Harry C. GCSE Further Mathematics  tutor, A Level Further Mathematics...

Harry C.

Currently unavailable: for new students

Degree: Engineering (Masters) - Durham University

Contact Harry
Send a message

All contact details will be kept confidential.

To give you a few options, we can ask three similar tutors to get in touch. More info.

Contact Harry

About me

I am a student at Durham University doing a master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering. I’m in my final year and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time here. I really enjoy maths and physics and I’m hopefully quite good at both by now.

I’ve taught people aged 12-17 before so I’ve had experience dealing with people of different ages. I’m approachable and easy going, so don’t be afraid to ask questions or contact me at any point.

Tutoring:

What I teach in each session is up to you and I can go into as much or little detail as you like in each subject. The more information you give me beforehand the better I can prepare and tailor your experience.

When teaching I’ll be talking you through the problem at hand and noting down any necessary or helpful diagrams and analogies. If you are unsure of any step I will take the time to reinforce your knowledge of that particular area.

If you have any questions drop me a message through MyTutor and if you think I’d make a good tutor for you, please arrange a ‘Meet the tutor session’ with me.

Thanks,

Harry

Subjects offered

SubjectLevelMy prices
Further Mathematics A Level £20 /hr
Maths A Level £20 /hr
Physics A Level £20 /hr
Further Mathematics GCSE £18 /hr
Maths GCSE £18 /hr
Physics GCSE £18 /hr

Qualifications

QualificationLevelGrade
ChemistryA-LevelA
PhysicsA-LevelA*
MathsA-LevelA*
Further MathsA-LevelA
Disclosure and Barring Service

CRB/DBS Standard

No

CRB/DBS Enhanced

No

Currently unavailable: for new students

General Availability

Weeks availability
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
Weeks availability
Before 12pm12pm - 5pmAfter 5pm
MONDAYMONDAY
TUESDAYTUESDAY
WEDNESDAYWEDNESDAY
THURSDAYTHURSDAY
FRIDAYFRIDAY
SATURDAYSATURDAY
SUNDAYSUNDAY

Please get in touch for more detailed availability

Ratings and reviews

5from 11 customer reviews

William (Student) December 5 2016

very helpful again. Thanks William

William (Student) December 1 2016

very helpful and clear with explanations and a very nice person

Heather (Parent) November 26 2016

Very flexible and adaptable...an excellent tutor

Tanya (Parent) November 22 2016

Excellent - really well prepared, got through a huge amount of work during the session, and made a number of things a lot clearer for Tor. Many thanks!
See all reviews

Questions Harry has answered

Explain the different types of wave.

There are two different types of wave: longitudinal and transverse. When you hear the word "wave" you are probably thinking of a transverse wave. Imagine you are floating in the sea. The waves of water are coming towards you and you bob up and down over the waves as they pass you. This type of...

There are two different types of wave: longitudinal and transverse. When you hear the word "wave" you are probably thinking of a transverse wave.

Imagine you are floating in the sea. The waves of water are coming towards you and you bob up and down over the waves as they pass you. This type of wave is a transverse wave, the movement of any point in the wave (you in this case) is at right angles to the direction the wave is moving (towards the beach). When you are at the top of the wave you are at a peak and when you are at the bottom of the wave you are at a trough. Another example of this type of wave is a light wave (although the waves are a lot smaller).

A longitudinal wave is a one where the movement of any point in the wave is in the same direction the wave is moving. These are harder to visualise. If you push and pull a slinky in a straight line you will see areas where the slinky is more bunched up and more spread apart. These are called compressions and rarefactions. An example of this type of wave is a sound wave.

see more

6 months ago

56 views

Find the maximum or minimum value of the function: y = 6x^2 + 4x + 2

The easiest way to solve this problem is by using differentiation. dy/dx = (6x^2 + 4x + 2)/dx dy/dx = 6*2*x^1 + 4*1*x^0 + 0 dy/dx = 12x + 4 When you set the derivative equal to zero you find a point on the curve where there is no change in gradient (where the curve is momentarily horizontal)...

The easiest way to solve this problem is by using differentiation.

dy/dx = (6x^2 + 4x + 2)/dx

dy/dx = 6*2*x^1 + 4*1*x^0 + 0

dy/dx = 12x + 4

When you set the derivative equal to zero you find a point on the curve where there is no change in gradient (where the curve is momentarily horizontal).

12x + 4 = 0

Solving this gives the x value for when the function has a maximum or a minimum.

x = -1/3

You can then use this x value to find the value of y at that maximum or minimum. This is done by substituting x back into the formula for y.

y = 6(-1/3)^2 + 4(-1/3) + 2 = 4/3

You could go a step further and find whether that value was a maximum or a minimum. To do this you would differentiate again.

d^2y/dx^2 = (12x + 4)/dx

d^2y/dx^2 = 12*1*x^0 + 0

d^2y/dx^2 = 12

This is greater than 0 and so the value is a minimum as the rate of change of the gradient is positive.

see more

6 months ago

76 views

Rationalise the complex fraction: (8 + 6i)/(6 - 2i)

The problem with this fraction is the "i" on the denominator, it is not rational. To rationalise this fraction we use the complex conjugate. This sounds more complicated than it is. If a + ib is a complex number, then a - ib is its conjugate. The only thing that changes is that the imaginary p...

The problem with this fraction is the "i" on the denominator, it is not rational. To rationalise this fraction we use the complex conjugate.

This sounds more complicated than it is. If a + ib is a complex number, then a - ib is its conjugate. The only thing that changes is that the imaginary part of the number changes its sign.

To rationalise the fraction you multiply both top and bottom of the fraction by the the complex conjugate of the denominator.

(8 + 6i)/(6 - 2i) * (6 + 2i)/(6 + 2i)

To make this less messy in text I will solve the top and bottom separately. First the top:

(8 + 6i)*(6 + 2i) = 48 + 16i + 36i + 12i^2 = 48 + 52i - 12 = 36 + 52i

Then the bottom:

(6 - 2i)*(6 + 2i) = 36 - 12i + 12i - 4i^2 = 36 + 4 = 40

Putting these together gives:

(36 + 52i)/40 

Simplified this is:

9/10 + (13/10)i

see more

6 months ago

52 views
Send a message

All contact details will be kept confidential.

To give you a few options, we can ask three similar tutors to get in touch. More info.

Contact Harry

Still comparing tutors?

How do we connect with a tutor?

Where are they based?

How much does tuition cost?

How do tutorials work?

Cookies:

We use cookies to improve our service. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok