AP Calculus AB & BC: Exam Prep
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Study.com's AP Calculus AB & BC: Exam Prep course can help you quickly and efficiently get ready for the AP Calculus AB and BC exams. Access these video lessons and practice quizzes at any time to study all the calculus concepts you'll need to know for the test.to start this course today
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About This Course
Get an indepth look at continuity, integrals, and limits through this online calculus course. The course helps you graph functions, simplify equations and calculate derivatives as you prepare for the AP Calculus AB and AP Calculus BC exams. Our team of experienced, professional educators designed the videos in this course to be brief yet engaging; they also crafted short, multiplechoice quizzes to help you measure your proficiency in the topics covered in the course. You can use the course to study for these AP exams at any time that fits your schedule, and our subjectmatter experts are happy to answer the questions you may have.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
Syllabus & Course Information
Our instructors have designed this course to coincide with the topics that appear on the AP Calculus AB and BC exams. As you work through the lessons, you'll review essential calculus definitions and formulas. The included selfassessments help you practice applying your calculus problemsolving skills. By the end of the course, you should be able to:
 Work with functions in complex equations
 Graph functions on the Cartesian plane and find the slope of a point
 Describe and determine the limits of functions
 Assess derivatives for logarithmic and exponential functions
 Define exponent properties, rational exponents and polynomial equations
 Work with derivatives through linearization, Newton's method and optimization
 Calculate derivatives with limits, use the chain rule and graph various derivatives
 Solve equations that include derivatives
 Calculate the area under a curve with integrals
 Graph derivatives using differential calculus and L'Hopital's rule about indeterminate forms
 Apply Newton's method for rootfinding problems, areas between functions and volumes of revolution
 Understand how motion is related to slopes, tangents and the derivative in calculus
 Explain how basic geometry and trigonometry concepts are related to calculus
 Use a scientific calculator for functions, exponentials and graphing
Course Format
This course offers 23 chapters and a total of 160 lessons. Our lessons are taught in a simplified and entertaining manner that helps you enjoy the studying process and remember essential calculus concepts. The included selfassessments help you further your understanding of the information. Your course dashboard will also keep track of your progress so you know what you've already studied and how much more you need review before the day of your exam.
AP Calculus AB and BC Exam Information
Achieving a high score on the AP Calculus AB and BC exams can help you earn course credit or advanced college placement. Note that you cannot take both exams in the same academic year. The following information applies to both the AB and BC exam types:
 Approximate Number of Questions: 51
 Question Types: Multiplechoice and freeresponse
 Time Limit: 3 hours and 15 minutes
 Exam Cost: $94
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