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Brian O.

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San Francisco, CA (94134)

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Brian's Tutoring Subjects

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Math:
Algebra 1 more »
Algebra 2 more »
Geometry more »
Prealgebra
SAT Math
Trigonometry more »
Science:
Electrical Engineering more »
Language:
Chinese more »
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math more »
Homeschool:
Algebra 1 more »
Algebra 2 more »
Geometry more »
Prealgebra
SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
SSAT
Corporate Training:
Chinese more »

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Algebra 1

Do you need help to learn numbers, equations, graphs, factorization, and solve word problems etc? I would love to help you to understand the keys to the problems and ways to find the solutions.

Algebra 2

Do you have difficulty in solving problems in Algebra 2? I can help you to find ways to solve problems in polynomials, roots and zeros, graphs, algorithms, trigonometry, geometry, complex numbers, matrices and determinants, and word problems.

Chinese

I can help you to master Mandarin or Putonghua by guiding you how to read, write, speak, listen, pronounce (pinyin) and complete Chinese assignments. I am familiar with both traditional and simplified Chinese.

Electrical Engineering

I have two degrees in Electrical Engineering: B.Sc.(Hons) and M.Sc.(Eng). I am also the Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Electrical Engineers. I was a lecturer in the Engineering Department of Vocational Education Institute.

Elementary Math

I am tutoring a 6th grader in elementary math and she is a honour student in Alice Fong Yu Alternative School. The topics covered include: Numbers, Fractions, Algebra, Equations and Functions, Probability, Geometry, Statistics, Ratios, and Measurements. The experience helps me to understand what are the difficulties in learning this subject and how to help the students to move forward.

Geometry

In my professional career, I relied on geometry to help my job in finding optimal cutting from a piece of raw material. In order to be good at geometry one needs to be familiar with orientation, lines, figures, shapes, rotation, reflection, transforms and graphical method. Therefore the key to teaching geometry is to be able to use more illustrative examples to let students "see" what is happening or the problem of a question.

Trigonometry

In my professional career, I used trigonometry techniques to help me measure lines, angles and estimate the direction of forces etc. I am able to help students to understand Trigonometry and solve problems involving angles, lengths, sin, cos, tan, cot, sec, cosec, double and half angles, compound angles, products and sums, vectors and word problems.

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