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Algebra 1

Academic Year Mathematics

In Algebra 1, students engage with various expressions from an algebraic and geometric perspective. They learn to solve linear and quadratic equations as well as how to represent expressions in the Cartesian plane. Students are imbued with a deep understanding of the general concept behind functions and are introduced to several important types of functions. Students are also introduced to the rich field of complex numbers. As with previous courses, we continue to emphasize challenging word problems to train students how to apply their new tools. Advanced problems from contests such as MATHCOUNTS, AMC 8, and AMC 10 are included throughout the course.

Students completing Algebra 1 are ready to apply their algebra skills to our Geometry course.

Textbooks: Introduction to Algebra by Art of Problem Solving.

Hardcopy and temporary access to the online version of the textbooks are included in the tuition and fees of this course.

Schedule in 2021-22

All times Eastern.
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Hui Su Loo
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Austin Loman
ENROLL
Tuesday
Aug 24 - May 24
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Tuesday
Aug 24 - May 24
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Ian Parks
WAITLIST
Wednesday
Aug 25 - May 25
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
Aug 25 - May 25
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Hui Su Loo
ENROLL
Thursday
Aug 26 - May 26
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Thursday
Aug 26 - May 26
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Katherine Lin
ENROLL
Friday
Aug 27 - May 27
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Friday
Aug 27 - May 27
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Thomas Clark
ENROLL
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Sample Problems

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that students will encounter in our Algebra 1 course.
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