# Tutor profile: Karthi S.

## Questions

### Subject: SSAT

wood:fire as (a. grass or b.farmer): cow

First establish/determine a relationship between the known/given word pairs. In this case what relationship does wood and fire? Wood feeds fire is on example of a relationship or more accurately, fire consumes wood. Next, apply this relationship to the unknown word pair. What feeds a cow, that a cow can consume? Answer would be grass

### Subject: SAT

What is the approach in writing SAT essay?

SAT essay is a persuasive essay - there is a no right or wrong response, but rather an assessment if you can articulate a response with evidence that validates your stance. It also gives you an opportunity to illustrate how effectively you can read and comprehend a passage; and write an essay analyzing the passage.

### Subject: Pre-Algebra

Solve for x in the following equation: 18 - x = 12

There are two ways to approach this: a. Given this a straight forward equation - Inspect it. 18 -6 would equal 12 therefore x=6 b. algebraically, which will help when we tackle complex equations we want to isolate the variable, in this case x. To do so, add -18 to both sides of the equation: -x = 12-18 This simplifies to -x=-6 multiply by -1 on both sides to obtain x. Therefore x=6

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