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Portland State University (Mech. Engineering)
Hi! I'm James, and I have a love for mathematics. For two years, I was a mathematics tutor at Clackamas Community College. During that time I tutored many different types of students, and helped them become confident in the skills they obtained in pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.
I believe that mathematics is a valuable and necessary skill that people are afraid of, neglect or find boring. I want to show people the math can be tangible, interesting, and even fun. My goal is to take the mystery out of math for you.
Currently, I am completing my Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Portland State University. My degree highlights the importance of mathematics in our lives. I want students to understand that math has valuable applications for us. Hi! I'm James, and I have a love for mathematics. For two years, I was a mathematics tutor at Clackamas Community College. During that time I tutored many different types of students, and helped them become confident in the skills they obtained in pre-… Read more
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I have been a mathematics tutor for over 2 years. During that time I helped people with Algebra 1 many times. As a Mechanical Engineering student I have used Algebra 1 almost everyday since it is such a foundation for all types of math, science and engineering fields. Algebra 1 is a exciting first step into the wondrous world of mathematics.
I tutored Algebra 2 for over two years at Clackamas Community College. Over that period of time I was asked to lead several different study groups focused on Algebra 2. As an engineering student, I understand the need of mathematics in our everyday lives. I can help people bridge the gap to understanding Algebra 2.
Elementary mathematics is incredibly important because it is the foundation that all the different types of math rest on. I have tutored mathematics for several years and as a teacher's assistant I had to explain this foundation many times. Because of this, Elementary mathematics is one of my strongest skills in the area of math.
Geometry is an important field of mathematics. I learned to not just do geometry but to love it when I was a tutor and teacher's assistant during my early college studies. I have tutored students in geometry for more then two years, which has not diminished my enjoyment in this aspect of mathematics in any regard.
I have been a mathematics tutor for over 2 years. During that time I helped people with prealgebra many times. As a Mechanical Engineering student I have used prealgebra almost everyday since it is such a foundation for all types of math, science and engineering fields. I was a teachers assistant at Clackamas Community College for prealgebra where I assisted in teaching and helping the students understand the techniques of mathematics.
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