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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 21 - Jun 4
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
10:15 - Noon
Robert Arreola
ENROLL
5 spots left
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Kerson Perez
ENROLL
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Saturday
Aug 21 - Jun 4
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Evan Pruitt
ENROLL
5 spots left
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
10:15 - Noon
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
10:15 - Noon
Talena Smith
ENROLL
5 spots left
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Kerson Perez
ENROLL
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Sunday
Aug 22 - Jun 5
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Shelly Ruderman
ENROLL
Tuesday
Aug 24 - May 31
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
Aug 24 - May 31
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Shelly Ruderman
ENROLL
Wednesday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Wednesday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Robert Arreola
WAITLIST
Thursday
Aug 26 - Jun 2
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Thursday
Aug 26 - Jun 2
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Ryan Schneider
ENROLL
1 spot left
Friday
Aug 27 - Jun 3
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Friday
Aug 27 - Jun 3
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Suet Man (Snow) Lee
ENROLL
1 spot left
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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.
"AoPS Academy has a superb curriculum, combined with outstanding teachers who have provided our son a fantastic foundation in mathematics. If only I could have experienced teaching like this when I was young, it would have changed my career choice. The academy is a perfect extension of school in that they challenge students to learn at a much deeper and rigorous level. They also stimulate their interest in mathematics by emphasizing analytical thought over rote memorization of formulas.

The academy truly lays a deep foundation in mathematical thinking for success in all areas involving STEM subjects. It is really exciting to be among teachers and children who love math!

The harder the problem - the more exciting it is to the students and teachers at AoPS Academy."

-Molly and Richard T.
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