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LIVE 1012: Algebra Basics Workout 1A

W/F/Tu/Th 12–1am from 1/10 (Your Time*)

Full Course Details

This LIVE course contains a total of 10 hours of live video instruction (~$20/hour), plus 1 year of access to Prof. Loh's recorded videos from this course.

We’ve carefully designed our courses to maximize engagement. Each of our LIVE classrooms has at least one staff member for every 13 students. The typical class size is around 30 students.

* The official meeting time for this course is 7:00pm in New York.

The class time will change over the duration of this session, because your country's Daylight Savings Time adjustments differ from the target time zone of this course.

Diagnostic Tests:

Will I understand?Will I learn new things?

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Syllabus

The 20 course meetings are split in 16 lessons (called Day 1 through Day 16 below), and 4 homework exam discussions. Each exam discussion meeting happens after 4 lessons.

Day 1

Arithmetic series; averages; Fermi estimate; 2-variable equations

Day 2

Difference of squares; work problems; coupon collector problem

Day 3

Radians; slope; circumference; ratios

Day 4

Multiplication tricks; sum of powers of 2; approximation

Day 5

Mental math; bases; harmonic mean; reciprocals

Day 6

Comparing fractions; variables; word problems

Day 7

Continued fractions; patterns

Day 8

3-variable system of equations; factoring; floor function; exponents

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COREY ZHAO

AIME Qualifier since 7th grade • USAJMO Qualifier • Loves teaching, sports, and friends • Lexington High School Math Team

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Honor roll in national Canadian math competitions such as Pascal, CIMC, Fryer • AIME qualifier • Plays basketball • Enjoys singing and playing instruments

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Refund Policy

No refund requests will be accepted after the student’s second LIVE session starts; Refund amount: 75% refund in the original payment method or 100% refund in course credits.