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Eric W.

Demystifying Mathematics: Reach a real understanding of Number

Demystifying Mathematics: Reach a real understanding of Number

$50/hour

  • 220 hours tutoring

  • South Bend, IN 46617

About Eric


Bio

I honestly believe that I can help anyone understand mathematics by demystifying it, leaving no questions unanswered and no concepts misunderstood from the most basic level of "what is a number?" Notice that I did not say that I can help you "get the right answer" which is a service offered by most tutors. Most of the people that I tutor remark "I actually understand what's going on now" or "I didn't realize it was so simple!"

What qualifies me to tutor mathematics, outside of my expert...

I honestly believe that I can help anyone understand mathematics by demystifying it, leaving no questions unanswered and no concepts misunderstood from the most basic level of "what is a number?" Notice that I did not say that I can help you "get the right answer" which is a service offered by most tutors. Most of the people that I tutor remark "I actually understand what's going on now" or "I didn't realize it was so simple!"

What qualifies me to tutor mathematics, outside of my expert knowledge of the field and its history, are my natural abilities to both communicate effectively with students of all ages and to share my passion for the ideas of mathematics (most people have never met somebody who likes math as much as I, or so they tell me). I was the president of the very active FIU Math Club and have attracted dozens of new students to change their major to math. I am currently a PH.D. student in mathematics at the University of Notre Dame.

So please, let me share with you the secret world of mathematics and open your eyes to the eternal truth and beauty of the patterns we discover!

Subjects available for Tutoring:
elementary school - high school:
All subjects.

College:
Lower Division Mathematics:
intermediate algebra, college algebra, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus 1, calculus 2, calculus 3, linear algebra, discrete math, finite math,

Upper Division Mathematics:
Introduction to proofs/mathematics, graph theory, abstract algebra, abstract algebra 2, real analysis, real analysis 2, complex analysis, axiomatic set theory, mathematical logic, college geometry, topology, algebraic geometry,

My work experience includes being a college algebra computer lab assistant from 2010-2012.
I've worked between 10-40 hours a week in this position over the two years helping freshmen college algebra students at FIU in a computer-integrated laboratory. This gave me experience tutoring several hundreds of students.

I was also a learning assistant from 2009-2013. I tutor students in intermediate algebra, calculus 1, calculus 2, linear algebra, introduction to advanced math.


Education

Florida International University
Mathematics
University of Notre Dame
Graduate Coursework

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of South Bend, IN 46617
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 9/13/2013

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Eric hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Math

Linear Algebra,

Linear Algebra

My understanding of linear algebra comes from taking the course at Florida International University as well as 6 other abstract algebra courses above linear algebra. I would say that I know this subject in and out. Things in Linear Algebra: Fields, Vector Spaces, Matrices, Determinants, Linear Transformations, Basis, Linear independence, direct sum, inner product, orthogonality, and much more.
Logic,

Logic

My understanding of Logic comes from taking Mathematical Logic at Florida International University. The course was very deep and theoretical, beginning with predicate calculus and ending with Godel's completeness and incompleteness theorems. I understand this subject very well.
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Summer

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus

Test Preparation

ACT Math

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Great experience

Eric is very passionate about math and has a lot experience teaching math.

Tara, 26 lessons with Eric

Math Tutor with Style

Very knowledgeable Math Tutor, you will even learn some history about Math while he teaches! The session flew by, and I learned quite a bit, would recommend to others.

Stephen, 2 lessons with Eric

$50/hour

Eric W.

$50/hour

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