Course Overview & Syllabus
Advanced Placement Calculus Overview
The Advanced Placement program offers courses to high school students that are taught at college level. After successfully completing the curricular requirements of an advanced placement course in calculus, students are given the opportunity to take an exam administered by the College Board to assess their knowledge of, but more importantly their understanding, of calculus. For more specific details on the AP Calculus curriculum, please refer to www.collegeboard.com.
- Binder with paper (3” is recommended)
Dividers (Notes, Free Response, Homework) - **Optional**
TI – 89 Calculator*
*Calculators will be given to you on loan from Wall High School, just as textbooks are issued to you. You are responsible for your calculator from the day it is issued until the last day of school, when it will be collected.
Be on time
WORK HARD, give 100%
Cell Phones are NOT PERMITTED IN CLASS!!
**Asterisks indicate current unit of study** (dates studied)
Units of Study
Infinite Series Convergence Tests (9/16-9/29)
Intro to Derivatives (9/30 - 10/7)
Derivative Rules (10/10 - 10/27)
Implicit/Related Rates/Particle Motion** ( 11/28 - 12/13)
Integration Rules (Basic, Usub, IBP, PFD, FTC)/ 2nd FTC
(12/14 - 1/13)
Accumulation/Average Value & Particle Motion/Parametrics (1/25 - 2/3)
**DEQ/Slope Fields/Euler** (Began on 2/6)
Area/Volume & Polar Area