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Algebra 2

Academic Year Mathematics

In Algebra 2, students continue their study of algebraic functions and applications. We begin by reviewing key concepts from Algebra 1, then expand upon them to solve even more challenging problems. Students explore the rich field of polynomials and build foundations for calculus through the study of sequences and series. They are exposed to a variety of important algebraic forms and functions, and are equipped with the tools necessary for understanding new forms and functions they'll encounter in the future. We also lay the groundwork for navigating optimization problems with a study of inequalities. Many challenging problems in this course are drawn from contests such as AMC 10, AMC 12, AIME, and the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament.

Homework and exams:

Students should expect to spend 1-3 hours on homework every week. Homework will be assigned and completed through the class website, where students receive immediate feedback on their work. Students will take three in-class exams throughout the course.

Textbook:

The textbook for the course is Intermediate Algebra by Art of Problem Solving.

Hardcopy and lifetime digital access to the online version of the textbook are included in the tuition and fees of this course.

Schedule in 2022-23

All times Eastern.
Friday
Sep 9, 2022 -
Jun 9, 2023
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Friday
Sep 9, 2022 -
Jun 9, 2023
6:15 - 8:00 PM
Chris Fountaine
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Saturday
Sep 10, 2022 -
Jun 10, 2023
10:15 - Noon
Saturday
Sep 10, 2022 -
Jun 10, 2023
10:15 - Noon
Allison Cooper
ENROLL
Saturday
Sep 10, 2022 -
Jun 10, 2023
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Saturday
Sep 10, 2022 -
Jun 10, 2023
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Dr. Andy Sanders
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Sunday
Sep 11, 2022 -
Jun 11, 2023
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Sunday
Sep 11, 2022 -
Jun 11, 2023
2:45 - 4:30 PM
Ian Osborn
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Sample Problems

Below are examples of some of the types of problems that students will encounter in our Algebra 2 course.
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