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I have been a mathematics tutor in the Chicago area for over ten years now. I’ve tutored students ranging from elementary to high school, helping them not only raise their grades and test scores, but gain the confidence needed to … Read more

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My son is loving his tutoring sessions and leaves them excited about math and his ability. Couldn't ask for more.

Madalina is very patient and takes the time to explain in detail every single problem. This was my daughter's second lesson but we are looking forward of working with Madalina for the whole school year. She seemed very dedicated and wants your child to succeed.

I just received my grade for Statistics a B+. Getting a B+ was a big accomplishment for me because I took the Statistics once before and I dropped the class. This time around with Madalina as my tutor with her kindness and patience I got a great grade for Statistics and I am elated. Also i had Madalina as my Algebra and Advanced Algebra as a tutor, and she helped me achieve an A in both of those classes. I highly recommended Madalina for any student having trouble with math studies.

It was nice meeting Madalina today. She is a great person and tutor, and my daughter enjoyed the one hour they spent together. I can tell she is very patient and made sure that my daughter understood everything! Look forward to seeing her again!

Math:

ACT Math,
Elementary Education:

Elementary Math
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I have helped many students achieve high ACT Math scores. I teach them the right curriculum and maximize their potential by learning how to simplify the word questions, (translating them into simple mathematical equations) and by practicing vigilantly. My students learn how to complete the test in a timely manner. They also learn how to stay confident, calm, and focused during testing.

I successfully completed calculus, linear algebra I, and linear algebra II in college which gives me a strong mathematics foundation for tutoring prealgebra, algebra 1, and algebra 2.

My experience helps me teach elementary and high school students to locate points on a number line, understand the concept of rational numbers and place value, simplify and evaluate mathematical expressions, write and solve equations and inequalities, create patterns, represent geometric figures, etc. My students always improve.

My students have shown great progress in writing and solving systems of linear and quadratic equations and inequalities.

Perfecting my students' skills in simplifying rational expressions is one of my priorities. Polynomials and their applications are part of our curriculum. By implementing everyday life situations, I make probability both fun and challenging for the students.

I've worked with elementary school students on problems using addition, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, percentages, square roots, patterns, etc. My students improve their math scores by practicing on how to tell time, count money, calculate the final cost of a product taking into account the sales tax, find the mean, median, mode and range of a set of numbers, calculate the perimeter and area of geometric shapes, etc. Elementary math is quite important as it forms the basis for the future high school, college math, and our everyday calculations.

Geometry - It is a subject that can be challenging in the beginning, but once you understand it is both interesting and fun. I work hard with my students to make them understand geometric concepts, learn formulas and theorems that help them measure angles, distances, perimeters, areas of certain geometric shapes, volumes, or calculate the coordinates of a point. It is quite important to complete the homework assignments in order to score high on tests.

My experience helps me teach the students to locate points on a number line, understand the concept of rational numbers, simplify and evaluate mathematical expressions, write and solve equations and inequalities, create patterns, represent geometric figures, etc.

I cover in detail exponential, logarithmic, radical and trigonometric ratios and functions, sequences and series, binomial theorem, matrices, etc. I prepare my students for calculus. Once my students understand the concepts, practicing what they've learned is our number one priority.

My experience in both ACT and SAT tutoring makes me state from the beginning that if you are a student who likes to think more and figure out things by yourself, then the SAT is for you. The ACT is more straightforward. Guessing is penalized on the SAT but it is not on the ACT, although guessing should not be your approach. SAT is more of a reasoning and logic test than ACT. It does not include trigonometry.

We learn about the unit circle, trigonometric functions, their inverse and graphs, right triangle, oblique triangles, polar coordinates, etc. We also learn to master the trigonometric identities.

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