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Cau Duong L.

Santa Ana, CA

$60/hour

Advanced Math/Programming/Chess

700+ Hours
Background check passed as of 11/21/16
5.0 average from 201 ratings
This is what I am looking for!
— Ken, Fullerton, CA on 9/11/17

$60/Hour


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UCI
Math
UCLA
Master's

Education

UCI (Math)

UCLA (Master's)

About Cau Duong

I have a Masters Degree in Math from UCLA, BS in Math from UCI with minor in Computer Science, GPA: 3.928 Magna Cum Laude, and an Honors in Mathematics.

I am a National Master of Chess with USCF Rating 2230. I specialize in endgame, tactics, and knight vs bishop situations.

I am Adjunct Faculty at Glendale Community College as well as a Software Integration Engineer at a software company. 98th percentile in functional programming on HackerRank's practice section.

I have 10+ years of tutoring/teaching experience.

I'm usually very goofy and clumsy. Students are never afraid of asking me questions.
I know how to teach to students who love math and how to make it simple for students who hate math.
I have a Masters Degree in Math from UCLA, BS in Math from UCI with minor in Computer Science, GPA: 3.928 Magna Cum Laude, and an Honors in Mathematics.

I am a National Master of Chess with USCF Rating 2230. I specialize in endgame, tactics, and knight vs bishop situations.

I am Adjunct Faculty at Glendale Community College
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Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required

Group rate: 25% off each additional person.

Travel Radius
Travels within 18 miles of Santa Ana, CA 92704
Background Check: Passed

"This is what I am looking for!"

- Ken, Fullerton, CA on 9/11/17

"Excellent working with teenagers"

- Dana, Corona Del Mar, CA on 5/4/17

"Great tutor"

- Rafah, Newport Coast, CA on 1/4/17

"Knowledgeable helpful and friendly tutor"

- Wonyoung, La Habra, CA on 11/24/16

"Great Tutor for Programming! Highly Recommended!"

- Thuan, Huntington Beach, CA on 11/18/16

"Very Professional"

- Dalal, Irvine, CA on 11/1/16

"Computer Science - very knowledgeable"

- Esther, Irvine, CA on 10/18/16

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Teresa, Newport Beach, CA on 8/1/16

"excellent teacher, very patient and helpful"

- Thomas, Irvine, CA on 5/19/16

"Patient tutor"

- Jinkyung, Costa Mesa, CA on 5/16/16

"Expert in material & advanced teaching techniques"

- Kathy, Fullerton, CA on 4/18/16

"Helpful and flexible"

- Karen, La Habra, CA on 3/20/16

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Crystal, Indianapolis, IN on 10/12/15

"Cau was an excellent tutor for my daughter. He was extremely content knowledgeable and patient."

- Vicki, Los Alamitos, CA on 6/11/15

"Punctual, polite and expertly prepared."

- J., Anaheim, CA on 8/17/13
Sports/Recreation:
Chess

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Algebra 1

I have taught beginning and intermediate algebra at the community college level and have extensive (over 10 yrs) tutoring experience in algebra.

Algebra 2

Taught beginning and intermediate algebra at Glendale community college. I have over ten years of tutoring experience in algebra.

ASP.NET

I am a professional developer in ASP.net. I am responsible for training a new hire at work.

C++

I have been a TA at UCLA in C++. I hold a minor in computer science from UCI. My undergraduate courses were in C++. My own programming interests are written in C++.

Calculus

MA in Math from UCLA. 10+ years of tutoring experience.

Chess

I am a National Master of Chess with a 2215 USCF rating and have been playing in tournaments for 8 years now.

My expertise is middle game and endgame. I also know the classic chess games of Capablanca and Fischer well.

I have several unique training methods aimed at beginners, which I will share.

Computer Programming

I am a programmer at a company. I regularly solve programming exercises on Project Euler for fun. I have experience with Scala, Scheme/Racket, C/C++, Java, VB.NET, Objective-C, Python, MatLab, XML, HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript. I hold a minor in computer science from UCI.

Computer Science

I have been a TA at UCLA in beginning computer science classes, including data structures. I regularly use object oriented programming concepts while designing solutions at work as a professional developer.

Geometry

MA in Math from UCLA, 10+ yrs exp, former community college instructor.

Linear Algebra

I have a masters degree from UCLA. Among the core requirements on the master's exam is linear algebra. My area of specialization was actually abstract algebra, and I wrote a survey on Coxeter groups for my honors thesis, which is a topic at the intersection of linear algebra, representation of groups, and classical geometry. I have tutored linear algebra at UCI as a tutor for their tutoring center.

Visual Basic

This is the language I use daily at work as a developer. There is a difference between someone who is merely familiar with a language versus someone who uses it daily. Due to work restrictions, I cannot disclose what I do. It involves databases and opening bank accounts.

UCI
Math
UCLA
Master's

Education

UCI (Math)

UCLA (Master's)

This is what I am looking for!

It is my first time to work with him. He helped me in my project but he also teach me something advanced in my coding. This is what I need for my 200 and 300 level classes.

— Ken, Fullerton, CA on 9/11/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Group rate: 25% off each additional person.

Travel policy

Cau Duong will travel within 18 miles of Santa Ana, CA 92704.