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A deep thinker with unbreakable integrity
Joseph K.

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A deep thinker with unbreakable integrity
A deep thinker with unbreakable integrity
Joseph K.

76 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

76 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

About Joseph


Bio

I have experience tutoring in all high school level math and physics including AP courses. I also worked as an afterschool group-tutor for a middle school where I would teach and tutor students in algebra while fostering their curiosity for higher-level math. I helped a struggling first-year college student honors advanced math pass his class. I run a discord server where I have tutored students in many subjects.
I love tutoring math because I have asked many questions in my classes so I...

I have experience tutoring in all high school level math and physics including AP courses. I also worked as an afterschool group-tutor for a middle school where I would teach and tutor students in algebra while fostering their curiosity for higher-level math. I helped a struggling first-year college student honors advanced math pass his class. I run a discord server where I have tutored students in many subjects.
I love tutoring math because I have asked many questions in my classes so I feel obliged to answer many questions in return. I find it meaningful to share fundamental truths of problem-solving and universal analysis with others. I enjoy empowering others by showing them what they can do and how it relates to their interest and I take pride in seeing others be successful. I often reflect on my knowledge by challenging myself and confirming a true understanding. Sometimes I teach a modern/visual approach to a problem; sometimes traditional rigor is more appropriate but intuition is always key. My job is to make you feel as if you already knew the math like it is so ingrained in nature, it is something you could never forget. I also received a maximum score on AP Calculus BC and the SAT Math 2 subject test.
Physics is the closest thing we have to predicting the future and I stress this in my sessions. A typical physics question is in the form: given this physical information, what will happen? I stress a problem-solving approach mentioned by Elon Musk: start with fundamental concepts and the final answer, then work backwards using physics relations to receive your answer. I am patient and constantly check to make sure the student understands the topic. I also received a maximum score on the AP Physics C Mechanics and E/M exam.
My job is not to tell you simple facts. It is to show you the power you have. I am here to motivate you and help you achieve what you want to achieve, take pride in your work, work smart, work hard, and never leave any questions behind so that you too, may have a solid understandin


Education

University of California, Santa Cruz
Applied Math and Applied Physics

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $30
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Subjects

Computer

MATLAB

MATLAB

I use Matlab on a regular basis as an applied math major. I mostly use it to approximate solutions to various differential equations such as the Schrodinger equation in quantum physics, Lagrange's equation in classical mechanics, and those modeling the spread of a virus. I have used it for projects such as optimizing the position of a cell tower or multivariable optimization of the most accurate sensitivity conservation between games. For general computational programs, I have made a system of linear equations solvers, nonlinear equation solvers, and finding PageRank vectors for the Google Matrix.

Elementary Education

Elementary Math

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught and tutored a group of middle schoolers in Algebra 1 twice a week for two hours after school. I helped motivate the students and gain the interest of some students in higher-level math and physics. I have also contemplated much about the subject when I was a student. I know fully understand all operations and methods in the course and if the student is interested can walk them through a simple proof of the quadratic formula so they understand how it works.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have studied Alebgra much on my own in addition to doing so in school. I have proved and fully understand the rationale root theorem, the quadratic formula, and the cubic formula. I can also give and show many examples of how to apply Alebra to a variety of uses depending on the students' interests.
Calculus,

Calculus

In high school, I ran a discord sever where I would often help other single variable calculus students in the class. I received a maximum score on the AP Calculus BC exam. In college, I would help or tutor other students with multivariable/vector calculus or Calculus 3.
Geometry,

Geometry

I received an A+ in my Honors Geometry course in High school. I have also tutored the subject and helped a group of geometry students at lunch when I was a senior in high school.
Physics,

Physics

I ran a discord sever with about 20 students from AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics class. I helped students with questions multiple times a day and often tutored students in the class. Most students seemed to feel more comfortable with the material after our discussions. In addition, I received a maximum score on both the AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics exams. I have also studied Physics much on my own. I derived various physics equations in different ways such as finding the inertia of various objects through integration.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I taught and tutored a group of middle schoolers in Prealgebra and Algebra 1 twice a week for two hours after school. I helped motivate the students and gain the interest of some students in higher-level math and physics.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have studied Precalculus both in and outside of school. I have proved most Precalculus equations, theorems, and methods myself such as Euler's identity and function derivatives from the formal definition. In addition, I helped a college student who was previously struggling with sub-passing grades pass his class.
SAT Math

SAT Math

I received a maximum score (800) on the SAT Math 2 subject test. I have also tutored multiple students in preparation for the SAT math section and the SAT math subject test. Note: I do not provide students with SAT practice questions. I can, however, go over any questions they have from provided material or give lessons on general concepts in Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Trigonometry, or mathematical reasoning.

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

Note: I do not provide students with ACT practice questions. I can, however, go over any questions they have from provided material or give lessons on general concepts in Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Trigonometry, or mathematical reasoning.
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught and tutored a group of middle schoolers in Algebra 1 twice a week for two hours after school. I helped motivate the students and gain the interest of some students in higher-level math and physics. I have also contemplated much about the subject when I was a student. I know fully understand all operations and methods in the course and if the student is interested can walk them through a simple proof of the quadratic formula so they understand how it works.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have studied Alebgra much on my own in addition to doing so in school. I have proved and fully understand the rationale root theorem, the quadratic formula, and the cubic formula. I can also give and show many examples of how to apply Alebra to a variety of uses depending on the students' interests.
Calculus,

Calculus

In high school, I ran a discord sever where I would often help other single variable calculus students in the class. I received a maximum score on the AP Calculus BC exam. In college, I would help or tutor other students with multivariable/vector calculus or Calculus 3.
Discrete Math,

Discrete Math

I have used discrete math for a variety of things. This includes the pure math section and applications to computer science such as using computers to solve discrete math problems. I also completed a college class on the subject with an A. I frequently use and apply the logic that I learned in discrete math to other math problems such as those in physics and computer science, and in real life.
Geometry,

Geometry

I received an A+ in my Honors Geometry course in High school. I have also tutored the subject and helped a group of geometry students at lunch when I was a senior in high school.
Logic,

Logic

I have studied Logic individually and thought about how to approach many real-world problems with a variety of logical processes. I also carefully consider how to explain those thought processes. I have used logic in an advanced Python course for solving problems such as Sudoku with the SAT package and in a discrete math course.
MATLAB,

MATLAB

I use Matlab on a regular basis as an applied math major. I mostly use it to approximate solutions to various differential equations such as the Schrodinger equation in quantum physics, Lagrange's equation in classical mechanics, and those modeling the spread of a virus. I have used it for projects such as optimizing the position of a cell tower or multivariable optimization of the most accurate sensitivity conservation between games. For general computational programs, I have made a system of linear equations solvers, nonlinear equation solvers, and finding PageRank vectors for the Google Matrix.
Physics,

Physics

I ran a discord sever with about 20 students from AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics class. I helped students with questions multiple times a day and often tutored students in the class. Most students seemed to feel more comfortable with the material after our discussions. In addition, I received a maximum score on both the AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics exams. I have also studied Physics much on my own. I derived various physics equations in different ways such as finding the inertia of various objects through integration.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I taught and tutored a group of middle schoolers in Prealgebra and Algebra 1 twice a week for two hours after school. I helped motivate the students and gain the interest of some students in higher-level math and physics.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have studied Precalculus both in and outside of school. I have proved most Precalculus equations, theorems, and methods myself such as Euler's identity and function derivatives from the formal definition. In addition, I helped a college student who was previously struggling with sub-passing grades pass his class.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I received a maximum score (800) on the SAT Math 2 subject test. I have also tutored multiple students in preparation for the SAT math section and the SAT math subject test. Note: I do not provide students with SAT practice questions. I can, however, go over any questions they have from provided material or give lessons on general concepts in Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Trigonometry, or mathematical reasoning.
Trigonometry,

Trigonometry

I have studied Trignometry both in and outside of school. I have proved all equations in trigonometry myself and have even made an interactive visual demos proof that my students can look at.
Differential Equations

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught and tutored a group of middle schoolers in Algebra 1 twice a week for two hours after school. I helped motivate the students and gain the interest of some students in higher-level math and physics. I have also contemplated much about the subject when I was a student. I know fully understand all operations and methods in the course and if the student is interested can walk them through a simple proof of the quadratic formula so they understand how it works.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have studied Alebgra much on my own in addition to doing so in school. I have proved and fully understand the rationale root theorem, the quadratic formula, and the cubic formula. I can also give and show many examples of how to apply Alebra to a variety of uses depending on the students' interests.
Calculus,

Calculus

In high school, I ran a discord sever where I would often help other single variable calculus students in the class. I received a maximum score on the AP Calculus BC exam. In college, I would help or tutor other students with multivariable/vector calculus or Calculus 3.
Geometry,

Geometry

I received an A+ in my Honors Geometry course in High school. I have also tutored the subject and helped a group of geometry students at lunch when I was a senior in high school.
Physics,

Physics

I ran a discord sever with about 20 students from AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics class. I helped students with questions multiple times a day and often tutored students in the class. Most students seemed to feel more comfortable with the material after our discussions. In addition, I received a maximum score on both the AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics exams. I have also studied Physics much on my own. I derived various physics equations in different ways such as finding the inertia of various objects through integration.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I taught and tutored a group of middle schoolers in Prealgebra and Algebra 1 twice a week for two hours after school. I helped motivate the students and gain the interest of some students in higher-level math and physics.
Precalculus

Precalculus

I have studied Precalculus both in and outside of school. I have proved most Precalculus equations, theorems, and methods myself such as Euler's identity and function derivatives from the formal definition. In addition, I helped a college student who was previously struggling with sub-passing grades pass his class.

Science

Physics

Physics

I ran a discord sever with about 20 students from AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics class. I helped students with questions multiple times a day and often tutored students in the class. Most students seemed to feel more comfortable with the material after our discussions. In addition, I received a maximum score on both the AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics exams. I have also studied Physics much on my own. I derived various physics equations in different ways such as finding the inertia of various objects through integration.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I taught and tutored a group of middle schoolers in Algebra 1 twice a week for two hours after school. I helped motivate the students and gain the interest of some students in higher-level math and physics. I have also contemplated much about the subject when I was a student. I know fully understand all operations and methods in the course and if the student is interested can walk them through a simple proof of the quadratic formula so they understand how it works.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have studied Alebgra much on my own in addition to doing so in school. I have proved and fully understand the rationale root theorem, the quadratic formula, and the cubic formula. I can also give and show many examples of how to apply Alebra to a variety of uses depending on the students' interests.
Calculus,

Calculus

In high school, I ran a discord sever where I would often help other single variable calculus students in the class. I received a maximum score on the AP Calculus BC exam. In college, I would help or tutor other students with multivariable/vector calculus or Calculus 3.
Geometry,

Geometry

I received an A+ in my Honors Geometry course in High school. I have also tutored the subject and helped a group of geometry students at lunch when I was a senior in high school.
Physics,

Physics

I ran a discord sever with about 20 students from AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics class. I helped students with questions multiple times a day and often tutored students in the class. Most students seemed to feel more comfortable with the material after our discussions. In addition, I received a maximum score on both the AP Physics C Mechanics and AP Physics C Electromagnetics exams. I have also studied Physics much on my own. I derived various physics equations in different ways such as finding the inertia of various objects through integration.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I received a maximum score (800) on the SAT Math 2 subject test. I have also tutored multiple students in preparation for the SAT math section and the SAT math subject test. Note: I do not provide students with SAT practice questions. I can, however, go over any questions they have from provided material or give lessons on general concepts in Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Trigonometry, or mathematical reasoning.
GED

Test Preparation

ACT Math,

ACT Math

Note: I do not provide students with ACT practice questions. I can, however, go over any questions they have from provided material or give lessons on general concepts in Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Trigonometry, or mathematical reasoning.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I received a maximum score (800) on the SAT Math 2 subject test. I have also tutored multiple students in preparation for the SAT math section and the SAT math subject test. Note: I do not provide students with SAT practice questions. I can, however, go over any questions they have from provided material or give lessons on general concepts in Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Trigonometry, or mathematical reasoning.
GED

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Joseph has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 5 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

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I haven’t taken a math class in 10 years. The last one I took was algebra I. With Joseph’s help, I aced my accelerated summer term precalculus exam, after just two days worth of sessions… He has an intuitive understanding of how people learn, he lets me struggle where I need to, and come in and explain things when I don’t. He’s on top of it, catching my careless mistakes so we don’t waste time back tracking, instead, practicing implementing the concepts, which is how you learn math. He also gave me some great ideas on how to study most effectively. Don’t hesitate, get in while his rates are still low, they’re bound to go up when more people see what he has to offer!

Ali, 16 lessons with Joseph

Geometry

Joseph was great he made my daughter feel comfortable he is personable and knowledgeable in the subject my daughter really enjoyed learning for him he is great at teaching the foundation of Geometry

Michelaye, 4 lessons with Joseph

best math teacher ever (Algebra II)

I would definitely recommend Joseph for all math subjects. Excellent experience, Patient Knowledgeable Excellent communication Overall my son had a great experience and he learned a lot. Thank you

Majid, 10 lessons with Joseph

best math teacher ever (Algebra II)

I would definitely recommend Joseph for all math subjects. Excellent experience, Patient Knowledgeable Excellent communication Overall my son had a great experience and he learned a lot. Thank you

Majid, 10 lessons with Joseph

best math teacher ever (Algebra II)

I would definitely recommend Joseph for all math subjects. Excellent experience, Patient Knowledgeable Excellent communication Overall my son had a great experience and he learned a lot. Thank you

Majid, 10 lessons with Joseph
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