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# TutorMe Blog

## Learn How To Find the Area of a Non-Right Triangle

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Charlotte Taylor
January 27, 2021

To find the area of a non-right triangle, let’s first review the standard area formula of a right triangle. A right triangle is made up of three sides: the base, the height, and the hypotenuse. To get the area of a triangle you must multiply the two adjacent side lengths of the 90° angle, which are the base and the height of the triangle, and divide this quantity by half. This is the formula for the area of a right triangle:

However, this formula doesn't work as effectively for acute and obtuse angles. So here's how to find the area of a non-right triangle.

## How To Round To the Nearest Tenth...or Any Decimal Place

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Andrew Lee
January 25, 2021

Once you get the hang of rounding numbers, you’ll begin to use it every day, from balancing your checkbook to estimating your grocery bill. In this post, we’ll show you how to round to the nearest tenth (or any decimal place, for that matter).

## Academic Goals: How To Stay Motivated To Achieve Success

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Michelle Polizzi
November 16, 2020

The ability to set goals in high school can help you make important decisions regarding your future, and it can ensure you stay on track toward higher education plans.

Still, setting goals can feel overwhelming — especially if you don't know where to start. Here's how to create a straightforward formula for setting short and long-term goals that can guide you toward academic success.

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Alex Convery
October 15, 2020

One part social science, one part mathematics, economics can stretch any student’s abilities. Add to that the many subtopics — game theory, political economy, corporate finance, econometrics, and so on — and navigating your economics courses can require you to fumble through a labyrinth of niche subject matter.

With the right economics tutor, however, you can master this complex subject and use it to do anything from developing a business to solving a social problem.

But finding the right econ tutor is key. The right tutor can ignite your enthusiasm for the subject while the wrong one can leave you snoozing into your textbook. So, here's what to consider before signing up for your first tutoring session.

## 10 Ways to Motivate Yourself To Learn and Ultimately Succeed

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Myles Hunter
September 17, 2020

If you're reading this, you probably should be learning right now. You have the talent, ambition, and long term-drive to succeed. But your short-term motivation to actually sit down and start studying is nowhere to be found. Here's how to motivate yourself to get off the couch, start learning more, and accomplishing your goals.