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AP Calculus AB, First Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

This course, in combination with the subsequent semester course, is designed to help students achieve appropriate advanced placement and/or credit into the sequence of calculus courses offered at the college level. It will also prepare students for the AP Calculus AB exam given in May of each year. Topics covered include fractions, graphs and limits, derivatives, and integrals.

The course is designed for high-school seniors.

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Two years of algebra, one year of geometry, and one year of precalculus that includes trigonometry.

Required Materials

High speed Internet connection (strongly recommended), graphing calculator (TI-89 strongly recommended), and access to a scanner (to submit work electronically).

The following textbook is required for this course:

Ron Larson, Robert Hostetler, and Bruce Edward. Calculus of a Single Variable. Seventh Edition. Houghton Mifflin, 2002.  ISBN 0-618-14916-3

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