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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 
24 weeks ARE YOU READY? DO YOU NEED THIS? 
Schedule
Tuesday
Sep 29  Mar 29 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Sep 29  Mar 29
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 
David Quarfoot 
$460
$524 w/books

$460
With Books $524

Tuesday
Sep 29  Mar 29 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Sep 29  Mar 29
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 Fung 
$460
$524 w/books

$460
With Books $524

Wednesday
Feb 24  Aug 3 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Feb 24  Aug 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 
TBA 
$460
$524 w/books

$460
ENROLL
With Books $524

Thursday
Apr 28  Oct 6 
7:30  9:00
PM ET
Apr 28  Oct 6
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 
TBA 
$460
$524 w/books

$460
ENROLL
With Books $524

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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 
Lesson 5  Quadratics II 
Lesson 6  Polynomial Division, the Remainder Theorem, the Factor Theorem 
Lesson 7  Integer and Rational Roots 
Lesson 8  Proof by Contradiction and Irrational Roots 
Lesson 9  Vieta's Formulas 
Lesson 10  Multivariable Polynomials 
Lesson 11  Advanced Strategies for Polynomials 
Lesson 12  Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series 
Lesson 13  Advanced Sequences and Series 
Lesson 14  Induction 
Lesson 15  Exponents and Logarithms 
Lesson 16  Radicals, Monotonic, and Even and Odd Functions 
Lesson 17  Rational Functions and Partial Fractions 
Lesson 18  Piecewise Functions, Absolute Value, Integer and Fractional Part 
Lesson 19  Functional Equations 
Lesson 20  Inequalities, AMGM, Functional Equations 
Lesson 21  More Inequalities 
Lesson 22  Even More Inequalities 
Lesson 23  Rearrangement Inequality and Challenging Problems 
Lesson 24  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. 