AoPS Intro to Algebra is the math foundation class for advanced math learners and competition math. The class content goes beyond the school-based Algebra curriculum.

**Algebra A (fall term) **starts from Chapter 1 and covers Chapters 1 to 10.

**Algebra B (winter/spring term) **starts from Chapter 11 and covers Chapters 11 to 22.

**Textbook: Introduction to Algebra**

The topics in this book include the following: Exponents and radicals, linear equations and inequalities, ratios and proportions, factoring quadratics, complex numbers, completing the square, and the quadratic formula.

The text is structured to inspire the reader to explore and develop new ideas. Each section starts with problems, giving the student a chance to solve them without help before proceeding. The text then includes solutions and explanations to these problems. Important facts and powerful problem-solving approaches are highlighted throughout the text. In addition to the instructional material, the book contains well over 1000 problems.

This book can serve as a complete Algebra I course, and also includes many concepts covered in Algebra II. Middle school students preparing for MATHCOUNTS, high school students preparing for the AMC, and other students seeking to master the fundamentals of algebra will find this book an instrumental part of their mathematics libraries.

**To ensure your child is a good fit for this class, you may have him or her take the online math assessment test at http://www.sunshineeliteeducation.com/assessment_test_list.php**

**Note: **Books in PDF will be uploaded to the students' class page before the term starts. You may also buy the textbooks at the group discount price on Sunshine's website via the Courses page.

**Instructor**:

Manny Norse