Three Little Kittens Found their Mittens So they shall have some pie. Said one, “The size for me is an arc from A to B and just shy of 360!” Not quite sure what this little kitten was going […]

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February 22, 2018

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How to Measure a Central Angle

Three Little Kittens Found their Mittens So they shall have some pie. Said one, “The size for me is an arc from A to B and just shy of 360!” Not quite sure what this little kitten was going […]

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February 20, 2018

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Angle Addition Postulate

Okay, here’s a brain zinger: if someone tells you that they are using the awesome Angle Addition Postulate, what do you think they are adding? If you said “angles,” you would be 100 percent correct! The Angle Addition Postulate basically […]

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February 19, 2018

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Lord of the 45-45-90 Triangle

Triangles come in all sizes. Some are acute, some are obtuse, and some are just right. The ones that are just right weren’t designed by Goldilocks. But she knew a right triangle when she saw it. She knew that a […]

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February 16, 2018

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Angling for Angle Pairs

There’s something to be said about angles: “To think I will never see An angle as complementary as thee. An angle whose hungry mouth is open To a supplementary pair unbroken With a line, perpendicular or straight, We a newborn […]

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February 14, 2018

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Trapezoid Training

If your first thought of a trapezoid was either a flying circus act or a muscle in the shoulder, this blog is for you! First, a minor let down. A trapezoid is nothing exotic as double summersault through the air. […]

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February 14, 2018

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Coterminal Angles Quickly Solved

All right, math wizards, here’s a trick question: does a circle have more than 360° in it? The answer: nope. Once you go all the way around a circle, you end up back at the beginning! Pretty easy, right? But […]

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February 12, 2018

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How to Determine a Reference Angle

Here’s a secret that math tutors keep to themselves: Sometimes, the fanciest math skills are actually the simplest ones! Like the ultra-mysterious Reference Angle! Sounds pretty impressive, no? But Reference Angles are actually one of the easiest things to define. […]

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February 11, 2018

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How to Prove There are 2 Similar Triangles

In the whole, wide world of geometry, there are so many shapes and sizes of triangles that you might think they’re all exactly the same, or that they’re all completely different. Not necessarily! Two triangles must share precisely specific traits […]

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January 31, 2018

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Graphing Functions: A How to Guide for Graph Calculator

Math brings out the artist in you! While the industrious student can simply whip out a graph calculator to draw up graphing functions, figuring out functions the old-fashioned way can be pretty keen. With nothing but a pencil and a […]

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December 25, 2017

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Basic Geometry: How to Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle

Finding the perimeter of a rectangle is one of the easiest first steps towards becoming a geometry genius. The formula is simple and quick, and with a little practice, you’ll be finding the perimeter of every rectangle in sight! So […]

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December 12, 2017

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Geometry Help: How to Find the Volume of a Cylinder

One of the simple joys of life is a push-pop candy. You remember ‘em: Right, a lollipop without a stick. And while it sounds like a push-up, a Push-Pop doesn’t have the same effect. (And no, eating one does not […]

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December 10, 2017

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Math Help: How to Find the Volume of a Triangular Prism

A triangular prism has rectangular sides and an equilateral triangle as base, as you can see above. Volume is the maximum quantity a three dimensional closed-shape can hold. Therefore, the maximum quantity a triangular prism can contain is called volume […]

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