How to Calculate Faster using Cancellation Part 2

In the previous post, we have learned how to use cancellation to reduce fractions to lowest terms and fractions. In this video, we are going to use cancellation in other calculations. Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers Example 1: Calculate . Solution/Explanation As we have learned before, we can place 1 on the denominators of whole numbers.… Read More »

How to Calculate Faster using Cancellation Part 1

Cancellation is one of the great techniques in making calculations faster. This technique is used in simplifying fractions, rational expressions, and equations in Algebra. In this post, we are going to learn some of the cancellation techniques that are usually not in schools but can be a helpful strategy in taking examinations like the Civil… Read More »

Civil Service Exam Rescheduled to December 6, 2015

The  suspended Paper-and-Pencil Examination of the Civil Service Professional and Subprofessional Examinations on October 18, 2015 was reset to December. The new schedule of the exam is on December 6, 2015 according to an advisory from the official website of the Civil Service Commission. The suspension in some areas due to typhoon Lando. According to CSC, for Regions 4… Read More »

Civil Service Commission Cancels October 18 Exam in 5 Areas

The Civil Service Commission has canceled the October 18 examination in selected areas due to typhoon Lando. The Civil Service examination is cancelled in the following areas. National Capital Region Region 1 Region 2 Cordillera Administrative Region Tawi-tawi Examinees are advised to wait for further announcements. Source: GMA News

The Ratio Word Problems Tutorial Series

This is a series of tutorials regarding ratio word problems. Ratio is defined as the relationship between two numbers where the second number is how many times the first number is contained. In this series of problems, we will learn about the different types of ratio word problems. How to Solve Word Problems Involving Ratio… Read More »

How to Solve Word Problems Involving Ratio Part 4

This is the fourth and the last part of the solving problems involving ratio series. In this post, we are going to solve another ratio word problem. Problem The ratio of two numbers 1:3. Their difference is 36. What is the larger number? Solution and Explanation Let x be the smaller number and 3x be… Read More »

How to Solve Word Problems Involving Ratio Part 3

In the previous two posts, we have learned how to solve word problems involving ratio with two and three quantities. In posts, we are going to learn how to solve a slightly different problem where both numbers are increased. Problem The ratio of two numbers is 3:5 and their sum is 48. What must be… Read More »

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