Techniques on Subtracting Fractions and Whole Numbers

The video below in mixed Tagalog and English is a tutorial on techniques in subtracting fractions and whole numbers (and vice versa). It discusses the “borrowing technique” which does not need to convert mixed fractions to improper fractions in order to perform the calculation. This technique will save you a lot of time and will… Read More »

Introduction to Coin Problems

Coin problems is one of the word problem types that may also appear in the next Civil Service Examination. Coin problems may refer problems regarding actual coins or even problems involving bills. Although the Civil Service Examination is solely for Filipinos, nobody will prevent the creators of the exams using American terms such as pennies,… Read More »

How to Solve Number Series Tutorials

The “number series” tutorials of PH Civil Service review contains tutorials on methods and strategies used in solving number series problems. As I have mentioned in the teaser of this tutorials, the term “series” is technically wrong: what you are solving are really sequences. Although they maybe similar to many of you, to mathematics majors,… Read More »

How to Solve Motion Problems Part 2

This is the second part of the How to Solve Motion Word Problem series. I suggest that you read first the introduction to this series as well as the first part in order to understand better. In the first part of this series, we discusses about a faster object overtaking a slower one who left… Read More »

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