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David M.

Katy, TX

$50/hour

Math tutor for high school and university subjects

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
5.0 average from 33 ratings
Knowledgeable and extremely helpful.
— Mark, Katy, TX on 3/4/17

$50/Hour


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College of Arts and Science University of Oklahoma
Mathematics
The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Master's

Education

College of Arts and Science University of Oklahoma (Mathematics)

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (Master's)

About David

I enjoy helping people appreciate and succeed at math. It's always interesting to figure out what's causing a student difficulty, and how to help them find the best strategy to understand math. I can work with you to design lessons that will guide you to mastery in the courses you're struggling with. You can sharpen your problem solving skills and build confidence in class. Most importantly, you can learn about the strengths you didn't realize you had and improve your ability to make and accomplish goals and learn difficult subjects independently.

As a grad student, I taught algebra, pre-calculus, and the full calculus sequence at the university level, and spent many hours one-on-one with students in office hours and in private tutoring. I've also tutored students in linear algebra, discrete mathematics, and other advanced courses (my personal favorite is group theory). I've had the opportunity to work with undergraduate students, high school students, and students not in formal education programs, to help them learn and achieve their goals in mathematics. I would love to help you do the same.

My cancellation policy: please let me know 6 hours in advance if you need to cancel a scheduled lesson. If you cancel a lesson within 6 hours of the meeting time (or don't show up to the lesson) I may charge half of my hourly rate.
I enjoy helping people appreciate and succeed at math. It's always interesting to figure out what's causing a student difficulty, and how to help them find the best strategy to understand math. I can work with you to design lessons that will guide you to mastery in the courses you're struggling with. You can sharpen your problem solving skills and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Katy, TX 77493
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable and extremely helpful."

- Mark, Katy, TX on 3/4/17

"Great job"

- Deneile, Hockley, TX on 11/16/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math,
Finite Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Logic, Precalculus, Probability

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Discrete Math

My degrees (B.S. Mathematics, M.S. Mathematics) included courses in discrete mathematics (including topics such as basic probability, counting problems, abstract logic, sets, and functions, permutations, and induction), as well as courses built on this material (such as abstract algebra). I have tutored in this subject, and also assisted in a discrete mathematics course at UNC. My Master's thesis concerns a class of labelled, directed graphs (called Cayley graphs), a topic which may appear in a discrete mathematics/combinatorics style course.

Linear Algebra

As a Bachelor's and Master's student in Mathematics, I took several courses in linear algebra including courses in advanced/abstract linear algebra (i.e. fields and vector spaces). I've also assisted a course in linear algebra at UNC, and tutored students in the subject as well.

College of Arts and Science University of Oklahoma
Mathematics
The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Master's

Education

College of Arts and Science University of Oklahoma (Mathematics)

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (Master's)

Knowledgeable and extremely helpful.

David helped my daughter to begin to catch up with her understanding of Algebra 2 and worked with her on those areas where she is having difficulty understanding the material. Look forward to continued sessions with David.

— Mark, Katy, TX on 3/4/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 15 miles of Katy, TX 77493.