How to find rates of change
How to use areas to turn rates of change into totals
Review precalculus topics such as: Trigonometric Functions, Exponents & Logarithms, Sequences & Series, Limits
Want to take an AP Calculus class, but aren’t sure you are ready? Want to review some of your precalculus topics before your AP class begins? Want a preview of the big ideas of AP Calculus and math? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, this math course is for you.
We’ll preview the concepts behind both derivatives and integrals as well as review many of the precalculus topics most relevant to AP Calculus such as: Trigonometric functions, Exponents & Logarithms, Sequences & Series, Limits.
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Lesson #1: Introduction
Lesson #2: Rates of Change
Lesson #3: Adding up the Changes
Exponents & Logarithms
Lesson #4: Working with Exponents
Lesson #5: Review of Trigonometry
The Concept of a Limit
Lesson #6a: Limits at Finite Values – Graphical
Lesson #6b: Limits at Finite Values – Numerical
Lesson #6c: Limits at Infinity
Lesson #7a: Sequences and Series
Lesson #7b: The Idea of Convergence
Get Ready for AP Calculus
Completion of a high school precalculus class, including familiarity with trigonometric functions, exponents & logarithms, sequences & series. A basic knowledge of limits is helpful, but not required.