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Larry K.

Denver, CO

$20/hour

Retired Math Analyst

In-person lessons
50+ Hours
5.0 average from 35 ratings
Incredible tutor
— Bobbie, Evergreen, CO on 6/10/17

$20/Hour


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Creighton University
Mathematics
Boston University
MBA

Education

Creighton University (Mathematics)

Boston University (MBA)

About Larry

I still have one spot open for the fall term. I am recently retired from a 35-year mathematical analysis business, so I have begun tutoring for the satisfaction of helping students, not for income. I have a degree in math with a 3.5 GPA from Creighton University. I later earned my masters in business with a 3.9 GPA at Boston University. I recently instructed at a local math learning center. I have been a substitute teacher at the high school level, and I have taught math for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. All of the students I tutored in the past are now getting good grades on their own. That is my goal and how I measure our success.

I charge a very low rate because I do not need to supplement my retirement income. Rather, I want to pass on the skills that led to my own successful career. I am certain I can help your student with my combination of professional knowledge, teaching skills, and understanding of how math is applied in the real-world. My college coursework included analytical geometry, differential, integral, and multivariate calculus, plus 21 additional semester hours in theoretical math. My professional career dealt extensively with operations analysis as a research consultant to national-level decision-makers. I held the highest level security clearances my entire professional life. Due to my training and experiences, I offer a unique and more of a long-term, patient approach that builds on what the student is already comfortable with, while challenging them to reach the level of competence that enables longer-term academic success and skills that will last a lifetime.

I am focusing my efforts on middle and high school math because I believe those are the foundation courses needed for higher-level coursework in business, sciences, and information technology. This is a critical point in education where a student can still be helped with basics and given a solid foundation for later coursework that leads to many rewarding professions. I can help students succeed in a one-on-one environment by gaining confidence in their own ability to understand and apply basic math concepts. I can also help motivate the student with real-world experiences that bring them to understand how math is an important tool to achieve whatever their goals might be.

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Larry
I still have one spot open for the fall term. I am recently retired from a 35-year mathematical analysis business, so I have begun tutoring for the satisfaction of helping students, not for income. I have a degree in math with a 3.5 GPA from Creighton University. I later earned my masters in business with a 3.9 GPA at Boston University. I recently Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I am a successful math analyst with an ample retirement income, so my low rate reflects the fact that my satisfaction comes entirely from helping motivated students succeed.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Denver, CO 80228
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Incredible tutor"

- Bobbie, Evergreen, CO on 6/10/17

"Genuine and committed"

- Tanya, Littleton, CO on 8/27/17

"Knowledgeable and straight forward."

- Rachel, Littleton, CO on 12/21/16

"Raised grades"

- Summer, Golden, CO on 12/14/16

"Passionate and experienced!"

- Dinesh, Littleton, CO on 11/24/16

"Knowledgeable, patient and creative"

- Carmela, Denver, CO on 9/12/16

"Works well with senior citizens"

- Karen, Denver, CO on 6/25/16
Math:
Algebra 1,
Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus, Probability,
Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I tutor for the satisfaction of helping students succeed, not to supplement my retirement income. I majored in mathematics at Creighton University. I have taught high school algebra as a substitute teacher and at a math learning center. I taught college algebra for Embry-Riddle University. I now have a year's worth of satisfied parents and successful students.

Geometry

I tutor for the satisfaction of helping students succeed, not to supplement my retirement income. I obtained a bachelors degree at Creighton University majoring in mathematics. My basic calculus coursework included analytic geometry, which I applied often in my profession. I taught geometry as a substitute teacher and recently instructed geometry at a math learning center.

Prealgebra

I started teaching algebra over 50 years ago while still in high school, and tutored high school students while majoring in math at Creighton University. My rates are low because I resumed tutoring after retirement from a successful career for the enjoyment of helping students gain the skills to succeed in furthering their education. Pre-algebra is an important subject to master because it lays the groundwork in mathematical logic that is needed to continue on in high school math and potentially into college. I also tutor high school algebra and geometry and college algebra. I often find myself reviewing basics of pre-algebra with these students. Most of the math learned in pre-algebra stems from mastering a relatively small number of concepts, but these are applied in such a variety of ways that it can become confusing. The key to mastering prealgebra is to develop a solid understanding of each of these basic concepts before going on to learn and practice how each is applied. A step-by-step progression is essential to remembering the myriad of ideas that are presented in this subject.

Probability

Probability and statistics coursework was included calculus applications in my undergraduate mathematics major as well as business applications in my graduate work and undergraduate economics minor. A large portion of my professional work involved the field of operations research and systems analysis, the mathematical modeling and evaluation of possible outcomes of complex processes.

Creighton University
Mathematics
Boston University
MBA

Education

Creighton University (Mathematics)

Boston University (MBA)

Incredible tutor

Larry was able to build an instant repore with my son. He was quick to anylize his abilities and start right where he needed to be. Huge heart and wonderful man. Wish the school systems had people like him.

— Bobbie, Evergreen, CO on 6/10/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $20.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I am a successful math analyst with an ample retirement income, so my low rate reflects the fact that my satisfaction comes entirely from helping motivated students succeed.

Travel policy

Larry will travel within 10 miles of Denver, CO 80228.