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Roger M.
60/hour

San Jose, CA

Algebra 1/Math 1 Tutor with over a Decade of Experience

I have taught or tutoref Algebra for over 10 years and, whenever possible, try to make it more fun and interesting by connecting the math concepts to real-world applications. read more

60/hour
4.9 (372)
2,709 hours tutoring
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I have taught or tutoref Algebra for over 10 years and, whenever possible, try to make it more fun and interesting by connecting the math concepts to real-world applications. read more

Juan G.
50/hour

Los Angeles, CA

MS Civil Eng. Statics and Calculus I Tutor with 6+ years of Experience

I am currently working at LAUSD as an Associate Project Engineer and I completed my Master's in Civil Engineering at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) in 2019. I have been tutoring Calculus I and Civil Engineering Statics for the... read more

50/hour
5.0 (32)
107 hours tutoring
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I am currently working at LAUSD as an Associate Project Engineer and I completed my Master's in Civil Engineering at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) in 2019. I have been tutoring Calculus I and Civil Engineering Statics for the... read more

Suzana M.
80/hour

Belmont, CA

Mathematics PhD

I have taught Linear Algebra recently at University of California Santa Cruz. read more

80/hour
5.0 (230)
551 hours tutoring
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I have taught Linear Algebra recently at University of California Santa Cruz. read more

Allan B.
40/hour

Newbury Park, CA

Expert Math Instructor

I have taught Intermediate Algebra at Moorpark College. read more

40/hour
4.9 (136)
446 hours tutoring
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I have taught Intermediate Algebra at Moorpark College. read more

Eric C.
60/hour

Lake Forest, CA

Engineer, Surfer Dude, Football Player, USC Alum, Math Aficionado

Nobody ever truly mastered Algebra until they took Calculus. What I have found over the years of teaching this subject is that Calculus is actually incredibly easy; it's the Algebra that gives students nightmares. Calc is... read more

60/hour
5.0 (146)
396 hours tutoring
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Nobody ever truly mastered Algebra until they took Calculus. What I have found over the years of teaching this subject is that Calculus is actually incredibly easy; it's the Algebra that gives students nightmares. Calc is... read more

Kirstyn G.
50/hour

Susanville, CA

Mathematics Tutor

My name is Kirstyn Alisse G. My passion for mathematics and education has led me to be a tutor for the past five years. I have experience helping teach math to students of all grades from elementary school through college. I also have experience... read more

50/hour
5.0 (100)
419 hours tutoring
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My name is Kirstyn Alisse G. My passion for mathematics and education has led me to be a tutor for the past five years. I have experience helping teach math to students of all grades from elementary school through college. I also have experience... read more

Yyun C.
70/hour

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

M.S. in Mathematics with 10+ Years of Algebra Teaching Experience

I was hired as a algebra teacher assistance in college and I was an advanced math tutor in the tutor center of the college. read more

70/hour
4.8 (111)
492 hours tutoring
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I was hired as a algebra teacher assistance in college and I was an advanced math tutor in the tutor center of the college. read more

Yazmin T.
40/hour

Fresno, CA

Math Tutor / Spanish Tutor / Track and Field Throws Coach

Algebra 1 is the start of variables and a lot of students get confused when they start seeing letters in math. I try to break down this subject as much as I can because it is the base of math. My main focus for Algebra 1 is adding... read more

40/hour
4.6 (34)
94 hours tutoring
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Algebra 1 is the start of variables and a lot of students get confused when they start seeing letters in math. I try to break down this subject as much as I can because it is the base of math. My main focus for Algebra 1 is adding... read more

Zeth B.
150/hour

Glendale, CA

High School Math Teacher with Common Core Expertise

I've been designing common core lesson plans for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 for the past 4 years. read more

150/hour
5.0 (21)
193 hours tutoring
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I've been designing common core lesson plans for Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 for the past 4 years. read more

RUBEN S.
85/hour

San Ramon, CA

4.0 GPA Mathematics/Computer Science Graduate Helping Students Succeed

Hi, my name is Ruben. I am a Mathematics and Computer Science Graduate, and have been tutoring students and helping them gain confidence and succeed in challenging subjects for over 15 years. While attending college I became a tutor, and after... read more

85/hour
5.0 (855)
4,190 hours tutoring
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Hi, my name is Ruben. I am a Mathematics and Computer Science Graduate, and have been tutoring students and helping them gain confidence and succeed in challenging subjects for over 15 years. While attending college I became a tutor, and after... read more

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