Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"3.1: Exponential and Logistic Functions -Exponential functions vs. power functions -Forming exp functions from word problems, identifying the "step factor" -Graphs of exp functions and their transformations -Logistic growth/decay functions 3.2: Exponential and Logistic Modeling -Exponential population model and its relationship to the interest rate model studied in previous years. -Expressing decays and growths in different exponential forms from the EPM to the logistic growth/decay function."
"Today we focused on tension in Physics for her upcoming test, and we went over vectors in Pre-Calculus. With the vectors, we focused on finding the angle in between the vectors."
"The student had taken a test right before Thanksgiving break, so we did a homework assignment and went over upcoming material. We covered graphing trig functions and reviewed the unit circle."
"The student needed help on graphing Sin() and Cos() functions. I showed her a method of steps that she can use to graph any sin() and cos() function. I used one of her homework problems to demonstrate the steps. She then repeated the example herself. Once she went through the steps on her own, she really got the hang of using the method. After 1 more example on her own I really didn't have to help her with the rest of the problems. She picked it up very quickly. She has a final coming up on 1/28. We will be studying for the final for the next 2 sessions. She will be getting all her old tests so we can go over them before the final. She will also ask her teacher how much the final will affect her grade and if she can use a notecard on the final. She has an 81% and we want to at least keep this score, but ideally move it to an A if possible."
"We went over more review problems using geometry and algebra. We did problems using scientific notation, percents, fractions, probability and dimensional analysis. We discussed ways to solve these problems quickly."
"We continued vectors and parametric equations. The student is getting a better understanding of what parametric equations and vectors are after practicing and visualizing the problems. We used parametric equations to model motion to find how long an object takes to reach a certain height or how far an object travels, etc. We began transformations with matrices in three dimensions and will continue tomorrow."