Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We went over chapter 4 which is about discrete random variables. I showed her how to find the expected value and the mean of a discrete probability table using her calculator. We also went over the binomial theorem. For this session, she was very knowledgeable on her use of the calculator and the concepts. Overall, the session was great."
"Today we worked on the student's recent assignment. The assignment was to created a questioner and to label the types of questions used. To start, he and I went over the different types of questioners/surveys, paying special attention to convenience survey since this was the type we were using. After going over this, we talked about the difference between Qualitative and Quantitative. We then broke it down farther and talked about Nominal, Ordinal, Ratio, and Interval."
"Specifically, we covered: (1) calculating the mean of a distribution from its frequency distribution, (2) calculating probabilities based on the Binomial Theorem, (3) calculations based on Chebyshev's Theorem. The student is progressing very well."
"The student was starting a new chapter in class this past week and we went over one entire section on Confidence Intervals for Proportions. We went over a couple of each type of problem in that section. With our remaining time we moved ahead to the next section he will learn this week and I showed him a couple of the main types of problems among Confidence Intervals for Means."
"Today the student and I met so that I could help her with some of her statistics assignments. She needed to solve problems using normal distributions and descriptive statistics. I helped her figure out which techniques to use when. She is able to learn new techniques and processes easily. I am continuing to help her see the patterns so that she can decide what to do next. I explained what sampling distributions were, and she's starting to grasp what distributions mean to hypothesis testing. She was able to work through a good deal of her work. We planned to meet again so that I could help her with t-test problems."
"The student and I continued discussing lines, equations of lines, slopes of lines, and the slope/intercept form of an equation. We finished homework covering these topics as well as looked ahead at parallel slopes."
"The student and I covered integration, with special emphasis on substitution, absolute value functions and even/odd functions. I did a brief introduction into each topic, while pointing out key ideas to look out for and tips to simplify the problems."
"We reviewed the student's homework on different types of angle relationships. We also began reviewing concepts (multi-step equations, pie graphs, fractions, number relations, integers) for her midterm exam coming up in two weeks."
"We went through her homework on solving equations involving radicals. She did very well, remembering to F.O.I.L. and to check her answers."
"Today we went over more optimization problems. She didn't seem to be having trouble with any of it. A couple of the problems we did were pretty challenging, but she understood them well. She has several more problems for extra practice."
"The student has a test over simplifying radical and complex expressions. We went through several practice problems. By the end of the session we had talked about various factoring methods of solving quadratics and higher order polynomials as well."
"Today's session was spent reviewing some more one and two digit addition problems. The student also told me that they were working on decimal numbers/addition, so we did quite a few practice problems for that as well."