Baa baa, black sheep, Have you any wool? “Yes sir, but sir, The storage tent is full. Build me another, All the way ‘round, So no wool is on the ground.” Yeesh! What a bossy sheep! But he has a […]

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December 8, 2017

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Math Help: How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism

Baa baa, black sheep, Have you any wool? “Yes sir, but sir, The storage tent is full. Build me another, All the way ‘round, So no wool is on the ground.” Yeesh! What a bossy sheep! But he has a […]

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December 7, 2017

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How to Calculate the Area of a Sphere and Apply it to the Real World

Finding the area of a shape is one of the first steps to becoming a geometry whiz. Once you master two-dimensional shapes like quadrilaterals, triangles and circles, you’re ready to find the area of more complex three-dimensional shapes that you […]

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December 6, 2017

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How to Calculate the Volume of a Sphere and Why You Need to Know How

If you’re sitting in geometry struggling to memorize dozens of formulas to find the area, perimeter, and volume of shapes you’ve never even seen before, you may have begun to harbor some ill will towards the subject. You’re probably also […]

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December 5, 2017

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Math Homework Help: How to Find the Volume of a Pyramid

We all heard it before: Hi diddle diddle, The pyramid’s riddle: If a cow jumped over the moon Times that by three Or more, to see, The volume of moonlight to spoon?The volume of a pyramid is easier than you […]

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December 3, 2017

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Geometry Homework Help: How to Find the Volume of a Cube

Old Mother Hubbard Looked in her cupboard To get her dog a bone But when she got there She saw a small square A cube for Fido to much on! So, she was quite pleased But then her dog wheezed […]

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November 23, 2017

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Math Homework Help: How to Find the Volume of a Cone

Poor little Jack Horner Sat in a class corner With a cone on his head. His teacher poked the cap. “What’s the volume? Don’t nap!” Jack sat sweating with dread. Let’s give Jack a helping hand! First of all, let’s […]

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November 22, 2017

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How to Find the Area of a Triangle: The Easy and the Messy

Mary, Mary, Quite contrary, How does your Garden grow? Oh, not at all, my math skills are small And the fertilizer I need, I don’t know! For the poor gardener who isn’t sure how much potting soil to cover her […]

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November 20, 2017

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Triple Triangle Trouble: How to Tell the Difference between Equilateral, Scalene and Isosceles Triangles?

What’s the difference between the following shapes? How to tell the difference between equilateral, scalene and isosceles triangles? The easy (and right!) answer is that there is NO difference! They are all triangles! Each shape has three sides: “tri” meaning three. […]

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