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Mark T.

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

$40/hour

Math / Statistics / Computer Science Expert

4.6 average from 8 ratings

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University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Math and Education
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Master's

Education

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Math and Education)

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Master's)

About Mark

My favorite graduate math professor used to say, "All this confusion and complexity can be cleared up with ONE SIMPLE EXAMPLE!" He was right. I try to give as many examples as possible in my tutoring so that the theory can be learned intuitively and easily.

I've been tutoring math and statistics since I was in high school. I won the mathematics award for best high school math student, and I helped several friends with their precalculus, including the class valedictorian. As a freshman in college, I began working at a "Math Learning Center" at a local Community College. This job entailed tutoring math and administering math tests to students. That's when I realized how much I liked tutoring. Later, at the University of Virginia, I taught probability and statistics while in graduate school, and I tutored math and graded calculus homework as an undergraduate.

Since college, I've worked as a software engineer at TRW/Northrop Grumman and as a cryptologic mathematician for the National Security Agency. Both those jobs involved some teaching of math, statistics, and computer science. Now, I'm teaching math, statistics, and calculus at ITT-Tech and El Camino Community College.
My favorite graduate math professor used to say, "All this confusion and complexity can be cleared up with ONE SIMPLE EXAMPLE!" He was right. I try to give as many examples as possible in my tutoring so that the theory can be learned intuitively and easily.

I've been tutoring math and
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Cancellation
4 hours notice required

2 hours for $70.

Travel Radius
Travels within 8 miles of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Computer:
C, C++, Computer Programming, Computer Science, General Computer, MATLAB

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Algebra 2

I teach algebra and calculus at community colleges.

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Math and Education
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Master's

Education

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Math and Education)

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

2 hours for $70.

Travel policy

Mark will travel within 8 miles of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.