Understanding the multiplication properties of 0 and -1 are fundamental building blocks in learning all there is to know about the operation of multiplication. In this tutorial, you'll learn about these two important properties.
Inverse properties of addition and multiplication got you stumped? This tutorial should help! Check it out and learn these two important inverse properties.
Finding the absolute value of a number is a breeze when you use a number line! Remember, absolute value is the distance from zero on the number line. This tutorial shows you how to use a number line to find absolute value.
Got a negative variable in an equation? Want to get rid of that negative sign? This tutorial shows you how by using the multiplication property of -1!
Trying to solve an equation where you see the same variable more than once? Figure out how to get those variables together and solve the equation with this tutorial!
Trying to solve an equation involving a fraction? Just multiply the fraction away and then perform the order of operations in reverse! See how in this tutorial.
Trying to solve an equation involving a fraction? Just multiply the fraction away by multiplying by the reciprocal and then perform the order of operations in reverse! See how in this tutorial.
Trying to solve an equation with variables on both sides of the equation? Figure out how to get those variables together and solve the equation with this tutorial!
Trying to solve an equation with variables on both sides of the equation? Figure out how to get those variables together and solve the equation with this tutorial! Surprise! Turns out, this equation has no solution. Check out this tutorial and see why!
Trying to solve an equation with variables on both sides of the equal sign and grouping symbols? Watch this tutorial to figure out how remove the grouping symbols and get those variables together to solve the equation.
Got a negative variable in an equation? Want to get rid of that negative sign? This tutorial shows you how by using the multiplication property of -1!
Trying to solve an equation for a variable? Are grouping symbols in the way? Watch this tutorial to figure out how remove the grouping symbols and solve the equation!
Identity equations are equations that are true no matter what value is plugged in for the variable. If you simplify an identity equation, you'll ALWAYS get a true statement. Learn about identity equations in this tutorial, and then create your own identity equation. Get creative! The possibilities are endless!
Sometimes equations have no solution. This means that no matter what value is plugged in for the variable, you will ALWAYS get a contradiction. Watch this tutorial and learn what it takes for an equation to have no solution.
So you're working on a math problem and you have the correct formula. Great! But the variable you need to solve for is not by itself in the formula. Not so great. Don't worry! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to solve a formula for the variable you want!
Trying to solve a compound inequality? No problem! This tutorial will take you through the process of splitting the compound inequality into two inequalities. Then you'll see how to solve those inequalities, write the answer in set builder notation, and graph the solution on a number line.
Word problems allow you to see math in action! This tutorial deals with turning a word problem into a compound inequality and solving that compound inequality to get the answer. Learn how in this tutorial!
And identity inequality is an inequality that it true no matter what values we plug in for the variable. Watch this tutorial and learn all about identity inequalities. Then see if you can make your own identity inequality complete with variables!
Can an inequality have no solution? You bet it can! An inequality has no solution will always give you a contradiction, no matter what value you plug in for the variable. Watch this tutorial, and then try to make your own inequality with no solution!
Multiplicative inverses. That's a mouthful! Really, this term just refers to numbers that when multiplied together equal 1. These numbers are also called reciprocals of each other! Learn about multiplicative inverses by watching this tutorial.
Setting up and solving an equation from a word problem can be tricky, but this tutorial can help. See all the steps, from defining variables to getting that final answer, and everything in between! With this tutorial, you'll learn what it takes to solve a word problem.
The commutative property is a fundamental building block of math, but it only works for addition and multiplication. This tutorial defines the commutative property and provides examples of how to use it.
Let's identify an identity! Addition and subtraction have a different identity than multiplication and division. Learn about each of these identities with this tutorial!
Need some practice translating phrases into mathematical expressions? Then this tutorial is for you! You'll get practice translating statements involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division into mathematical expressions.
The natural numbers are also called the counting numbers. The whole numbers are almost exactly as the natural numbers the same except for one small difference! Watch this tutorial and learn the difference between natural and whole numbers.
There are a bunch of different categories of numbers such as the rational numbers, the natural numbers, and the integers, just to name a few. See how they all relate to one another by watching this tutorial!
Having difficulty turning a word problem into an algebra equation? Then this tutorial is for you! With this tutorial, you'll learn how to break down word problems and translate them into mathematical equations.
Simplifying an algebraic expression is a fundamental part of solving math problems. Get some practice putting an expression in simplest form by following along with this tutorial.
In this tutorial you'll see how to apply the distributive property. Remember that this is important when you are trying to simplify an expression and get rid of parentheses!
Learning the associative property of addition is one thing, but being able to use it can be a completely different challenge. In this tutorial, you'll see how to put this very useful property into action.
Plugging variables into an expression is essential for solving many algebra problems. See how to plug in variable values by watching this tutorial.
If you're trying to simplify some math expressions, you have to do it in the right order. If you've ever wondered how to do that, check out this example tutorial where you'll see exactly what order you need to follow:)
You can't do algebra without working with variables, but variables can be confusing. If you've ever wondered what variables are, then this tutorial is for you!
Knowing the mathematical meaning of words allows you to decipher word problems and gives you the power to write your own word problems, too! Take a look at these words and learn their mathematical translations.
Combining like terms together is a key part of simplifying mathematical expressions, so check out this tutorial to see how you can easily pick out like terms from an expression
Sometimes what's simple for some is hard for others, and so simple seems like a pretty subjective word. But when it comes to algebra, the simplest form of an expressions is very well defined and is very specific- there's really nothing that subjective about it. So watch this tutorial and see exactly what simplest form means!
The distributive property is a very deep math principle that helps make math work. It's the rule that lets you expand parentheses, and so it's really critical to understand if you want to get good at simplifying expressions. So check out the tutorial and let us know what you think!
The associative property is one of those fundamental properties of math that make math work. You probably take this property for granted because it's so ingrained, but it's important to see how the guts of math work, so check out the tutorial and make sure you're solid on your fundamentals!
Check out this tutorial where you'll see exactly what order you need to follow when you simplify expressions. You'll also see what happens when you don't follow these rules, and you'll find out why order of operations is so important!
There is a bunch of vocabulary that you just need to know when it comes to algebra, and coefficient is one of the key words that you have to feel 100% comfortable with. Check out the tutorial and let us know if you want to learn more about coefficients!
Looking for some practice translating words into a mathematical expression? Then take a look at this tutorial, and you'll learn how to break down those words and write the mathematical expression they describe!
Let your creativity go wild by turning a mathematical equation into a story! Watch this tutorial to see one example, and then write your own story to describe the given equation. See how creative you can get with math!
This tutorial shows you how a mathematical expression can be turned into words. The best part? You can be super creative with the statement you make up! Check out the example statement created in this tutorial, and then make up your own!
Is an irrational number just a way to describe a number that's lost its mind? Not really. :) An irrational number is simply a number that cannot be written as a fraction. Check out the definition, learn an important property of these special numbers, and take a look at some examples of irrational numbers.
Real numbers are numbers that can be found on the number line. This includes both the rational and irrational numbers. This tutorial explains real numbers and gives some great examples. Take a look!
Inequalities come up all the time when you're working algebra problems. In this tutorial you'll learn what an inequality is, and you'll see all the common inequality symbols that you're likely to see :)
In this tutorial you'll see how you can think of absolute value in a very intuitive way. Let us know if you have any questions about it!
Number lines are great ways to represent a group of numbers, and in this tutorial you'll see how to graph a group of numbers on a number line
There are lots of different kind of numbers that you should know about, and that includes rational numbers. Check out the tutorial!
There are lots of different kinds of numbers that you'll come across in algebra, and a lot of these kinds of numbers are related to each other. Before you learn how they are related, you've got to learn about them separately, and in this tutorial you'll how to define integers :)
Reciprocals are important when it comes to dividing fractions, finding perpendicular lines, dealing with inverse proportions, and so much more! In this tutorial you can review the basics about reciprocals.
Number lines help make graphing the intersection of two inequalities a breeze! This tutorial shows you how to graph two inequalities on the same number line and then find the intersection. Take a look!
Number lines help make graphing the union of two inequalities a breeze! This tutorial shows you how to graph two inequalities on the same number line and then find the union. Check it out!
This tutorial shows you how to distribute a whole number into the sum of fractions. It's an important skill to have when you're solving equations, and you never know when it can come up. Be sure to check out this tutorial!
Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the subtraction property of equality, and it lets you subtract the same number from both sides of an equation. Watch the video to see it in action!
Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the addition property of equality, and it lets you add the same number to both sides of an equation. Watch the video to see it in action!
Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the multiplication property of equality, and it lets you multiply both sides of an equation by the same number. Watch the video to see it in action!
Trying to solve an equation with variables and fractions on both sides of the equation? You can bet it involves finding a common denominator! To see what it takes, watch this tutorial.
Trying to solve an equation with variables on both sides of the equal sign? Figure out how to get those variables together and find the answer with this tutorial!
Got an equation with two variables? Want to solve for one variable in terms of the other? Want to go the other way around? See how in this tutorial!
Working with word problems AND fractions? This tutorial shows you how to take a word problem and translate it into a mathematical equation involving fractions. Then, you'll see how to solve and check your answer. Take a look!
Trying to solve an equation with variables and fractions? Just perform the order of operations in reverse! To see what it takes, watch this tutorial.
Word problems are a great way to see math in the real world. In this tutorial, you'll see how to translate a word problem into a mathematical equation. Then you'll see how to solve that equation and check your answer!
Trying to solve an equation involving a fraction? Just multiply the fraction away and then perform the order of operations in reverse! See how in this tutorial.
Trying to solve an equation involving a fraction? Just perform the order of operations in reverse! See how in this tutorial.
Solving an equation for a variable? Perform the order of operations in reverse! Check it out in this tutorial.
Trying to solve an equation where you see the same variable more than once? Figure out how to get those variables together and solve the equation with this tutorial!
Solving equations can be tough, especially if you've forgotten or have trouble understanding the tools at your disposal. One of those tools is the division property of equality, and it lets you divide both sides of an equation by the same number. Watch the video to see it in action!
Word problems allow you to see math in action! This tutorial shows you how to translate a word problem to an absolute value inequality. Then see how to solve for the answer, write it in set builder notation, and graph it on a number line. Learn all about it in this tutorial!
Sometimes the hardest part of a word problem is figuring out how to turn the words into math. This tutorial let's you see the steps to take in order to do just that! You'll see how to take a word problem and dissect it to turn it into an absolute value inequality.
This tutorial provides a great real world application of math. See how to turn a word problem into an inequality. Then solve the inequality by performing the order of operations in reverse. Don't forget that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, you MUST flip the sign of the inequality! That's one of the big differences between solving equalities and solving inequalities.
Solving an inequality for a variable? Just perform the order of operations in reverse! Don't forget that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, you MUST flip the sign of the inequality! That's one of the big differences between solving equalities and solving inequalities.
This tutorial provides a great real world application of math. See how to turn a word problem into an inequality. Then solve the inequality by performing the order of operations in reverse. Don't forget that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, you MUST flip the sign of the inequality! That's one of the big differences between solving equalities and solving inequalities.
Solving an inequality for a variable? Just perform the order of operations in reverse! Don't forget that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, you MUST flip the sign of the inequality! That's one of the big differences between solving equalities and solving inequalities.
Trying to solve a compound inequality? No problem! This tutorial will take you through the process of splitting the compound inequality into two inequalities. Then you'll see how to solve those inequalities and write the answer in set builder notation.
Trying to solve an absolute value inequality? No sweat! This tutorial will take you through the process of solving the inequality. Then you'll see how to write the answer in set builder notation and graph it on a number line. You'll see it all in this tutorial!
Converting an absolute value inequality to a compound inequality can be tricky. Luckily, this tutorial takes you through the process step-by-step. Take a look! You'll be glad you did.
Trying to solve a compound inequality? No sweat! This tutorial will take you through the process of solving the inequality. Then you'll see how to write the answer in set builder notation and graph it on a number line. You'll see it all in this tutorial!
Solving an inequality for a variable? Just perform the order of operations in reverse! Don't forget that if you multiply or divide by a negative number, you MUST flip the sign of the inequality! That's one of the big differences between solving equalities and solving inequalities.
Need some extra practice converting solution phrases into set builder notation? This tutorial was made for you! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to dissect each phrase and turn it into a solution in set builder notation.
When does an absolute value inequality represent an AND compound inequality? When does it represent an OR compound inequality? This tutorial will give you the answer and show you using examples on a number line!
Wondering what a compound inequality is? Then check out this tutorial! You'll learn the definition for a compound inequality and also see how it can be written in set builder notation. Take a look!
Ever wondered what rules you're allowed to follow when you're working with inequalities? Well, one of those rules is called the subtraction property of inequality, and it basically says that if you minus a number from one side of an inequality, you have to minus that same number from the other side of the inequality as well. Watch the tutorial to see how this looks in terms of algebra!
Ever wondered what rules you're allowed to follow when you're working with inequalities? Well, one of those rules is called the addition property of inequality, and it basically says that if you add a number from one side of an inequality, you have to add that same number from the other side of the inequality as well. Watch the tutorial to see how this looks in terms of algebra!
Ever wondered what rules you're allowed to follow when you're working with inequalities? Well, one of those rules is called the division property of inequality, and it basically says that if you divide one side of an inequality by a number, you can divide the other side of the inequality by the same number. However, you have to be very careful about the direction of the inequality! Watch the tutorial to see how this looks in terms of algebra!
Ever wondered what rules you're allowed to follow when you're working with inequalities? Well, one of those rules is called the multiplication property of inequality, and it basically says that if you multiply one side of an inequality by a number, you can multiply the other side of the inequality by the same number. However, you have to be very careful about the direction of the inequality! Watch the tutorial to see how this looks in terms of algebra!
Constants are parts of algebraic expressions that don't change. Check out this tutorial to see exactly what a constant looks like and why it doesn't change.
Integers are everywhere in math, so it's important to know what an integer is. This tutorial explains this special type of number so that you can identify one when you see it! Sometimes, a number is an integer even though it doesn't look like one. Watch this tutorial to see how to identify those too!
Polynomials are those expressions that have variables raised to all sorts of powers and multiplied by all types of numbers. When you work with polynomials you need to know a bit of vocabulary, and one of the words you need to feel comfortable with is 'term'. So check out this tutorial, where you'll learn exactly what a 'term' in a polynomial is all about.
If two things are equivalent, they are the same. Equivalent expressions are expressions that are the same, even though they may look a little different. If you plug in the same variable value into equivalent expressions, they will each give you the same value when you simplify. Learn more about equivalent expression by watching this tutorial!
An expression is just a mathematical phrase. In this tutorial, you'll learn about two popular types of expressions: numerical and algebraic expressions. A numerical expression contains numbers and operations. An algebraic expression is almost exactly the same except it also contains variables. Check out this tutorial to learn about these two popular kinds of expressions!
If you ever plug a value in for a variable into an expression or equation, you're using the Substitution Property of Equality. This property allows you to substitute quantities for each other into an expression as long as those quantities are equal. Watch this tutorial to learn about this useful property!
Have you ever combined two numbers together and found their sum to be zero? When that happens, those numbers are called additive inverses of each other! In this tutorial, you'll learn the definition for additive inverse and see examples of how to find the additive inverse of a given value.
Ordering numbers from least to greatest? Are the numbers in different forms? To make comparing easier, convert all the numbers to decimals. Then, plot those decimals on a number line and compare them! This tutorial shows you how!