How To : Simplify surds (improper square roots)

Could you use a little help figuring out how to simplify numbers left in square root form? 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 ...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 : Change an improper fraction into a mixed number

In a fraction where the bottom number, the denominator, is smaller than the top number, the numerator, it is called an improper fraction. Because it is improper, you'll want to fix it by turning it into a mixed number. Look at your denominator and ask yourself "How many times ...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 : 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 : Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to convert a improper fraction to mixed number. In the example the instructor takes the denominator of the mixed fraction and writes it beside and keeps adding it self to the latest number and he keeps on doing that way generating a se ...more

How To : Change improper fractions into mixed 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 ever to follow in their footsteps. With this free math tutorial, you'll learn how to c ...more

How To : Convert mixed numbers into improper fractions

For example consider 1 and 2/3. In this mixed fraction 1 is the whole number and 2/3 is the fraction. You simply have to multiply the denominator with the whole number and add the numerator to the resulting answer. Consider the fraction 1 and 2/3.All you have to do is multiply ...more

How To : Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions

The author in this tutorial shows how to convert mixed numbers into improper fractions. A mixed number has a big number to its left, a numerator for the fraction part and a denominator too for the fraction part. Now to convert the mixed number to improper fraction we first hav ...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 : Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more

How To : Make a DIY Battery-Powered USB Charger

With portable devices being a necessity in modern everyday life, they may be subject to overuse, improper charging, or normal wear and tear. For those people who carry around their smartphone or iPod with them all of the time, how many times have you been out and about just to ...more

How To : Erase your hard drive from the Mac OS X terminal

Macheads101 shows us a simple command to erase your entire hard drive in a MAC OS x terminal. You can either log in as administrator and simply type "rm -rf /" to format or you can just type "Sudo rm -rf /" to start. If you don't log in as administrator, then it'll ask you for ...more

How To : Build a homemade film steadycam for cheap

In this video tutorial, Wess does some research and builds a steady-cam for under fourteen bucks. Hooray for no more motion sickness! Steadycams (or camera stabilizers) are attachments used to capture smooth looking video even when the camera and camera operator are in motion ...more

How To : Perform paper chromatography in the chemistry lab

Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science. Watch ...more

How To : Pull data from a master sheet in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 357th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to pull da ...more

How To : Replace the sky in a photo in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial the instructor teaches you to replace the sky in a photograph. If you have a photograph which has a very dull and blown out sky you can change it to make it look better as shown in this video tutorial. Some times when the sky is cloudy or due to impr ...more

How To : Line a baseball field

There's a proper and improper way to line a baseball field. Learn how to prepare the ball field the correctly in this video. After the field has been mowed and leveled, you can place the bases and begin to line the field. You'll learn that the proper way to line each baseline ...more

How To : Maintain your RV refrigerator

Check out this instructional RV video that demonstrates how to fix your motorhome refrigerator. Learn what to look for when fixing your RV refrigerator along with simple steps to keep your RV out of the dealership repair bays. Here are a few simple do it yourself repairs that ...more

How To : Operate a car jack

If you don't know how to raise a car off the ground by now, you don't know jack. You Will Need * A car jack * Your vehicle owner's manual * A screwdriver WARNING: Follow the instructions for your jack. Never jack up a vehicle from a point not designed to handle the load. Impr ...more

How To : Add a Non-Stick Surface to a Cast Iron Skillet

Many cooks refer to well-seasoned cast iron skillets as the original non-stick pan. A cast iron skillet is a versatile piece of cookware, going from the top of the stove to the oven with ease, provided the handle is also cast iron. The secret to a non-stick skillet is in the s ...more

How To : Grip a bow

In this tutorial, we learn how to grip a bow. If you have an improper grip, it will effect how your bow flies in the air. If you have a bad grip, your shooting will be off and mess with your accuracy. You will grip your bow flat, imagining you are pushing up against a wall. Th ...more

How To : Multiply & divide fractions & mixed numbers

In this tutorial, we learn how to multiply & divide fractions & mixed numbers. When multiplying and dividing fractions you don't need a common number, you just multiply straight across. When dividing, you simply flip the second fraction over and multiply straight across like n ...more

How To : Convert mixed numbers into top heavy fractions

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to convert mixed numbers to top heavy fractions. This task is very easy, fast and simple. Begin by multiplying the whole number with the denominator and then add the numerator. In the final answer, the numerator will be greater than th ...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 : Study

Learning Style What kind of learner are you? There are three different ways people learn: Auditory learner: A person who learns best by listening. This type of person will benefit best by finding someone to study with, to ask each other questions, and to read the study mater ...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 : Multiply mixed numbers with whole numbers

This video shows us how to multiply mixed numbers with the whole numbers. First thing you need to do is to change the mixed number into an improper fraction by multiplying the denominator with the whole number and add the resulting number with the numerator. The resulting numb ...more

How To : Identify and control problems with pine trees

First of all whenever there is low rainfall and higher heat then there are problems.You shall notice that there are brown colored needles which dry up and then drop of. Sometimes they start at the tip and then move towards the branch. This shows drought and you need to soak in ...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 : 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 : Fold & load the net gun

Demonstration of proper net folding and loading technique. This is another detailed demo on how to fold the net and then load it into the gun properly to avoid any misfires or improper discharges of this fun netgun.

How To : Begin skateboarding

A video that teaches you the basic tricks involved in skateboarding. The demonstrator Melvin and his brother have inserted quite a few puns to make this video humorous. This video starts off by explaining the various parts of the skateboard like the nose, tail, bearings, grip ...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 : Multiply three or more fractions or mixed numbers

Want to multiply three or more fractions or mixed numbers? It's easy: Turn the mixed numbers into improper fractions. Cross cancel where you can. Multiply straight across. (simplify and reduce if you did not completely cross cancel). This free video math tutorial presents a co ...more

How To : Subtract fractions with unlike denominators

In order to subtract mixed fractions, you'll need to look at the denominators carefully. If the denominators do not match, you'll need to find a common denominator. For example, 5 2/3 minus 3 4/5 do not have the same denominator. The lowest common denominator for them is 15. ...more

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