- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 138
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Course SummaryGet ready for the AP Calculus AB exam with our video lessons on graphing, functions, exponents, derivatives, integrals and scientific calculator use. Each lesson includes a short, multiple-choice quiz that allows you to practice important concepts using questions similar to those found on the exam.
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About This Course
With our AP Calculus AB course, you can build a foundation with chapters about graphing and function basics, before you get into more complicated concepts like polynomials, derivatives and integration. Our subject-matter experts present these brief, targeted video lessons with self-assessment quizzes to strengthen your knowledge and give you the confidence you need moving forward. The course's online format makes it easy to study for the AP exam at any time that fits your schedule, and the Ask the Expert feature allows you to submit any questions you may have.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This course is closely aligned with the topics you can expect to find on the AP Calculus AB exam. The lessons help you improve your understanding of foundational calculus terms, formulas and concepts, and the practice quizzes help you strengthen your calculus skills. When you're finished with the course, you should be able to:
- Outline the basics of graphs and functions
- Recognize function limits and continuity
- Analyze the properties of derivatives and derivative intervals
- Evaluate the derivative as a point and as a function
- Identify second derivatives
- Use and compute derivatives
- Explain the fundamental theorem of calculus
- Use scientific calculators to solve calculus problems
- Approximate definite integrals
- Discuss integral applications
- Work with polynomials and exponents
- Understand/apply integration techniques
This course contains 130 bite-sized lessons that are organized into 19 chapters. Watch or read through the lessons at your own pace, and take the accompanying quizzes to practice solving calculus problems. To further reinforce your understanding of the material, take the mutiple-choice chapter exams and final course assessment.
AP Calculus AB Exam Information
You can expect to take this AP exam upon completion of your AP Calculus AB course in high school. If you earn a high score on the exam, you can become eligible for earning college credit or advanced placement in the colleges and universities you're applying to.
- Approximate Number of Questions: 51
- Question Types: Multiple-choice and free-response
- Time Limit: 3 hours and 15 minutes
- Exam Cost: $94
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