Solve for Ratios and Proportions

How To : Solve for ratios and proportions

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

How To : Solve for the missing ratios or proportions

In this video the tutor shows how to solve the missing ratios or proportions. He explains it with an example, where a number in one of the ratios is missing and he intends to find this value. He shows the example of cross multiplication, where you multiply the values on the ei ...more

How To : Solve ration and proportion problems

This video walks you through the steps of solving a ration and proportion problems. This excellent video shows you a clean blackboard, with the instructors voice showing exactly what to do. Don't fret, any question you may have, will be answered. Watching this video will make ...more

How To : Solve math problems using proportions

Proportions or ratios are fundamental concepts of mathematics. A proportions is an equation that states that two ratios are equal. Hence proportion can be written in two ways as a:b=c:d or a/b=c/d. In these equations a and d are called as extremes and b,c are called as means. ...more

How To : Solve percent proportions

A percent problem is one in which you are given a quantity and asked to compute the value of a percent of it. You may also be given the whole quantity and a part of it and asked to compute the percentage of the part in the whole. To do these kind of problems you need to use th ...more

How To : Solve Proportions

In this how to you will learn about proportions. A proportion is comparing two ratios. Here is an example of a problem. First, you cross multiply and show your work. Next, you simplify. After, in order to get the variable alone, you divide each side by four. Since you can't di ...more

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 proportions

This video describes about how to solve multiple proportions. The first step describes how to cross multiply and solve the equation. There are three proportions solved in this video and they are explained how to arrive the final answer. The first step is multiplying the denomi ...more

How To : Use cross products to solve proportions

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

How To : Solve Proportions

The Solution The first step to solving proportions is cross multiplying. For example, we are told to solve the proportion 13/3 = x/9. We cross multiply 13 •9 and 3 • x. Remember, the equal sign does not go away, so don't forget about it! The equation is now 3x = 117. We need ...more

How To : Use proportions to solve application problems

In this video they are showing how to use proportions to solve word problems. In the first example they used 2/3 is equal to x/6. To solve for x, you begin by cross multiplying setting up and equation 3x=12. Next, divide 12 by 3 which equals 4. So x equals 4. In the next examp ...more

How To : Solve direct proportions in Algebra

This video describes how to solve direct proportions in algebra which is an important and useful skill in everyday life, school and at work. In this video one would learn key elements of a direct proportion and learn to separate them into a more means more or less means less t ...more

How To : Solve inverse proportions

This video tutorial shows how to solve inverse proportions. The tutor says that in inverse proportion it works differently than in the direct proportion. He says that in inverse proportion more means less or less means more. He uses the example of driving a car to illustrate h ...more

How To : Solve direct proportions

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

How To : Solve word problems using proportions

This video shows the method to solve word problems using proportions. In the given problem, we have to find the time taken by a person to type 390 words if the person takes 1 minute to type 30 words. This can be solved using proportions. We take two fractions which are equal. ...more

How To : Solve word problems with proportions

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

How To : Solve a word problem that involves proportions

In this Education video tutorial you will learn how to solve a word problem that involves proportions. To solve such problems you got to express the scenario in proportions. For example, in the problem, ‘Jacob ran 10 miles in 80 minutes’; this rate can be expressed as 10miles/ ...more

How To : Solve ratio problems in basic mathematics

Need help figuring out how to work with ratios? Look no further than 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 easie ...more

How To : Check for Proportions

What Are Proportions? Proportions are 2 ratios that are equal. How Do We Check for Proportions? Checking for proportions is quite simple. All you need to do is cross multiply and if both are equal, then it is a proportion, but if it not, then it isn't a proportion. For exam ...more

How To : Use Indirect Measurement

In this how to you will learn how to measure things indirectly. Indirect measurement is when you calculate something's measurement by measure the shadow. First, all of your measurement have to be taken around the same time. Next, measure your height. After, measure the object' ...more

How To : Solve advanced ratio problems in algebra

Need to know how to solve complex ratio problems in basic algebra? 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 t ...more

How To : Solve ratio problems

Check out this instructional math video that demonstrates how to solve ratio problems. In the 14th lesson, learn how to solve SAT problems using the Official SAT Study Guide. Here are the math problems and their page numbers that this video covers: - p472 #6 - p843 #16 - p535 ...more

How To : Solve population proportion problems in statistics

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

How To : Solve math proportion problems

Look for a vertical or horizontal relationship in the given equation. In the horizontal or vertical side of the equation where both numerator and denominators are given, look for a multiplier to the smaller number so that the product is equal to the bigger number. Use this mul ...more

How To : Solve percent problems

Percent problems, also called as proportion problems, are simple problems where you deal with percentages. Given a percentage problem you may need to identify the percentage, the part or whole quantity from it. You can use the proportion or percent equation to do this. Proport ...more

How To : Find the percent change using proportions

In this video, the instructor shows how to identify the percentage change using proportions. When a given quantity increases or decreases by certain amount then we can calculate the percentage change in the quantity, which can be either increase or decrease based on the new va ...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 : Apply Newton's laws of motion to cruise with NASA

See how Newton's laws of motion apply to an aircraft's cruise performance with this educational video from NASA -- the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the leading resource for space exploration. There's no better place to learn about aerospace and Newton's three ...more

How To : Work with non-square pixels in Photoshop CS4

Exploring the problems associated with blending images that have square and non square pixel formats. Learn about how to fix some of the blunders of pixel aspect ratio mixing and how Photoshop CS4 is trying to help solve some of these pixel nightmares. Creative Cow is a suppo ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Edit HV20 HV30 video in Movie Studio or Vegas

First you need to do is to open up the HD video file of Canon HV20 and then you can set the project properties. So go to file, import, media and open up the video file. Now drag it to the timeline and go to file, properties, click on the file folder called "match media setting ...more

How To : Algebraically solve mixed quantities problems

In this video the instructor shows how to solve mixture problems using two variables. Usually in these kind of questions the problem statement goes like, if A costs $x for a pound and B costs $y for a pound, in what ratio should they be mixed such that one pound of the new mix ...more

How To : Derive the equation of a straight line

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to derive a straight line equation. He shows us a process that consists of two steps. In step one he uses the slope formula to obtain the slope of the line which is the ratio of difference of y-coordinates and difference of x-coordinat ...more

How To : Use the TOA formula in trigonometry

The video is a tutorial in trigonometry. The teacher teaches that the tangent or the tan of an angle is the ratio of the opposite side to the adjacent side of a right angled triangle. If one side and one angle is given then the value of the unknown side can be found by solving ...more

How To : Make a storyboard

Making a storyboard before shooting a movie is like drawing a blueprint before grabbing a hammer and nails. Do it well, and make sure your film is structurally sound. You Will Need * Several loose sheets of blank 11-by-17-inch paper * A pencil * A ruler * And a shooting script ...more

How To : Divide exponents with the quotient rule

Exponent of a number is nothing but the number multiplied to it self the exponent number of times. So five squared it equal to five multiplied to it self. Now when an exponential number is divided with another such number the result is the number raised to the different of the ...more

How To : Find the equation of a line in point-slope form

When you are given a point through which a line passes and the slope of that line, you can calculate the equation of that line. The general equation to solve this kind of equations is called as point-slope form. The point slope of a line passing through (a, b) with slope of m ...more

How To : Find the equation of a line

In this video the instructor shows how to find the equation of the line given its slope and a point that lies on it. If the slope of the line is m and the point that lies on it is (x,y) then you can find the equation of the line by substituting the values in the slope-intercep ...more

How To : Solve an equation using the point slope form

In this video the instructor shows how to derive a general equation for a line in Point-Slope form. The slope of an equation is the ratio of difference of y coordinates to the difference of x coordinates. In other words, slope is the change of y up on change of x. So you have ...more

How To : Solve problems about linear equation

In this video the instructor shows how to write a linear equation. If you need to find the equation of a line that passes through the two given points then you need to find the linear equation of that line. The first step is to find the slope of the line that passes through th ...more

How To : Convert units of measurement

This video shows you how to easily convert units. The first step you have to do is setup a proportion between a known conversion (e.g.. convert 2.5 km to m: 1km = 1000 m, => 1 km/1000 m = 2.5 km/X m). The second step you have to do is solve the equation by taking the cross pro ...more

Echoisms : How to Measure Your Own Attractiveness

Have you ever heard symmetrical is sexier? Yep, according to scientists, symmetry is inherently more attractive to the Homo Sapien eye. Back in the days of Helen of Troy, Phidias, Plato and other great philosophers all observed the golden ratio, "a sum where the quantities to ...more

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (11/9 - 11/15)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: mathematical sculptures, burning Xb ...more

How To : Scale Factor

What Is Scale Factor? Scale factor is the ratio of the length of the scale drawing to the corresponding length of the original object. Solving Problems We are told to find the scale factor when we are given the original and new dimension of an object. The formula for questi ...more

How To : Liquor Up Your Pie Crusts to Make Them Flaky AF

Pie crusts are pretty intimidating if you're an at-home baker with little experience, since there's a lot of science behind making them. A perfectly flaky crust that's golden brown—not charred and black along the edges—requires careful attention, a foolproof recipe, and some d ...more

News : LG's POLED Issues Are Affecting the Pixel 2 XL

Update 10/23: The hits just keep on coming. We're now seeing reports of a "smearing" effect when scrolling through apps on the Pixel XL 2. We'll expand on that at the bottom of this article, but it's still worth reading the background information on issues with LG's new POLED ...more

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