Introductory Algebra

Term Spring 2020
Code IALG
Ages 9-13
Instructor Allen Gross
Price 1 semester $400
Price 2 semesters $700

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This course is for children who are ready to begin algebra. With patience and a steady application of effort through the year, students will be able to master the wide range of topics that fall under the heading of “Introductory Algebra.”

Through the year, students will be presented with many problem-solving strategies to apply to a broad introduction to basic algebra, including linear equations, ratios, quadratic equations, special factorizations, complex numbers, graphing linear and quadratic equations, linear and quadratic inequalities, functions, polynomials, exponents and logarithms, absolute value, and sequences and series.

This course is set for the appropriate level of difficulty for children who would be in the sixth grade if they were in a public school.

Live Classes: Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The first semester begins the week of September 2nd and ends the week of December 16th. The second semester begins the week of January 13th, 2020, and ends the week of May 11th. Students unable to attend a live class will be able to access a recording of the class.

Student Support: The instructor is available via email.

Materials: Students will need the books Problemoids Grade 6 Math Challenge (sent free with registration) and Introduction to Algebra (available at https://artofproblemsolving.com).

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