#### LIVE 26: Algebra Basics

Tu/W/Th/F/M 3–4pm from 7/12 (Your Time*)

This LIVE course contains a total of 20 hours of live video instruction (~$22/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 11:00am in New York.

Diagnostic Tests:

### Calendar

Classes will meet on the highlighted dates. Click on any date to view the topics for that day.

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Lesson on new topic

Discuss homework challenge

### 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**

Estimation and simplifying of fractions; decimals; number sense techniques

**Day 2**

Complex fractions; mixed numbers; simplifying expressions; solving equations containing fractions; substitution; square roots; word problems; addition and subtraction of fractions; reciprocals

**Day 3**

Equivalent fractions; number line; least common denominator; estimations and operations on mixed numbers

**Day 4**

Applications of proportions; percents and rates; solving equations with variables

**Day 5**

Rates and proportion; applications of rates; word problems

**Day 6**

Similar figures; 3-D solids; geometric sequences

**Day 7**

Applications of percents; decimals; and rates; cost analysis; percent increase and decrease

**Day 8**

Applications of percents; decimals; and rates; cost analysis; percent increase and decrease

**Day 9**

Applications to accounting; word problems; unit cost; cost analysis; percents

**Day 10**

Estimation; applications to cost; average; rates

**Day 11**

Applications of ratios and rates; circumference; prime factors; fractions; decimals

**Day 12**

Complex ratios and proportions; fractions

**Day 13**

Rate-time problems; reciprocals; adding and simplifying fractions; factors

**Day 14**

Applications of rates; rate-time-distance problems

**Day 15**

Rates; harmonic average; applications of rates; word problems

**Day 16**

Rates; acceleration; word problems; arithmetic sum; interpreting graphs

### Co-Stars

**LEONARD YANG**

3-time AIME qualifier • 2-time National Astronomy Competition qualifier • Loves teaching younger students math

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**JESSE BRODTMAN**

National President of Math Honor Society • AIME Qualifier • Placed top 4 in national math competitions • Perfect score on APCSA

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