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Timothy S.

Hayward, CA

$40/hour

Trouble with Stats? Enough!

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Background check passed as of 6/24/14
4.9 average from 55 ratings
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— Megan, Castro Valley, CA on 2/5/16

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California State University East Bay
Statistics

Education

California State University East Bay (Statistics)

About Timothy

Stats is my specialty, but I also know the ins and outs of algebra, linear algebra, and calculus. I can also instruct on the use of software related to stats, such as SPSS, SAS, Excel Megastat, and Minitab.

I noticed many students have trouble in this area, and its needed for so many majors: Psychology, Business, Biology, Applied Math, Sociology, Geography......etc. I know it's hard. My personal mission is to make you sharp and confident so you can get through it with as little emotional scarring as possible (and practically learn Greek in the process).

What I can help you with

Probability subjects:
-Baye's Theorem and Rule
-Conditional probabilities
-Expectation, Variation, and Covariation
-Joint distributions
-All the known distributions
-Uniform, Binomial, Exponential
Gamma, Beta, Chi-Square, T,.... etc.
And calculation of their parameters and m(t) functions
-Order Statistics

Stochastic Processes:
-Transition matrices, long run distributions
-M/M/K Processes
-Random walks

Inference subjects:
-T tests, Z tests, confidence intervals
-ANOVA, Factorial ANOVA, Block designs and repeated measures designs
-Post hoc tests and contrasts
-Linear, Multiple, and Logistic Regression
-Model selection and residual analysis
-Chi-square tests
-Nonparametric tests

All can be done using aforementioned software. I stress the interpretation of stats when I teach, because I know the instructors do as well. Simply plugging formulas/programs isn't going to get that A on your stat project.

I like to approach problems from different angles with different examples. I go over the math as well as purpose and application. There comes a point when the student internalizes the concept and is then able to adapt the formulas to their problems. I aim to reach this point with every student.

I usually meet students in public or college libraries for the quiet atmosphere.

Education and Experience:

I have a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Statistics from California State University East Bay
I've worked as a tutor through my university and independently for over a year. I've built up a network of students who have referred me to their friends. In fact, I heard about this site from a student.
Stats is my specialty, but I also know the ins and outs of algebra, linear algebra, and calculus. I can also instruct on the use of software related to stats, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Hayward, CA 94542
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Thank you!"

- Megan, Castro Valley, CA on 2/5/16

"Great teacher, very personable and to the point!"

- Danielle, Walnut Creek, CA on 7/24/15

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Edgar, San Leandro, CA on 7/23/15

"Very great tutor"

- Marion, Hayward, CA on 6/8/15

"Awesome, intelligent, patient, and to the point."

- Janice, San Mateo, CA on 5/2/15

"A most awesome experience."

- Cheryl, Oakland, CA on 1/22/15

"Very communicative and thorough with statistics material"

- Veronica, Alameda, CA on 12/6/14

"Great Statistics Tutor"

- Valerie, San Leandro, CA on 7/27/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Econometrics, Finite Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Computer:
SPSS

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California State University East Bay
Statistics

Education

California State University East Bay (Statistics)

Thank you! — Timothy was very helpful in explaining many STATS concepts to me. The session that Timothy provided helped me to comprehend the material for my next class session. I actually need what the professor was talking about. Thanks. ...

— Megan, Castro Valley, CA on 2/5/16

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Timothy will travel within 40 miles of Hayward, CA 94542.