Prealgebra

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Prealgebra

Academic Year Mathematics

We start Prealgebra by formalizing the rules of arithmetic that students learned in elementary school, so they can build on a rigorous foundation as they move into algebra. We then survey a wide range of topics, including number theory, algebra, geometry, counting, statistics, and probability. We introduce each topic with compelling problems, many of which are drawn from major national math contests such as MATHCOUNTS and the AMC 8. We place special emphasis on challenging word problems throughout the course.

Students completing Prealgebra are ready to move on to a more in-depth study of algebra and discrete math in our Algebra 1 course.

Schedule

All times Eastern.
Thursday
Sep 7 - May 31
4:15 - 6:00 PM Joyce Yang
$495
Saturday
Sep 9 - Jun 9
2:30 - 4:15 PM Mark Smith
$495
Sunday
Sep 10 - Jun 10
5:00 - 6:45 PM Mark Smith
$495

Sample Problems

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that students will encounter in our Prealgebra course.
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