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Brent P.

Binghamton, NY

$30/hour

Experienced Math Tutor

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Binghamton University
Math and Economics

Education

Binghamton University (Math and Economics)

About Brent

I am a recent graduate of Binghamton University with BS degrees in Mathematical Sciences and Economic Analysis. I now work as an Actuary at Security Mutual. An actuary is basically an applied mathematician, who works primarily with probability and stochastic modeling.

In my time in college, I tutored through the University Discovery Program, and taught various courses in Math, Physics and Economics. In my last two years tutoring, I became the predominant tutor for all intro level courses and Calculus 1. I also have experience tutoring at a High School level, and for standardized tests.

I think the biggest reward to tutoring is in helping a student learn to think analytically, and to try to solve problems that they do not immediately know how to solve using critical thinking. I value this far more than teaching formulas etc.

Please feel free to message me if you have any questions or want to talk. I am looking forward to meeting new people and helping in the pursuit of knowledge!
I am a recent graduate of Binghamton University with BS degrees in Mathematical Sciences and Economic Analysis. I now work as an Actuary at Security Mutual. An actuary is basically an applied mathematician, who works primarily with probability and stochastic modeling.

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Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Binghamton, NY 13905
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Actuarial Science,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Discrete Math,
Elementary Math, Geometry, Logic,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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Actuarial Science

I majored in Actuarial Science in University, and have passed 3 actuarial exams to date.

Differential Equations

I took this class in college, both ordinary and partial differential equations. I also tutored ordinary differential equations through my university for 2 years.

Discrete Math

I took discrete math in college and tutored it for 1 semester.

Logic

I have taken multiple logic classes in university. I tutored for elementary logic for 1 semester, and for Intro to Proof Writing for 3 semesters, which was a very logic intensive course. I especially like logic because to me it is what separates higher math from computational formula based math.

Binghamton University
Math and Economics

Education

Binghamton University (Math and Economics)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Brent will travel within 20 miles of Binghamton, NY 13905.