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Ashwin A.

Schaumburg, IL

$40/hr

Professional Math Tutor (Pre-Algebra through Calculus, Test Prep)

Background check passed as of 1/11/14
Usually responds in about 5 hours

Professional Math Tutor (Pre-Algebra through Calculus, Test Prep)

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I am a very patient, knowledgeable and organized tutor.

I love to teach my students. I have too much interest in teaching my students. I go out of my way to do more research to find some innovative ways of teaching that are more beneficial to my students.

My students get a good and strong foundation for Math. I am very patient with my students and I have a good and open heart.

I am very qualified and equally sensitive to each and every student and I create the process of learning of Math a whole lot of fun.

My Experience:

I have been tutoring math as a private Math Tutor Grade 1st through 12th since April 1999 through present in Schaumburg, IL & Hoffman Estates, IL areas.

I worked as a Math & English Teacher in Higher Secondary (11th & 12th Grades) Division at Birla High School, Dhandhuka, Gujarat, India) since Jan 1996 through March 1999.

I was a Math & English Tutor Grade 7th through 12th at Success Coaching Classes, Vadodara, Gujarat, India) since July 1987 through December 1995.

My Education accreditation includes: M.S. in Mathematics (Honors), Bachelor of Education (Math) Honors, B.S. in Business Administration, Concentration in Operations Management (Honors), APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management, BA, Social Science (Sociology, Public Administration, Political Science), Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology- Honors.

Testimonials

"He is the tutor we were looking to find!"

- Paula, Schaumburg, IL on 7/9/14

"Excellent Tutor"

- Malay, Schaumburg, IL on 8/2/14

"Excellent tutor "

- Demeke, Elgin, IL on 7/11/12

"Excellent Tutor"

- Chirag, Schaumburg, IL on 5/18/12
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Discrete Math, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
SAT Math,
Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL, Reading
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Reading
Special Needs:
Dyslexia
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Chemistry, ESL/ESOL, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Reading, SAT Math,
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
ACT Reading, ACT Science, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ACT Math

Pre-Algebra: Factors, Square roots and approximations, Absolute value and ordering numbers by value , Exponents, Scientific notation

Elementary Algebra: Exponents and square roots, Evaluation of algebraic expressions through substitution, Using variables to express functional relationships, Algebraic operations, Factoring and quadratic equations

Intermediate Algebra: Quadratic formula, Rational and radical expressions, Absolute value equations and inequalities, Sequences and patterns, Polynomials, Complex numbers

Coordinate Geometry: Graphing and the relations between equations and graphs, including points, lines, polynomials, circles, and other curves, Graphing inequalities, Slope, Parallel and perpendicular lines, Distance; midpoints; and conics

Plane Geometry: Angles and relations among perpendicular and parallel lines, Properties of circles, triangles, rectangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids, Transformations, Proof and proof techniques, Volume, Three-dimensional Geometry

Trigonometry:Trigonometric relations in right triangles, Values and properties of trigonometric functions, Graphing trigonometric functions, Modeling using trigonometric functions, Solving trigonometric equations

Algebra 1

Order of Operations, Distribution and Factoring, Exponents
Fractional Exponents, Radicals, One-Variable expressions
Factoring, Fractions, and Radicals with Variables
Linear Equations and Word Problems
Algebra with Multiple Variables
Systems of Two-Variable Linear Equations
Ratio and Percent
Proportion
Graphing Lines
More Lines and Introduction to Inequalities
Inequality Problem-Solving and Graphing
Quadratic Equations
Special Factorizations
Complex Numbers
Deriving the Quadratic Formula

Algebra 2

Functions and Relations
Quadratic Functions
Rational Expressions/Equations
Radicals/Absolute Value Equations/Inequalities
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Trigonometry
Trig Applications

Calculus

1 LIMITS AND CONTINUITY
Limits (An Intuitive Approach)
Computing Limits
Limits at Infinity: End Behavior of a Function
Limits (More Rigorously)
Continuity
2 THE DERIVATIVE
Tangent Lines and Rates of Change
The Derivative Function
Introduction to Techniques of Differentiation
The Product and Quotient Rules
Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
The Chain Rule
3 TOPICS IN DIFFERENTIATION
Implicit Differentiation
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
Derivatives of Exponential and Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Related Rates
Local Linear Approximation; Differentials
L’Hôpital’s Rule: Indeterminate Forms
4 THE DERIVATIVE IN GRAPHING AND APPLICATIONS
Analysis of Functions I: Increase, Decrease, and Concavity
Analysis of Functions II: Relative Extrema; Graphing Polynomials
Analysis of Functions III: Rational Functions, Cusps, and Vertical Tangents
Absolute Maxima and Minima

Geometry

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Congruent Triangles
Quadrilaterals
Area
Similarity
Right Triangles
Surface Area and Volume
Circles
Transformations

Prealgebra


Properties of Arithmetic 1
Properties of Arithmetic 2
Squares, Cubes, and Higher Exponents
More Exponents
Multiples and Divisibility Tests
Primes and Prime Factorization
Least Common Multiple, Greatest Common Divisor
Fractions
Expressions and Basic Equations
Advanced Equations and Word Problems
Inequalities
Arithmetic with Decimals
Decimals and Fractions
Ratio and Proportion
Units, Speed, and Rates
Percent
Percent Increase and Decrease
Squares and Square Roots
Arithmetic with Square Roots
Angles and Parallel Lines
Angles and Polygons
Perimeter and Area
Circles
Pythagorean Theorem
Special Triangles
Quadrilaterals
Basic Statistics
Tables, Graphs, and Charts
Counting as Arithmetic
More Counting and Probability
Problem-Solving Strategies

Precalculus

POLYNOMIAL AND RATIONAL FUNCTIONS.
Quadratic Functions.
Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree.
Dividing Polynomials: Long Division and Synthetic Division.
The Real Zeros of a Polynomial Function.
Complex Zeros: The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
Rational Functions.
EXPONENTIAL AND LOGARITHMIC FUNCTIONS.
Exponential Functions and Their Graphs.
Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs.
Properties of Logarithms.
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations.
Exponential and Logarithmic Models.
Trigonometric Functions OF ANGLES.
Angle Measure.
Right Triangle Trigonometry.
The Law of Sines.
The Law of Cosines.
TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS OF REAL NUMBERS.
Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers: The Unit Circle Approach.
Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions.
Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions.
ANALYTIC TRIGONOMETRY.
Verifying Trigonometric Identities.
Sum and Difference Identities.
Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities.
Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Identities.
Inverse Trigonometric Functions.
Trigonometric Equations.
POLAR COORDINATES AND VECTORS.
Vectors.
The Dot Product.
Polar (Trigonometric) Form of Complex Numbers.
Products, Quotients, Powers, and Roots of Complex Numbers.
Polar Coordinates and Graphs of Polar Equations.
SYSTEMS OF LINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES.
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables.
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables.
Matrix Algebra.
The Determinant of a Square Matrix and Cramer’s Rule.
Partial Fractions.
Systems of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables.
CONICS, SYSTEMS OF NONLINEAR EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES, AND PARAMETRIC EQUATIONS.
Conic Basics.
The Parabola.
The Ellipse.
The Hyperbola.
Systems of Nonlinear Equations.
Systems of Nonlinear Inequalities.
Rotation of Axes.
Polar Equations of Conics.
Parametric Equations and Graphs.
SEQUENCES AND SERIES.
Sequences and Series.
Arithmetic Sequences and Series.
Geometric Sequences and Series.
Mathematical Induction.
The Binomial Theorem.

SAT Math



Arithmetic Skills & Concepts

1. Numbers, Symbols, and Variables
2. Powers and Roots
3. Divisibility and Factors
4. Number Lines and Signed Numbers
5. Fractions and Decimals
6. Operations with Fractions
7. Fraction Word Problems
8. Percent

Algebraic Methods

9. Solving Equations
10. Equations with More Than One

Variable

11. Polynomials and Algebraic Fractions
12. Factoring
13. Quadratic Equations
14. Systems of Equations
15. Algebraic Inequalities

Geometric Concepts & Reasoning

16. Angle Relationships
17. Special Triangles
18. Triangle Inequality Relationships
19. Polygons and Parallelograms
20. Perimeter and Area
21. Circles
22. Solid Figures
23. Coordinate Geometry

Word Problems

24. Translating from English to Algebra
25. Percent Problems
26. Some Special Types of Word Problems
27. Ratio and Variation
28. Rate Problems

Special Problem Types

29. Average Problems
30. Counting Problems
31. Probability Problems
32. Graphs and Tables
33. Miscellaneous Problem Types

Algebra II Methods

34. Integer and Rational Exponents
35. Solving Special Types of Equations and Inequalities
36. Working with Functions
37. Some Special Functions
38. Simple Transformations of Functions

Ashwin’s Resources

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Teaching Math is my passion! I love to teach my students and have too much interest in teaching my students. I go out of my way to do more research to find some innovative ways of teaching that is more beneficial to my students. My students get a good and strong foundation for Math. I am very patient with my students and have a good and open heart. I am very qualified and equally sensitive... read more

DeVry University
Business Admin.
Osmania university,India
Master's
Osmania university,India
Master's

Education

DeVry University (Business Admin.)

Osmania university,India (Master's)

Osmania university,India (Master's)

He is the tutor we were looking to find! — My daughter started with Ashwin when she was a freshman in high school struggling with Algebra I. She will be entering her junior year this fall and we still feel lucky to be working with Ashwin. He very patiently went back and helped with the concepts she was missing from poor teaching in 7th and 8th grade. He has instilled not only knowledge, but confidence in our daughter, who is no longer int ...

— Paula, Schaumburg, IL on 7/9/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ashwin will travel within 5 miles of Schaumburg, IL 60194.


About Ashwin

I am a very patient, knowledgeable and organized tutor.

I love to teach my students. I have too much interest in teaching my students. I go out of my way to do more research to find some innovative ways of teaching that are more beneficial to my students.

My students get a good and strong foundation for Math. I am very patient with my students and I have a good and open heart.

I am very qualified and equally sensitive to each and every student and I create the process of learning of Math a whole lot of fun.

My Experience:

I have been tutoring math as a private Math Tutor Grade 1st through 12th since April 1999 through present in Schaumburg, IL & Hoffman Estates, IL areas.

I worked as a Math & English Teacher in Higher Secondary (11th & 12th Grades) Division at Birla High School, Dhandhuka, Gujarat, India) since Jan 1996 through March 1999.

I was a Math & English Tutor Grade 7th through 12th at Success Coaching Classes, Vadodara, Gujarat, India) since July 1987 through December 1995.

My Education accreditation includes: M.S. in Mathematics (Honors), Bachelor of Education (Math) Honors, B.S. in Business Administration, Concentration in Operations Management (Honors), APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management, BA, Social Science (Sociology, Public Administration, Political Science), Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology- Honors.

Testimonials

"He is the tutor we were looking to find!"

- Paula, Schaumburg, IL on 7/9/14

"Excellent Tutor"

- Malay, Schaumburg, IL on 8/2/14

"Excellent tutor "

- Demeke, Elgin, IL on 7/11/12

"Excellent Tutor"

- Chirag, Schaumburg, IL on 5/18/12

Education

DeVry University
Business Admin.
Osmania university,India
Master's
Osmania university,India
Master's

Education

DeVry University (Business Admin.)

Osmania university,India (Master's)

Osmania university,India (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Schaumburg, IL 60194

Ashwin’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Discrete Math, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
SAT Math,
Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL, Reading
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Reading
Special Needs:
Dyslexia
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Chemistry, ESL/ESOL, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Reading, SAT Math,
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
ACT Reading, ACT Science, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Statistics

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.


Ashwin’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 Ashwin. View all of Ashwin’s resources

Teaching Math is my passion! I love to teach my students and have too much interest in teaching my students. I go out of my way to do more research to find some innovative ways of teaching that is more beneficial to my students. My students get a good and strong foundation for Math. I am very patient with my students and have a good and open heart. I am very qualified and equally sensitive... read more


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