...Algebra provides a solid foundation for important aspects of business and life for years to come, and it prepares a person well for more advanced mathematics courses (which I teach too).
I also help with communication skills and standardized test preparation. Writing concisely and effectively i... (read more)
...An understanding of why the concept works 2. Using methods of double checking answers whenever possible. I have 25 plus years of experience using Excel on the job for analysis, reporting, and problem solving. (read more)
...I've worked on Linux, Unix, and Unix-like platforms almost exclusively for the past 24 years. These include many, many distributions of Linux, SunOS 4, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and OSX. For many years, my job title was "Senior Unix Systems Engineer." I'm not afraid to dig into the Linux kernel source when necessary. (read more)
...My passion is instilling that passion for math in others. I’ve tutored all through college in algebra, differential equations and statistics. For the past several years, I have been teaching various college level math classes including medical dosing class for health professionals. (read more)
...As for in between, I learned much by reading in my leisure time. I studied basic Geometry in 8th grade, the same year I qualified for the state-level Mathcounts competition (the Math equivalent of the Spelling Bee). I finished the book weeks ahead of my peers. In college, I took a class in college Geometry, which started with Euclid's five postulates and ended in non-Euclidean space. (read more)