This course is designed to thoroughly acquaint the student with calculus content typically covered in a first year college calculus course. It is also aligned with the College Board AP®-Calculus standards so as to prepare the student for the AP®-Calculus AB exam.
- understand the meaning of the derivative as a rate of change and a local linear approximation.
- use derivatives to solve problems involving rates of change.
- understand the relationship between the derivative and the definite integral.
- write models of written physical situations using functions, differential equations, or integrals.
- develop an appreciation of the power and utility of calculus.
Ongoing Independent Practice List:
- Euler’s Method Lecture Video
- Euler’s Method slides
- Finding Areas in the Plane slides
- Finding Areas in the Plane note pages
AP® Calculus Resources (mostly from the College Board website):
- AP® Calculus Course Homepage
- AP® Calculus Exam Homepage
- Content of AP® Exam (including links to multiple choice and free response questions)
- Calculator Policy
- Exam Tips
Links to Practice Problems on the Internet:
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