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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 Pacific.
Saturday
Aug 28 - Jun 11
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Saturday
Aug 28 - Jun 11
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Raif Majeed
ENROLL
Saturday
Aug 28 - Jun 11
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Saturday
Aug 28 - Jun 11
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Zachery Kane
ENROLL
2 spots left
Sunday
Aug 29 - Jun 12
10:15 - Noon
Sunday
Aug 29 - Jun 12
10:15 - Noon
Danny Lau
ENROLL
2 spots left
Sunday
Aug 29 - Jun 12
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Sunday
Aug 29 - Jun 12
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Adam Millar
ENROLL
4 spots left
Monday
Aug 30 - Jun 13
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Monday
Aug 30 - Jun 13
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Alex Lee
ENROLL
Tuesday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Thomas Flood
WAITLIST
Wednesday
Sep 1 - Jun 8
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Wednesday
Sep 1 - Jun 8
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Stephanie Lage
WAITLIST
Thursday
Sep 2 - Jun 9
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Thursday
Sep 2 - Jun 9
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Zachery Kane
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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