Algebra 1 - AoPS Academy Dallas-Frisco/Plano Campus

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Algebra 1

Academic Year Mathematics

In Algebra 1, students learn how to work with various types of expressions both algebraically and geometrically. They learn how to solve linear and quadratic equations and how to represent various expressions in the Cartesian plane. We introduce students to the rich field of complex numbers, as well as to important common functions and concepts in discrete math. We continue the emphasis on challenging word problems from Prealgebra, so that students learn when and how to apply their new tools. Many of the more challenging problems of Algebra 1 come from contests such as MATHCOUNTS, AMC 8, and AMC 10.

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

Textbooks: Introduction to Algebra and Introduction to Counting & Probability 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 2020-21

All times Central.
Saturday
Aug 15 - May 15
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Aug 15 - May 15
10:15 - Noon
Peter Farrell
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 16
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 16
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Bob Gregory
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 16
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 16
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Mark Smith
WAITLIST
Wednesday
Aug 19 - May 19
6:30 - 8:15 PM
Wednesday
Aug 19 - May 19
6:30 - 8:15 PM
Jennifer Lazarus
ENROLL
Friday
Aug 21 - May 21
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Friday
Aug 21 - May 21
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Mark Smith
WAITLIST
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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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