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Hello, my name is Sara. Over the past 3.5 years I have helped students improve their grades in math courses. I have helped them get good grades in exams and pass classes. Tutoring is something I truly love doing. Helping someone excel and understand something they were struggling with is rewarding. Unfortunately there are times when students take a math course and teachers do not really help. Tutors can come in and make things clearer.
The main method I use while tutoring is to encourage students to ask questions. Most importantly I reassure them that they can be comfortable enough to be honest and say they do not understand a topic. In doing so I help them until they reach success. Mathematics can be a hard subject for students to grasp but with an exceptional tutor it does not have to be so boring or difficult as people make it out to be.
Soon, I will have a master's degree in mathematics, and I will begin teaching in an accredited university. There are many benefits in having a tutor especially one that has a desire to help a student in any way possible. I have a passion to help and feel confident that I can help students.
I teach study skills. Areas in Algebra I cover: combining like terms; multiplying, adding, dividing, subtracting integers/rational numbers; factoring polynomials of any degree; proportions; analyzing algebraic expressions; absolute value; exponents; order of operations; algebraic representation, linear equations and linear inequalities, slope of a line, area and volume of polygons.
I teach study skills. Areas in Algebra 2: arc length and radian measure, trigonometric functions, inverse functions, logarithmic functions, law of sins and cosines, pythagorean identities, trigonometric equations, complex numbers, radicals, rational expressions, completing the square, quadratic equations, binomial theorem, arithmetic and geometric sequences, and graphic calculator skills.
I teach study skills. Areas in Trigonometry: arc length and radian measure, trigonometric functions, inverse functions, logarithmic functions, law of sins and cosines, pythagorean identities, trigonometric equations, complex numbers, radicals, rational expressions, completing the square, quadratic equations, binomial theorem, arithmetic and geometric sequences, and graphic calculator skills.
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