...One of the graduate classes was Linear Algebra 535. The textbook used for that class is Matrix analysis and applied Linear Algebra by Carl Meyer. Also, I used methods from Linear algebra in some other of my advanced classes. (read more)
...The ACT test is one of the most consistent tests ever designed, and understanding how the test is constructed and how to "read between the lines" can be quite valuable, especially if your student is not a good test taker. I maintain an online library of materials that are available to my students at no charge. Students who are motivated to work on their own should not be penalized. (read more)
I believe that math is fun. One of the great difficulties many students face is the self fulfilling prophecy that I have always been poor at math and I will always be poor at math. The key to success is for the student to believe that they can become better at math. (read more)
...Prior to beginning Pre-Calculus, I review the student's understanding of geometry, advanced algebra, polynomials, coordinate geometry and graphical analysis and trigonometry. We then move to:
1. exponential and logarithmic functions including the natural logarithm.
2. trigonometric and hyperbol... (read more)