# Math Articles

Whether you're an apprentice or a fully trained mathmagician, we have clear instruction to help you advance in the craft of math. Start with the basics and work up to calculus, plus everything in between. Yes, you do use this stuff in daily life.

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Cheat Sheet / Updated 05-04-2022

When you’re working with your K–5 child to practice math skills, it can help to have a tool to remind you of some of the basics related to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions. For those times, this Cheat Sheet can come in handy.

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-28-2022

Formulas, patterns, and procedures used for simplifying expressions and solving equations are basic to algebra. Use the equations, shortcuts, and formulas you find for quick reference. This Cheat Sheet offers basic information and short explanations (and some words of advice on traps to avoid).

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-27-2022

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. After you've become proficient in these and other basic math concepts, you can begin to tackle pre-algebra, which involves variables, expressions, and equations.

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-27-2022

Grasping some technical math basics can simplify everyday situations faced by many professionals and even non-professionals, including having to solve word problems, calculate tips, make change, or match American and metric measurements.

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-25-2022

Solving calculus problems is a great way to master the various rules, theorems, and calculations you encounter in a typical Calculus class. This Cheat Sheet provides some basic formulas you can refer to regularly to make solving calculus problems a breeze (well, maybe not a breeze, but definitely easier).

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-19-2022

The best way to figure out how the different algebraic rules work and interact with one another is to practice with lots of problems. And Algebra II requires lots of practice. So be prepared to solve equations and systems, graph lines, tackle functions, and so much more.

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-15-2022

As a parent, you’re most likely to encounter the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (Common Core Standards for short) in the homework that your child brings home. The Common Core Standards are a set of statements about what students should know and be able to do at each grade level from kindergarten through high school. In states that have adopted the Common Core Standards (44 states and the District of Columbia), these standards replace each state’s pre-existing standards. In some states it represents a big change, whereas in other states, the changes are less significant. Understanding the Common Core Standards is important for being able to help your child in math in school. This Cheat Sheet gives you the lowdown on these standards.

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-14-2022

Everyday math comes in handy when you’re dealing with finances like credit cards and mortgages, and even helps when you’re trying to figure out how much to leave for a tip. Knowing some basic math formulas, the Pythagoras theorem, and a simpler way to add are key to everyday math.

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-12-2022

Learning some algebraic rules for various exponents, radicals, laws, binomials, formulas, and equations will help you successfully study and solve problems in an Algebra II course. You should also be able to recognize formulas to find slope, slope-intercept, distance, and midpoint (which are formulas from geometry) to help you through Algebra II.

View Cheat SheetCheat Sheet / Updated 04-06-2022

Pre-calculus uses the information you know from Algebra I and II and ratchets up the difficulty level to prepare you for calculus. This cheat sheet is designed to help you review key formulas and functions on the fly as you study. It includes formulas, the laws of logarithmic functions, trigonometric values of basic angles, conic section equations, and interval notation.

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