Solving Equations with Powers

How To : Solve an equation with fractional powers

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

How To : Solve for "x" with powers and parenthesis

Solving for ‘x’ in an algebraic equation can seem difficult when presented with different situations. Here are a few examples and tip for how to solve for x when there are powers and parentheses in the polynomial equation. In this lesson, I show you how powers (exponents) and ...more

How To : Solve logarithmic equations

In this video the instructor shows how to solve logarithmic equations. To solve a logarithmic equation, the first thing you have to do is try to get one logarithmic term if possible. To subtract two logarithmic terms use the formula Log (a) – Log (b) = Log (a/b). Now to get ri ...more

How To : Use curve sketching to solve equations in calculus

PatrickJMT takes you through step by step on the basics of how to use curve sketching to solve calculus equations. Steps that are covered in this two part video include domain, intercepts, symmetry, horizontal and vertical asymtotes, intervals of increase/decrease, local maxim ...more

How To : Solve an equations for x

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

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 : Solve simple linear equations in algebra

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

How To : Solve systems of linear equations with matrices

See how to solve systems of linear equations in algebra using matrices with this free video math lesson. Solving linear equations is easy once you know the matrix method. Learn it with this how-to. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's be ...more

How To : Solve linear equations in the form of AX+B=C

Need to know how to solve AX+B=C-form linear equations in 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 linear equations in matrix form (Ax = B)

Need to know how to solve a matrix-form linear equation in 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 ...more

How To : Solve basic linear equations in algebra

Linear equations are inescapable in life - whether you're taking algebra, geometry, or trigonometry, linear equations are the foundation of math as we know it. Keep your mind sharp and your pencil sharpened with this introductory video on solving basic linear equations. You'l ...more

How To : Use Rubik's Cube notation

This video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know. But wait... what do algorithms have to ...more

How To : Reflect or mirror algorithms for the Rubik's Cube

This video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know, but in this algorithms you may find th ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the 2-Look PLL

This two-part video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know. With an endless supply of the ...more

How To : Use the ZBF2L algorithms to solve the Rubik's Cube

This video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know. With an endless supply of them out the ...more

How To : Solve simple algebraic equations

This is a great series of videos showing you how to solve simple algebraic equations. The first video demonstrates solving equations using addition or subtraction, the second deals with solving equations using multiplication or division, and the third shows how to solve multis ...more

How To : Solve equations & inequalities with absolute value

In this tutorial the instructor talks about various strategies for solving equations and inequalities involving absolute value. To do this the first step is to isolate an absolute value. An absolute value is exactly equal to a number. If that number is less than zero then ther ...more

How To : Solve quadratic equations by square roots

This video walks you through the steps of solving quadratic equations by square roots. 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 ma ...more

How To : Solve exponential and logarithmic equations

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

How To : Solve patterns and equations

This video walks you through the steps of solving patterns and equations. 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 you feel l ...more

How To : Solve two step equations

This video walks you through the steps of solving two step equations. 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 you feel like ...more

How To : Solve one step equations

This video walks you through the steps of solving one step equations. 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 you feel like ...more

How To : Solve rational equations easily

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

How To : Solve radical equations

In elementary Algebra, one of the main formulas that you will run into is solving radical equations. It sounds hard but it's really easy. "Mister A" takes you through the steps of the formula with ease and makes it easy to understand and fun! Don't forget to take notes! Part 1 ...more

How To : Solve radical equations in algebra

The video demonstrates the solving of radical equations in algebra. The first thing to be done is to keep the radical number on one side and the other numbers on the other side. The radical is then changed to a rational number by squaring, cubing etc. Once the roots are remove ...more

How To : Solve algebraic equations with the y = mx+b format

This video shows us how to solve algebraic equations with the y = mx+b format. When talking about solving y=mx+b format, it’s about solving linear equations so that y is on one side and with some terms x on the other side. Here in this equation 'm' is actually the slope of the ...more

How To : Solve multivariable linear equations

Looking for instructions on how to solve linear equations with multiple variables and constant terms? Look no further. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks t ...more

How To : Solve polynomial equations in factored form

This video walks you through the steps of solving polynomials in factored form. 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 you ...more

How To : Solve single-step equation by multiplication

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

How To : Solve percent equations

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to solve percent equations. The general form of a percent equations is that a is b% of c. As there can be three kinds of variables a, b, c, the questions involving percent equations can be of three types having one of the three variabl ...more

How To : Solve a basic rational equation

You don't have to be brainiac Sheldon Cooper from "The Big Bang Theory" to whip out some impressive ration equation-solving chops. Dazzle your math league or challenge Grandma to a fun rainy day game by watching this video on how to solve rational equations. You'll be run thr ...more

How To : Solve an algebraic equation

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

How To : Graph linear equations using y=mx+b

This video is an instructional guide about Graph Linear Equations presented in algebraic form. It is an easy to follow, step by step guide to solving such equations using the graph intercept formula. The first example equation is Y = 2x -1 over y = mx + b. The video then shows ...more

How To : Multiply rational expressions in two "easy" steps

In this Math Made Easy tutorial the instructor shows how to multiply rational equations. He states that multiplying rational equations is simply a process of simplifying equations, in which he says that first the polynomial equations should be factorized. He further shows how ...more

How To : Use implicit differentiation

Taking this formula 9x²+y²=9 your instructor shows you how to find the solution for the variable y. Finding a second derivative is no more difficult that finding the first derivative, you only have to do the problem equation through twice. The derivative of 9x² will be 18, of ...more

How To : Factor differences of squares

A video that demonstrates one of the basic techniques involved in factorizing an equation that contains the difference of two terms which are also perfect squares themselves and are equated to 0. The solution to such type of problems is easy and simply involves factorizing on ...more

How To : Solve a system by the elimination method

In this video the instructor shows how to solve a system of equations by elimination method. First you need to know how many possible number of solutions you can get by solving a system of equations. There are three possibilities. In the first case there are two lines with dif ...more

How To : Find the opposite and absolute value of a number

View the absolute value of a number as its distance from zero. When you take the absolute value of a number, you always end up with a positive number (or zero). Whether the input was positive or negative (or zero), the output is always positive (or zero). For instance, | 3 | = ...more

How To : Understand the basics of trigonometry

Learn and understand the basics of Trigonometry in this entertaining video. Taught by an experienced YayMath instructor, viewers gain knowledge in the study of trigonometry: the relationship of angles and the triangles they are in. Trigonometry is relevant in many forms of eve ...more

How To : Solve multi-step inequalities

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to solve multi-step inequalities. He explains the first rule of solving inequalities, stating that when you divide both sides by a negative sign, the inequality of the equations changes to the opposite. He goes on and explains this rul ...more

How To : Solve a linear system with no solution

A method for solving a linear system with no solution is described. The method is described in 4 steps. The first step in the method is designed to solve a linear system that is described consist of “solving by graphing”. Details fo ...more

How To : Calculate percentages with monetary examples

Do you need to brush up on your fraction and percentage skills or get ahead of the class in math? This video shows several different examples of how to calculate percentages by using fractions. Money is used as a frequent example because quarters and change are easier to figur ...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 : Find the x & y intercepts of rational functions

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the x and y intercepts of rational functions. Finding the intercepts of a rational function is similar to finding the intercepts of other normal equations. You can find the x intercept of the equation by setting the value of y ...more

How To : Find the vertices of a polygon of constraints

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the vertices of a polygon of constraints. In any optimization problem after defining your polygon you need to find its vertices. First you will have a set of equations which represents the constraints in your problem. Now you h ...more

How To : Graph a quadratic function in factored form

This video deals with solving quadratic functions. It does not involve the use of the quadratic equation; rather, only factored equations are used. The speaker starts out with a factored quadratic equation. The speaker goes on to do the mathematical steps necessary to find bot ...more

How To : Graph linear equations in algebra

Need to graph a line but aren't sure quite where to begin? It's simple once you understand the whys and wherefores of solving for Y. In this eight-part mathematical video series, instructor Kent Murdic will teach you everything you need to ace your next alegbra test. Part 1 of ...more

How To : Solve Equations with Fractions

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

How To : Solve Equations with Fractions

In this how to you will learn how to solve equations with fractions. You could use this in college. Here is an example on how to do one of these problems If you don't understand this example, here is a website to help you. Solving Equations - Cool math Algebra Help Lessons - H ...more

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