...Prepare for all of the possible scenarios during a speech.
4. I advise students to pause and smile when they feel like they are getting overwhelmed. This usually clears their nerves and they can continue with their speech.
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...I have a M.S. in physics from UC Davis. Such a degree requires extensive background in mathematics, including differential equations, linear algebra and advanced, mult-variate calculus. I completed my first course of Diff.Eq. as an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, and have since completed courses such as Advanced Calculus, and graduate level math courses. (read more)
...Algebra involves adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing numbers. What makes algebra intimidating to some people is the introduction of variables, or letters, used to represent numbers. For example, x + y = z could stand for 2 + 9 = 11. (read more)
After success in math contests in high school I went to the University of Rochester, taking primarily math coursework for two years before deciding academia was a bad fit. The biggest delight I take in mathematics is the feeling of triumph when realizing how to finish out a difficult solution - a f... (read more)
4 Subjects: includingPrecalculus,Calculus,SAT Math,ACT Math
...The feedback from many of my former students who have gone on to university is that they have been well prepared for the college level and are typically at the top of their math classes. Math can be a fun, useful subject when one has an attitude to learn, a willingness to work hard and study, an... (read more)