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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 Central.
Saturday
Aug 7 - May 14
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Aug 7 - May 14
10:15 - Noon
Peter Farrell
ENROLL
Saturday
Aug 7 - May 14
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Saturday
Aug 7 - May 14
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Adrian Jourdan
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 8 - May 15
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Sunday
Aug 8 - May 15
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Mark Smith
ENROLL
Wednesday
Aug 11 - May 11
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Wednesday
Aug 11 - May 11
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Mark Smith
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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