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09/14/2015

How to Practice SAT Vocabulary

If the SAT is in your horizon you'll probably feel pressured into memorizing all the vocabulary words you can. We at The Tutoring Center in Salem have put together a list of SAT words with example sentences to, hopefully, make this task easier for you.
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08/31/2015

Trigonometry Help: Understanding SOHCAHTOA

SOHCAHTOA is a mnemonic device for remembering how to calculate the sine, cosine, and tangent of an angle in a right triangle. This article will tell you how to use it and what to do in cases of non-right angled triangles.

SOHCAHTOA Abbreviations

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08/14/2015

Improving Writing Style

We gave you some tips to enhance your child's writing skills. This article will focus on writing style, with some advice on how to improve it.

Adverbs Are Very Boring

Mark Twain once quipped that anytime you want to use the word "very," replace it with an expletive. That...
08/14/2015

Fostering a Desire to Learn in Your Child

Motivating your child to do well in school can be a struggle, but there are steps you can take to put her on the right path. Learning opportunities exist at every moment, and you need to learn to identify them and take advantage. Here are some ideas to...
08/03/2015

Algebra Help: How to Multiply Rational Functions

When you need to multiply a rational function, the process is much like that of multiplying fractions, except with the use of the FOIL method. This post will explain the foil method and show how to use it to simplify rational functions.

The FOIL...

07/29/2015

How to Decide What University is Right for You

Deciding what universities to apply to can be a tough decision. Once you've applied, choosing which one you will attend can be an even more difficult decision. Take your time and consider all the pros and cons of each. Listen to advice, but remember...
07/17/2015
In the English language, there are two kinds of verbs -lexical and auxiliary. Distinguishing between the two is simple if you follow this guide.

Lexical Verbs

Lexical verbs are the main actions in a sentence, and you can call them main verbs. They can stand by themselves to represent an action...
06/30/2015
 Earlier, we discussed ways to enhance writing skills. Motivating to write can be just as difficult to encourage. Journaling makes it easier to get started because the children choose the topics themselves. If they are struggling with ideas, these tips will help get the creative juices...
06/18/2015
As senior year of high school comes around, you’re probably looking forward to all the fun activities associated with it. While it is a year to enjoy, don’t get too distracted while planning for your future. The college application process can be tedious and stressful, but make sure you take it...
06/10/2015
As we rely more on technology, it becomes easy to forget that human input is what makes technology work. A calculator will make math easier, but if you do not understand the operation the calculator is performing, you do not know if you are receiving the right result. Estimation can help by...

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