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Ray B.

Boise, ID

$30/hour

Physics Tutor. Also, Astronomy, Calculus, Algebra, Trigonometry tutor

$30/Hour


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SFSU
Physics Mathematics

Education

SFSU (Physics Mathematics)

About Ray

I received my Bachelors of Science in Physics with a Minor in Mathematics at San Francisco State University and just a few classes shy away from obtaining my Mathematics degree. I was acknowledged and received the Eden Academic Excellence Award in Physics and have done research in both Radio Physics and Searching for Cold Dark Matter with a concentration in Astrophysics, which provided a platform for higher mathematics and computer programming. Combining this knowledge with my individual ideas, I enjoy helping students write code and delving into the mysteries of the cosmos.

I began private tutoring for students in the teaching credential program at California State University, Fullerton. Later, I tutored physics and math at SFSU and taught overseas in Madrid, Spain. I completely understand the rigors of both Science and Math that students face today. I truly enjoy seeing students have that "aha moment" when working on problem sets. I think that each individual student has the ability to grasp and interpret the subject based on her/his talent.

Although I focused in Astrophysics, I have experience in: Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Theoretical Physics and Computational Physics. I truly enjoy conveying the beauty of Physics and the language it uses in Mathematics. I urge the students to discover for themselves, discuss the problems with their classmates, and ask appropriate questions during the class or during the office hours.

My goal is to provide a learning style for students so that they can leave the tutoring session with pure understanding in their subject. I have a unique teaching style that is essential for getting good grades and for learning the core topics. Lets work together in reaching your GPA and test score goals!

Any questions you may have feel free to contact me.
I received my Bachelors of Science in Physics with a Minor in Mathematics at San Francisco State University and just a few classes shy away from obtaining my Mathematics degree. I was acknowledged and received the Eden Academic Excellence Award in Physics and have done research in both Radio Physics and Searching for Cold Dark Matter with a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Boise, ID 83705
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Precalculus,
Trigonometry
Science:
Astronomy, Physics
Computer:
SQL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Calculus

I have a Bachelor of Science in Physics, which involves Calculus, and a Minor in Mathematics (a few courses shy of obtaining my degree in Math).

Physics

I earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics with a Minor in Mathematics.

Precalculus

I have a Bachelor of Science in Physics with a Minor in Mathematics.

SFSU
Physics Mathematics

Education

SFSU (Physics Mathematics)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ray will travel within 15 miles of Boise, ID 83705.