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Graphing a parabola of the form y =- ax^2 + bs + c: Integer coefficients

Shows how to ofirst find the coordinates of the vertex, then choose other inputs to find two more points on each side of the vertex, plott them and draw the graph.

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Graphing a parabola ofthe form y = ax^2 or y = ax^2 + c

Shows how to shoose appropriatate input values to find five points, then plot them and draw the graph.

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Dividing rational expressions involving linear expressions

A brief informal reasoning of why any division can be changed to a multiplication by reciprocating the second number or fraction, i. e. the number going into the other number. Then an example of…

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Graph a line given by first finding its x- and y-intercepts

This video describes why the method for finding the intercepts works, then demonstrates finding the intercepts for an example equation and graphing its line.

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Graph a line given its equation in slope-intercept form: Fractional slope

Another demo on how to use the y-intercept to start a graph of a linear equation and then use the slope to find other points on the graph. It finishes with showing the line representing all of the…

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Reading a point in the coordinate plane

Just a short demo of how read the location of an (x, y) point on a Cartesian coordinate graph

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Solving a compound linear inequality: Graph solution, basic

Presents a compound inequality where both sides have to be solved for the variable first, and then shows how to graph the simplified results

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Union and intersection of intervals

A demonstration of how to deal with interpreting the union and intersection of two inequalities. For a more extensive and exhaustive demo, please view the videos entitled "Understanding…

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Graphing a compound inequality on the number line.

This presents how to graph two inequalities that are connected by either the word "or" or the word "and"

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Solving a linear equation with several occurrences of the variable: Variables on both sides and distribution

A somewhat fancierversion of seveal solving equation versions that should help solidify the process in your mind.

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Graphing a parabola of the form y = ax^2 + bx + c: Integer coefficients

This shows how to find the vertex of a parabola and then calculate the matching points one unit and two units to the left and right of hte axis of symmetry

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Solving a rational equation that simplifies to linear: Like binomial denominators

This has two examples so that you can learn to watch out for what looks like a solution but is not because it creates division by zero if you check the answer in the original equation. The other…

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Word problem involving the Pythagorean Theorem

Application of the equation relating the three sides of a right triangle:: a^2 + b^2 = c^2 where a and b are the shorter sides that make the rigiht angle and c is the lenght of the longest side.

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Simplifying a sum or difference of three univariate polynomials

The key to getting this type of question is distributing any minus sign on the outside of the parentheses to each term on the inside thereby changing all of the i nner signs to their opposite

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Power of 10: Negative exponent

Negative powers of 10 means that they are very small fractions.

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Finding intercepts of a nonlinear function given its graph

Just showiing how to locate and write down the x-intercepts and y-intecepts when looking at a graph

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