I need your advice on how to understand 6th grade math.
I would have advised you to pay attention to sixth grade.
A little late now, and I know the curriculum has changed.
The standard sixth grade curriculum now covers ratios, rates and percentages.
Y...

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Tell me how to understand Derivatives.
Differential calculus is the process of finding derivatives, while integral calculus is finding integrals.
You derived that from the dictionary.
Differential calculus is the type of calculus where you are dividing...

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I need to know how to understand Calculus.
There are two types of Calculus -
Calculus one and calculus two.
Actually, differential calculus and integral calculus.
What’s the difference?
Differential calculus is the form where you find derivatives, ...

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I need your advice on how to understand 5th grade math.
I would have said pay attention in fifth grade.
Too late now, so what do I do today? I’m struggling to help my sister with her homework.
Start with ixl.com. They have easy online tests and lesso...

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I need to know how to understand geometry proofs.
I’m assuming you do not need proof that a triangle is a triangle, a square is a square and a dodecahedron is hard to spell.
The challenge is doing the geometric proofs that prove that something is what...

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I need you to tell me how to understand Trigonometry.
Trigonometry, sometimes called trig for short, is the mathematics of angles and triangles.
I knew that much. Tell me what I need to know beyond that.
So learn SOH CAH TOA.
That sounds like the owah...

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What is the easiest way to learn sign language?
Let’s just say it is not going to come from watching your relatives telling stories over holiday dinners, though it may seem like it.
I know gestures can be worth a hundred words, but I want to learn rea...

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I need to know how to understand Algebra 1.
Ah, yes, that class after pre-algebra and before Algebra 2.
I’m serious; I need help and this is a difficult subject.
And I’m sure a lot of ninth graders would agree with you.
OK, the goal of algebra is ...

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I need advice on how to understand quadratic functions.
A U shape or dead cat bounce will look like a quadratic function, at least until it starts the second bounce.
I need more realistic examples. And dead cats rarely bounce, just splat.
A quadratic f...

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What is the easiest way to learn fractions?
Buy a large pizza and figure out how many slices each person gets equally. Barring that, divide the bill between everyone.
I’ve heard about using pizza as a basis for learning fractions. Half the pizza equal...

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I need to know the easiest way to learn division.
First, memorize the multiplication table.
What does that have to do with anything?
Multiplication and division are opposites – inverses, really. If you know that seven times eight is fifty six then yo...

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I need the easiest way to learn decimals.
Start by looking on your shopping receipts. The numbers before the period are dollars and the numbers after the decimal are the cents.
I had that much sense.
If you did not know that much, or even if you knew a...

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I want to know how to understand dog language.
The only talking dog I can think of is Peabody and Sherman, though I do not remember which is the kid and which is the dog.
Oh, wait, Dog with a Blog is a TV show with a dog with both a blog and the ability...

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I need to know how to understand cat language.
OK. Meow, meow, roar, meow, purr is what a cat says.
I learned that from a say and spell. I need to understand what it actually means.
The sounds are as much or more dependent on context than the actual no...

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What is the easiest way to learn English grammar?
Pay attention in elementary school, and do not try to improve your language skills by listening to rap.
It’s a little late on both accounts. How can I learn English grammar?
You could sit in on Englis...

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What is the easiest way to learn Biblical Greek?
Biblical Greek was the language of the New Testament, except for some early portions that were in Hebrew and Aramaic. Paul’s letters in Acts, for example, are Greek.
That’s one reason why I want to le...

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What is the easiest way to learn Calculus?
Do you realize how many engineering and science majors would love to hear the same answer?
Unlike algebra, I cannot just plug the equation into a graphing calculator and get the answer.
You can at least learn ...

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I need to know the easiest way to learn Geometry.
I would hope you had learned the shapes by kindergarten.
I mean things like volume calculations of various shapes, perimeters, diameters, and so forth.
You could start with Donald Duck’s adventures in...

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What is the easiest way to learn Biblical Hebrew?
It certainly is not Hebrew school, given how many Jewish kids spend middle school and high school weekends there and barely handle Passover prayers while rattling off Yiddish jokes.
Yiddish is not Hebrew...

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What is the easiest way to learn Physics?
Should I recommend the TV show Mythbusters? They cover a lot of myths in Physics.
While common knowledge is often wrong, that show is more for learning the physics of explosives than anything else. And I do not ...

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What are the signs your third eye is opening up?
In many spiritual traditions, especially in eastern religions, there is a concept which is referred to as the third eye.
In the same way that your eyes are able to see the real world around you, this thi...

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What are the signs your tattoo is infected?
Getting a tattoo is a fun and exciting way to showcase your personality.
Unfortunately, however, things sometimes go wrong and you could wind up with an infection.
If you have a fresh tattoo, it is importan...

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How to remember Hypertonic and Hypotonic is driving me crazy! There must be a way to learn this stuff once and for all.
Let me guess: as soon as someone says Hypertonic or Hypotonic, all that you remember is some kind of tonic, but not the one that has g...

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I need an eczema natural treatment I can use to help heal my skin.
Eczema is a Greek word which translates to mean ‘to boil’. With eczema, the affected person experiences inflammation of the skin, which causes pustules to develop, on occasions result...

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I need some natural pink eye remedies. My eyes are killing me!
Pink eye, also called conjunctivitis, is classified into viral, bacterial, neonatal, and chemical conjunctivitis. It is an inflammation of the membrane that covers the eyeball.
That much I k...

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I need a sinus infection home remedy, I am suffering way too much.
If you are having a headache characterized by facial pain specifically at the top of the eyes down to your nose bridge, then chances are you are suffering from sinus infection.
Yeah, tha...

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I am sick of getting razor burn every time I shave. What are some effective razor burn remedies?
Shaving thick, coarse hair on sensitive skin usually causes razor burn. But even if it has very uncomfortable symptoms, it can still be easily treated with h...

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I am desperate for some skin remedies that work fast!
There is a moment in every woman’s life that she realized how much modern cosmetics, air pollution, and over-exposure to the dreadful sunlight damage the skin. And it might be that moment for you no...

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What are the signs your boss finds you attractive?
He signed you for your assets, and he may not have been referring to the straight As in college. You have average credentials but above average looks while every other candidate was the other way around....

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What are the signs your pH balance is off?
Your family suggests that you star in a deodorant commercial, and you’ve never considered acting before.
You think that if your pH is off, you smell bad.
It is responsible for vaginal odor, though ironically...

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What are the signs you are passing a kidney stone?
It feels like you’re giving birth, and you’re a guy.
You make it sound very painful.
Kidney stones are not smooth like river stones. They are calcium and other minerals that collected into a hard m...

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What are the signs your nose is broken?
You look one way and it points another.
Thanks for pointing that out. What is another sign it is broken?
It stopped bleeding but really hurts. If you blow your nose and the whole thing wiggles, not just your nost...

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What are the signs your boss wants you to quit?
Giving you a pink slip is a pretty good one.
That’s being laid off or fired, not asked to quit.
Your boss giving you the want ads is a pretty good sign.
A really bad one is if it has your job descripti...

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What are the signs you are going deaf? I worry that I'm losing my hearing.
If you are slowing turning up the music volume to hear the same music volume, that’s a fair sign you are going deaf.
I don’t know if I’m doing that or not.
If you have to ...

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What are the signs your job is in danger?
You’re job hunting yourself and come across a job just like the one you’re in, and it turns out to be the job you’re in.
I’ve heard stories about that.
Another sign your job is in danger is when they’...

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What are the signs you are going blind?
If you can’t read street signs from the distance you used to, you may be going blind. Or need glasses.
How can I tell the difference?
If things get blurrier over time, you might be developing cataracts, as the ...

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What is the best way to get rid of mice in walls?
I can see the problem. I don't think you have an acrobatic cat that could climb through the walls after them.
Seriously, what should I do?
Get mouse traps.
They are in the walls.
Their food is not. Se...

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What is the best way to get rid of cockroaches?
There are jokes that the only thing left after the nuclear apocalypse will be cockroaches and the famous singer you really hate.
That's a little extreme.
You're right, the singer cannot survive without pa...

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