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- Available Lessons: 125
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryLet us help you prepare for the CLEP Calculus exam with this engaging test prep course. Our learning tools, including multiple-choice quizzes and short video lessons, can be accessed at any time on any mobile device to help you prepare to earn your best score on the exam. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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You can earn four hours of college credit in just a few weeks simply by using our calculus test prep course to prepare for the CLEP Calculus exam. Instead of spending an entire semester in a calculus course, you can use our engaging and thorough video lessons to quickly learn the same concepts you would find in class, including continuity in a function, rate of change, integrals and differential equations.
You can practice graphing derivatives and applying L'Hopital's Rule, learn how to estimate function values using linearization and calculate integrals of exponential functions using our short lessons taught by subject-matter experts. Retaining key info you'll need for the CLEP exam is easy when you watch our lessons featuring dynamic animations and on-screen graphics.
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Syllabus & Course Information
When you've watched all the lessons in the CLEP Calculus course, you'll have mastered the following objectives. These objectives are closely aligned with the concepts you'll be asked about on the CLEP exam. To make sure you're ready for the CLEP test, take the final CLEP Calculus practice test that accompanies this course.
- Graph basic and inverse functions
- Identify continuities and discontinuities in functions and graphs
- Define and apply the Intermediate Value Theorem
- Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find distance and solve trigonometry problems
- Determine the limits of functions and use a graph to define limits
- Analyze the properties of limits
- Understand the Mean Value Theorem and Rolle's Theorem
- Summarize the formal definition of a derivative and appraise graphical representations of derivatives
- Calculate derivatives of trigonometric functions, polynomial equations, and exponential equations
- Calculate higher order derivatives
- Calculate derivatives using limits and the rules of differentiation
- Graph the derivative of any function
- Determine the maximum and minimum values of a graph
- Apply L'Hopital's rule in simple and complex cases
- Use Newton's Method to find roots of equations
- Optimize simple and complex systems
- Find the limits of Riemann sums and use Riemann sums to calculate integrals
- Define the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
- Calculate integrals of trigonometric and exponential functions
- Solve integrals using substitution and trigonometric substitution
- Use integration applications
- Solve problems using differential equations, including related rates problems
This is an introductory course and no prerequisites are needed, but students will benefit from basic knowledge of geometry, trigonometry and algebra to understand the concepts presented here.
This course has 104 video lessons categorized into 13 chapters. Each video lesson takes about 5-10 minutes to watch and is followed by a quick quiz that lets you check your knowledge of the materials. A written transcript is also included, in case you want to read along. Our course lets you easily track your progress and see the lessons you've completed and the quizzes that you've passed. To make sure you're ready for the CLEP exam, the course features chapter tests and a final exam, and if you have questions you can ask one of our expert course instructors.
Calculus CLEP Exam Information
The topics you'll be asked about on the Calculus CLEP exam are the same as those found in a semester-long college course in this subject - typically completed within your first or second year of college. Students often take this course to meet general education requirements. Math, engineering or science majors might also find that calculus is a requirement for earning a degree in one of these fields.
- Number of Questions: Approximately 44
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 90 minutes
- Number of Credits: 4
- Exam Cost: $85
Earn CLEP Credit
Passing the CLEP exam in calculus means you can potentially earn 4 transferable credits that you can use to graduate more quickly - cutting the cost of your degree at the same time. These credits can be applied to more than 2,900 colleges and universities throughout the U.S. This course provides you with an efficient way to prepare for the exam and earn credits quickly.
Study Schedule for the CLEP Calculus Exam
This course has around 11 hours of instruction that can be completed on your schedule. We've included a time table you can use as a guide to help you figure out how long you'll need to prepare for the exam.
|Study Frequency||When You'll Be Ready for the Exam|
|3 hours a day; 3 days a week||Just over 1 week|
|2 hours a day; 3 days a week||Almost 2 weeks|
|1 hour a day; 3 days a week||Almost 4 weeks|
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