...For example, I insist for using the calculator as little as possible, if an answer is given as 5/8, say, and a student worked with the calculator to find 0.625, then she is forced to check that 5/8 is indeed 0.625. This is even more important if radicals are involved.
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...All of them have learned from math teachers who were educated up to high school in Asia. This is not to compare which educational system is better (I think both have their advantages and disadvantages), but the goal here is to show you that there are some concrete tools unknown to most American students. These tools are quick and effective. (read more)
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...I have eight years of experience as a full time 8th grade Science teacher. I also have very strong math skills personally. I earned my B.S. in biochemistry and worked for four years in an environmental laboratory. (read more)
...In other words, one begins to finally understand, fundamentally, why the natural world is described mathematically, and not some other way. The techniques of both Calculus and Linear Algebra are brought to bear on problems of dynamics -- that is how things move and change with respect to one another. I matriculated into the Doctoral Program in Mathematics at University of Illinois. (read more)
...I'm Vincent, a recent graduate of Harvard University who moved to Los Angeles a few months ago. I've had lots of experience tutoring a wide variety of math subjects. I've done in-home tutoring in Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus. (read more)