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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.
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
2:45 - 4:30 PM
David Edelstein
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
10:15 - Noon
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
10:15 - Noon
David Edelstein
WAITLIST
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
12:30 - 2:15 PM
David Edelstein
ENROLL
Monday
Aug 23 - May 23
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Monday
Aug 23 - May 23
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Bryan Johnson
ENROLL
1 spot left
Wednesday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Bryan Johnson
ENROLL
1 spot left
Thursday
Aug 26 - May 26
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Thursday
Aug 26 - May 26
7:15 - 9:00 PM
Huaizhang Deng
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.
"My children have been students of AoPS Academy for several years now. The staff is very good at identifying and encouraging high achieving students to attain their fullest potential. The instructors engage kids to solve tough math problems, and push them to think logically and come up with unique solutions, instead of following a memorized formula. I have witnessed many classes where students are given the opportunity to suggest multiple ways of approaching the same problem. This has really helped my children develop independent learning skills and a stronger foundation in mathematics. The staff truly care for each and every student’s growth. Every child gets an abundance of individual attention. Programs such as the math competition classes, MATHCOUNTS Trainer Contest, and Short Story Contest really challenge the kids to reach up to the next level. The language arts classes like Debate & Public Speaking and College Essay Writing provide a much higher quality of education for their students. Thank you so much for being such a valuable resource for my children. "
-Usha D.
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