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David Roth - homework help tutor
David Roth, Tutor in Tulsa, OK for the subjects of math, chemistry, and physics.

Degree: MS in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma.

Experience: As a graduate student I was head teaching assistant in charge of chemistry labs, grading exams, keeping records of grades, laboratory safety inspections, etc.

I have taught at various community colleges, however those jobs are very low-paying so I decided to start my own tutoring business and that is what I do full-time now. I have been doing this full time since 2004.

My first tutoring experience was as a self-employed tutor in 1992, and I have ether been teaching or tutoring for most of the time since then.

Personl: I'm 44 years old, married, we have two beautiful (and very energetic!) baby girls, Mia and Clarice. And they are so amazing that I think I want to have about 1000 more. So 2 down, 998 to go. ;-)

I like to study math in my free time and I wish I had more free time to do so, but tutoring is what I mostly focus on. I also have another website that helps people find tutors or tutors to find customers. It's free of charge. If you want to check it out: www.tutor-pages.com.

Tutoring locations: I normally tutor students either at their school, a library, or coffeeshop. If the parents will be home, I do not mind tutoring at your house. However, if you are located far from my usual location, I will have to charge a little extra for travel time.

Teaching methods: I prefer to tutor people one-on-one rather than via the internet, but I try not to limit myself, so I'm branching out to the e-world. Online tutoring is a bit slow and inefficient for actual real-time tutoring (via chatroom)--typing math equations and symbols if very difficult!--but if all that is required is a little homework help, then email works great.

For true learning, I encourage students to do as much of the homework themselves as they possibly can and I try to provide homework help to smooth over the rough areas -- more like a coach than a tutor. If the student simply watches me solve problem after problem... the student is not really learning that way. The student needs to learn to solve the problems on their own. I love nothing more than to have a student say "Y'know... I think I can do this on my own now. I don't think I'll need your help." This often means I lose a customer, but I can add one more success to my list.

Advice to students: For studying math, chemistry, and physics, it is VITAL that you solve as many homework problems from the back of the chapter as you possibly can. Or at least as many homework problems as you have time for. Math and science is much like driving, you can read about it or watch other people do it, but you won't really learn how until you "get behind the wheel" and solve the homework problems on your own. All I can do is smooth over the rough areas and perhaps show you some strategies and short-cuts that will make things easier for you. The true learning is up to you, the student. I cannot pour knowledge directly from my head into yours. If only life were that simple... but it isn't. Learning requires work. A tutor is just a tool that can help make learning a little faster.

A bit more about studying: Active learning is what I practice and preach. That means not just reading, but also taking notes as you read, answering questions throughout the chapter, and becoming actively involved in what you're studying. If you passively try to absorb the material, like reading a novel, you will not really get a good understanding of the material. I do my best to impart this philosophy to students.

IMPORTANT!!!
And Still More About Studying! Math is 90% practice and 10% theory! If you work lots of homework problems and become good at them and do them quickly and correctly, you will almost certainly do good on the exams!

Tutoring Testimonials

David,

You are awesome!

After seeing your explanations and calculations (physics I) to those specific homework questions are well above and beyond what was covered in class. I'm not sure how the instructor expected us to answer them, so I'll be sure to tailor my responses accordinlgy (and will keep your detailed explanations in my hip pocket for future reference).

I can hardly thank you enough for your prompt reply and efforts in getting this to me so quickly. These type of "emergency" homework assignments are rare...

I anticipate plenty more work to be sent your way, and glad to have such an expert such as yourself standing by to assist in getting me through my class difficulties (and difficulties are putting it mildly...Haha!)...

Thanks again and have a great day!
Chuck



Thanks a lot David, I was able to understand atoms much better and I did my project easily. When I get my grade, I will send you another e-mail telling you what it was!!
Thanks,
Samantha

(and a later email)
Hello David, im sorry I haven't e-mailed you...i just wanted to let you know i got 4 A's on my Atom's project! THANKS A LOT!!
David, you made this (calculus--series and sequences) really clear for me. I could follow the solutions you gave me really easy. I know it was a lot of work. Thanks!
Dan
Hi David,
Got the solutions. It helped greatly. I asked my prof about the plane being off course and he said to ignore that. I"m glad you showed me both ways. Thank's. Curious as to where are you located at? Thank's for the prompt service and I'll be using you for homework help throughout the semester.

Regard's
Dan
Hi David

Thanks for your detailed explanations (chemistry lab homework). Now I can understand much better.
Best regards,
Kyoung
Wow! That was fast and very detailed work (Physics I)! Thanks a million, and I hope you are available for future help with homework!
Allison
I have dozens more tutoring testimonials I could add to this list, but I'm not going to keep this updated any more. I think you get the idea. Most every student likes the way I provide homework help. I can't say that I have a 100% sucess rate; probably more like 98% or higher! In fact, I don't remember the last time I had an unhappy customer.

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Chemistry Tutoring:

I offer all types of chemistry homework help through my tutoring service: Stoichiometry homework help, balancing reactions homework help, molecular weights homework helpÖ Just send the problems and Iíll send the answers. I also help with learning how to convert moles to mass and convert mass to moles (convert moles to grams and convert grams to moles). Conversion factors are the key to chemistry.

Iíve been a chemistry tutor / teacher for over 12 years and I can provide you with the chemistry help that you require as well as "cheat sheets" for studying and help with online classes. I've helped hundreds of chemistry students with my online chemistry tutoring service.

Chemistry Topics that I can help with:
Unit conversion Significant Figures Density Atoms & Molecules Chemical Formulas
Ionic Compounds Molecular Compounds Balancing Chemical Reaction Stoichiometry Mass to Mole Conversion
Mole to Mass Conversion Hess' Law & Thermochemistry Enthalpy Calculations Specific Heat & Calorimetry Limiting Reactants
Limiting Reagents Theoretical Yield Percent Yield Ideal Gas Law Combined Gas Law
Charles' Law Boyle's Law Avogadro's Law Gay-Lussac's Law Van DerWaals Equation
Chemical Kinetics Rate Laws Reaction Rates Rate Constants Experimental Rate Order
Arrhenius Equation Catalized Reactions Chemical Equilibrium Equilibrium Constant ICE Tables
Acid Base Equilibrium Buffers Solubility Product Constant Gibbs Free Energy Entropy & Enthalpy
Spontaneous Reactions Cell Potential Half-cell Reactions Nernst Equations Electronegativity
Nuclear Chemistry Half-life Radioactive Decay Crystal Field Theory Organic Chemistry

I and my online tutoring service provides Chemistry Homework Help. Iím also math tutor and physics tutors. If you need a chemistry homework cheat, then email chemistry questions to me: admin@tutor-homework.com. If you need to ask an expert a chemistry question, send your chemistry questions to me and Iíll solve the chemistry problem for you and the solution will be shown, not just the answers.

Homework Help in Chemistry with topics such as stoichiometry, Hess' Law, Thermodynamics, Thermochemistry, reactions, atoms, molecules, atomic weight, molecular weight, etc. As a chemistry teacher I can teach you about nuclear chemistry, coordination chemistry, ligand field splitting, basic organic chemistry, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base equilibria, Ksp, equilibrium expression, pH, pOH, and various other topics.

For chemical kinetics homework help, I can tutor and solve problems with rate laws, determining rate laws, reaction mechanisms, rate constants, frequency factors, activation energy, 1st order reactions, 2nd order reactions, catalysts, and catalyzed reactions, and activation energy.

This is the only service youíll ever need for Email Homework Help and Chemistry TutoringÖ so easy itís like a chemistry cheat sheet in your email.


Math Tutoring:

I can provide help in all basic math, algebra, trig Ė trigonometry, and calculus problems, as well as basic statistics.

Basic Math Tutoring: I can provide homework help & tutoring in fractions, least common denominators, adding and subtracting negative numbers, long division, long multiplication, decimals, etc.

Algebra Homework Help & Tutoring: In algebra I and my tutoring service offer help in linear equations, solving systems of equations, the quadratic formula, polynomials, functions, rational functions, y = f(x), y = mx + b, parabolas, ellipses, hyperbolas, conic sections, circles, matrices, Descartes rule of signs, possible rational roots, etc. I can help with any online algebra classes that you're taking.

Trigonometry Tutoring and Trigonometry Homework Help:
Key to understanding trigonometry is an in depth knowledge of the six trigonometric functions: sine, cosine, tangent, cosecant, secant, cotangent (a.k.a. sin, cos, tan, csc, sec, tan) and the special angle exact values on the unit circle. There are also many graphs and drig identities that you will need to know. If you need a trigonometry homework cheat sheet or tutoring help, just email me: admin@tutor-homework.com. And I can help you to understand the many trigonometric identities as well as special angle exact values and graphs of trig functions and the Law of Cosines, and the Law of Sines.

Calculus Tutoring and Calculus Homework Help:
I and my tutoring service can show you how to solve problems with limits, derivatives, implicit differentiation, related rates, antiderivatives, integrals, integration by parts, integration by trigonometric substitution, integration with partial fractions, vector calculus, LíHospitalís Rule, u-substitution, difference quotient, area under a curve, etc.



Physics Tutoring:

I and my tutoring service can provide homework help in Equations of Motion (kinematics), Newtonís 1st Law, Newtonís 2nd Law, F = ma, torque, rotational motion, acceleration, angular acceleration, work, W = Fd*cos(θ), Power, P = W/t, Thermodynamics, relativity, Newtonian motion, vector addition (both graphically and analytically), cross product, dot product, balancing forces, equilibrium, balancing torques. Physics tutoring is something Iíve been doing for years and I can help with online physics classes. So easy itís almost a physics cheat.

I also provide Homework Help with Physics II (Physics 2) Ė help with Electric Fields, electric potential, electric forces, electric flux, circuits, and magnetism.

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