Calculus (AP Math BC) 2017-2018

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Calculus Homework

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First Calculus Test: Wed September 6 (generally every other Wednesday)

Due Date Assignment
Tue 8/22
* Sign Up for WeBWork
* TurnIn: Observations Please
* Though you will need to be have and know how to use a hand held graphing calculator (e.g. TI-84) for the AP exam, you will find the Demos Graphing Calculator which runs on computers, smart phones, and tablets, to be very useful. Start by trying it on a computer. You can save your work if you click sign-in in the upper left hand corner of the window.
* Work through this brief introduction to graphing functions in Desmos.

Wed 8/23
Turn In: Second draft of Headlands Bicycle problem on page 2 of kwiki 20002 Note that you may need to make an assumption about my ride to get a unique solution for flat, uphill, and downhill miles. Be sure to state your assumption.
* Spend 30 minutes working on the questions.
* Then spend 15 minutes writing a second draft of your answers and graphs.
* I do not want to see your initial work. Use new paper for your second draft.

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Set 1

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Getting Started

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As in previous math clases some homework assignments will come from the [Whitman Calculus] text, but other assignments will be done on-line using WeBWorK , an on-line math homework system.

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