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David F.

Basic to Advanced Math Instruction

Seattle, WA (98122)

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My name is David. I enjoy teaching mathematics. I specialize in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. I've been teaching these subjects for several years. I enjoy working with students one-on-one or in a classroom setting. When teaching, I explain concepts in everyday language, but I include necessary mathematical terminology. My first, and most important, objective is to ensure that students are able to work problems and apply reasoning skills to find solutions. Secondly, I want to familiarize students with the language of mathematics. Often times, when teaching, students tell me "just show me how to work the problem." I understand that knowing how to work the problem is the most important thing, and that is what I focus on.

I approach mathematics with applications in mind. I have a B.S. in physics and to me, math is a vehicle for arriving at solutions to problems, which are too complex to be solved intuitively. My hope is that my students will develop a greater understanding for the many practical uses of math and gain the discipline required to succeed in their math endeavors.

I am currently the head tutor at a local college so my actual job away from WyzAnt is tutoring. I work with people everyday on a variety of science and math problems.

I hope to work with you soon.

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David’s subjects

Test Preparation:
SAT Math

Algebra 1

Introduction to variables, Expressions and Formulas, Integers and Monomials, Solving equations with one variable

Algebra 2

Equations with two variables, Quadratic equations, Factoring complex expressions, Exponents and polynomials


Limits, Continuity, Derivatives, Integrals, and Applications


Lines, Planes, Angles, Polygons


Number Line, Integers, Algebraic reasoning, Fractions


Working with complex expressions, Complex numbers, Equations and their graphs


Angle Measure, Directed Angles, Quadrants, Trigonometric Functions, Identities and various trig relationships

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University of Oklahoma (Physics)

none at this time (Graduate Coursework)

none at this time (Graduate Coursework)

Super Helpful! — Meeting with David for the first time was a success after having horrible experiences with past tutors. He helped me understand topics that I needed clarification on and we worked on my own homework problems as well as examples which he made up. I will definitely be contacting him again to help me get through Calculus. ...

— Sequoia from Bothell, WA on 10/21/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 3 miles of Seattle, WA 98122.

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