Solve a Probability Math Word Problem

How To : Solve a probability math word problem

In this lesson, you will learn how to solve a probability word problem. Need help with your algebra and geometry? Well... P(event)= Number of favorable outcomes / Total number of outcomes In the above problem, the number of favorable outcomes is 4 because there are $ blue ma ...more

How To : Solve a percent word math problem in algebra

A middle school has 1200 students. Of these, 25% are in the eighth grade. Yesterday, 95% of all eighth graders were present. How many eighth-grade students were absent yesterday? Solution First, we need to find the total number of eighth grade students at this school. 25% o ...more

How To : Solve an inequality word problem in algebra

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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 : Solve a linear equation word problem in algebra

This math lesson is designed to provide middle school teachers with free resources for teaching linear equations. Students can use this free resource to better understand how to solve simple equations while preparing for the upcoming CRCT test. The above video demonstrates ho ...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 : Solve polynomial word problems in basic algebra

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How To : Solve permutation & combination word problems

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How To : Solve word problems involving mixtures

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How To : Solve word problems involving age in algebra

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How To : Apply quadratic functions in algebra

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How To : Solve word problems involving domain and range

See how to find the domain and range of a function implied by a word problem 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. And, thanks to the In ...more

How To : Solve word problems in algebra

Looking for a guide on how to solve simple word problems in algebra? See how it's done 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. And, thanks ...more

How To : Work with mathematical word problems in MS Excel

Looking for a primer on how to create and work with array formulas in Microsoft Office Excel? You've come to the right place. In this free video tutorial from everyone's favorite MS Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 13th installment in his series of Excel array formula ser ...more

How To : Solve word problems involving direct variation

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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 : Calculate unit rates with basic arithmeitc

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How To : Calculate price per unit with basic arithmetic

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How To : Solve word problems containing radical equations

See how to unpack and solve a word problem containing radical equations with this free video math lesson from Internet pedagogical superstar Simon Khan. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belo ...more

How To : Solve statistical word problems involving events

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How To : Solve word problems in trigonometry

Need help figuring out how to unpack and solve word problems in trig? Learn how with this free video trigonometry 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

How To : Use probability of dependent events

In this video you will learn how to use probability of dependent events. The video starts with a small advertisement to there website http://www.yourteacher.com. Then its followed up by a math instructor taking you through a example problem to help you understand how you can b ...more

How To : Solve compound inequalities in algebra

In this math lesson, you will learn how to solve compound inequality problems. A compound inequality is a combination of two inequalities joined together by the words “and” or “or”. Examples of compound inequalities: First example: 2x-3<5 and x+14>11 Second example: 5m>65 o ...more

How To : Convert yards to inches with simple arithmetic

In this clip, you'll learn how to convert between yards and inches by formula. 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 ...more

How To : Solve problems involving deductive reasoning

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How To : Multiply, divide and simplify rational expressions

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How To : Apply rational equations in intermediate algebra

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Portal is game design milestone. Originally only available bundled in with larger cousins Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 in The Orange Box, its creators, Valve Software, changed what first person gameplay could be. It's been a stand alone product for much of the four years si ...more

How To : Solve a system of equations in algebra

In this math lesson you will learn how to solve a system of equations. Watch the following video to learn how to translate a word problem into a system of linear equations. Two linear equations considered in the same time form a system of linear equations. A system of linear ...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 : Find a P-Value with Excel

So you need to find the p-value for your hypothesis test. To do so, employ the spreadsheet program Microsoft Excel. Using a simple formula, you can easily determine the p-value for your tests and thereby conclude strong or weak support of the null hypothesis. Probability valu ...more

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