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Charlie M. ...I truly enjoy helping students to master the Reading portion of the ACT test. These passages often seem very different, even obscure, to students - based upon what they are used to reading in high school. I help students to break the passages down into understandable parts, and how to approach the often subtle, and nuanced questions - where often two answers can both seem completely correct!
20 Subjects: including geometry, reading, English, writing
$75.00/hr
Evanston, IL
Jordan V. ...Consider the operation d/dx( f(x) ). It is difficult to know what these symbols are implying unless you might see that d/dx( x^2) = 2x, d/dx( x^3) = 3x^2, d/dx( x^4) = 4x^3, d/dx( x^5) = 5x^4. Eventually you might catch that the power of x in the parentheses drops down and becomes a coefficient in each equation. This is just one pattern you are guaranteed to learn with plenty of repetition.
7 Subjects: including geometry, calculus, physics, algebra 1
$55.00/hr
Chicago, IL
Margaret B. ...In prealgebra we were introduced to the vocabulary and grammar of the algebraic language (e.g. we say "3x" and not "x3") so that we can use it as an efficient shorthand in recording our thoughts. As we get into algebra, we start comparing the different ways of finding answers, looking for the mo...
14 Subjects: including geometry, ASVAB, GRE, prealgebra
$90.00/hr
Elgin, IL
Jung Soo L. ...I believe solving more problems allows students to learn how to approach different questions. My main goal in teaching is to strengthen basic knowledge of each concepts and strengthen it by adding more laws and formula to their knowledge. I wish I can be helpful to the students to have a liking towards mathematics.
6 Subjects: including geometry, algebra 1, algebra 2, precalculus
$30.00/hr
Lincolnshire, IL
Peter D. I am Illinois certified middle school math teacher at Morgan Park Academy, a private school on the south side of Chicago. I love teaching young people not only the step by step processes of solving math problems, but also the concepts behind these processes. I'm passionate about what I do and live for those a-ha moments with my students.
5 Subjects: including geometry, algebra 1, SAT math, elementary math
$50.00/hr
Chicago, IL

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