## 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…

## 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…

## How to Make Algebra I Your Best Friend (part 2)

You’ll be drawing lots of graphs of linear equations in two variables in algebra I. For example, y=2x+1. So, what’s a graph? The graph of a…

## 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…

## How to Make Algebra I Your Best Friend (Part 1)

Variables are scary because no one ever tells you what a variable is. Until now, you’ve mostly been dealing with particular numbers. Multiplying, dividing, adding, subtracting,…

## How To Find an Inverse Function

Inverse functions give students a lot of trouble, so here’s a quick run down of what an inverse function is, and how to find it. Say…