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Algebra 2

Academic Year Mathematics

In Algebra 2, students continue their study of algebraic functions and applications. We begin by reviewing key concepts from Algebra 1, then expand upon them to solve even more challenging problems. Students explore the rich field of polynomials and build foundations for calculus through the study of sequences and series. They are exposed to a variety of important algebraic forms and functions, and are equipped with the tools necessary for understanding new forms and functions they'll encounter in the future. We also lay the groundwork for navigating optimization problems with a study of inequalities. Many challenging problems in this course are drawn from contests such as AMC 10, AMC 12, AIME, and the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament.

Homework and exams:

Students should expect to spend 1-3 hours on homework every week. Homework will be assigned and completed through the class website, where students receive immediate feedback on their work. Students will take three in-class exams throughout the course.

Textbook:

The textbook for the course is Intermediate Algebra by Art of Problem Solving.

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

Schedule in 2022-23

All times Eastern.
Saturday
Aug 27 - Jun 3
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Saturday
Aug 27 - Jun 3
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Katherine Lin
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 28 - Jun 4
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Sunday
Aug 28 - Jun 4
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Phil Rennert
ENROLL
3 spots left
Tuesday
Aug 30 - May 23
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
Aug 30 - May 23
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Ian Parks
ENROLL
2 spots left
Wednesday
Aug 31 - May 24
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
Aug 31 - May 24
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Ian Parks
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Sample Problems

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that students will encounter in our Algebra 2 course.
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