Alvin W.


Alvin W.

Tutor

Northbrook, IL 60062

Will travel 9 miles

$45 per hour.

4.92 13 ratings

Tutor of High School and College General Chemistry and Math

I taught general chemistry full time at a community college in Illinois for 32 years, and part time for 3 years. For the last 5 years I have tutored mainly college chemistry (not organic chemistry) and math (not statistics). I have also done some tutoring chemistry and math for high school students. My degrees include a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and a PhD in chemistry. I will be in the Boca Raton area until very late March 2015 and can do tutoring of high school or col... [more]


Algebra 1

Much of the math used in the teaching of chemistry was algebra 1. Since retiring from teaching, I have tutored algebra 1 & 2, trig, calculus, and chemistry.


Algebra 2

I have tutored algebra 2.


Calculus

In chemistry, I have a PhD and had taught chem. for over 32 years. The subjects I have tutored most to H.S. and college students include algebra 1 and 2, calculus, and chemistry. In addition I have tutored precalculus and calculus to students in community college. I have taken math classes up to advanced calculus but have not tutored advanced calculus.


Chemistry

I have a PhD in Chemistry and have taught basic and general chemistry for over 32 years in community. One semester I taught organic chemistry.


Geometry

I have passed the Wyzant test in geometry and have tutored the subject on numerous occasions.


Prealgebra

I tutored prealgebra at a middle school for a few months.


Precalculus

I have tutored pre-calculus and calculus on numerous occasions at a community college.


Trigonometry

I passed the Wyzant tests in algebra and trigonometry and have tutored the subjects on numerous occasions.


SAT Math

When I took the SAT math test years ago, I scored in the 99 percentile. I have tutored students in both ACT and SAT math and have enjoyed helping them build their ability and confidence. I have passed the SAT and ACT Wyzant math tests.


GRE


Probability


ACT Math

I have passed the ACT math test and have tutored ACT math.


Elementary Math

I have tutored elementary math and have passed the Wyzant test in elem. math.


Finite Math

I had tutored finite math on several occasions at a community college. In addition I had read up on the subject. It is an interesting subject and I enjoy tutoring finite math.