Category Archives: 6th

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 »

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 »

Characteristics of Even and Odd numbers

By | October 26, 2016

Even and Odd Numbers In this tutorial students will learn about the characteristics of even and odd numbers. The students will learn about the sum of 2 even numbers, the sum of 2 odd numbers and sum of an even and an odd number. All even numbers have a divisor of 2 All even numbers… Read More »

U.S. Customary System – Liquid Volume – Capacity

By | October 25, 2016

Liquid Volume – Capacity In this tutorial students will learn how to create “Super G”. The students will learn about converting the US Customary Units for liquid volume. Liquid Volume is also known as capacity. FUN FACT Many of our devices have settings for volume because sound fills a room or theater just as a… Read More »

When dividing fractions multiply by the reciprocal

By | October 24, 2016

Dividing Fractions In this tutorial students will learn why we multiply by the reciprocal when dividing fractions.  The students will learn how to convert a complex fraction into a proper/improper fraction and just simplify.  Students will use their current knowledge on equivalent fractions to make the connection. The basic idea can be summarized using these… Read More »

Middle School – Fraction Model – Dividing 2 Fractions

By | October 6, 2016

Fraction Model – Dividing 2 Fractions In this tutorial students will learn how to create models that represent the division of 2 fractions.