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math help pleasei need help in algebra

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ashyarmstrong | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 1, 2009 at 7:12 PM via web

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math help please

i need help in algebra

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pavelpimen | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted March 4, 2009 at 1:23 AM (Answer #2)

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What could be the issue?

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shyitaliana | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted March 10, 2009 at 9:47 PM (Answer #3)

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What is the problem that you need help with?

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m655rachie | eNoter

Posted April 6, 2009 at 12:12 PM (Answer #4)

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I do too. I cannot understand anthing more difficult than something like 3 x K = 12

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helen75 | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted April 29, 2009 at 12:17 AM (Answer #5)

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try out this for the basic algebra help

http://www.examville.com/populateListsForSubCategory.html?categoryId=29

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neela | High School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted June 10, 2009 at 7:09 PM (Answer #7)

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Algebra is a normal mathematics where we use symbols .The symbols may be the alphabets that represent an apparently unknown value to be determined.The symbols may be used along with numbers. The symbols may stand for the characteristics representing a mathematical relationship.

The rules and logics are the  same as that of arithmetics that apply in algebra.

One of the basic difficulty a child faces is something like:

5+3=8 in arithmetic. But why not with with 5x+3y in algebra.But if I say to add 5 monkeys and 3 mango trees,

one child  says , "not possible" ,

a second child says," It cannot be 8 mokeys or it cannot be 8 mango trees"  and

the third one says to dare me, " Uncle! it looks extremely funny you do not know what to add or what not to. You are too old and refresh your knoweledge joining Kindergarten" .

But in algebra it is possible to say like:

If you add 5mokeys and 3mango trees you get,

5monkeys+5mango trees.

Or 5x+3y,

where x stands for a monkey and y stands for a mango tree.

Last but not least, I request the young minds to be happy, friendly and curious about mathemetics and particularly algebra and never to hate it. Then only it( or any subject) will be easy.

Ref:http://www.enotes.com/uxl-science-encyclopedia/algebra#origins-algebr

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epollock | Valedictorian

Posted June 10, 2009 at 8:19 PM (Answer #8)

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If you have problem in algebra, go to the follwing website:

http://www.learner.org/resources/series140.html

It will explain to you what algebra is, what it can do for you, and why it is important.  The videos are very enjoyable to watch (as much as any subjects can), and they are very concise and short. They should help you out tremendously.

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rashi | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 11, 2009 at 12:00 AM (Answer #9)

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if you have problem in algebra then immediately see the site I have wriitten below . your problem will be solved..

http://www.learner.org/resources/series140.html

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acompanioninthetardis | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted May 20, 2014 at 12:27 AM (Answer #10)

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there are all kinds of help techniques on here, and im sure we can help you if you share your problem with us, if you're still confused on anything and want to see a question worked, go to Patrickjmt's youtube channel or look him up on google he's great at explaining almost any kind of math, 

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