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Thomas B.

Statistics and Math Tutor - Woodbury, MN (55125)

Saint Paul, MN (55125)

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Thomas's Tutoring Subjects

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Math:
ACT Math more »
Algebra 1 more »
Algebra 2
Geometry
Linear Algebra
Prealgebra
Precalculus
SAT Math
Statistics
Trigonometry
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
Economics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1 more »
Algebra 2
Economics
Geometry
Prealgebra
Precalculus
SAT Math
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math more »
GED
SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Economics
Statistics

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ACT Math

Through the years, I have helped students improve their ACT test scores. The approach I take is simple:
1. Pretest the student to find the areas that he/she needs help.
2. Focus on those areas that would add the most points to his/her score. As an example, if one is strong in algebra, but weak in plane geometry and trigonometry, I'd focus on the plane geometry only because the trigonometry is worth only between 5 - 10% of the math score, whereas the plane geometry is worth approximately 25%.
3. Stress answering simplest questions first, returning to harder questions later.
4. There are no penalties for guessing, so answer all questions by narrowing down your choices, then make your best guess.
5. Finally, if time permits, check your answers.

Algebra 1

Algebra I is the beginning of a very exciting way of viewing mathematics. I was once told, algebra is just finding unique ways of multiplying and dividing by the number "1" and adding and subtracting "0". After learning the language of algebra, we'll use that language to solve linear equations and inequalities, solve 2 linear equations at the same time (system of linear equations), factor and solve various polynomials including quadratic equations, then finally work with exponential, radical, and rational expressions and functions. algebra 1 will be the prerequisite of more advanced math, like algebra 2, pre-calculus, and statistics.

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