

In this article, I'll be exploring the basics of Python, i.e. variables, input and output. You'll need Python (2.7+), a computer, and some free time. Variables Simply put, variables are like envelopes. They are empty and meaningless until we place objects and meaning into th ...more

When you need to crunch numbers quickly — and I mean really quickly — there's a cool method you can use to multiply two numbers together in just a few seconds. This is great when you need to speed through multiplication homework, and is also good for impressing your math teac ...more

The first video is an elementary explanation of triangular numbers and a Gauss demonstration for the sum of the first 100 natural numbers. Video two uses the Gauss Method to find the sum 1+2+...+n. See arithmetic progressions and obtaining a general formula for the sum of an ...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

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to calculate the sum of reciprocals of complex numbers. If you have to find out the sum of the reciprocals of two complex numbers first you will have to find out the least common multiple of the denominators. To do this multiply the nu ...more

In this video the instructor shows how to factor the difference of squares using a formula. The formula to find the difference of squares can only be applied if you have two perfect squares. The formula is (a * a - b * b) = (a - b) * (a + b). That is the difference of squares ...more

Looking for a guide on how to find the greatest common factor or GCF of any given two numbers? Look no further. 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 I ...more

This video will show you how to carry out multiplication of fractions using cancellation, which will make your fraction multiplication problems simpler to solve. You will need to look at the numerator of the first fraction and the denominator of the second fraction and see if ...more

Learn how to add rational, or fractional, numbers by following the tutorial in this video. In the case of fractions where the denominators are the same, the addition is simple: you simply add the numerators and keep the denominator the same. When the denominators are not the s ...more

When you have to find the average of two or five numbers then you have to add all the numbers and then divide then by two or five respectively. However in the case of the function you have infinite many values over any interval. But it is not possible to add all and then divid ...more

Need to find the greatest common factor for a set of two numbers? Try a factor tree! 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. And, tha ...more

Need help figuring out how to find the greatest common factor and/or the least common multiple of two given numbers? 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 b ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to find your recovery heart rate. First, get your heart rate up by doing some sort of activity that you enjoy doing. After you have your heart rate up, figure out how many beats you have in fifteen seconds. After you have counted this, multiply i ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to play it safe in golf on par 5 with Bob Byman. Take two numbers that equal the rest of the yards that you have left, then find how many yards each of your next hits will have to take. Pay attention to where your ball is and if you are going to ...more

This video will show you how to calculate the total savings on a transaction where there are two percentage series discounts and two dollar discounts. This video shows frugal bargain hunters how to simplify with an Excel sheet and find the total saving percentage. It teaches f ...more

Watchers of this video will learn how to find the "lowest common multiple", the lowest whole number that can be divided by each of two numbers evenly. For example, the lowest common multiple of 8 and 12 is the lowest number of which 8 and 12 are both factors. To find the lowes ...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

This video teaches "How to solve Formula Problems". You will be given numbers to replace all letters in the formula EXCEPT one. Plug all numbers into their places, then solve with algebra to find the only remaining variable. The video illustrates the procedure using two exa ...more

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to convert top heavy fractions to mixed numbers. Top heavy fractions are fractions with numerators greater than denominators. Mixed numbers are combination of whole numbers and fractions. To co ...more

This video illustrates the method of dividing real numbers. The process is composed of the following steps -Step 1Take any two real numbers. Convert them to rational numbers taking denominator as one.Step 2Find the LCM of their denominators and multiply both the numerators and ...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 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

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

Sometimes mining and crafting gets boring. The thrill of hunting mobs, exploring strongholds, or the Nether is often much more satisfying and appeals to the RPG nerd in all of us. Well, Mojang took the hint and as part of the 1.9 release, there will be potions, more mobs, othe ...more

It doesn’t matter how long ago your last geometry class was, you can still impress your friends by finding a geometric mean. The geometric mean can be used to find the average of numbers with out unusually high or low results effecting the result. The geometric mean of two nu ...more

What Is a Square Root and a Radicand? A square root is a number that when multiplied by itself, results in its original number. For example, the square root of 16 is 4 because 4 • 4 = 16. A radicand is the value that you want to find the root of. For example, 16 is the radic ...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

In my last guide, I showed how you could crack the combination of any Master Lock combination padlock in 8 tries or less using my online calculator. Now, as promised, I'll be showing you how I devised the attack, which is based off the well-known technique that reduces the 64, ...more

What Is LCM? LCM is an acronym for "Least Common Multiple." LCM is the smallest number that is a multiple of two or more numbers. Step 1: List the multiples of each number. In our example, the multiples of 5, 6, and 15 are listed. Now, look at the list of multiples and find ...more

Making your own alcohol at home sounds like fun, but it's a long, complicated, and sometimes expensive process. You need all sorts of equipment, and by the time you're finished, it's been a few weeks—even months. If you want to try home-brewing without all the hassle, one of ...more

Welcome back, my budding hackers! One of the most time-consuming, but necessary, activities in hacking is reconnaissance. Before we can hack a system, we need to know what operating system it's running, what ports are open, what services are running, and hopefully, what appli ...more

Need help figuring out how to find a given percentage of a whole number (e.g., 16% of 736)? Watch 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. And, thank ...more

In this tutorial the author explains of how to find out percentages of a given number. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He goes on and explains this concept with numerous examples. He suggests a short cut to move the decimal ...more

In this tutorial the author explains of how to find percentages using examples. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He goes on and explains this concept with numerous examples. He suggests a short cut to movie the decimal point ...more

As summer mosquito season approaches, researchers are warning people with previous exposure to West Nile virus to take extra precautions against Zika. A new study found that animals with antibodies to West Nile in their blood have more dangerous infections with Zika than they ...more

Mobile gaming still isn't on par with video game consoles or PCs, but we've come a long way from Snake. Modern games running on the latest smartphones boast downright impressive graphics—even more so when you consider how compact the system has to be in order to fit in people' ...more

As summer heats up, new maps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives us our best guess at where Zika-carrying mosquitoes could be hanging out this year in the US. The Zika virus is a potentially serious virus carried by mosquitoes. As of June 2017, the ...more

The limbo. Everybody knows what it is, but amazingly, only a small percentage of the population has actually participated in a limbo dance. Most think it's a thing for a huge party, but you only need a few to have fun with it. Find out just how low you can go by dancing the li ...more

All fields of study have their own language. For people interested in learning about microbes, the language can sometimes be downright difficult — but it doesn't need to be. From antibiotics to xerophiles, we have you covered in an easy-to-understand glossary. Terms are liste ...more

Our quest to find novel compounds in nature that we can use against human diseases —a process called bioprospecting — has led a research team to a small frog found in India. From the skin slime of the colorful Hydrophylax bahuvistara, researchers reported finding a peptide — a ...more

If you're one who enjoys a good DIY project, or if you're just tired of paying exorbitant labor fees to have your vehicle serviced every 5,000 miles, changing your own oil can be a rewarding endeavor. Even though cars and trucks are becoming increasingly over-engineered these ...more

Mobile gaming used to mean Game Boy, PSP, Nintendo DS — another device to carry around that usually couldn't replicate the experience of a home console. Well, those days are over. High-quality, powerful games are now available on the phone you already have in your pocket. Whet ...more

There's a lot of conflicting information out there when it comes to the best habits for charging a smartphone's battery, so let's clear some of that up right off the bat. Lithium ion batteries (the type used in most modern electronics) start to lose their ability to hold a cha ...more

Much like the built-in screen recording tool on Android 4.4 KitKat, hidden features like the new battery Status bar icon must be manually unlocked on your Nexus 7 tablet. This is both exciting and annoying. On one side, I love figuring out how do these things, but on the othe ...more

We all know you are what you eat—or so the expression goes—but it's good to remember that what you are (at least intestinally) is mainly bacteria. A new study has shown that what you eat, and how your gut microbiome reacts to that food, might be a key player in your risk of de ...more

In case you didn't know, Android has an awesome hidden settings menu called "Developer options" that contains a lot of advanced and unique features. If you've ever come across this menu before, chances are you just dipped in for a minute so that you could enable USB debugging ...more

It is not just a bad summer for ticks — it has been a bad decade for the spread of tick-borne infections. New surveillance from the CDC reports rapid expansion and increase in cases of babesiosis, a sometimes life-threatening disease, in Wisconsin. The CDC compiled the new re ...more

We've already seen the visual changes that Android 5.0 Lollipop has brought to the table, but Google spent just as much time altering things under the hood. Awesome new functionality and hardware capabilities have been added left and right, and with the OS already out now, it' ...more

We recently ran down several hidden features on the Galaxy S9 — items that are buried deep within the settings menu that can be tricky to find. One thing that many users cannot find is the option for a black navigation bar. Unfortunately, this option does not exist in Samsung' ...more