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Lex K.

Physics, math, and professional science tutor

San Francisco, CA (94114)

Travel radius
5 miles
Hourly fee
$75.00
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Hello and thank you for considering me for a tutor. I have a wide range of teaching experience and interests having taught college level physics at the University of Florida for 3 years totaling 16 separate classes. I also have experience tutoring students one on one in college level subjects: math, physics, and computer science.

As a theoretical physicist at Berkeley lab my main expertise is in math, physics and computer science at high school level and above. I can be very flexible with hours and am willing to work both one on one and with groups. I have a teaching style that emphasizes an understanding of the material versus a rote memorization, which I feel improves the student's ability to retain information. I also offer advice and suggestions on test taking skills. I hope you consider me as a tutor and feel free to contact me with additional questions.

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Lex’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
C, C++, Computer Programming, Computer Science, DOS, Fortran, General Computer, Java, Linux, Macintosh, Mathematica, MATLAB, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows, Networking (Computer), PHP, Python, UNIX
Business:
Microsoft Excel
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science
Corporate Training:
C++, General Computer, Java, Microsoft Excel, Networking (Computer)

C++

I work as a computational physicist. This involves writing code (in my case mainly C++) to solve complex equations, from matrix equations to differential equations, on many thousands of CPUs. I have written an extensive piece of code to deal with particular non-equilibrium problems, with all the C++ bells and whistles of classes, interfaces, inheritance, templates, error catching, etc.

Differential Equations

I have a PhD in theoretical physics, which heavily relies on the use of (partial) differential equations and linear algebra -- both from the analytic as well as computational aspect.

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Education

University of Florida (Physics and Math)

University of Florida (PhD)

Stanford (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Travel policy

Lex will travel within 5 miles of San Francisco, CA 94114.

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