Could you use some help figuring out how to solve equations involving fractions in basic algebra? See how it's done with this free video math lesson. Need help finding the From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathemati ...more

Solving Equations with Fractions Using Addition In our first example, our equation is b - 11/10 = -13/5 We need to find out what the variable, 'b', is. A variable is a symbol that stands for an unknown number. To do so, we have to isolate the variable, meaning that we have t ...more

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to solve equations with fractions and decimals. When you have a fraction first try to simplify it by canceling out the common factors in the numerator and the denominator. If there are any decimals convert them into fractions. Now if y ...more

This video is a great one on learning about evaluating fractions. The voice explains how to first plug in the numbers given for each variable in the fractions. He also explains the importance of simplifying the top and bottom first before simplifying the entire fraction. He al ...more

Need to know how to solve simple, single-variable equations in algebra? 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 In ...more

This a simple video illustrating the process of addition involving fractions which have common denominators. The method is really quite easy and straightforward, as demonstrated by this video. One has to simply take the denominator of the sum as the same which is the common de ...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

Need to know how to solve two-step algebraic equations containing fractional values? 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

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Need help figuring out how to solve a linear equation involving fractions in algebra? 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, th ...more

Thinking of an unknown exponent as a cat stuck in a tree, you will see how to bring down the exponent by using the the log function. In other words, you will be utilizing the Power Law to bring the exponent down in front of the log function. In this slightly more complicated e ...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

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

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 help wrapping your head around algebraic equations? 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, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ...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

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

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

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to solve a single-step equation by taking the reciprocal. He says that in the equations of fractions containing a variable on the one side, you multiply the reciprocal of its numerical constant to it so that only the variable x s ...more

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

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

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

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

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

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

In basic algebraic equations all the variables are on left side of the equation. But as the complexity of the problems increases you will find that the equations will contain variables on both sides of the equation. To solve these kinds of problems first simplify the equations ...more

Confused in math class and need some extra help? This educational video gives instruction on how to solve mathematical algebraic equations. It shows you how to break an equation down and make them less scary to solve. Step-by-step instructions show you how to solve more compli ...more

Not all inequalities are created equal. See how to solve three of the most common types with this free video algebra lesson, which discusses regular, negative and mixed-variable inequalities. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and ...more

This video shows the process to solve a mixed equation with decimal, percent and fraction. The presenter explains the process in a way, which is easy to understand. The video is candid and well presented. The video shows three ways to solve the problem. This can be done by con ...more

This video is aimed at beginner level viewers and shows one of the basic techniques involved while solving linear equations having one variable. This method finds it use when the variables and constants are present on both sides of the linear equation to be solved. As shown ...more

Math can be tricky, especially when you're trying to decipher algebra. It's a love-hate thing; if you don't love math, then you hate it, and there's no in-between. But it doesn't have to be a pain to solve a few problems. It's actually quite simple once you figure it out. An a ...more

Tearing yourself to pieces trying to solve fractions in Microsoft Excel? Give this video tutorial from everyone's favorite YouTube Excel guru, ExcelIsFun, your undivided attention. With it, you'll learn how to use Excel to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers as well a ...more

Want to finally get on top of those icky fraction questions? Learn how to multiply and divide fractions the easy way. In this particular video, you will receive some very useful tips on how to solve most types of fractions. It will teach you exactly how to multiply and divide ...more

See how to subtract fractions. Turn those mixed numbers into improper fractions to solve. Improve your math skills!

This video teaches you how to use substitution to find the point on a graph (the x and y coordinates) where two separate equations would cross. Substitution is a trick of algebra that allows you to find this point without making a graph. The first step is to isolate one of the ...more

This is an educational video from The Free Math Tutor which explains how and why should we expand fractions. This video is basically for kids who have just been introduced to fractions in mathematics. The presenter explains using two examples, the above process. The first exa ...more

This video explains how to solve a single variable linear equation. Keep in mind that your equation should be in the form ax + b = c. The goal is to solve for x. Isolate the variable. Begin by subtracting b from both sides of the equation. Look at your new equation. It should ...more

In this video the instructor shows how to solve rational equations. If you have fractions in your equation, then you need to factorize the denominators first. Now compute the least common denominator of all the denominators of the fraction. Next multiply both sides of the equa ...more

In this video the instructor shows how to solve a quadratic equation. If you have a quadratic equation with complex fractional terms and you find that a particular term is repeating then equate that term to a new variable and replace the variable in the given equation. Now try ...more

Looking for a primer on how to solve a telescoping series using partial fractions? See how it's done with this free video college algebra lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to ...more

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to solve exponential and logarithmic equations. Solving exponential equations can become very difficult if it involves large numbers. To solve these kinds of complex equations you need to get all the numbers to the same base numb ...more

The first operations you will need to know when learning to use algebra to solve for an unknown variable “x” will be using addition and subtraction. You can check you work by checking the balance of the equation when you are done. In this video, I advance beyond an introducti ...more

In this video you can learn how to solve linear inequalities. Understand the basics of inequalities and linear equations. In an inequality, we say that that one number is greater than (>) another number or less than (<) another. On occasion we say that something is greater tha ...more

Solving equations involving fractional powers of a variable are not that hard to solve as they sound. In fact, just watch this video to learn a few tips and solving these type of equations will become a little bit easier. This video basically just solves a sample fractional e ...more

Rational numbers are numbers that can be expressed in the form of a/b, where a, b are integers and b is not equal to zero. Rational numbers are also called as fractions. Multiplication of fractions is very simple and straight forward. Two multiply two fractions a/b, c/d first ...more

In this video the instructor teaches about inverse functions. Normally in inverse functions problems you are given a function that has a set of points and you are asked to find the inverse of that function. So if the function has a point in the form (x, y) then the inverse fun ...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 video demonstrates how to solve algebraic equations of the first degree for the variable, "X"; in other words, the variables contained in these equations are not raised to any power other than one, which is implicit. The video starts out with an example of such an algebra ...more

In this video the instructor shows how to simplify a complex fraction. A complex fraction is a fraction that has fractions in both the numerator and the denominator of the original fraction. Complex fractions can look intimidating but are generally simple to solve, as shown in ...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

Using the quadratic formula to solve equations may bring one, two, or no algebraic solutions. The quadratic formula is special to quadratic equations, which can have fractions, radicals, or neverending decimals. Learn how to solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formul ...more

System of equations is nothing but a system which contains more than one linear equations. This system of equations can be solved to arrive at the solution of the system. A simple system of the linear equations can be a pair of equations. To solve this kind of system you can e ...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

If you're struggling a bit with algebra, check out this video to learn how to isolate a variable. Isolating a variable is a matter of separating and simplifying. Step 1: Bring like terms together Bring like terms together. All equations have two sides. You want to perform t ...more

Need help figuring out how to solve simple algebraic equations? 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, ...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

Wondering how to add fractions with uncommon denominators? It is simple to solve the denominators there are three steps to find the uncommon denominators. first step is to find the lowest common denominator and you take 3/4 + 5/6. In this lowest common denominator is 12, then ...more

You can't add fractions when the denominators are not the same - it's a rule in math you can't ignore! Write out the two fractions you want to add. In this video, the equation to solve looks like this: 2/3 + 4/5 = ??? Start by making a common denominator. This is easy - just ...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, we learn how to solve a single-step equation using multiplication. For the first step, get rid of any number surrounding the variable. To do this, you will need to multiply the numbers around it by their opposite to make them equal zero. Once you have done this, ...more