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Algebra 2

Academic Year Mathematics

Students continue their study of algebraic functions and applications in our Algebra 2 course. We start with a review of the key concepts of Algebra 1, expanding upon them to solve more difficult problems. We explore the rich field of polynomials, and lay foundations for calculus with a study of sequences and series. Students learn about a variety of common algebraic forms and important functions, and about tools for understanding new forms and functions they'll encounter in the future. We also lay the groundwork for understanding optimization problems with a study of inequalities. Many of the challenging problems of Algebra 2 come from contests such as AMC 10/12, AIME, and the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament.

Students completing Algebra 2 are ready for our Precalculus course.

Textbook: 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 2021-22

All times Pacific.
Saturday
Aug 28 - Jun 11
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Saturday
Aug 28 - Jun 11
5:00 - 6:45 PM
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Sunday
Aug 29 - Jun 13
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Sunday
Aug 29 - Jun 13
7:15 - 9:00 PM
TBA
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Tuesday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Steven Ziskind
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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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