How to Solve Quadratic Equations Having Complex Solutions?

This blog introduces an expansion of the real number system into the Complex Number System. It covers operations with complex numbers and finding complex solutions to quadratic equations. In the series of free math tutorials on solving quadratic equations, it’s our final blog on teaching students the complex solutions. Now once again the underlying assumption […]

How to Solve Math Problems Faster

How To Solve Math Problems Faster

Math problems act as a medium for school students to not only enhance their reasoning and thinking ability but it also prepares them for basic problem-solving skills requirement in daily life. Problem-solving is the heart of math learning and the education curriculum from the Buddhist era has also highlighted that math learning and students’ quality […]

Solving quadratic equations by Graphing

Solving quadratic equations by Graphing | Free Math Class

In the series of classes on solving quadratic equations, this time we are writing on the graphical method and once again we are assuming that by now you have a strong grip on solving quadratic equations but the factor method and using completing the square technique. In case you are interested in a quick recap […]

How to solve by completing the square.

How to solve by completing the square?

A complete guide to solving quadratic equations by completing the square method.  We are starting with an assumption that you have learnt how to solve quadratic equations using the factoring method. In case you want a refresher on the factoring method then check-out our free math class on solving quadratic equations by factor method. This […]


How to Factorise Algebra?

Let’s start by understanding factors. “Factors” in the simplest terms can be thought of as the numbers we can multiply together to get another number.  Examples of Factors: 2 × 2 = 4, in this case 1 and 2 are factors of 4 2 × 3 = 6, here 1, 2 and 3 are all […]

What is dyscalculia?

Best ways for parents to help a child with Dyscalculia

The discovery of “Dyscalculia” dates to the year 1949 and it is a type of learning disorder, but it specifically deals with a disability in math and anything math related. The word Dyscalculia is a combination of the prefix “dys-” which in Greek language means “badly” and the root “calculia” in Latin language means “to […]

How hard is Algebra 2?

How hard it is to score in Algebra 2?

Algebra 2 plays a critical role in the life of high school and college students. In the United States of America, high school students are introduced to the concept of Algebra 2 after they successfully master the concepts of geometry and Algebra 1.  Algebra 2 is also used in SAT tests as well as it […]

Middle School Math Competition

How to best prepare for the Middle School Math competition?

Yes, it is that time of the year when the Middle School Math competition is around the corner. Like any other sporting event, there is a certain level of excitement in the air. Oh, what fun it is to participate in a competitive activity! A time when peers with similar interests and talents come together […]


What to do if you need help with College Algebra?

“As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.”   -Cokie Roberts The famous words of American journalist, Cokie Roberts, mirror the reality of what’s going on in the lives of students when they reach high school. At some point or another, a student has sighed “I need help with College […]

From Algebra-shy to Hi-Five

From Algebra-shy to Hi-Five: the story of Ellison and her UpGrade journey

Algebra is no child’s play; Ellison, a typical teenager hated it. She lagged behind in her homework and all her assignments results showed a C grade. Her confidence was all-time low when even her parents lost the patience to help her in this subject. 5th Feb 2020: Ellison took her first online algebra class with […]