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Basic Math & Pre-Algebra

1,001 Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Practice Problems For Dummies

To successfully master basic math, you need to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. You also need to understand order of operations, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, weights and measures, and even a little geometry. [more…]

Basic Math & Pre-Algebra

How to Find the Least Common Multiple

The least common multiple (LCM) of a set of numbers is the lowest positive number that is a multiple of every number in that set. This article shows you how to find the LCM. [more…]

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Geometry

Mastering the Formal Geometry Proof

Suppose you need to solve a crime mystery. You survey the crime scene, gather the facts, and write them down in your memo pad. To solve the crime, you take the known facts and, step by step, show who committed [more…]

Geometry

Sizing Up the Area of a Polygon

Not only can polygons be classified by the number of sides they have and by their angles, but they can also be grouped according to some of their qualities. Polygons can have three personality characteristics [more…]

Geometry

Simple and Easy Geometry Tips and Tools

The first rule of life? Life (as well as geometry) can be difficult. But why make it more difficult than it has to be? Do you need help with geometry? Here are 11 tried-and-true tips to make your forays [more…]

Geometry

Measuring and Making Angles

On a map, you trace your route and come to a fork in the road. Two diverging roads split from a common point and form an angle. The point at which the roads diverge is the [more…]

Geometry

Classifying Three Types of Triangles

Triangles are classified according to the length of their sides or the measure of their angles. These classifications come in threes, just like the sides and angles themselves. That is, a triangle has [more…]

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