Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Bane

We need one more concept before we get back into algebra.
The following is what many students believe is the bane of their mathematical existence, this is what gave students nightmares before algebra: Lowest common multiple!

Round 1: Fight!

http://www.khanacademy.org/v/least-common-multiple?p=Arithmetic

23 comments:

  1. brings me back to grade school math haha

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  2. Good lesson, I forgot about LCM and the easiest way to find it. Thanks!

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  3. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww. I don't like this LCM business.

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  4. I actually watched all of it. My elementary teacher never taught me the 'elegant' method.. I learned it in highschool. Sad right?

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  5. This is one of the few math concepts that made sense to me without explanation. Go figure.

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  6. I understood this easily when I was a kid. The fact that people have trouble with it seems odd to me o.O

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  7. Thanks for posting this! Trying to brush up on my math.

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  8. Nice refresher from grade school :P
    I like how you go through the lessons in orderly fashion. Can't wait for the next lesson.

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  9. I simply love math.

    Anyway, thanks, man.

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  10. what, but that ain't so hard...

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  11. I wish I still was doing easy math, calc 4 in college can suck my you know what

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  12. I use to do good in math till high school were I had better things to do. lol

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  13. Maybe eventually I'll be able to help my kids with their math assignments.

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  14. Math is truly the universal language. When (if) the aliens come this is how we will communicate.

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  15. You should tackle Limits. that's what we're learning in Calculus but goooood luck lol

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