Yeti Math Bloggie 32: Fraction Calculations

The denominator of a certain fraction was 147 greater than its numerator. What was the denominator of this fraction, if after the fraction was reduced it became ? We can assume the numerator is , then the denominator is , and we have the following equation: (1)   The following steps solve the equation: (2) …

Yeti Math Bloggie 28: The Wonders of Absolute Value Explained

So first, Yeti must say zat absolute value is pretty easy to learn! I, Yeti shall also explain how they can be used in equations and other helpful stuffs. Lets start by reviewing the definition shall we? Absolute value: How far away is a # on a number line from zero Now, if you do …

Yeti Math Bloggie (27): Definition Of Slope and the Equation of a Straight Line

As the following picture shows, the slope of a straight line can be found by using the coordinates of two points and on the line as: (1)   A straight line consists of many points, and every point has an abscissa   and an ordinate . For a straight line there is an equation which …