Hello Thorgerdur, You can begin both problems by replacing 314 with its modular 7 representation: 314^163 = 6^163 mod 7 (a) Note how powers of 6 repeat cyclically in the modular 7 number system: 6^1 = 6 mod 7 6^2 = 1 mod 7 6^3 = 6 mod...

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I specialize in engineering subjects such as structural mechanics, dynamics, and vibrations. I also tutor linear algebra and calculus, which are needed to understand finite element methods.

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I am a Mechanical EIT with 8+ years of teaching experience. I taught linear algebra at MIT for its High School Summer Program. I worked as a science instructor for the Newman School in Back Bay. I volunteered as an after-school math tutor for a middle school in my hometown. Through tutoring students from local universities, I have become familiar with core classes taught at MIT, NEU, and BU. Please ask me about NEU civil engineering classes: statics, structural analysis 1, and structural analysis 2.

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I can reserve a quiet study room equipped with whiteboards for meeting near the Kendall/MIT red line stop. I am also available for online tutoring through Scribblar, an online whiteboard.

Emma took the time and patience to help me overcome my difficulties in Linear Algebra. She is precise, organized, and very helpful!

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Emma came to the session well prepared and broke down complex concepts and made me understand and know how to solve all kinds of problems. I recommend for any engineering class.

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Emma has been very helpful. She explains the concepts well and is patient. She is easy to understand and breaks down the questions into steps that I can follow and practice more. She also provides useful websites to facilitate my learning.

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I have a SB in Civil Engineering from MIT. I specialize in the structural analysis of trusses, beams, and frames. I am very familiar with conjugate beam theory, the load displacement relationships, flexibility method, stiffness method, moment-distribution method, and energy methods.

Classes I have tutored:

MIT 8.03 - Vibrations and Waves

NEU CIVE2221 - Statics and Strength of Materials

NEU CIVE2320 - Structural Analysis 1

NEU CIVE5522 - Structural Analysis 2

I took linear algebra at MIT, and the concepts I learned reappeared ubiquitously throughout my engineering coursework. Because of this, I am very familiar with both the theory and engineering applications. I taught an informal introduction to linear algebra class and also have experience tutoring undergraduate-level linear algebra.

Classes I have tutored:

BU ENG EK 102 - Intro to Linear Algebra for Engineers

MIT 18.06 - Intro to Linear Algebra

I am a certified mechanical EIT in MA. The certification process involves passing the FE, an eight hour exam that tests competency in mechanical engineering topics such as statics, dynamics, vibrations, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and materials.

Classes I have tutored:

BU ENG BE 436 - Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

MIT 8.03 - Vibrations and Waves

NEU CIVE2221 - Statics and Strength of Materials

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Hello Thorgerdur, You can begin both problems by replacing 314 with its modular 7 representation: 314^163 = 6^163 mod 7 (a) Note how powers of 6 repeat cyclically in the modular 7 number system: 6^1 = 6 mod 7 6^2 = 1 mod 7 6^3 = 6 mod...

Hi Brittany, The only numbers that square to one are 1 and -1. 1 = 1 x 1 1 = (-1) x (-1) So since (tan x) squares to one, (tan x) must be 1 or -1. There are two values of x in the interval [0, pi] that make it happen. tan (pi/4) = 1 tan (3*pi/4) = -1

Hi Barb, The typical way to evaluate 67 x 436 is by multiplying and adding: (60 + 7) x 436. Usually this is written as: 436 x 67 --------- 3052 = 436 x 7 + 26160 = 436 x 60 ---------- ...

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