# Grace Imson, MA

Math Instructor, City College of San Francisco

Grace Imson is a math teacher with over 40 years of teaching experience. Grace is currently a math instructor at the City College of San Francisco and was previously in the Math Department at Saint Louis University. She has taught math at the elementary, middle, high school, and college levels. She has an MA in Education, specializing in Administration and Supervision from Saint Louis University.

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How to

Study for a Math Exam

Practice makes perfect when it comes to math - that’s why your teacher assigns so many tedious homework problems! Many people try to study for math by simply memorizing formulas and equations the way they would memoriz...

How to

Calculate Percentages

Knowing how to calculate percentages will help you not only score well on a math test but in the real world as well. They are used for calculating tips in restaurants, finding out the nutritional content of your food, or...

How to

Calculate the Area of a Circle

A common problem in geometry class is to have you calculate the area of a circle based on provided information. You need to know the formula for finding the area of a circle, A=\pi r^2. The formula is simple and only nee...

How to

Study Math

There’s no denying it--math can be tricky! Even if you don't feel like it's your strongest subject, though, you can get better at math if you're willing to put in the work. The best way to do well in math is to practic...

How to

Divide Fractions by Fractions

Dividing a fraction by a fraction might seem confusing at first, but it is really very simple. All you need to do is flip the second fractions, multiply, and reduce! This article will guide you through the process and ...

How to

Multiply Fractions

Multiplying fractions might seem a little daunting at first, but once you get the hang of setting up your equation, you’ll be able to get those answers in no time! Turn mixed numbers into improper fractions, multiply n...

How to

Calculate the Volume of a Cylinder

center A cylinder is a simple geometric shape with two equally-sized and parallel circular bases. Calculating the volume of a cylinder is simple once you know the formula.https://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/cylinder.h...

How to

Use the Slope Intercept Form (in Algebra)

Slope intercept form is a common way to represent a linear equation. Slope intercept form is written in the form of y = mx + b — where the ''letters are to be filled in or solved'', such as: x and y values represent ''...

How to

Find the Equation of a Line

center Finding the equation for a line is a common problem in geometry and trigonometry. There are two common situations where you are asked to find the equation for a line: either you'll be provided with one point on th...

How to

Pass a Math Test

Math tests can be daunting, especially if you don't consider math your best subject. But you can be successful on a math test with the right strategies and preparation. Studying for a test over a period of days or weeks ...

How to

Divide and Multiply Fractions

To multiply fractions, all you have to do is multiply the numerators and denominators and simplify the result. To divide fractions, you simply have to flip the numerator and denominator of one of the fractions, multiply ...

How to

Be Good at Mathematics

Many people feel they are naturally bad at math, and will not be able to improve in the area. This is simply not true. Studies show being good at math is a matter of hard work just as much, if not more, than innate talen...

How to

Calculate Volume of a Box

Whether you need to mail a package or pass you next test, finding the volume of a box is easy. Volume is the measure of how big an object is in three dimensions, so the volume of a box measure how much room there is insi...

How to

Memorize the Quadratic Formula

The quadratic formula is a long, cumbersome formula, but it is helpful to memorize it, as it is a tool for solving quadratic equations. The best way to memorize the formula is by creating a mnemonic for it. A mnemonic is...

How to

Calculate Percentage Increase

Knowing how to calculate percentage increase is useful in a variety of situations. For instance, even when watching the news, you'll often hear a change described in large numbers without any percentage to give them cont...

How to

Pass a Math Test or Paper With a Good Grade

Have your friends been scoring well on math tests, and you want to earn grades like theirs? Then this is the right place for you to improve your math skills and to get some tips on how to pass a math test or paper with a...

How to

Multiply Fractions With Whole Numbers

It's easy to multiply fractions by mixed fractions or whole numbers. Start by turning your mixed fractions or whole numbers into improper fractions. Then multiply the numerators of both improper fractions. Multiply the d...

How to

Add and Multiply Fractions

A lot of times you will add fractions when putting parts of two things together. You might sometimes multiply fractions if you need to find a portion of a fraction. Unlike adding and multiplying whole numbers, adding and...

How to

Find the Length of the Hypotenuse

All right triangles have one right (90-degree) angle, and the hypotenuse is the side that is opposite or the right angle, or the longest side of the right triangle. The hypotenuse is the longest side of the triangle, an...

How to

Calculate Volume

The volume of a shape is the measure of how much three-dimensional space that shape takes up. You can also think of the volume of a shape as how much water (or air, or sand, etc.) the shape could hold if it was filled c...