Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We reviewed for the student's quiz on rational and irrational zeros of functions. She understands the material and should be in good shape for her quiz. She should be sure to review the theorems (remainder theorem, rational zeroes theorem, and the definition for factors) in the section and make sure she understands what all the questions are asking. She should also be sure to watch her signs when doing long and synthetic division and dealing with the squares of imaginary numbers."
"We reviewed for the student's test on Wednesday and mostly went over trigonometry, we ended by reviewing reference angles. Trig was what she needed to review most, but she was pretty solid on it and remembered most of what we went over."
"We reviewed graphing cosine and sine curves given a few pieces of information. The student likes to work quickly using algorithms. I am working with her to draw the curves and think through the problem as a whole."
"We reviewed graphing polynomial functions. We practiced graphing transformations, multiplicity, turns, and zeros. The student did better."
"We reviewed how to determine the domain and range of root functions including square roots and odd roots. We went through working with rational functions to find discontinuities, horizontal or slant asymptotes, intercepts, and domain and range. We practiced factoring quadratics and the sum and difference of cubes in order to simplify rational functions. Lastly, we practiced using polynomial division to determine factors of polynomials and simplify rational functions. The student is going to keep reviewing the graphs of different types of functions, specifically rational powers of x. She is doing well determining vertical asymptotes and removable discontinuities for rational functions, and she is doing better finding horizontal and slant asymptotes."
"We reviewed logarithmic and natural log functions and expressions. The student was re-introduced to the concepts of inverses and the rules for expressing logarithmic functions (product rule, power rule, base change rules, etc.). He was able to pick up on the concepts taught as I encouraged him to tackle other questions similar to the ones we worked on."