...In addition to my engineering degree, I also come from 2 previous generations of world class science/math academics from both sides of my family (My dad was a MIT professor).
Also having been a professional actor during this entire time, being an educator in math/science has turned out to be a ... (read more)
...Where Linear Algebra enables one to start seeing the deep connections that exist among mathematical structures themselves, Differential Equations enables one to start seeing the deep connection between mathematics and the operation of the real world. In other words, one begins to finally underst... (read more)
...Excellent references available upon request. Hope to hear from you soon!-VincentI majored in mathematics at Pomona College and received my BA in math. As part of my major, I studied discrete math. (read more)
...I am especially fond of Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus (which is basically a review of all math learned to that point, plus a little Calculus thrown in), although I am most experienced with Pre-Algebra and Algebra. And of course there is Geometry, Finite Math, Calculus (I only tutor Calculus 1, ... (read more)
...For me, the biggest payoff of tutoring is the moment when the student 'gets it,' when the metaphorical light bulb turns on and what had once been impenetrable becomes straightforward. As for my specific qualifications and thoughts on tutoring math - my SAT Math score was 798. My GRE quantitative score was 770 (old scale, obviously). I received a 5 on the AP Calculus BC test, way back when. (read more)