Calculus AB (AP)

Starts from:Mon, August 8, 2022
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Calculus AB (AP)

Elective: for Grade 11-12

 

AP courses in calculus consist of a full high school academic year of work, and are comparable to calculus courses in colleges and universities. It is expected that students who take an AP course in calculus will seek college credit, college placement, or both. Students are required to take the Advanced Placement Exam at the conclusion of the course.
Calculus AB is primarily concerned with developing the students’ understanding of the concepts of calculus and providing experience with its methods and applications. The course emphasizes a multi representational approach to calculus, with concepts, results, and problems being expressed graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally. The connections among these representations also are important. In Calculus AB course, students will learn the following main concepts: Functions, Graphs, and Limits, Derivatives and Application of Derivative, Integrals and Application of Integrals. The course also emphasizes the use of the graphing calculator as a tool to interpret results as well as a method of obtaining an answer. Students in Calculus AB are required to use a graphing calculator throughout the course.