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# Betsy B.

## Math Tutor - ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY, PRE-ALGEBRA, MATH SAT, MTEL

### Andover, MA (01810)

Hourly fee \$65.00
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## I never really learned that...

One of the common challenges for many Algebra students is forgetting important concepts from Pre-Algebra. So many students complain that they never fully learned fractions, decimals and percentages or ratios, rates and applying math to word problems. Without solid memorization of multiplication & division tables, factoring and simplifying are much more difficult. A better understanding... read more

## Putting it all together

Most students that struggle in math find Algebra is when things "start to get difficult". This is very common because Algebra brings all the basic rules of arithmetic together. If you were relieved when the chapter on decimals or fractions was over, it turns out it is never over. The good news is that math concepts are all linked together and there is usually more than one way to... read more

# what are the roots of x in this equation (x + 2)(x - 2) (answer)

The roots are the values of x when y = 0. If you set the equation = 0, then one of the factors must be zero for the product to be zero. Therefore, you can set each factor to zero and solve for x.   x + 2 = 0 x = -2   x - 2 = 0 x = 2   So the roots...

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