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Intro to Calculus

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If you've fallen behind in class or wish to raise your grade, take a look at our easy-to-understand Intro to Calculus course. Our brief lessons covering limits, differential equations and other calculus concepts can help you easily complete your homework and ace your tests and quizzes.
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13 chapters in Intro to Calculus

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Lesson 1 - What is a Function: Basics and Key Terms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Graphing Basic Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Compounding Functions and Graphing Functions of Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Understanding and Graphing the Inverse Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[156].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[156].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Polynomials Functions: Properties and Factoring Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Polynomials Functions: Exponentials and Simplifying Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Exponentials, Logarithms & the Natural Log Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Slopes and Tangents on a Graph Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Implicit Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Using a Graph to Define Limits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Understanding Limits: Using Notation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - One-Sided Limits and Continuity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[186].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[186].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Determine the Limits of Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[187].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[187].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Understanding the Properties of Limits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[188].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[188].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Squeeze Theorem: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Graphs and Limits: Defining Asymptotes and Infinity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Velocity and the Rate of Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[192].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[192].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Slopes and Rate of Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[193].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[193].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is the Mean Value Theorem? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[194].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[194].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Rolle's Theorem: A Special Case of the Mean Value Theorem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[195].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[195].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Derivatives: The Formal Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Derivatives: Graphical Representations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What It Means To Be 'Differentiable' Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Using Limits to Calculate the Derivative Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[200].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[200].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Linear Properties of a Derivative Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Calculating Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[212].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[212].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Calculating Derivatives of Polynomial Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Calculating Derivatives of Exponential Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[204].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[204].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Using the Chain Rule to Differentiate Complex Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Differentiating Factored Polynomials: Product Rule and Expansion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[207].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - When to Use the Quotient Rule for Differentiation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[208].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[208].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Understanding Higher Order Derivatives Using Graphs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Calculating Higher Order Derivatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[210].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[210].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How to Find Derivatives of Implicit Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Calculate Derivatives of Inverse Trigonometric Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[202].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[202].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Applying the Rules of Differentiation to Calculate Derivatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[213].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[213].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Optimization Problems in Calculus: Examples & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Graphing the Derivative from Any Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Non Differentiable Graphs of Derivatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[216].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[216].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Determine Maximum and Minimum Values of a Graph Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Differentiation to Find Maximum and Minimum Values Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[218].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[218].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Concavity and Inflection Points on Graphs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Concavity and Inflection Points with Differentiation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[220].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[220].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Data Mining: Function Properties From Derivatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[221].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[221].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Data Mining: Identifying Functions From Derivative Graphs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is L'Hopital's Rule? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Applying L'Hopital's Rule in Simple Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[225].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Applying L'Hopital's Rule in Complex Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[226].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[226].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Linearization of Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Estimate Function Values Using Linearization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Newton's Method? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Use Newton's Method to Find Roots of Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Optimization and Differentiation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[232].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[232].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Optimizing Simple Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[233].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[233].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Optimizing Complex Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Summation Notation and Mathematical Series Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Use Riemann Sums for Functions and Graphs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Identify and Draw Left, Right and Middle Riemann Sums Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[238].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is the Trapezoid Rule? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Find the Limits of Riemann Sums Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[240].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[240].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Definite Integrals: Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Use Riemann Sums to Calculate Integrals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Linear Properties of Definite Integrals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[244].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[244].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Average Value Theorem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[245].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[245].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[246].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[246].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Indefinite Integrals as Anti Derivatives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[247].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[247].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Find the Arc Length of a Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1716].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1716].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Calculating Integrals of Simple Shapes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Anti-Derivatives: Calculating Indefinite Integrals of Polynomials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[250].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[250].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Calculate Integrals of Trigonometric Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Calculate Integrals of Exponential Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[252].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[252].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Solve Integrals Using Substitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Substitution Techniques for Difficult Integrals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Integration By Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[256].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[256].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Partial Fractions: How to Factorize Fractions with Quadratic Denominators Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[257].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[257].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Integrate Functions With Partial Fractions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[258].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[258].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Understanding Trigonometric Substitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How to Use Trigonometric Substitution to Solve Integrals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Solve Improper Integrals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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