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Calculus BC, Advanced Placement

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Year long course 1.0 credit
AP credit available
Mathematics credit
Grade 12

CALCULUS BC, Advanced Placement

General Description

Prerequisite: AB Calculus (recommended C or better)

This course is designed for students who have taken AB Calculus and are interested in continuing their study of calculus. It is a challenging course that will prepare students for study of mathematics at the college level. The course follows the College Board AP Calculus BC course guidelines and will prepare students to pass the AP exam in May. Students should expect an average of 45 minutes of homework per night.  Graphing Calculator Required
 

Content

Critical areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of topics from AB calculus
  • Advanced integration techniques
  • Differential Equations
  • Sequences and Series
  • Parametric, Polar and Vector Functions
     

Theory of Action

A Thinking Classroom is one where mathematical reasoning is visible. Students are encouraged to ask questions. Curiosity is fostered and valued. Answers are important, yet it is the mathematical reasoning and communication of ideas that is of utmost importance.