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I have been tutoring, specializing in mathematics for the past ten years. I offer math tutoring for students third grade through pre-calculus in your home, at my home office or at a convenient public location.
My specialty is in individual tutoring, dedicating myself to helping students understand their subjects by adding to their strategy base and building confidence in their work and in themselves.
I have a BSEE and MSEE and have spent many years applying math to real life research problems.
My Algebra I course consists of a review of Commutative and Associative Properties, Order of Operations and Absolute values; solve for unknown with one variable, distributive property and number lines and Cartesian coordinates; graphing a line, slope intercept formula, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, graphing and solving inequalities; solving simultaneous equations, exponents, add and subtract polynomials, factor polynomials and trinomials, square roots and dividing polynomials, difference of two squares; solving equations using all the above techniques, scientific notation, metric conversions, bases other than ten, graphing circles and ellipse, parabola and hyperbola.
I have used Saxon Algebra 2 and MATHUSEE Algebra 2 as well as supplementing lessons with Key to Algebra worksheets from Key Curriculm Press. Topics include Exponents, evaluating expressions, word problems, equations with decimals, percents, polynomials, Pythagorean Theorem, inscribed angles, equation of a line, through two points, line with a given slope, parallel and perpendicular lines, substitution, elimination, multiplication and division of polynomials, subscripted values, ratio word problems, uniform motion, factoring, rational expressions... and the full index that can be seen in the SAXON Algebra 2 text.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.S.E. Engineering)
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Master's)
Math can be fun? Great focus on skill building, and yes it can be fun! — My grandson was struggling with math. He never learned the basics, so he didn't have a solid foundation to build on. Devorah has been working with him to build those skills as well as understanding the current material in his math class. Many of the drills take the form of games, and that puts an element of fun into each session. With Devorah's help, he is building the skills and confidence to mo ...
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Devorah will travel within 12 miles of Amesbury, MA 01913.
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