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Fred M.

Moline, IL

$40/hour

40 Year Veteran Teaching Algebra to Pre-Calc

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Background check passed as of 2/17/13
4.9 average from 153 ratings
Great tutor!
— Angela, Grapevine, TX on 4/11/12

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Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa
Master's

Education

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa (Master's)

About Fred

Having taught high school & Jr College Mathematics for 40+ years, I have perfected my teaching style to fit the individual. My
personality is that of patience and acceptance. I can quickly ascertain your student's strengths as well as their areas of improvement.
My goal is for your student to succeed and establish confidence in their understanding of Mathematics.
Having taught high school & Jr College Mathematics for 40+ years, I have perfected my teaching style to fit the individual. My
personality is that of patience and acceptance. I can quickly ascertain your student's strengths as well as their areas of improvement.
My goal
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Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Moline, IL 61265
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor!"

- Angela, Grapevine, TX on 4/11/12

"Very easy to understand and flexible!"

- Alisha, Bettendorf, IA on 10/30/13

"Very good!"

- Marc, Geneseo, IL on 5/25/13

"Excellent Tutor"

- Svetlana, Moline, IL on 5/4/13

"Wonderful teacher!"

- Andrea, Flower Mound, TX on 4/26/12

"Great understanding tutor"

- John, Bedford, TX on 4/16/12
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
SAT Math,
Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
ASVAB, GED, GRE,
SAT Math,
TAKS
Business:
GRE

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT Math

I have taught every subject in High School Mathematics for 38+ years that is covered in any ACT test.

Algebra 1

I have taught High School Algebra 1 from the days of slide rules to graphing calculators and love it!

Algebra 2

I have taught beginning, intermediate and advanced Algebra since the beginning of time but most recently to college students who were not quite ready for "college" math. I did teach all levels of High School mathematics for 38+ years including my three daughters.

GRE

I have 38 years of teaching Prealgebra, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry and more. I helped my Sister-in-Law pass the GRE!

Prealgebra

I have taught High School and Junior High Pre-Algebra from the days of slide rules to graphing calculators and love it!

Precalculus

I have taught Pre-Calculus from the days of slide rules to Texas Instrument graphing calculators and can use both!

SAT Math

I taught every High School Subject at one time or another for 38+ years and feel very qualified to tutor SAT preparation.

TAKS

I have taught every Math subject from Pre-Algebra to Calculus for 38+ years and feel very comfortable working with each area at any level from "beginner" to "expert".

Trigonometry

I have taught Trigonometry for 38+ years focusing on the unit circle and it's applications.

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa
Master's

Education

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa (Master's)

Great tutor! — Fred is very helpful, with a great teaching style, and he's always available to help out. He has saved my grades so far, and I hope that I can continue to use him through all of my other math courses. I highly recommend him. ...

— Angela, Grapevine, TX on 4/11/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Fred will travel within 25 miles of Moline, IL 61265.