AoPS Online School/Algebra 1
Algebra 1 covers the 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. (Note: This class is equivalent to the first half of the Introduction to Algebra course we used to offer.)
Week 1: Order of operations, distribution and factoring, equations
Week 2: One-variable expressions, one-variable linear equations
Week 3: Mastering linear equations and basic word problems
Week 4: Algebra with multiple variables, multiple variable linear equations
Week 5: Systems of 2-variable linear equations
Week 6: Ratios and percents
Week 7: Proportion
Week 8: Extra Challenging Problem Day 1!
Week 9: Graphing lines
Week 10: Introduction to inequalities
Week 11: Quadratic equations
Week 12: Special factorizations
Week 13: Complex numbers
Week 14: Deriving the quadratic formula
Week 15: Extra Challenging Problem Day 2!
Who should take this class
Students are ready for this class if they have mastered arithmetic with fractions, decimals, percents, and negative numbers. Most students who have completed a typical Prealgebra class are ready for this course.
Please note: Our Algebra sequence will not likely match up exactly with your school's. We have named our courses so as to help new students decide which class to take. Most students who have completed a Prealgebra class are ready for this course. Those who have completed a typical Algebra 1 class should consider taking our Algebra 2 course. Those who have completed a typical Algebra 2 class should consider taking our Algebra 3 course.