The Math Dude Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier
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en-us2015 Macmillan Holdings, LLCQuick and Dirty Tips to Make Math EasierQuickAndDirtyTips.comThe Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than you ever thought possible. Host Dr. Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier will strengthen your fundamental skills and help you understand the language of math. And if you just want to calculate the tip without using your iPhone and impress all your friends, his tips and tricks are for you too.The Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than you ever thought possible. Host Dr. Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier will strengthen your fundamental skills and help you understand the language of math. And if you just want to calculate the tip without using your iPhone and impress all your friends, his tips and tricks are for you too.Macmillan Holdings, LLCcontact@quickanddirtytips.comno196 TMD How Is Rainfall Measured?Learn the math behind measuring rainfall.How is rainfall measured? What does it mean when it rains an inch? And how many gallons of water fall on your roof in a storm? Keep on listening to learn all about the math behind April showers and May flowers.http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_196-kx5.mp3Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:30:45 -0800no00:06:28273 TMD How to Combine Like TermsLearn how to combine like terms in algebra.Do you know what “like terms” in algebra are? Do you know the best way to think about them? And how to combine them? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K72Y09http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_273-ck9.mp3Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:00:30 -0800no00:09:54114 TMD How Many Grains of Sand are on Earth's Beaches?Learn to use math to quickly estimate tough-to-calculate numbers. SPONSOR: Use the code MATH to be entered to win $1000 at http://stitcher.com/math.Learn to use math to quickly estimate tough-to-calculate numbers. 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Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TmF6aChttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_271-cu4.mp3Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:30:30 -0800no00:06:34270 TMD What Is a Pie Chart?Learn all about pie … charts.Did you know that a lot of people in the world think that pie charts are a really terrible kind of chart? Keep on listening to find out why! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K9DkHFhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_270-cb5.mp3Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:45:15 -0800no00:08:05028 TMD How to Use Statistics to Understand Poll ResultsLearn how to use statistics to understand the significance of the latest political polling results and to keep yourself from being duped by misleading information.Learn how to use statistics to understand the significance of the latest political polling results and to keep yourself from being duped by misleading information. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-339-6279. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_028_wc6.mp3Fri, 01 Jan 2016 12:30:45 -0800no00:07:23269 TMD How to Use Histograms to Fix Your PicturesLearn how to use histograms to perfect your imperfect photos.Have you ever adjusted the exposure and brightness of a photo? Did you know you were really adjusting your picture’s photo histogram? Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1kNvSpNhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_269-sj7.mp3Fri, 25 Dec 2015 05:30:00 -0800no00:07:55268 TMD How to Use Histograms to Take Better PicturesLearn how to use histograms to take better pictures.What can a histogram tell you about a photo? How can it help you take better pictures? And how can it improve the pictures you’ve already taken? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1ZOF9xJhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_268-fi4.mp3Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:30:45 -0800no00:07:05267 TMD What Is a Histogram?Learn all about histograms.Do you know how to make a histogram? When to make one? And what you can learn from it once you do? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RXVpKghttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_267-ct6.mp3Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:00:30 -0800no00:08:06266 TMD What Is a Bar Graph?Find out how to make bar graphs.What are bar graphs? How do you make them? And what are they useful for? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/22eO3GGhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_266-ng4.mp3Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:00:00 -0800no00:07:12222 TMD Thanksgiving and Black Friday After-MathLearn about the numbers behind Thanksgiving and Black Friday.How much turkey do Americans eat on Thanksgiving? How fast can a turkey run? And how much money do Americans spend in the days following their big feast? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn all about the math behind Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1w47J2Phttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_222-hk8.mp3Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:30:30 -0800no00:06:36265 TMD How to Use Stem-and-Leaf PlotsFind out what you can learn from a stem-and-leaf plot.Why are stem-and-leaf plots useful? How are they related to the kind of stems and leaves that fall from trees this time of year? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1k7iUTjhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_265-dr5.mp3Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:30:15 -0800no00:07:02264 TMD What Are Stem-and-Leaf Plots?Learn how to make a stem-and-leaf plot.How do you make stem-and-leaf plots? Why might you want to? How are they related to the stems and leaves that fall from trees? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Yn3YmQhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_264-se8.mp3Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:00:45 -0800no00:07:36263 TMD How to Solve Archimedes’ Volume PuzzleLearn Archimedes’ famous method for calculating volume.Have you ever heard the story of Archimedes and his famous “Eureka!” moment? Want to know how to use his discovery to measure the volume of a pumpkin … or anything else? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TV1jujhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_263-ai9.mp3Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:00:00 -0800no00:07:08172 TMD Halloween Math and More Percentage QuestionsLearn some fun math facts about Halloween and percentages.How can you figure out what number 200 is 17% of? How do you calculate the original price of something before a 30% markup? What math makes the Halloween holiday go round-and-round? Keep on listening to learn the answers to these frequently asked questions about percentages! Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1tEiypAhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_172-ew8.mp3Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:30:00 -0700no00:06:24262 TMD How to Find the Volume of a PumpkinLearn how to estimate the volume of an ellipsoid…and a pumpkin.How can you find the volume of a pumpkin? How is this related to finding the volume of an ellipsoid? And what does any of this have to do with Archimedes’ famous “Eureka!” moment? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LF1vLphttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_262-ck5.mp3Fri, 23 Oct 2015 12:45:30 -0700no00:08:54261 TMD How to Resolve Zeno’s ParadoxLearn all about Zeno’s famous "Achilles and the Tortoise" paradox.Who do you think would win a race between the mighty Greek warrior Achilles and a very clever tortoise? Obviously, Achilles would clobber the tortoise…or would he? The answer might surprise you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/20ecKlMhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_261-ce3.mp3Fri, 16 Oct 2015 16:00:15 -0700no00:08:25260 TMD What Is a Mathematical Limit?Learn what the word “limit” means in math.Do you know what a limit is in math? Do you know how to define a circle using this idea? And do you know why you might want to? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OGpDznhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_260-jc5.mp3Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:15:00 -0700no00:09:39259 TMD What Is Euler's Number?Learn about Euler's number and it's relationship to exponentials.What makes an exponential an exponential? Are any exponentials more special than others? And what does Euler's number have to do with any of this? Stay tuned for the answers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Q5YIfthttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_259-dw3.mp3Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:45:30 -0700no00:10:17258 TMD What Is Exponential Growth?Learn what "exponential growth" really means.Have you ever heard that something is growing exponentially? Or that it's accelerating at an exponential pace? Or that it's getting exponentially better? What does exponentially really mean? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OWNLPPhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_258-de4.mp3Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:00:45 -0700no00:09:18257 TMD 3 Numerical Fun Facts About NFL FootballLearn 3 numerical fun facts about NFL football.What do uniform numbers tell you about NFL players? How can you estimate how fast a wide-receiver is running? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Vc3ZZshttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_257-is3.mp3Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:45:00 -0700no00:07:54256 TMD Imaginary Numbers in the Real WorldLearn how complex numbers can be used to solve real world problems.Although every complex number has a so-called “imaginary" part, in many ways they're just as “real” as real numbers. And complex numbers have many real uses in the real world. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UTHZx2http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_256-kv4.mp3Fri, 11 Sep 2015 11:45:00 -0700no00:10:00255 TMD What Are Vectors?Learn what vectors are and why they’re useful.Behind every acceleration you make and every press on the brake is a vector. Behind the arrangement of each limb on a tree and the flight of a bumblebee is a vector. So what are vectors? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UTnshphttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_255-vc4.mp3Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:45:30 -0700no00:07:08254 TMD What Are Complex Numbers?Learn how complex numbers are related to real and imaginary numbers.What do you get when you put a real and an imaginary number together? A complex number. No, not a complicated number (although it kind of is), we’re talking about an entirely new set of numbers dubbed “complex.” Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JLrpJkhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_254-ki4.mp3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:45:00 -0700no00:07:40