A course in single-variable calculus. This course covers limits, continuity, derivatives and their applications, definite and indefinite integrals, infinite sequences and series, plane curves, polar coordinates, and basic differential equations. At the conclusion of the course, students should have sufficient preparation to take the AP Calculus BC exam; however, "AP exam preparation" is not the main focus of the course.

25 weeks


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Sep 29 - Apr 5
7:30 - 9:30
Sep 29 - Apr 5
7:30 - 9:30 PM Eastern
6:30 - 8:30 PM Central
5:30 - 7:30 PM Mountain
4:30 - 6:30 PM Pacific
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$599 w/books
With Books $599

AoPS Holidays

There are no classes December 19-January 3, May 30, July 4, or September 5.

Who Should Take?

Students who wish to enroll in Calculus should be able to easily solve most or all of the problems on the diagnostic test above without using a calculator.

Students who do not have a solid algebra background will not be successful in a good calculus course. It is vital that students have mastered the basic high-school math curriculum—algebra, geometry, trigonometry—before attempting a calculus course. Also, this class is considerably more difficult than a typical high-school calculus course, as there will be a greater emphasis on solving hard problems and less emphasis on "routine" calculations.


Lesson 1 Trig Functions, Logarithms, and Exponentials
Lesson 2 Sets and Functions
Lesson 3 Limits and Continuity
Lesson 4 Definition of the Derivative
Lesson 5 Chain Rule and Implicit Differentiation
Lesson 6 Interpretation of the Derivative
Lesson 7 Optimization
Lesson 8 More Derivative Applications
Lesson 9 Related Rates
Lesson 10 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Lesson 11 Integration I
Lesson 12 Integration II
Lesson 13 Integration III
Lesson 14 Applications of the Integral
Lesson 15 Infinity
Lesson 16 Improper Integrals
Lesson 17 Sequences
Lesson 18 Taylor Series
Lesson 19 Parametric Curves
Lesson 20 Polar Coordinates
Lesson 21 Extra Problems Day
Lesson 22 Differential Equations I
Lesson 23 Differential Equations II
Lesson 24 Some Harder Problems
Lesson 25 Course Review

Required Textbook

By David Patrick

A comprehensive textbook covering single-variable calculus. Specific topics covered include limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, power series, plane curves, and differential equations.

I loved this class. Thank you. It helped me so much. Keep it up!


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