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**nycmath** Here is something you should know. If a student needs help with statistics and probability beyond the high school level, do not hire a regular math tutor. Hire a statistics tutor. You may ask: "Isn't statistics and probability math?" The answer is yes but it is a separate branch of mathematics.

For example, if you have a tooth ache, are you going to see your podiatrist? They are both doctors but in separate fields. I find that regular math tutors cannot answer advanced statistics and probability questions. What do you say?