Basic mathematics blog

The basic mathematics blog will let you know when a new topic or lesson is added to my website. Not sure how to subscribe to my basic mathematics blog? Right click on the orange RSS button and then paste the URL into your RSS reader.

You could also just left click on add to my yahoo or my msn or google. Then follow the steps you see on the screen that appears.

Recent Articles

  1. Why Multiply before Adding when doing PEMDAS

    Oct 02, 19 04:34 PM

    Why multiply before adding? The common sense behind doing multiplication before addition

    Read More

  2. Why Math is Important - Top 15 Reasons

    Sep 29, 19 06:40 PM

    Why math is important and why you should bother learning it especially in this day and age.

    Read More

  3. why is math so hard ? Top 10 reasons why students struggle with math

    Sep 29, 19 11:42 AM

    Why is math so hard ? Top 10 reasons why you may end up believing that math is only for geniuses.

    Read More

  4. Factoring using the Box Method

    Sep 18, 19 01:16 PM

    Factoring using the box method. Common pitfalls to avoid when using this method.

    Read More

  5. Prime Factorization Calculator

    Sep 05, 19 05:45 PM

    Prime factorization calculator to find the prime factorization of any number

    Read More

  6. Find Function Values

    Aug 28, 19 11:29 AM

    How to find function values. A few good examples to understand the concept.

    Read More

  7. How to Test for Symmetry

    Aug 22, 19 05:03 PM

    How to test for symmetry - Graphs of relations can have two different types of symmetry.

    Read More

  8. Basic Math Review Game - Math adventure!

    May 19, 19 09:20 AM

    Basic math review game - The one and only math adventure game online. Embark on a quest to solve math problems!

    Read More

  9. Locate Points Game

    May 16, 19 04:58 PM

    Locate points game: Use your ship in space. A fun way to locate points on the coordinate system

    Read More

  10. Definition and Equation of a Parabola

    May 06, 19 10:54 AM

    Equation of a parabola - definition, examples, and proof. Derive the equation of a parabola

    Read More

  11. Distance between a Point and a Line - Formula, proof, and Examples

    Apr 23, 19 08:22 AM

    The easy way to find the distance between a point and a line. Learn how to derive the formula the easy way

    Read More

  12. Fractions - Basic Mathematics

    Apr 02, 19 05:34 PM

    Learn about equivalent, benchmark, multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting fractions

    Read More

  13. Angle between two Lines - Definition, Formula, and Examples

    Apr 01, 19 02:35 PM

    What is the angle between two lines? The angle between two straight lines is ...

    Read More

  14. Inclination of a Line - Definition, Proof, and Examples

    Mar 27, 19 11:22 AM

    what is the inclination of a line ? The inclination of a line with slope m is ...

    Read More

  15. How to Derive the Equation of an Ellipse Centered at the Origin

    Mar 13, 19 11:50 AM

    Learn how to derive the equation of an ellipse when the center of the ellipse is at the origin.

    Read More

  16. Converse of a Conditional Statement -Definition and Examples

    Mar 12, 19 03:01 PM

    What is the converse of a conditional statement ? The converse of a conditional is ...

    Read More

  17. Truth Value of a Conditional Statement

    Mar 11, 19 09:22 AM

    Learn how to determine the truth value of a conditional statement

    Read More

  18. Definition of Conditional Statement and examples

    Mar 08, 19 09:05 AM

    What is a conditional statement? A conditional statement, also known as if-then statement, is ...

    Read More

  19. Angle Bisector Theorem

    Mar 05, 19 10:22 AM

    Learn about the angle bisector theorem and how to use it to solve geometry problems

    Read More

  20. Angle Bisector -Definition and Examples

    Mar 02, 19 06:22 PM

    What is an angle bisector ? An angle bisector is an angle that ...

    Read More

  21. Place Value Word Problems with Solutions

    Feb 28, 19 04:39 PM

    Hey! Where did you find these interesting place value word problems?

    Read More

  22. Multiplying Integers Word Problems

    Feb 27, 19 05:56 PM

    Explore a few examples of word problems when multiplying integers

    Read More

  23. Place Value Chart with Examples

    Feb 21, 19 04:24 PM

    A place value chart that will help students learn the value of each digit in a number.

    Read More

  24. What is a Deficient Number ? Definition and Examples

    Feb 20, 19 12:46 PM

    In number theory, a deficient number is a number where the sum of its ..

    Read More

  25. The Density Property of Real Numbers

    Feb 20, 19 11:19 AM

    What is the density property? The density property is a property of real numbers that says...

    Read More

  26. What is a Perpendicular Bisector ? Definition and examples

    Feb 19, 19 08:28 AM

    What does perpendicular bisector mean in geometry ? In geometry, a perpendicular bisector of a segment or triangle is ...

    Read More

  27. Ratio Word Problems with Answers

    Feb 18, 19 11:02 AM

    Learn how to solve some interesting ratio word problems.

    Read More

  28. What is the Cavalieri's Principle ?

    Feb 17, 19 08:24 PM

    The cavalieri's principle is a theorem states that if two or more figures have the same cross-sectional ...

    Read More

  29. Define Locus in Geometry

    Feb 17, 19 08:15 PM

    Here is how to define locus in geometry. A locus is the set of points ...

    Read More

  30. Proof that There is no Rational Number Whose Square is 2

    Feb 17, 19 12:04 PM

    There is no rational number whose square is 2. An easy to follow proof by contraction.

    Read More

  31. What is Orthographic Drawing

    Feb 16, 19 05:08 PM

    Lesson about orthographic drawing and examples. An orthographic drawing is

    Read More

  32. Printable Algebra Worksheets with Answers

    Feb 12, 19 07:55 AM

    A wide variety of algebra worksheets that teachers can print and give to students as classwork or homework.

    Read More

  33. Military Time Converter ( The 24 Hour Clock! )

    Feb 08, 19 02:35 PM

    This is the best military time converter online. Convert from standard time to military time and from military time to standard time.

    Read More

  34. How to Find the Radius of a Circle when Circumference is Given

    Feb 05, 19 11:28 AM

    Learn how to find the radius of a circle when the circumference of the circle is known or given

    Read More

  35. Free Printable Geometry Worksheets

    Feb 04, 19 03:16 PM

    A wide variety of geometry worksheets that teachers can give to students as classwork or homework.

    Read More

  36. How much money Ana has all together?

    Feb 04, 19 12:01 PM

    Ana found a 15 dollar bill on the floor on Saturday. Then on Sunday her parents gave her 155 dollars. How much does Ana have all together? CLUE: Saturday~15

    Read More

  37. A test word problem

    Feb 03, 19 05:16 PM

    A multiple-choice test contains 25 questions. Correct answers are worth 4 points each; 2 points are deducted for each wrong answer; and unanswered questions

    Read More

  38. Solve a simple system with five equations

    Feb 03, 19 05:12 PM

    The sum of four numbers a, b, c, and d is 68. If we increase a by 7, we get x. If we increased b by 8, we get x. If we decrease c by 15, we get 2x.If we

    Read More

  39. Pizza and Fraction

    Feb 03, 19 05:06 PM

    3 friends share 4/5 of a pizza. what fraction of pizza does each person get? The amount to share is 4/5 Since the amount will be shared between 3 friends,

    Read More

  40. A Tricky Percentage Math Problem

    Feb 03, 19 04:56 PM

    If someone wants to make $10.00 when selling an item and I get 40%. How much do I need to add to $10.00? It's not coming out when I add 40% to 10.00.

    Read More

  41. Advanced Algebra for High School Math and College Math

    Feb 03, 19 11:45 AM

    Learn advanced algebra online. Topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, algebra proofs, tough algebra word problems

    Read More

  42. A subtraction word problem with apples

    Feb 01, 19 04:03 PM

    Karla brings 15 apples to school. She gives away 9 apples. How many apples does Karla have left? Karla will have 15 - 9 apples = 6 apples Karla has

    Read More

  43. Children and the Apples Word Problem

    Feb 01, 19 03:50 PM

    Once upon a time, there was a family of children. The oldest of these children was in charge of making sure that each of the other children did what

    Read More

  44. Solve a system of linear equations to find the cost of a cd

    Jan 31, 19 05:05 PM

    Andrew had $93.00. With this money, he could buy 3 CDs and 4 books. However, he bought only 2 CDs and 3 books and had $27.00 left. What was the cost

    Read More

  45. How to Find the Cost to Rent Bikes

    Jan 31, 19 04:59 PM

    The cost to rent a bike for 1 person under age five is 3£ and 5.50£ for anybody over age five. Calculate the cost to rent 7 bikes if 4 people are under

    Read More

Recent Articles

  1. Why Multiply before Adding when doing PEMDAS

    Oct 02, 19 04:34 PM

    Why multiply before adding? The common sense behind doing multiplication before addition

    Read More

New math lessons

Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.

            Follow me on Pinterest

Math quizzes


Scientific Notation Quiz

Graphing Slope Quiz

Adding and Subtracting Matrices Quiz  

Factoring Trinomials Quiz 

Solving Absolute Value Equations Quiz  

Order of Operations Quiz

Types of angles quiz

Tough algebra word problems

Tough Algebra Word Problems.

If you can solve these problems with no help, you must be a genius!

Recent Articles

  1. Why Multiply before Adding when doing PEMDAS

    Oct 02, 19 04:34 PM

    Why multiply before adding? The common sense behind doing multiplication before addition

    Read More

K-12 math tests

Everything you need to prepare for an important exam!

K-12 tests, GED math test, basic math tests, geometry tests, algebra tests. 

Real Life Math Skills

Learn about investing money, budgeting your money, paying taxes, mortgage loans, and even the math involved in playing baseball.