Inverse Functions

By | January 29th, 2017|Math|

A function that has been reflected over the line y=x is the inverse. Inverse functions can be determined if given points, a graph, or an [...]

Quadratic Functions: Standard vs Vertex Forms

By | January 18th, 2017|Math|

Quadratic Functions can be expressed in Standard Form or Vertex Form. There are pros and cons of each form, but they both reveal valuable information [...]

Transformations of Functions

By | January 18th, 2017|Math|

Graphs are intricate visual representations of complex data. As if they weren't complicated enough, they can stretch, shrink, shift, and reflect too!  Use this guide [...]

Financial Calculations

By | January 2nd, 2017|For Parents, Math|

We all use money. Financial calculations are a vital aspect of our daily lives. As such, it is important for us to understand the intricacies [...]

Quadratic Word Problems: Projectile Motion

By | January 2nd, 2017|Math, Science|

Science and Mathematics teachers just love to ask questions about things flying through the air. Projectile motion describes the path that objects, like rockets, take [...]

Isolating a Variable

By | December 10th, 2016|Math, Test Prep|

Isolating a Variable Often math problems ask you to “Find x.” As simple as it sounds, that can be a very complex and precise process. [...]

Factoring Polynomials

By | November 6th, 2016|Math, Test Prep|

A polynomial is an expression consisting of one or more variables and coefficients, only non-negative integer exponents, and only the operations of addition, subtraction, and [...]

Parallel Lines and Angle Pairs

By | July 29th, 2016|Math|

One fundamental concept of geometry involves parallel lines and the angle pairs that are formed. This notion is then expanded upon in topics involving triangles [...]

Mastering Measurements

By | May 2nd, 2016|For Parents, Math, Science|

In America, we use both metric and standard units. At the grocery store we may measure produce in grams (metric) or pounds (standard). At home, your [...]

Make Sense of Significant Figures

By | November 4th, 2015|Math, Science|

Many math and science teachers require students to use the correct significant figures when making calculations, taking measurements, and reporting data. In order to have [...]