Defining Median Value
In math, a median value is the middle-most value in a set of
numbers. Discover the definition of a median value in math with tips
from a mathematics tutor.

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How to Calculate an Average
Learn how to calculate the mean average by adding up the numbers in a series and dividing the sum by how many numbers were added. A math tutor shows how to calculate an average with examples on a whiteboard. The narrators speech is shown as text on the bottom of the screen.

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This Notepad Tutor episode that is part of the Pilot Math 4 series explains adding numbers with carrying, also called regrouping, and the importance of lining up place values. Instructor uses computer software for demonstration.

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This Notepad Tutor episode is part of the Pilot Math 4 series that explains how to add three or more numbers together by showing  examples of two methods to do this. Teacher demonstrates on interactive white board. (2:10)

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Long Division 1-Digit Divisor by 3-Digit Dividend
This episode of Notepad Tutor that is part of the Pilot Math 4 series, explains how to use long division with a 1-digit divisor by a 3-digit dividend. Instructor uses the interactive white board  to demonstrate.  Clear teaching and models. (3:21)

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How to Calculate Slope
This is a lesson on explaining that the slope of a line measures how steep a line is.  It is calculated by comparing two points along the line. A professional math tutor calculates the slope of a line on a whiteboard.

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Basic Calculations in Mathematics : Calculating the Perimeter of a Circle
The perimeter of a circle is calculated by measuring the radius and multiplying it by 2 pi. Calculate the perimeter of a circle with a professional math tutor in this video on math skills. There are English captions at the bottom.

Expert: Fernando Millan
Contact: www.tutormath.info
Bio: Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University and University of Florida, am

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[NOTE: This video is only the first 20 minutes of the full lesson, please visit my website to purchase complete version] This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on how to solve typical linear word problems (story problems or applied problems). The tutor shows you how to solve for a specific variable in formulas. He also discusses how to covert a repeating decimal into a fraction (which was skipped in Basic Math: Lesson 6 -"Fractions") and will teach you how to convert uni
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Video states French philosopher, Jean Paul Sartre, spent a lifetime defining conventional logic.  The man who never felt so-free as under German occupation would go on challenge almost every assumption about the way live and the our search for freedom.  He looked at the physical sense of freedom.  It was in a Prisoner of War camp that he realized the potential of his ideas of personal freedom.  He did not kn
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How to Use Parentheses
Parentheses are often used to offset an intense moment or a weak moment of a sentence. Use parentheses to emphasize or take away from what's going on in a sentence with help from a certified tutor in this video. (1:22)
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Willie Smits Restores a Rainforest
By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.  Willie Smits has devoted his life to saving the forest habitat of orangutans, the "thinkers of the jungle." As towns, farms and wars encroach on native forests, Smits works to save what is left. Run time 20:39.
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What Is Ammonia?
Ammonia is a chemical compound molecule that is made of one part
nitrogen and three parts hydrogen. It plays an extremely important role
in the nitrogen cycle. Identify ammonia by its pungent smell with advice
from a science tutor in this video.

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Magic School Bus "Gets Eaten"
Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they search for a connection between pond scum and tuna fish.  Scum is a kind of algae and algae and tuna are part of the same food chain!  This Magic School Bus episode will cover the following two concepts: (1) Living things are linked by what they eat and what eats them. and (2) Almost all food chains begin with plants.  Run time 22 minutes.
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How to Make a Frequency Table
Frequency tables is created to give a certain piece of data, such as how many siblings each member of a classroom has. In this video you will find out how to make and interpret a frequency table with help from a tutor.

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Recognizing A Fragment
This video focuses on sentence skills.  The tutor will give tips to help figure out whether a sentence is truly a complete sentence. Examples of multiple-choice questions are shown as text with options to choose from to answer the questions about fragments.

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While in office, the president is the national head of his political party. Grounded in tradition, this role carries special privileges as well as many responsibilities. The privileges include having a heavy influence on the party's platform, choosing party leaders at the national committee level, and becoming the goodwill ambassador for the party by building relationships with state and local party leaders. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
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Federal VS State Powers
This superhero-style cartoon from Ignite Learning compares the powers of the federal government to the powers of state governments. Some of the federal powers in this video include the ability to coin money, regulate foreign commerse, declare war, make peace, provide for the common defense, maintain armed services, and pass immigration laws.  Examples of the state powers include providing education, conducting elections, and provide for local governments. The video also addresses concurren
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General Strategy for Solving Calculus Word Problems
A tutor uses a specific calculus problem from the field of economics (a profit maximization problem) to share a general problem solving strategy that can be used for all calculus word problems.   (6:28)
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Gorilla Charge
Professional video follows a group of scientists as they search out a group of wild gorillas. The group of scientists are charged by a family of wild gorillas as they get too close for the gorilla's comfort. 2:23 min.
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Clay Corridor
The land between Dresden and Nelsonville offers high quality clay
deposits--perfect for pottery making. Artists in the Clay Corridor turn
this local resource into works of art.

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