BC Calculus

Pre-requisites: Successful completion of Math 603.

Course Description: AP Calculus BC begins with a brief review of functions, limits, continuity and a brief extension of derivatives and their applications and continues with integration. Topics include the calculus of polynomial, rational, exponential, trigonometric, polar and parametric functions; the calculus of vectors; infinite series; and an introduction to differential equations. Students successfully completing this course will be prepared to take the Advanced Placement Calculus BC exam offered on during the first week of May. Graphing calculators are used extensively in this course.

Materials Required: Textbook, Graphing Calculator and a binder for class handouts.


Homework: Late homework will be accepted for half credit up until the Chapter test that includes the missed assignment. If you are absent you have 1 week to make up missed homework for full credit. Homework assignments will be posted on our class web page by chapter and nightly.

Homework setup: Each homework assignment should have your name and assignment at the top of the page. Each homework problem should be numbered and copied unless it’s a word problem. You must show all your work for full credit. (No work = no credit). Your work should be legible. Please remove fringes from the page. Multiple pages should be stapled. Geometric diagrams should be made with a straight edge.

You homework is not graded by the number of right answers. However if you have too many wrong answers you may be asked to resubmit your homework with wrong answers corrected to receive full credit.

Grading: Your total score/ Total possible score

Extra Help: You can see me during J Block by appointment.