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I am a retired engineer with a degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Maryland with a strong education in mathematics including calculus, Read more

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Phil has been working with my daughter for a few weeks now, and she absolutely loves him. He has a very mild demeanor and is very patient with my daughter, who can at times be hyper and talkative when she is supposed to be working. Phil has a wonderful way of channeling her energy into the work and finding new ways to get her involved in the assignment. He makes up fun games that keep her engaged and make the work fun. I would recommend Phil to anyone who would like an extremely intelligent and efficient tutor. My daughter's work has improved and she looks forward to her tutor sessions and learning more in class. She is progressing at a wonderful rate thanks to Phil's help.

Mr. Phil is great with my daughter even when she can be a little unfocused at times.

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I have a degree in Physics from the University of Maryland with a strong background in mathematics, including calculus, analytic geometry, differential equations, linear algebra, boolean algebra, complex variables, and vector functions. I have also taken graduate-level math coursework at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. I have worked for over 40 years as an engineer applying math to the solution of real-world problems.

Algebra is the abstraction of basic arithmetic, using letters to stand in for specific known or unknown numbers. The abstract notation of algebra often gives new students difficulty, but the concept, when properly explained, is not difficult. A good working knowledge of algebra is essential to fields like science, engineering, math, economics, and finance. It is also useful in real life, from figuring out how to expand a recipe, to computing your batting average, to determining how many gallons you'll need to paint a room.

I truly enjoy working with young people, and have been a baseball and softball hitting instructor for many years. My experience has taught me to work at each studentâ€™s level until the subject matter is understood and the student becomes proficient at the skills he or she is trying to master. Please check out some of the Algebra Help Study Guides that I've posted to the WyzAnt website under the Resources-Files tab.

I have a degree in physics from the University of Maryland with a strong background in mathematics, including calculus, analytic geometry, differential equations, linear algebra, boolean algebra, complex variables, and vector functions. I have also taken graduate-level math coursework at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. I have worked for over 40 years as an engineer applying higher-level mathematics to the solution of real-world problems.

Algebra 2 is the springboard for the more advanced mathematics that a student will encounter in college. Having a firm grasp of polynomial operations, graphs, complex numbers, systems of equations and inequalities, logs and exponents, conic sections, and complex numbers is essential for succeeding at linear algebra, calculus, and advanced statistics. It is also essential to fields like science, engineering, math, economics, and finance.

As an engineer, I was often called on to explain complex technical topics to non-experts. I learned to minimize the jargon and get to the underlying idea so everyone on a project could understand the technical approach. I bring that skill to my tutoring and can help make difficult topics accessible to the student. If algebra 2 is a struggle, I can help.

I invite you to check out some of the Algebra Help Study Guides that I've posted to the WyzAnt website under the Resources:Files tab. I also contribute to the Resources:Answers section, providing on-line homework help to students.

I have been coaching baseball and providing private baseball and softball hitting instruction in Olney, MD, since 2002. I have developed a unique approach to teaching the art of hitting based on key phases and positions of the swing. This approach simplifies learning the swing and makes it easier for the hitter to self-correct swing flaws that may pop up after the lessons have been completed.

I have a degree in Physics from the University of Maryland with a strong background in mathematics, including calculus, analytic geometry, differential equations, linear algebra, boolean algebra, complex variables, and vector functions. I have also taken graduate-level math coursework at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. I have worked for over 40 years as an engineer applying math to the solution of real-world problems.

Having command of basic elementary mathematics - addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, exponents, roots, etc. - is essential to mastering the higher-level math disciplines that a student will encounter in high school and college. But 40 years as a working engineer has also taught me that math is a useful tool for solving real world problems, no matter what profession a student chooses in life.

I truly enjoy working with young people, and have been a baseball and softball hitting instructor for many years. My experience has taught me to work at each studentâ€™s level until the subject matter is understood and the student becomes proficient at the skills he or she is trying to master. Please check out some of the Math Help Study Guides that I've posted to the WyzAnt website under the Resources-Files tab.

Having a good understanding of basic elementary and middle school mathematics is essential to mastering the higher-level math disciplines that a student will encounter in high school and college, and is a useful tool no matter what profession a student chooses in life. Please check out some of the Algebra Help Study Guides that I have posted on the WyzAnt website under the Resources - Files tab.

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