# Monthly Archives: May 2012

## Introduction to Ratios

Image Copyright 2012 by Passy’s World If you have ridden a bike lately, then you will know that for going downhill very fast, we use a Rear Cog that does not have as many teeth compared to the Front Chain … Continue reading

## Mathematics in Games Programming

Welcome to our Car Race Game made in Scratch. Click the Green Flag to start and then choose one of the three race tracks to use. Use the following keys to drive around the track: Use the Up Arrow to … Continue reading

## Expanding Brackets Using Distributive Rule

Image Copyright 2012 by Passy’s World We use some special methods for multiplying Algebra terms involving brackets. This is because the normal BODMAS / Pemdas methods for brackets do not work well for Algebra. In this lesson we look at … Continue reading

## Algebra Dividing and Exponents

Image Source: http://chrome.brainpop.com In this lesson we cover dividing algebraic expressions. It is important that you have some prior background knowledge in Algebra and Exponents. If you are unsure, then check out our previous lessons on this material at the … Continue reading

## Multiplying Algebra Exponents

Image Source: http://www.cheatcc.com Computer Games use “Game Physics Engines” which are low level programs inside the game to calculate the movement, interactions, and the geometry involved with the game. These programs use lots of Algebra formulas in their Algorithms, and … Continue reading