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Richard P.

SAT & ACT all areas, math, physics, finance, business, economics

Arlington, MA (02476)

Travel radius 15 miles
Hourly fee $85.00
  53 ratings
Background check passed as of 10/23/13

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Does physics taste like alphabet soup?

When students start studying physics with me, I ask many of them whether physics feels like ‘alphabet soup’ – a collection of formulas they must memorize. Most of them agree, and some agree enthusiastically as if to say, “That’s my feeling exactly!” This impression of physics is ironic. More than any other field of science, basic physics can be derived from a small number of observations and... read more

Do you prefer algebra or geometry?

Do prefer to learn visually from graphs and figures, or symbolically via algebraic proofs? Most people have a preference. I was having lunch with some math grad students at (U California) Berkeley, when the conversation turned to the merits of creamy and crunchy peanut butter. All the algebraists and logicians preferred crunchy peanut butter and all the geometers and analysts (mathematical... read more

Classes versus Tutoring

P>Classes and one-on-one tutoring offer different advantages. Classes offer more opportunity for socialization and lower cost per student. Tutoring has one compelling advantage: a good tutor becomes familiar with the thought processes of each student, and customizes lessons to address strengths and weaknesses of each student in each skill and subject. Other advantages of one-on-one... read more

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