Algebra 1 - AoPS Academy Santa Clara/Cupertino 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 15 - May 22
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Aug 15 - May 22
10:15 - Noon
Jeevika Bhat
WAITLIST
Saturday
Aug 15 - May 22
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Aug 15 - May 22
10:15 - Noon
Bill Zabor
ENROLL
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Saturday
Aug 15 - May 22
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Saturday
Aug 15 - May 22
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Bill Zabor
ENROLL
1 spot left
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 23
10:15 - Noon
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 23
10:15 - Noon
Atul Kapur
WAITLIST
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 23
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Sunday
Aug 16 - May 23
5:00 - 6:45 PM
Rachel Phillips
WAITLIST
Tuesday
Aug 18 - May 25
4:15 - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
Aug 18 - May 25
4:15 - 6:00 PM
Sean Russom
WAITLIST
Wednesday
Aug 19 - May 26
4:15 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
Aug 19 - May 26
4:15 - 6:00 PM
Rama Nemani
ENROLL
Friday
Aug 21 - May 28
6:30 - 8:15 PM
Friday
Aug 21 - May 28
6:30 - 8:15 PM
Esther Chen
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.
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