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Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:54 pm
Forum: Forum Rules & Guides
Topic: What does this ^ mean? Is it related to polynominals?
Replies: 1
Views: 4606

### What does this ^ mean? Is it related to polynominals?

What does this ^ mean? Is it related to polynominals?
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: Arithmetic
Topic: i dont get how to do this problem: 8 2/3 div. by 6 3/4
Replies: 3
Views: 4001

### Re: i dont get how to do this problem: 8 2/3 div. by 6 3/4

I remember learning that there were two ways to divide with a fraction. 1. Make the mixed number a whole fraction, like, 6 3/4 would be 27/4. After you convert both mixed numbers to fractions, divide by multiplying by the opposite, I think that is covered somewhere on this site; some one who knows i...
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Can someone please explain factoring to me?
Replies: 4
Views: 3178

### Re: Can someone please explain factoring to me?

Thanks, stapel_eliz. I looked at that formula, and I think I understand it. I geuss I just skipped it by accident in my book. Thank you!
Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Lessons?
Replies: 10
Views: 15764

### Re: New Lessons?

I agree. I love going through the lessons; they really help me understand Algebra! Thanks!
Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Can someone please explain factoring to me?
Replies: 4
Views: 3178

### Re: Can someone please explain factoring to me?

Here is one of my problems that I am struggling with: FACTOR x to the 4th power - 9y squared Then is says "1. x to the 4th power = (x squared) squared, and 9y squared = (3y) squared." I understand that. And then it says "2. x to the 4th power - 9y squared = (x squared) squared - (3y) squared." I und...
Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Can someone please explain factoring to me?
Replies: 4
Views: 3178

### Can someone please explain factoring to me?

I understand most of Algebra except factoring. I don't understand how "canceling out" really works. Can someone please explain?
Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Uncategorized
Topic: What is your favorite math, why, & how do you study for it?
Replies: 10
Views: 19144

### Re: What is your favorite math, why, & how do you study for

I love every kind of math, but especially Geometry and Algebra. Algebra, because it's like a geussing game, and Geometry, because I love science, and that plays in with volume and mass.