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Arthur Z.

Forest Hills, NY

$50/hour

I have taught over twenty college math and computer courses.

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Queens College
Mathematics
University of Chicago
Master's
Indiana University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Queens College (Mathematics)

University of Chicago (Master's)

Indiana University (Graduate Coursework)

About Arthur

I graduated Queens College in 1952 with a BS in mathematics. Then I went to the University of Chicago and obtained a MS in mathematics in 1954. I also went to Indiana University for another two years (1954-1956) and took all the coursework for a Ph.D but did not write a thesis to finish. While at Indiana University, I was also a teaching assistant, teaching many math courses.

After leaving school, I went to work at the US Naval Research Laboratory and worked there until I got a pension. While there I taught math and computer science courses as an adjunct at George Washington University. Then I worked in Private Industry as a mathematician at ITT and BAE until 1993. After that I became a contract system/test/software engineer until about two years ago. I love tutoring because I enjoy helping people learn mathematics who thought they couldn't learn it; I do this by making the material interesting and easy to learn.

I know how difficult it can be to learn mathematics because I found it difficult.

Some teachers make mathematics unnecessarily difficult by not being patient enough and/or giving the impression that some questions should not be asked. I am patient and know how to get the student to ask the question he or she was afraid to ask.
I graduated Queens College in 1952 with a BS in mathematics. Then I went to the University of Chicago and obtained a MS in mathematics in 1954. I also went to Indiana University for another two years (1954-1956) and took all the coursework for a Ph.D but did not write a thesis to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Forest Hills, NY 11375
In-person lessons
Math:
Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Finite Math, Linear Algebra

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Queens College
Mathematics
University of Chicago
Master's
Indiana University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Queens College (Mathematics)

University of Chicago (Master's)

Indiana University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Arthur will travel within 20 miles of Forest Hills, NY 11375.