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March 27th, 2018, 07:03 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2018 From: Australia Posts: 3 Thanks: 0  I've learned about this trend of coaching, it's enjoyable and comfortable
This math coach is really cool, but only in Penrith. He made thousands of tricky ways to finish problems, fast and fast, and easily. Anyone knows someone having some styles like that? 
March 27th, 2018, 07:42 AM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,261 Thanks: 894 
I wouldn't consider "many tricky ways" to solve problems effective. What you want is to learn the basic concepts so that you know how to think them out rather than relying on "tricks". In this particular example, he is just showing how to use the "formula" that $\displaystyle \frac{d x^n}{dx}= nx^n$. If he has shown, previous to this, how to get that formula, that would be better to show.

March 27th, 2018, 09:33 AM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Aug 2012 Posts: 2,043 Thanks: 584 
There's a Youtuber called Blackpenredpen who does tricky integration problems and other calculuslevel problems in a very clear and entertaining way. He gets his name from the fact that he holds two markers in his hand and effortlessly switches between them to make his symbology more clear. I wish I'd had a teacher like this for calculus.

March 27th, 2018, 10:02 AM  #4  
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March 28th, 2018, 05:28 PM  #6 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2018 From: Australia Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 
Yes. I think no longer, people will get on with the trend of teaching students by making them impressed more than force them to do.

March 29th, 2018, 10:13 PM  #7 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2018 From: australia Posts: 15 Thanks: 0 
Just in Perth? . Is there any places I can find this coach?.

August 9th, 2018, 07:53 PM  #8 
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Perhaps you meant Penrith. Perth's on the other side of Australia.


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