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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 Eastern.
Tuesday
Sep 7 - Jun 14
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Tuesday
Sep 7 - Jun 14
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Patrick Murray
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Wednesday
Sep 8 - Jun 8
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Wednesday
Sep 8 - Jun 8
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Bertilla Sieben
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Thursday
Sep 9 - Jun 16
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Thursday
Sep 9 - Jun 16
6:45 - 8:30 PM
Maureen Sikora
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Friday
Sep 10 - Jun 17
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Friday
Sep 10 - Jun 17
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Kimberly Feldman
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Saturday
Sep 11 - Jun 18
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Sep 11 - Jun 18
10:15 - Noon
Mitchell Fuhr
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Saturday
Sep 11 - Jun 18
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Saturday
Sep 11 - Jun 18
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Ethan Rioux
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Sunday
Sep 12 - Jun 19
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Sunday
Sep 12 - Jun 19
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Irena Gobernik
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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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