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How To: Calculate a limit by getting a common denominator

This video explores how to get the limit by getting a common denominator. When you try and plug in a limit, for example when the denominator goes to zero, you can get yourself into a situation where you get the answer (0/0) which is mathematically irrelevant. To solve this problem, you must find a common denominator and split the problem up into its various parts. By setting common denominators in the numerator, you can then flip the fraction around allowing you to properly calculate the limi...

How To: Transfer a call in Telephone English

Check out this instructional language video to learn how to transfer an English business call. "Telephone Talk" is a series of four short videos that deal with common English telephone situations at Fujikin. This is the first video in the series, and will show you how to transfer a call from an English speaker to someone in your office.

How To: Greet someone in Social English

Greeting someone in English is very simple. Check out this instructional video to learn how to greet someone in English. "Social English" is a series of four short videos that deal with common face-to-face English situations at Fujikin. This is the second video in the series and will show you how to exchange greetings in English.

How To: Say introductory phrases in German

Watch this video to learn how to say introductory phrases in German. These films are definitely not a regular language learning course but far more a possibility to learn language through experience. The language situation scenes are supposed to complement any regular language course by providing a sort of language "street experience". Through the many repetitions it is also helpful to remember some most common phrases.

How To: Tie the improved clinch knot when fly fishing

The improved clinch knot is one of the most common ways to attach a fly to the leader. It is weaker than most other fly-to-tippet knots, but has enough strength to land most fish in most situations. Use this knot to attach a small diameter tippet to a heavy wire hook, or when you want a small knot size.

How To: Flash the four most common types of Xbox 360 console disc drives

Do you want to be able to play games for free on your XBox 360? If you have some time and patience, hacking the console is probably the next step for you, and the first step in that is flashing your disc drive. This will delete it's native firmware, which does not recognize burned discs, allowing you to load your own custom firmware that does. This video series will teach you everything you need to know to flash each of the major types of disc drives used in the XBox 360, and have you well on...

How To: Attract women, as told by a woman

In this tutorial, we learn how to attract women, as told by a woman. When you want a woman, you need to first of all be in control of your emotions. Make sure you are thinking about her and taking control of the situation. Be laid back but be in control so you are living in the moment. be comfortable in the environment and the woman will be attracted to you and think you are hot! A woman likes to talk about yourself, so ask her questions and genuinely be interested in her. Find common ground ...

How To: Find the greatest common factor, GCF

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to calculate the greatest common factor, or GCF. While computing greatest common factor, you are pulling out the smallest exponents of any common factors along with the factor. Finding the greatest common factor is similar to finding the least common multiple. When given any numbers to find the greatest common factor, the first step in the general procedure to be followed is to break each number down into its factors. You need to break down the number...

How To: Use gain and neutral density on a video camera

A common problem when shooting in low-light situations is that even if you open your lens to its lowest f-stop number, you're left with an image that's far too dark. One obvious remedy is to add more light. But what if you don't have more lights available to you? That's where the gain increase switch comes in. This free video cinematographer's guide will show you how to use digital gain settings to amplify available light to get better shots in less-than-ideal environments.

How To: Compare methods of solving quadratic equations

In this video the instructor shows the different methods of solving quadratic equations. There are many methods to solve quadratic equations each with its pros and cons, each method suitable for a particular situation. The first method to solve quadratic equation is factoring. The advantage of using this method is that it is quick and easy. But the problem is not all equations can be factored very easily. This method requires a lot of practice and intuition. Use this method when the discrimin...

How To: Understand & use adjective agreements & the word bien

Pierre-Benoit Heriaud explains the various meanings of the French word bien. Firstly, there is one obvious meaning the common "good" or "acceptable". However, one can also use it in sentences such as "Il fait bien froid" to present the current status of the weather as being excessive in one way. In this case, it can easily be replaced with the adverb "vraiment", not losing any bit in meaning. Lastly, the word "embete" might also be a trap in that it usually means annoyed, but can be associate...

How To: Describe situations that didn't happen in the past

This video shows us how to describe the situations that are opposite of the future perfect tense. Here it is shown how to describe the situations that did or did not happen in the past using would, have and past participle. He gives us 3 very good examples that are describing such situations. In these examples he describes a situation which happened in the past which is actually a negative and uses a fact that is described in the present tense to give the reason why that situation ended in a ...

How To: Power dribble in basketball

Worried about messing up your power dribble in your next basketball game? This 5-minute MetaCafe how-to video features an expert coach telling you everything you need to know about commanding the key. It covers proper crossover and pivoting techniques, and shot options, including the hook. It emphasizes common mistakes that could lose you the point, like whether to look down at the ball, how to work your way towards the hoop, and whether or not the power dribble is the right move for a given ...

How To: Improve your overall golf swing

Do you know what's real versus your feel? Very few players realize that what they feel during the swing isn't actual what's happening. Eddie Lee explains how to remedy this situation and improve your overall swing and golf game. See how to swing the golf club for what's real, not what you feel.

How To: Make a water based finish look like it's oil based

How do you make a water based finish look more like oil-based finish. Its a common problem since water-based finishes are "water-white", which means they don't impart any color to the wood. This can be great in certain situations, but not so great when you want your project to have that warm glow to it. In this woodworking tutorial, you will learn how to use dye, shellac, and boiled linseed oil to try to spice up our water-based finish.

How To: Brew beer at home using common household items

There is nothing tastier on a hot summer's day than an ice cold beer. Heck, there is nothing tastier on ANY day. If you would like to learn how to make a delicious batch of the good stuff right at home, check out this clip. Carl and Kevin will show you how to make fresh, delicious brewskis using only a few ingredients and other household items. This is a great, cheap way to liven up any party. This tutorial has five parts, so make sure to check them all out and start brewing!

How To: Add fractions with unlike denominators

In order to add fractions that are not alike, you will need to find the lowest common denominator. This is the least common multiple of the fractions. To add 2/3 plus 1/5, you will need to find the lowest common denominator. Here, it is best to think of all of the multiples of the denominators. If it helps, make a list. For 3, it is 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, etc. For five, the multiples are 5, 15, 20, 25, etc.

How To: Tie a common snell fishing knot

Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Common Snell fishing knot for Line to terminal tackle knots. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a common snell fishing knot. Tying knots is a breeze with this tutorial video. So start reeling in the big fish!

How To: Care for common cat medical problems

Caring for cats is a full time job, especially if they have diseases or are injured. Learn some basic information to care for cats with urinary problems, heart diseases, and dental illnesses in this free video series that includes how to give cats medication.

How To: Fix some common errors that happen when using jailbreakme to jailbreak devices

Jailbreaking iPhones, iPods, and iPads with Jailbreakme.com is one of the easiest hacks ever creataed, and is completely legal. That doesn't mean it works perfectly every time. If you're having problems using jailbreakme, don't give up! This video will show three ways to fix common errors that happen during the jailbreaking process, and will hopefully help you to finish up and start enjoying your jailbroken device.

How To: Defend yourself in an after school fight

Two young men help with advice for anyone who is put into the unfortunate situation of an after school fight. Obviously their first suggestion is to avoid the confrontation, but if it's unavoidable watch this video for some helpful tips. The point isn't to win the fight, but to come out with minimal injuries. Very helpful little video with tips on defending yourself in a bad situation, and ways to help from it becoming a worse situation!

How To: Add 3 fractions with common denominators

In this math tutorial the instructor shows us how to add three fractions with common denominators. He says that it is similar to adding two fractions with common denominator. He tells us first to add all the numbers in the numerator which gives us a new number which is the numerator in our answer and the denominator to our answer is the original common denominator. Now, if the resulting fraction is improper fraction, you will have to convert it into a mixed number. In this video the author sh...

How To: Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions

In a wilderness survival situation, someone in your group suffering a major laceration is a catastrophe. Achieving sterility and suturing the wound closed will both be very difficult to achieve. This four-part video series features a detailed explanation and demonstration of how to use a basic first aid kit to suture a wound closed in an austere situation, such as out in the wilderness. Suturing a wound closed in an austere setting is a last resort, but knowing how to do it could keep you or ...

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