• ## Combining Like Terms

Lots of times you’re going to have to do this crazy thing called “combining like terms.” I know it might seem like some arbitrary procedure invented…

• ## All About That Base (Exponential Equations)

Solving exponential equations with different bases can be a little trickier than solving exponential equations with the same base.  Let’s have a look at this equation:…

If you’re reading this, you’re probably planning on going to college, which means your probably going to take out student loans, which probably means you should…

• ## Can You Maximize a Profit Function?

Business calculus students know this problem all too well… how much of some thingamabob should I make to make the most money? I love me some…

• ## Here’s an Easier Way To Calculate Standard Deviation

So you just started a statistics unit, and you’ve learned about a little thing called standard deviation. And you might be thinking, “Why in the world…

• ## If You Have To Find a Slope, Read This.

What’s slope anyway?  Well, kind of intuitively, it’s just a way to measure how tilted a line is.  We could say “oh, this one is kinda…

• ## Falling In Love with the Distance Formula

I know it seems like there’s a million different things you have to memorize for math class and the distance formula is just another one.  Here’s…

• ## Use The Midpoint Formula Like A Boss

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.  Here I am, stuck at the midpoint with you… At some point they’re going to give…

• ## But There’s a Square in My System…

First they want you to solve linear equations, then it’s quadratic equations, then systems of linear equations… and now it’s systems of nonlinear equations… WHERE DOES…

• ## Functions and Their Mothers

Betcha didn’t know that functions have mothers.  Well.  They do. I know what you’re thinking…”who cares”…?  Right? Well I’ll tell ya why you should care, one…