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Rules of Divisibility

The rules of divisibility help determine whether a given number is divisible by another (with no remainder) without actually performing the division. The divisibility is usually determined by examining the digits in the number. The understanding of divisibility rules helps in many areas of mathematics especially as it relates to Algebra, arithmetic, and geometry. One common area in Math where this skill is helpful is the creation of factor trees.   The most common divisibility rules are as follows: 1. A number is divisible [...]

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Understanding Exponents

Exponents are a shorthand for the repeated multiplication of the same by itself a number of times. For example:   is read 7 raised to the 3rd power is 7 × 7 × 7. 7 is the base number and 3 is the exponent. There are several rules available for the simplification of exponents. Rule 1: Examples:  ,   Rule 2: Examples:  ,   Rule 3: Examples: ,    Rule 4: Examples: ,  Rule 5: Examples: , Rule 6: Examples: ,  Rule 7: Examples: ,  Rule 8: Example: ShareTweetPinEmailWhatsApp0 Shares

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SAT Reading Tips

The SAT reading test is one of the three non-essay portions of the new SAT tests. The reading test includes the following: One passage from a classic or contemporary work of US or world literature One passage or a pair of passages from ether a US founding document or a text in the great global information they inspired A selection of economics, psychology, sociology, or another social science. Two science passages that examine foundational concepts and developments in Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. The [...]

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Last Minute Tips to ACE the ACT

As students prepare to take the upcoming ACT tests, here are some final tips to take into consideration to ensure success in the tests. These tips will be grouped by the subjects in the test. There are tips that are helpful for all subjects in the test and there are others that are specific to the specific subject on the test. General Tips: Work on finishing the test in about 80% of the time given to allow time for review. In the event [...]

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Lessons from the 2015 NBA Finals

The NBA Finals is a sporting event that takes place in June every year in the United States. The event features two of the best basketball teams competing to determine the best team for the season – the best team from the eastern conference and the best team from the western conference. The two teams have an opportunity to play 7 games and the first team to win 4 games is crowned the champion and is awarded a trophy. [...]

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Characteristics of a Good Tutor

“I am a tutor and I enjoy the challenges and the joys of tutoring”.   That is a statement I never knew I would be able or want to make. Being a tutor, I believe,  should be one’s calling and not necessarily a job because a tutor’s impact in a student and his or her family could be a lasting one and it is important that this impact is a positive one. As an elementary school student, I remember my academic struggles and [...]

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Does my Child need a Tutor?

The decision to seek out tutoring for your child is always challenging. We all want our children to have good grades and excel in school. But at some point in the parenting journey you may be faced with the need to find help for a child struggling with school assignments, tests, or homework. We at Matheaze Tutors are well positioned to support you and your family during this stage. We have excellent tutors that are not only highly qualified but [...]

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Becoming a Successful Math Student

  When students hear the word “Math”, the response is one of either excitement and joy or fear and trembling. Students have the ability to be excellent at Math as soon as they understand that Math is a language governed by principles. If a student approaches Math the way he or she approaches learning a new language, his or her success will be guaranteed. Learning a new language requires belief in the learner’s ability to learn the language, a conscious effort [...]

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