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LIVE 8: Algebra Basics

Su 12–1am from 3/20 (Your Time*)

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This LIVE course contains a total of 20 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 a 1:13 staff to student ratio, with a maximum of 40 students.

* The official meeting time for this course is 8:00pm in New York.

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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

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

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