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 Eastern.
Saturday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
10:00 - 11:45 AM Jeff Zidman
$475
Saturday
Aug 25 - Jun 1
2:30 - 4:15 PM Tim MacNeil
$475
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Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 2
12:15 - 2:00 PM Hannah Beers
$475
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Sunday
Aug 26 - Jun 2
7:15 - 9:00 PM Dilip Barman
$475
Tuesday
Aug 28 - May 28
7:15 - 9:00 PM Katie Doles
$475
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Wednesday
Aug 29 - May 29
5:00 - 6:45 PM Lakshmi Ganesan
$475
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Friday
Aug 31 - May 31
5:00 - 6:45 PM Lakshmi Ganesan
$475

Sample Problems

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