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Intermediate Algebra

Grades 9–12
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About the Course
Learn intermediate-level algebraic concepts, including real numbers; linear equations and inequalities; exponents and polynomials; rational expressions; and more. This course can be taken independently or with Tutor support and is available for laptop, desktop, and mobile tablet devices.
What Makes Intermediate Algebra Different?
Real World Problems
Before each unit, students are tested on what they already know. If the student demonstrates proficiency of the skills presented in the unit, the program moves them forward. Launch Video
Quadratic Equation
In this demo, we show you an example of a quadratic equation question and the feedback shown so that students may check their work. Launch Video
Absolute Value
If the student needs additional review, previous lectures are available for browsing at any time. The course is designed to accept and recognize alternative versions of the correct answer. Launch Video
Enrollment Options
The Course

This program is no longer available for new customer enrollment.

Course Features - $54.00 (quarterly)*
  • Personalized learning software
  • Detailed progress reporting
  • Technical support
  • 3-month course enrollment
Tutor Support Included

This program is no longer available for new customer enrollment.

Tutor Supported Features - $445.00 (quarterly)*
  • 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
$445 is ideal for us!
Angela D., parent
Awards is one of'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:
  • Program participants scored higher on average—in some cases by 45 percent—on standardized achievement tests.
  • High school students significantly improved their scores on Advanced Placement tests.
  • To learn more about our results, review this press release and recent study.
Additional Details

Intermediate Algebra is delivered entirely online and begins immediately upon completion of your enrollment.

Recommended usage: 60-90 minutes per week. On average, students complete this 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 intermediate-level algebraic concepts. Download the Intermediate Algebra Course Outline.

Prerequisites: Beginning Algebra or equivalent

Recommended Textbook: Intermediate Algebra by Lial, Hornsby, and McGinnis 10th ed, Addison-Wesley. ISBN# 0321557646

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.

Academic and Financial Policies

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& 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.