Algebra 1 - AoPS Academy San Diego - Carmel Valley Campus

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Algebra 1

Academic Year Mathematics

In Algebra 1, students learn how to work with various types of expressions both algebraically and geometrically. They learn how to solve linear and quadratic equations and how to represent various expressions in the Cartesian plane. We introduce students to the rich field of complex numbers, as well as to important common functions and concepts in discrete math. We continue the emphasis on challenging word problems from Prealgebra, so that students learn when and how to apply their new tools. Many of the more challenging problems of Algebra 1 come from contests such as MATHCOUNTS, AMC 8, and AMC 10.

Students completing Algebra 1 are ready to apply their algebra skills to our Geometry course.

Textbooks: Introduction to Algebra and Introduction to Counting & Probability 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 2020-21

All times Pacific.
Saturday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
10:15 - Noon
Ashley Duncan
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Saturday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Saturday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Suet Man (Snow) Lee
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Saturday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Saturday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Wei Paxson
ENROLL
4 spots left
Sunday
Aug 23 - Jun 6
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Sunday
Aug 23 - Jun 6
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Whitney Featherston
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 23 - Jun 6
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Sunday
Aug 23 - Jun 6
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Wei Paxson
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 23 - Jun 6
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Sunday
Aug 23 - Jun 6
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Ethan Davis
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Tuesday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Tuesday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
4:00 - 5:45 PM
James Conant
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Wednesday
Aug 26 - Jun 2
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
Aug 26 - Jun 2
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Jessica Allen
ENROLL
3 spots left
Thursday
Aug 27 - Jun 3
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Thursday
Aug 27 - Jun 3
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Wei Paxson
ENROLL
Friday
Aug 28 - Jun 4
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Friday
Aug 28 - Jun 4
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Shelly Ruderman
ENROLL
4 spots left

Sample Problems

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that students will encounter in our Algebra 1 course.
"General coaching classes at many academic training centers stress repetition of the concept until a student grasps it thoroughly. At AoPS Academy, they go far beyond repetition. Their highly qualified instructors do a great job at teaching fundamental concepts to students at much greater depth, and challenge them to walk that extra mile by presenting them with more complex problems to solve. It provides a great learning experience in a friendly, fun, yet competitive and challenging environment. They provide their students with a combination of excellent instructional curriculum along with amazing online tools. AoPS Academy also encourages students to take part in various competitions. Overall they do an incredible job imparting a deep knowledge of both math and language arts to all of their students, and AoPS Academy sets them on a path towards their career goals. We are happy to be part of AoPS Academy family!"
-Sandeep J.
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