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Grammar Rules: Past Tense

Written by Leny Ortega In the last post, we talked about Present Tense. In this post, we continue our series on tenses with Past Tense. Past tense is used to denote actions that are...

Grammar Rules: The Present Tense

Written by Leny Ortega Tense of the verb indicates the time when the action is done or completed. Tenses are classified as Simple Tenses and Compound Tenses.  Each classification has three tenses. Present tense, Past...

Grammar Rule on Double Negatives

Double negative occurs when two forms of negation are used in the same sentence. Just like in mathematics, double negative words in a sentence, transform it into a positive one. However, it should be...

The Difference Between ITS and IT’S

ITS is the contracted possessive form that modifies or describes the subject of the sentence. Sample sentence: She will talk to you about its natural habitat in a few minutes. IT’S is simply a...

How to Solve Consecutive Number Problems Part 2

In the previous post, we have discussed the basics of consecutive number problems. We have learned that in word problems in Algebra, consecutive numbers usually mean numbers increasing  by 1. Consecutive even numbers and consecutive odd...

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