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About the Course
Students tackle concepts including the real number system, solving equations and inequalities, polynomials and exponents, factoring and applications, rational expressions, graphing linear equations, linear systems, roots and radicals, and quadratic equations. This course can be taken independently or with Tutor support and is available for laptop, desktop, and mobile tablet devices.
What Makes Beginning Algebra Different?
View an example lecture about solving equations in our Beginning Algebra course. When a student enters an incorrect answer, our course provides hints to help students arrive at the correct solution.
Factoring Polynomials can be challenging for a number of reasons. In this demo, we show you how our course allows students multiple attempts at a problem before presenting the full solution.
Our course is designed so that students can review past lessons at any time so they can build on what they learned previously to solve more complicated problems.
Tutor Support Included
This program is no longer available for new customer enrollment.
Tutor Supported Features -
- Dedicated tutors for one-to-one learning
- Tutoring via video chat, phone, or email
- Digital Classroom sessions
- Academic coaching
- Parent-Tutor conferences
- Completion certificate
- Detailed progress reporting
- Technical support
- 3-month course enrollment
- Additional Details
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GiftedandTalented.com is one of Homeschool.com's Top 100 Educational Websites. Numerous awards and grants supported the development of this course, including awards from the Silicon Valley Education Foundation and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
Recent independent research by New York University has confirmed that our adaptive learning programs are proven to accelerate achievement for varying levels of students. The study found that:
Beginning Algebra is delivered entirely online and begins immediately upon completion of your enrollment.
Recommended usage: 60-90 minutes per week. On average, students complete course within 5 months.
Skills Covered: From the real number system to graphing linear equations and quadratic equations, this course provides a deep foundation in Algebra. Download the Beginning Algebra Course Outline.
Prerequisites: Redbird Mathematics: Advanced Edition or equivalent
Recommended Textbook: Beginning Algebra by Lial, Hornsby, and McGinnis, 10th ed, Addison-Wesley. ISBN# 0321437268
System Requirements: This course is available for laptop, desktop, and mobile tablet devices. The course requires modern operating systems and browsers.
- Requires a desktop computer, laptop computer, Chromebook, iPad or Android 5.0 device running Mac OS X 10.10+, iOS 9.1+, Android 5.0+, Windows 8.1+
- Internet connection
- Safari 8+, Chrome 39+, Firefox 35+, or Internet Explorer 11+ browser
- No downloads required.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does this work on tablets and iPads?
Beginning Algebra and Intermediate Algebra courses are compatible with iPads using iOS 9.1 or better. Smaller device screens may require scrolling. For more information on how to setup an iPad or tablet to run a course, click here.
How do I know if this course is right for my child?
Initial placement decisions for most courses are determined using input from a student and their parents. You can also chat or email us here.
What is the recommended time a student should spend on each course?
To help students achieve their maximum potential, we recommend that they work in each course at least 20-30 minutes daily, a minimum of 3 days a week. For more information on schedules that our G&T.com students have used to accelerate their learning for each course, click here.
What happens if my student finishes the course early?
If the student finishes the course with time remaining in his/her quarter, he/she can continue to the next course in sequence with the remaining time for no additional cost. To complete a course transfer, contact a member of our Customer Experience Team.