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10/28/2015

More on Following Rules of Punctuation

Here are a few more punctuation rules to keep you writing properly.

Using Colons

A colon is like saying "that is to say." Use it to introduce a series of items, as in "I brought a lot of food: sandwiches, chips, hamburgers, and hot dogs." Do not use a colon...
10/22/2015

Following the Rules of Punctuation

Here are some rules of punctuation you need to follow on your next writing assignment.

Question Marks

Only use question marks at the end of direct questions, replacing the period. Do not write: "I'm asking if you will go to the dance with me?" You generally...
10/09/2015

Math Concepts You Should Know

Here are a few math concepts that will continue to pop up as you advance in your math studies.

Negative Exponents

Some variables will have negative exponents. A negative exponent is the reciprocal of the number to the exponent. For example 2^(-2) is 1/(2^2) or...
09/28/2015

How to Help Your Child With Their Spelling

If your child can already read well enough, chances are he or she can spell correctly- but everyone, from those not so fond of books to great readers, can struggle with spelling. The Tutoring Center in Salem offers the following pointers to improve your...
09/21/2015

Smart Tips When it Comes to Bullying

Bullying has unfortunately always been an issue in schools, but in recent times it has become more frequent. In a previous article we discussed how to arm yourself against bullying, and in this post The Tutoring Center in Salem will discuss some more aspects.

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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

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...
08/14/2015

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...
08/03/2015

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...

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