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Intermediate Algebra(Formerly called Algebra 3) Algebraic subjects covered include advanced quadratics, polynomials, conics, general functions, logarithms, clever factorizations and substitutions, systems of equations, sequences and series, symmetric sums, advanced factoring methods, classical inequalities, functional equations, and more. 
24 weeks 
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Schedule
Friday
Dec 11  Jun 4 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Dec 11  Jun 4
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 
Heather Finotti 
$570
$639 w/books

$570
FULL
With Books $639

Sunday
Dec 13  Jun 13 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Dec 13  Jun 13
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 
Andrew Sayler 
$570
$639 w/books

$570
FULL
With Books $639

Thursday
Jan 28  Jul 8 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Jan 28  Jul 8
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 
Kate Thompson 
$595
$664 w/books

$595
ENROLL
With Books $664

Monday
Feb 8  Aug 2 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Feb 8  Aug 2
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 
James Sheldon 
$595
$664 w/books

$595
ENROLL
With Books $664

Wednesday
Mar 3  Aug 11 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Mar 3  Aug 11
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 
Ahram Feigenbaum 
$595
$664 w/books

$595
ENROLL
With Books $664

Tuesday
Mar 16  Aug 24 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Mar 16  Aug 24
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 
$595
$664 w/books

$595
ENROLL
With Books $664

Sunday
Apr 25  Oct 24 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Apr 25  Oct 24
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 
Eric Wofsey 
$595
$664 w/books

$595
ENROLL
With Books $664

Summer 2021  This course will be offered in Summer 2021. Click here to join our mailing list to be notified when the course schedule is available. 
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Who Should Take?
Students should have a mastery of basic algebra up through and including quadratic equations before taking this course. Typically this class follows our Introduction to Geometry class.
This course goes beyond what you would find in a typical honors Algebra curriculum. Algebra courses vary widely in their definitions, but our Intermediate Algebra class covers topics typically found in honors Algebra 2 and Precalculus classes, as well as many topics that are not found in most other curricula. Students who have completed a typical honors Algebra 2 course elsewhere may be ready for Intermediate Algebra.
Lessons
Lesson 1  Review and Overview 
Lesson 2  Functions Review 
Lesson 3  Complex Numbers 
Lesson 4  Quadratic Equations and Graphing Parabolas 
Lesson 5  Minima, Maxima, and Circles 
Lesson 6  Conics 
Lesson 7  Polynomial Division, the Remainder Theorem, the Factor Theorem 
Lesson 8  Integer and Rational Roots 
Lesson 9  Proof by Contradiction and Irrational Roots 
Lesson 10  Vieta's Formulas 
Lesson 11  Multivariable Polynomials 
Lesson 12  Advanced Strategies for Polynomials 
Lesson 13  Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series 
Lesson 14  Advanced Sequences and Series 
Lesson 15  Induction 
Lesson 16  Exponents and Logarithms 
Lesson 17  Radicals, Monotonic, and Even and Odd Functions 
Lesson 18  Rational Functions and Partial Fractions 
Lesson 19  Piecewise Functions, Absolute Value, Integer and Fractional Part 
Lesson 20  Inequalities 
Lesson 21  Mean Inequality Chain 
Lesson 22  CauchySchwarz Inequality 
Lesson 23  Functional Equations 
Lesson 24  More Functional Equations and Challenging Problems 
Required Textbook
Intermediate Algebra A comprehensive textbook covering Algebra 2 and topics in Precalculus. This book is the followup to the acclaimed Introduction to Algebra textbook. In addition to offering standard Algebra 2 and Precalculus curriculum, the text includes advanced topics such as those problem solving strategies required for success on the AMC and AIME competitions. 