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Peter S.

Math Tutor by licensed Professional Engineer

Tucson, AZ (85739)

Travel radius
18 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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My higher education has been at Pasadena City College (junior college) in California and at the Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA where I earned my B.S. in civil engineering degree. As a licensed professional engineer in California, I have used mathematics at a very practical level for best efficiency in civil and structural design engineering for about 30 years. I feel this has given me a strong background in the practical application (textbook and simplified methods) of all mathematics at levels up to calculus (my tutoring probably not strong in this subject). As a tutor, my strongest subjects are algebra and geometry with trigonometry, my second strongest subject.

I am a physically fit veteran and am married with 2 step-children (son and daughter) who are both married and have children of their own. My wife and I have lived in the Catalina area of Tucson, AZ for more than 5 years, and I attend Episcopal Church of the Apostles in the area.

I am open to discussion(s) with a student as regards my best ability to help them as a tutor.

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Peter’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Algebra 1

1. Basic math. fractions and exponents, and working with polynomial numerical operations.
2. Letter variable numerical expressions, expand and factor.
3. Solve, apply and work letter variable equations.
4. Commutative, associative and distributive law applications.
5. Functions and graphs.
6. Quadratic equations.
7. Inequality statements and solutions.
8. Ratio, proportions and variations.
9. Everyday and word problems.
10. Work with student out of their textbook.
11. Tailor lessons to the student's classwork & difficulties.


Algebra 2

1. Basics including numbers and number systems.
2. Monomials and polynomials including factoring.
3. Fractions- reduce, simplify and multiple use.
4. Logarithms and definitions.
5. Exponents, roots and radicals.
6. Linear and fractional equations and formulas and use.
7. Functions and graphs.
8. Quadratic equations--operations, graphs and quadratic formula.
9. Inequalities--T or F, absolute or conditional, graph.
10. Ratio, proportion and variation with word problems.
11. Solving everyday problems.
12. Focus on student's class problems and areas of need, and
offer tutoring sample problems.

Prealgebra

1. Basic math, fractions and expoents, and working with polynomial numerical operations.
2. Letter variable numerical expressions, expand and factor.
3. Solve, apply and work letter variable equations.
4. Commutative, associative and distributive law applications.
5. Functions and graphs.
6. Quadratic equations.
&. Inequality statements and solutions.
8. Ratio, proportions and variations.
9. Everyday and word problems.
10. Work with student out of their textbook.
11. Tailor lessons to the student's classwork and areas where there is difficulty.

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 18 miles of Tucson, AZ 85739.

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