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Introduction to Algebra A(Formerly called Algebra 1) Fundamental concepts of algebra, including exponents and radicals, linear equations and inequalities, ratio and proportion, systems of linear equations, factoring quadratics, complex numbers, completing the square, and the quadratic formula. 
16 weeks 
16 weeks ARE YOU READY? DO YOU NEED THIS? 
Schedule
Monday
Aug 19  Dec 16 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Aug 19  Dec 16
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Brian Hanwei Liou 
$390
$453 w/books

$390
CLOSED
With Books $453

Wednesday
Sep 11  Jan 15 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Sep 11  Jan 15
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Benjamin Engwall 
$390
$453 w/books

$390
WAITLIST
With Books $453

Thursday
Sep 26  Jan 30 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Sep 26  Jan 30
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Emily McCullough 
$390
$453 w/books

$390
ENROLL
With Books $453

Thursday
Sep 26  Jan 30 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Sep 26  Jan 30
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Benjamin Engwall 
$390
$453 w/books

$390
ENROLL
With Books $453

Friday
Oct 18  Feb 21 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Oct 18  Feb 21
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
William (Billy) Swartworth 
$390
$453 w/books

$390
ENROLL
With Books $453

Tuesday
Oct 29  Mar 3 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Oct 29  Mar 3
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Jeffrey Hankins 
$390
$453 w/books

$390
ENROLL
With Books $453

Monday
Dec 2  Mar 30 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Dec 2  Mar 30
7:30  9:00 PM Eastern 6:30  8:00 PM Central 5:30  7:00 PM Mountain 4:30  6:00 PM Pacific Click here to see more time zones 
Elijah Tabachnick 
$390
$453 w/books

$390
ENROLL
With Books $453

Spring 2020  This course will be offered in Spring 2020. Click here to join our mailing list to be notified when the course schedule is available. 
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Who Should Take?
Students are ready for this course if they have mastered arithmetic with fractions, decimals, percents, negative numbers, and integer exponents. Most students who have completed a typical Prealgebra course are ready for this course. Students finishing our Beast Academy curriculum should take Prealgebra 1 and Prealgebra 2 prior to taking this course.
Students wishing to cover the material in this course at a more gradual pace should consider Stretch Introduction to Algebra A.
Please note: Our Algebra sequence will likely not match up exactly with your school's. Most students who have completed a Prealgebra course are ready for this course. This course covers much of the algebra of a typical honors Algebra 1 course, some of the content of an honors Algebra 2 course, and some additional material not taught in most standard curricula. Visit our Recommendations page for help in choosing the right class.
Lessons
Lesson 1  Follow the Rules 
Lesson 2  Fractional Exponents, Radicals, and Variables 
Lesson 3  Variables and Expressions 
Lesson 4  Linear Equations 
Lesson 5  More Variables 
Lesson 6  Linear Equations with Multiple Variables 
Lesson 7  Ratio and Percent 
Lesson 8  More Ratios and Proportion 
Lesson 9  Common Errors and Challenging Problems 
Lesson 10  Graphing Lines (Part 1) 
Lesson 11  Graphing Lines (Part 2) and Introduction to Inequalities 
Lesson 12  Graphing Inequalities 
Lesson 13  Quadratic Equations (Part 1) 
Lesson 14  Special Factorizations 
Lesson 15  Simon's Favorite Factoring Trick and Complex Numbers 
Lesson 16  Quadratic Equations (Part 2) 
Required Textbook
Introduction to Algebra
A thorough introduction for students in grades 69 to algebra topics such as 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, sequences and series, and more! This book is used in our Introduction to Algebra A and Introduction to Algebra B courses.
