When to Use the Personal Pronouns I and Me

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When do we use the personal pronouns I or me?

We use the word “I” when the pronoun is the subject of the verb. Meanwhile, we use the “me” if we are referring to the object of the verb.

Quick and dirty tip!

If you are confused, try to temporarily take out the other subject and read out loud. If it sounds nice, then it should be the correct one.

Example: (I, me) will go to Dumaguete with Jhody.

1. I will go to will go to Dumaguete with Jhody.
2. Me will go to Dumaguete with Jhody.  Continue reading

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How to Calculate the Circumference of a Circle

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In the previous post, we have learned about the basic terminologies about circles. We continue this series by understanding the meaning of circumference of a circle. The circumference of a circle is basically the distance around the circle itself. If you want to find the circumference of a can, for example, you can get a measuring tape and wrap around it.

The animation below shows, the meaning of circumference. As we can see, the circle with diameter 1 has circumference \pi or approximately 3.14.

Note: If you want to know where \pi came from, read Calculating the Value of Pi.

Example 1

What is the perimeter of a circle with diameter 1 unit?  Continue reading

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Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Circles

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The Civil Service Exams also contain geometry problems, and so far, our discussions are mostly algebra problems. In this new series of posts, we will discuss how to solve geometry and measurement problems particularly about circles. However, before we start solving problems, let us first discuss the basic terminologies about circles.

A circle is a set of points equidistant to a point called the center of the circle. As I go around to give trainings and lectures , I usually hear the wrong definition below. I am not sure where this definition originated, but this is wrong.  Continue reading

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