Category Archives: Middle School

Pre-Algebra – Convert a repeating decimal to a fraction

By | January 31, 2017

Convert a repeating decimal to a fraction In this tutorial the students will learn how convert a repeating decimal to a fraction.  The students will also verify the results with the TI-84 Plus C graphing calculator.

Algebra – Prime Factorization Playlist

By | January 29, 2017

Prime Factorization Playlist In this tutorial playlist students learn how to find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) and Least Common Multiple (LCM) using Prime Factorization.  Students will also used the TI-84 to verify our results. Sometime GFC is also referred to as GCD, Greatest Common Divisor. Virginia Standards of Learning(SOL) SOL 4.5 The student will a)… Read More »

Algebra – How to use ratios to compare quantities that have different units

By | January 21, 2017

Conversion Factors In this tutorial the student will learn how to use ratios to compare quantities that have different units.  The students will also learn how to use a conversion factor.  The conversion factor is then used to eliminate the unit of measure that is not needed.

Algebra – Find GCF and LCM using Prime Factorization – Example 2

By | January 3, 2017

Prime Factorization, GCF & LCM In this tutorial students learn how to find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) and Least Common Multiple (LCM) using Prime Factorization.  Students will also used the TI-84 to verify their results. Sometime GFC is also referred to as GCD, Greatest Common Divisor. Virginia Standards of Learning(SOL) SOL 4.5 The student will a)… Read More »

Algebra – Find GCF and LCM using Prime Factorization

By | January 2, 2017

Prime Factorization, GCF & LCM In this tutorial students learn how to find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) and Least Common Multiple (LCM) using Prime Factorization.  Students will also used the TI-84 to verify our results. Sometime GFC is also referred to as GCD, Greatest Common Divisor. Virginia Standards of Learning(SOL) SOL 4.5 The student will… Read More »

Algebra – Find the Percent Change

By | January 1, 2017

Percent Change In this tutorial students learn how to find Percent Change and indicate if it is an increase or decrease. Formula: (New – Original) / Original Virginia Standards of Learning(SOL)

Algebra – How to solve multi-step equations by combining like terms

By | December 30, 2016

Multi-step Equations In the following tutorial the students will learn how to solve multi-step equations by combining like terms.  The students will have to use the order of operations and mathematical operations on integers to solve these problems. Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) SOL 7.14 The student will a) solve one- and two-step linear equations… Read More »

Algebra – Solve and check examples of 2 step equations

By | December 29, 2016

2 Step Equations In the following tutorial the students will learn how to solve examples of 2 step equations.  The students will also learn to complete the check for each equation.  The students will use order of operations and integer operations to solve these equations. Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) SOL 7.14 The student will… Read More »

Algebra – How to solve and check single step equations

By | December 28, 2016

Single Step Equations In the following tutorial the students will learn how to solve and check single step equations.  The student will also use integer addition/subtraction to solve these equations. Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) SOL 7.14 The student will a) solve one- and two-step linear equations in one variable; and b) solve practical problems… Read More »

Characteristics of a Circle

By | October 27, 2016

Parts of a Circle In this tutorial students will learn about the characteristics of a circle. The students will be introduced to the following vocabulary words: chord, diameter, radius, center, circumference and pi. Lastly, the students will be introduced to their relationships between these characteristics. A circle is a set of points that are equidistant… Read More »