Weighted averages

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Ready to skip ahead to practice problems? Click here! Weighted averages have been on my mind, probably because this is the time of year when students are calculating their final course grades! The "usual" average (technically called the ordinary arithmetic mean) is easy enough: Add up all the values you have, divide them by the.

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Systems of Linear Equations, Part 1: Algebraically Solving Two Equations in Two Variables

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Summary: An equation can only be solved when it contains a single variable. Systems of equations contain multiple equations of multiple variables. The only way to solve for all variables is to reduce multiple equations of multiple variables into single equations of single variables. When coefficients are simple, the substitution method and the method of.

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Why does 100% mean 1?

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So many of my students are learning to work with percentages lately that I wanted to post another video about this surprisingly abstract topic. I say it's surprising, because we use percentages all the time when shopping, budgeting, calculating interest, etc. One of the most common questions I get about percentages is, "Why in the world.

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