Sophie S. GCSE Biology tutor, GCSE Chemistry tutor, GCSE Physics tuto...

Sophie S.

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Biochemistry (MBiochem) (Masters) - St Andrews University

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About me

Hello, I’m Sophie and I’m in my third year at the University of St Andrews, studying biochemistry. I have previous experience at tutoring as I tutored a family friend in all three sciences for her GCSEs. I have also done maths tutoring for children from 8 to 17 years old at Kumon. I am friendly, patient and dedicated person who loves the sciences amd maths and is very happy to help others.

Hello, I’m Sophie and I’m in my third year at the University of St Andrews, studying biochemistry. I have previous experience at tutoring as I tutored a family friend in all three sciences for her GCSEs. I have also done maths tutoring for children from 8 to 17 years old at Kumon. I am friendly, patient and dedicated person who loves the sciences amd maths and is very happy to help others.

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About my sessions

The sessions will be tailored to what you wish to learn. I aim to improve confidence in the subject and help develop a better understanding. In the session we will work at your own pace, ensuring nothing is missed out and a complete understanding is achieved. I look forward to hearing from you, please don’t hesitate to ask any questions.  

The sessions will be tailored to what you wish to learn. I aim to improve confidence in the subject and help develop a better understanding. In the session we will work at your own pace, ensuring nothing is missed out and a complete understanding is achieved. I look forward to hearing from you, please don’t hesitate to ask any questions.  

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4.9from 14 customer reviews
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Jo (Parent from Solihull)

February 8 2018

Jake really enjoyed his maths lesson, a first ! See you next week.

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Erika (Parent from Stockport)

January 17 2017

Very good first session, so far. Very helpful!

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Chineze & Isioma (Student)

October 16 2016

Very good explanations of topic, easy to comprehend even for a student who with no knowledge of the said topic.

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Lesley (Parent from Largs)

May 8 2016

Very knowledgable/ Helpful

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
MathsA-level (A2)A
BiologyA-level (A2)A
ChemistryA-level (A2)A
PhysicsA-level (A2)A

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrices
BiologyGCSE£22 /hr
ChemistryGCSE£22 /hr
MathsGCSE£22 /hr
PhysicsGCSE£22 /hr
ScienceGCSE£22 /hr

Questions Sophie has answered

Describe the reflex arc.

A stimulus (for example a pin) stimulates the receptor which causes a nerve impulse in the sensory neuron. The impulse travels to a synapse in the spinal cord, where chemicals diffuse across the gap in the synapse and stimulate an impulse in the relay neurone. This travels to another synapse and an impulse in the motor neurone, which travels to the effector, causing a response (for example moving hand)

A stimulus (for example a pin) stimulates the receptor which causes a nerve impulse in the sensory neuron. The impulse travels to a synapse in the spinal cord, where chemicals diffuse across the gap in the synapse and stimulate an impulse in the relay neurone. This travels to another synapse and an impulse in the motor neurone, which travels to the effector, causing a response (for example moving hand)

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2 years ago

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Solve the quadratic equation x^2 + 3x + 2 = 0, by factorisation.

We need two numbers, a and b, such that a*b = 2 and a+b=3

Looking at the equation it can be seen that 2 and 1 fulfill these conditions.

Therefore x2 +3x +2=0
              = (x+2)(x+1)=0

This means we need either x+2 or x+1 to equal 0
x+2=0 so x= -2
or x+1=0 so x= -1

Therefore x= (-1 , -2)

We need two numbers, a and b, such that a*b = 2 and a+b=3

Looking at the equation it can be seen that 2 and 1 fulfill these conditions.

Therefore x2 +3x +2=0
              = (x+2)(x+1)=0

This means we need either x+2 or x+1 to equal 0
x+2=0 so x= -2
or x+1=0 so x= -1

Therefore x= (-1 , -2)

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2 years ago

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Solve the simultaneous equations 2x + 3y = 4, 3x + 6y = 3

Label the equations
(1): 2x + 3y = 4
(2): 3x + 6y = 3

We need the same number of x's or y's in the equations, so multiply (1) by 3 and (2) by 2
giving (3): 6x + 9y = 12
(4): 6x + 12y = 6

Subtract (3) from (4)
6x + 12y - 6x - 9y = 6 - 12
so 3y= -6
so y= -2

Substitute the y value into (1) to find x
2x + (3*-2) = 4
        2x - 6 = 4
             2x = 10
               x = 5

Check by substituting into (2)
(3*5) + (6*-2) = 15 - 12 = 3 the solutions work

So x = 5 and y = -2

Label the equations
(1): 2x + 3y = 4
(2): 3x + 6y = 3

We need the same number of x's or y's in the equations, so multiply (1) by 3 and (2) by 2
giving (3): 6x + 9y = 12
(4): 6x + 12y = 6

Subtract (3) from (4)
6x + 12y - 6x - 9y = 6 - 12
so 3y= -6
so y= -2

Substitute the y value into (1) to find x
2x + (3*-2) = 4
        2x - 6 = 4
             2x = 10
               x = 5

Check by substituting into (2)
(3*5) + (6*-2) = 15 - 12 = 3 the solutions work

So x = 5 and y = -2

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2 years ago

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