Prealgebra - AoPS Academy Gaithersburg Campus

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.

Textbook: Prealgebra 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 2019-20

All times Eastern.
Tuesday
Sep 3 - Jun 16
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Tuesday
Sep 3 - Jun 16
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Anatole Ginsberg
WAITLIST
Wednesday
Sep 4 - Jun 10
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Wednesday
Sep 4 - Jun 10
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Ella Mihailescu
ENROLL
Thursday
Sep 5 - Jun 11
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Thursday
Sep 5 - Jun 11
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Jason Glaw
ENROLL
1 spot left
Saturday
Sep 7 - Jun 20
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Saturday
Sep 7 - Jun 20
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Michael Seablom
WAITLIST
Sunday
Sep 8 - Jun 21
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Sunday
Sep 8 - Jun 21
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Ian Parks
ENROLL
1 spot left

Sample Problems

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