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James R.

A Tutor to help you feel confident with Math

Fairfax Station, VA (22039)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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I enjoy being a math tutor. Math can be a challenging subject, but there is a true sense of satisfaction when you see the student actually understand the material and feel a confidence in working the problems. I believe Math is best learned by doing and working problems. My goal is to reduce frustration and create confidence. I believe in working problems in a step-by-step approach and trying to make it understandable.

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James’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Statistics
Corporate Training:
Statistics

Discrete Math

I teach a college level discrete math course that focuses on set theory, graphs, combinatorics and graph theory. I also teach a statistics/probability course. I took a Masters level Discrete Math course.

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Education

North Carolina State University

George Washigton University (Master's)

George Mason University (PhD)

Life Changing — James is the best tutor I have ever had. He is patient, humorous, intelligent, but down to earth and walks you through your lessons. Even when I feel small and do not understand, he takes time to break it down in terms that I can understand and relate it to my field of study. He has caused me to think different, logically in order to get the concept of what is being taught. In the past I have fail ...

— Sherita, Herndon, VA on 10/29/11

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 20 miles of Fairfax Station, VA 22039.

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