Calculus BC Outline

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AP Calculus BC Ms. Nookala Name____________ In the AP Calculus BC course students will learn the following important topics: limits, derivatives, indefinite integrals, definite integrals, series and parametric equations. Students will know how to approach the problems numerically, graphically, analytically and verbally. Course Text Book Larson, Hostetler, Edwards. Calculus of a single variable. The 8th edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006 Graphing Calculator Use Students are expected to have a graphing calculator for class work, homework, many tests and AP exam. I strongly recommend students have his/her own calculator in the TI-83 or…show more content…
It will include 174 teaching days and at lease 13 days of formal assessment. The classes met five days a week. Students will have at least 3 weeks to summarize, review and reflect what they have learned to be well preparing for their AP Calculus BC Exam in May. Chapter 1 Section | Topic | Number of Days | 1.1 | A Preview of Calculus | 1 | 1.2 | Finding Limits Graphically and Numerically | 1 | 1.3 | Evaluating Limits Analytically | 2 | 1.4 | Continuity and One-Sided Limits | 2 | 1.5 | Infinite Limits | 2 | 3.5 | Limits at Infinity | 2 | | Review and Assessment | 3 | | Total | 13 | Chapter 2 Section | Topic | Number of Days | 2.1 | The Derivative and the Tangent Line Problem | 3 | 2.2 | Basic Differentiation Rules and Rates of Change | 3 | 2.3 | Product and Quotient Rules and Higher-Order Derivatives | 2 | 2.4 | The Chain Rule | 2…show more content…
Bohan, AMSCO. There are 5 complete model Exams, Review exercises and chapter assessments, use of graphing calculators and complete answer key with solutions. * AP Central web site to find past free-response exams and AP Exam information: www. Teacher Resources * Anton, Howard, Ira Bivens, and Stephen Davis, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 8th edition, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005 * Finney, Ross, Franklin D. Demana, Bert Waites, and Daniel Kennedy, Calculus: Graphical,Numerical, Algebraic, 3rd edition, Boston: Pearson: Prentice Halll, 2007 * Forrester, Paul, Calculus: Concepts and Applications, 2nd ed., Emeryville, CA, Key Curriculum Press, 2005 * Hallett, Deborah, Andrew Gleason, and William McCallum, Calculus: Single Variable, 4th edition, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005 * Larson, Ron Robert, P. Hostetler, and Bruce H. Edwards, Calculus with Analytic Geometry, 8th edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006 * Stewart, James, Single Variable Calculus Concepts and Content with Vector Functions, Belmont, CA: Thompson Brooks/Cole,

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