Algebraic Thinking

Fall 2021
Olympia
Day
Freshman - Senior
Class Size: 24
4 Credits per quarter
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Algebraic Thinking is an entry-level math class designed for students who are returning to math after a time away or for those who wish to strengthen their understanding of math before taking precalculus. In order to build a strong learning community, students will benefit from twice-weekly live virtual instruction with the faculty in addition to faculty developed resources. Algebraic Thinking develops problem-solving and critical-thinking skills by using algebra and mathematics to solve context-based problems. Problems are approached algebraically, graphically, numerically, and verbally. Students will engage in a thorough exploration of functions and function notation as well as linear, quadratic and exponential functions, and right-triangle trigonometry.

Collaborative learning will be a fundamental component of the course. Reliable internet access and a graphing calculator, or other graphing software, are required for the course. Students are encouraged to have a camera-enabled device. A small dry-erase board, and markers or a pen-enabled tablet are required. Students should expect 4 hours per week of synchronous meetings using Zoom. Students will have access to alternatives to synchronous participation if conditions require.

Registration

Fall 2021 Registration

Course Reference Numbers

(4): 10117

Academic details

Fields of Study
Preparatory For

Mathematics, Science, Education, Economics

Credits
4
Maximum Enrollment
24
Class Standing
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Fees

$25 for textbook to be provided to students. 

Schedule

Time Offered
Day
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First Meeting

Remote/Online
Location
Olympia