Prealgebra

Prealgebra

Academic Year Mathematics

We start Prealgebra by formalizing the rules of arithmetic that students learned in elementary school, so they can build on a rigorous foundation as they move into algebra. We then survey a wide range of topics, including number theory, algebra, geometry, counting, statistics, and probability. We introduce each topic with compelling problems, many of which are drawn from major national math contests such as MATHCOUNTS and the AMC 8. We place special emphasis on challenging word problems throughout the course.

Students completing Prealgebra are ready to move on to a more in-depth study of algebra and discrete math in our Algebra 1 course.

Textbook: Prealgebra by Art of Problem Solving.

Hardcopy and online version of the textbook are included in the tuition and fees of this course.

Schedule

All times Pacific.
Saturday
Aug 25 - Jun 8
2:30 - 4:15 PM
Saturday
Aug 25 - Jun 8
2:30 - 4:15 PM
Ashley Duncan
WAITLIST
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
12:15 - 2:00 PM
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
12:15 - 2:00 PM
James Conant
WAITLIST
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
2:30 - 4:15 PM
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
2:30 - 4:15 PM
James Conant
WAITLIST
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
2:30 - 4:15 PM
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
2:30 - 4:15 PM
Shelly Ruderman
ENROLL
1 spot left
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
7:00 - 8:45 PM
Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 9
7:00 - 8:45 PM
Julia Garibaldi
ENROLL
Wednesday
Aug 29 - Jun 5
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
Aug 29 - Jun 5
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Evan Pruitt
ENROLL
Thursday
Aug 30 - Jun 6
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Thursday
Aug 30 - Jun 6
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Deven Ware
ENROLL
1 spot left
Friday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
4:00 - 5:45 PM
Friday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
4:00 - 5:45 PM
James Conant
WAITLIST
Friday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Friday
Aug 31 - Jun 7
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Shelly Ruderman
ENROLL

Sample Problems

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that students will encounter in our Prealgebra course.
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