Hello, I’m Sam and I've been a math tutor/teacher since 1998. I work with algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
When working with students, if there is an easier way, I will inform them. This is how I keep their attention, and gain their respect. Example: When working with geometry, and coming across a right triangle, the first thing I would do is to be sure it is labeled correctly. I will then give the students two major trigonometric formulas: a^2+b^2=c^2, and a/sin?=b/sin?=c/sin? (or...
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1st tutoring lesson
My son thought that Sam did a great job considering that this is probably not the tutoring position for him. He really liked even though he wasn't really able to help all that much, he gave it a great effort and my son did get something out of the lesson. He made my son feel at ease and that says a lot for a tutor. Thank you Sam.
Tom, 1 lesson with Sam
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