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Calvin B.

Springfield, MA

$45/hour

Spearhead Mathematics

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 10/15/14
4.8 average from 11 ratings

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University of The West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Mathematics and C.S.

Education

University of The West Indies, Mona, Jamaica (Mathematics and C.S.)

About Calvin

I am presently an actuary at one of the leading insurance companies in the US with a focus on system development in the Life and Annuity area. Historically, I have had the occasion to tutor individuals to successful results in their respective examinations. I am not a fan of the overnight approach as there are no shortcuts to true success.

Mathematics is essentially thinking and a proper foundation remains key. One of my objectives with a student is the identification and correction of fundamental misunderstanding.

Finally, my expectation is that at the end of the day students will be able to adequately express (in writing or orally) mathematical concepts.
I am presently an actuary at one of the leading insurance companies in the US with a focus on system development in the Life and Annuity area. Historically, I have had the occasion to tutor individuals to successful results in their respective examinations. I am not a fan of the overnight approach as there are no shortcuts to true success. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required

I am willing to negotiate on rates based on groups and or duration of sessions.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Springfield, MA 01111
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics,
Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Computer:
Microsoft Excel
Business:
Microsoft Excel

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Calculus

Definition of Limit
Differentiation (Power/Product/Quotient Rules)
Integration (Including By Parts)
Mean Value Theorem
Intermediate Value Theorem
Squeeze Theorem
Please feel free to inquire about other topics in Calculus.

Statistics

Basic Measures (Mean, Mode, Median, Quartiles, Variance, StanDev)
Discrete and Continuous Distributions:
(Binomial, Poisson, Geometric, Normal, etc)
Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Intervals
Regression Analysis
Etc.

University of The West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Mathematics and C.S.

Education

University of The West Indies, Mona, Jamaica (Mathematics and C.S.)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

I am willing to negotiate on rates based on groups and or duration of sessions.

Travel policy

Calvin will travel within 15 miles of Springfield, MA 01111.