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How To : Factor perfect square trinomials in algebra

Need to know how to factor perfect square trinomials? Learn how with this free video algebra 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

How To : Factor perfect square polynomials

Learn how to factor perfect square polynomials and how to solve equations using the square root property. 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 Interne ...more

How To : Simplify radicals which are not perfect squares

Need help reducing radical expressions without perfect square or cube roots? Take heart: this free math lesson will ensure that you know everything you need to know for that next big test. Examples include square roots, cube roots, and 4th roots. You'll also learn a technique ...more

How To : Simplify rational expressions

When you need to compute the square root of a number you can do it by breaking it into perfect squares. When you can split the given number into small perfect squares you can cancel out the square root of the expression to the square of the perfect squares. You cannot always w ...more

How To : Simplify expressions involving numeric radicals

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to simplify expressions involving numeric radicals. This can be very frustrating to work with if you have not memorized the tables of square, cubes and fourths. If you are taking the square root of a number that is not a perfect square ...more

How To : Simplify expressions involving algebraic radicals

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to simplify expressions involving algebraic ratios. In some ways, simplifying algebraic radicals is easier than numeric radicals. When we are working with square roots, we need to find the highest even power of a variable to act as out ...more

How To : Avoid square backings on a quilt

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to bypass the cumbersome process of making squaring backings for your quilts. This is an attempt to show you how and why you may never want to make a perfect square backing for your longarm sewing machine again.

How To : Simplify square roots in less than a minute

A square root of a number is a value which when multiplied to it self gives you the original number. The square roots of perfect squares are whole numbers. Like square root of 9 is 3, because 3 times 3 is 9. Similarly square root of 81 is 9 because 9 times 9 is 81. Others numb ...more

How To : Complete the square

Quadratic equations are easy to solve when they can be factorized. This video teaches another method of solving a quadratic equation when its not easy to find factors for it. The method to do so consists of adjusting the C term (a normal quadratic equation is of the form Ax^2 ...more

How To : Solve square roots in algebra

In this lesson we will learn about one of the most important concepts in algebra SQUARE ROOTS. The square root of a number m is another number n that satisfies the following formula: m = n x n. You can also say that m is the square of n. The opposite of squaring a number is f ...more

How To : Make a boomerang paper airplane

The first step to create a boomerang paper airplane is to take a square piece of paper and measure to make sure it is a perfect square. You must then fold all of the corners of the cut of paper into the middle and then fold in half. The wings must then be folded down on the tw ...more

How To : Multiply and simplify square roots

In this tutorial we learn how to multiply and simplify square roots. When you multiply square roots, you will first need to put them under one radical. From here, you will need to factor out what you have. Once you find a perfect square, find the square root of it. You can eit ...more

How To : Simplify square roots w/ product & quotient rules

In this math tutorial, you will learn how to simplify square roots with product and quotient rules. To begin, you will need to multiply the square roots so that the two square roots in your equation are reduced down into one. The rule for non-negative "A" and "B" is that the s ...more

How To : Simplify radical expressions

In this video the instructor shows who to simplify radicals. If you have a term inside a square root the first thing you need to do is try to factorize it. First factorize the numerical term. Write down the numerical terms as a product of any perfect squares. Now split the ori ...more

How To : Compare methods of solving quadratic equations

In this video the instructor shows the different methods of solving quadratic equations. There are many methods to solve quadratic equations each with its pros and cons, each method suitable for a particular situation. The first method to solve quadratic equation is factoring. ...more

How To : Create an origami suit jacket

In this video, Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates how to make an origami suit jacket. He begins by folding a right triangle and tearing off the excess to make a perfect square. He folds it on both diagonals, then folds the four corners into the center. He turns the paper over and f ...more

How To : Draw rectangles in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the rectangle tool in Google SketchUp. Drawing rectangles takes two clicks of the mouse. Click once to start, pull away, and click again to finish. Remember not to draw rectangles that cross over edges, but you can d ...more

News : Mathematical Quilting

I got hooked on origami sometime after Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions for creating modular origami, but I had to take a break to finish a quilt I've been working on for a while now. It's my first quilt, and very simple in its construction (straight up squares, ...more

How To : Make a paper parol Christmas lantern

Here is an easy way to make a beautiful parol. All that you need is colorful papers, scissors, tape, stapler pin. Now take five sheets. Cross fold it and tear the extra paper, so that a perfect square is formed. Do it for all the five sheets. Now fold it cross wise, and again ...more

How To : Make a paper box just for fun

HowToMakeCrap teaches you how to make a paper box out of an ordinary a4 sheet of paper. Make a square out of that by folding from one corner of the page diagonally. The remaining rectangle slice at the bottom will have to be removed. You're left with a perfect square. Fold tha ...more

How To : Make an easy origami fortune teller

In this video you can learn how to make an easy origami fortune teller. Fold an 8 1/2 by 11 inch sheet of paper into a triangle shape. There will be a strip of paper left at the bottom of the paper after completing this step. Cut off this strip of paper and discard it. Open th ...more

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Recreate a Toys "R" Us display in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Wrap a gift so it comes out perfect every time

In this video, we learn how to wrap a gift so it comes out perfect every time. Start off by unrolling the wrapping paper out on a flat surface and cutting out a large square. After this, place the box upside down onto the wrapping paper. After this, meet the two ends to the mi ...more

How To : Make picture perfect paper Christmas snowflakes

A seasonal how-to for creating easy, perfect paper snowflakes. This is a fun Christmas craft this holiday season. To begin, start with a square sheet of paper. Fold the sheet corner to corner. Fold again to create a new triangle. Cut like crazy! For all sorts of patterns and i ...more

How To : Make a sparkly ninja star origami storage box

These origami ninja stars have been modified to include a small box for storing everything from candy for a celebration to your keys. Made out of a square piece of foil origami tissue paper, these storage boxes are perfect for summer celebrations or birthday parties. Make the ...more

How To : Draw a glass of water with charcoal and pencil

Drawing a glass of water is one of the most basic things you'll ever learn in art class, but it is also one of the most important studies you'll ever make about form, color, tone, and shape. This drawing tutorial runs you through how to perfect a drawing of a glass of water u ...more

How To : Do the Squeeze a Square Display card flourish

Improve your extreme card manipulation (XCM) with this video tutorial! Watch and learn how to do the Squeeze a Square Display card flourish. This is a perfect card flourish for your magic routine, or to just impress people. It's flashy and elegant. There' s no card trick invol ...more

How To : Create realistic reflections in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create an old rusty control panel in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Make a crochet granny square blanket

Babies, unsurprisingly, are extremely fragile their first few months on earth, and so need the best care necessary to help adjust them to living outside their mother's snug womb. While mothers can't always be at their babies' sides to cuddle and reassure them (though most babi ...more

How To : Fold a jumping jack origami paper toy

Paper. It's usually just for writing, but for origamists, there's no lead or ink involved. It's all about the precision of the hand, the delicate touch. It's origami, not hunting with buckshot. If you're a beginner origami maker, then plain old folding instructions aren't goi ...more

How To : Origami a 6-pointed star box for the holidays

A Christmas present is not the only thing you can get crafty with. Why not put that mix tape into a homemade origami box for a truly personal touch? This tutorial shows you how to origami a six-pointed star box. The shape is perfect for both Hannakuh celebrations and Christma ...more

How To : Fold an origami heart-shaped bookmark

From Fold Something, learn how to fold an origami heart-shaped bookmark! Follow as origami instructor Josiah Hills shows the viewer how to fold a heart shaped bookmark using a square piece of paper. He calls the unique bookmark design "Mark of Love". The project requires two i ...more

How To : Ride switch on a snowboard

Doug from Sierra Snowboard demonstrates how to ride switch on a snowboard. As you approach riding switch, do not think about riding backwards. Rather, consider using the strength in your riding to riding with a new foot forward. Take a stance where you can drive from one end o ...more

How To : Tie knots with the Boy Scouts

Knot tying is the one of the first steps in becoming a well rounded, successful Boy Scout. Who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts themselves? Follow along with this knot tying guide to learn how to tie several knots. Click on the right hand menu to learn the following kn ...more

How To : Program in Context Free

In my free time, I like to program in an image programming language called Context Free. You can download it at www.contextfreeart.org for free. The first thing to know about Context Free is that there are three basic shapes to which the program will understand and respond. T ...more

How To : Make hand-printed fleece scarves

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. This easy no-sew, no-knit, hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. An ...more

How To : Fold an origami shuriken (ninja star)

A full guide to making the perfect ninja star. I've seen loads of videos of how to make Ninja Stars, and I don't have a clue what they mean. So I decided to make this how to video on paper ninja stars (aka shurikens) and it's easier to understand and follow, especially for you ...more

How To : Use basic sculpting methods in Zbrush 3.1

Are you fed up using Zbrush? Are you just not cut out to be a 3D digital sculptor? Nah, all you need is a little practice. Check out this three-part Pixologic video tutorial on how to use the basics when sculpting a head. You'll see how to make the perfect 3D animated head, an ...more

How To : Make Coasters with Scrabble Tiles

Make your own personalized coasters using Scrabble tiles! You design them, so they can say anything you want them to! Pick a theme and make a set or make each coaster completely different from the rest. What You'll Need Scrabble tiles Glue gun Squares of wood or cork (about ...more

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