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Adolfo V.

Chicago, IL

$30/hr

The Math Simplifier

Background check passed as of 3/11/14
Usually responds in about 1 hour

The Math Simplifier

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I am a tutor who worked at Wilbur Wright College for 3 years and currently a tutor for a company that tutors grades schools. In my time as a tutor, I have learned that I have a talent for explaining math to others. I have multiple ways of explaining things and I really try to bring you into your own to truly understand the math. I have a lot of patience and experience with adults and children alike so, you will never see me frustrated with you. In all I am understanding, patient, and do the best of my ability to help if this is the tutor your looking for I am your guy.

Testimonials

"Knows His Stuff!!"

- Jenny, Chicago, IL on 7/23/14

"Very good tutor!"

- Jackie, Chicago, IL on 4/6/12

"Very patient"

- Joel, Skokie, IL on 3/8/12

"Great Tutor!"

- Nicholas, Chicago, IL on 2/5/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, Trigonometry
English:
Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Bodybuilding

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Prealgebra

There is nothing in prealgebra that I can't do.

Writing

Good at figuring out thesis statements, brain storming, and finding credible sources.

Adolfo’s Resources

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So, as someone who has done private tutoring for a couple years I keep finding this disturbing trend among kids in grade schools and that is they always use calculators. No matter how simple a problem is they immediately go to their calculator. When I ask them why I get 3 of the following answers: first one is it’s just easier to do it that way, second is my family member told me to use it,... read more

Wilbur Wright College - I graduated
Liberal Arts

Education

Wilbur Wright College - I graduated (Liberal Arts)

Knows His Stuff!! — This tutor knows how to get down to business. I have the most challenging professor at my school for Algebra 140 through Calc 2. Adolfo was able to answer EVERY SINGLE QUESTION that I had problems with. He is quick and has a knack for explaining the "why" of how things transform graphically/ algebraically. He is proficient with logs/ln/e and made them easier to understand. He was able to simplify ...

— Jenny, Chicago, IL on 7/23/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Adolfo will travel within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60647.


About Adolfo

I am a tutor who worked at Wilbur Wright College for 3 years and currently a tutor for a company that tutors grades schools. In my time as a tutor, I have learned that I have a talent for explaining math to others. I have multiple ways of explaining things and I really try to bring you into your own to truly understand the math. I have a lot of patience and experience with adults and children alike so, you will never see me frustrated with you. In all I am understanding, patient, and do the best of my ability to help if this is the tutor your looking for I am your guy.

Testimonials

"Knows His Stuff!!"

- Jenny, Chicago, IL on 7/23/14

"Very good tutor!"

- Jackie, Chicago, IL on 4/6/12

"Very patient"

- Joel, Skokie, IL on 3/8/12

"Great Tutor!"

- Nicholas, Chicago, IL on 2/5/12
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Education

Wilbur Wright College - I graduated
Liberal Arts

Education

Wilbur Wright College - I graduated (Liberal Arts)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60647

Adolfo’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, Trigonometry
English:
Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Bodybuilding

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Adolfo’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Adolfo. View all of Adolfo’s resources

So, as someone who has done private tutoring for a couple years I keep finding this disturbing trend among kids in grade schools and that is they always use calculators. No matter how simple a problem is they immediately go to their calculator. When I ask them why I get 3 of the following answers: first one is it’s just easier to do it that way, second is my family member told me to use it,... read more


Background Check Status for Adolfo V.

Adolfo V. passed a background check on 3/11/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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