AP Calculus BC

Teacher: 
Michael Schroers
Department: 
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Class Room: 
309
Assignments: 
Binder Check

Binder check - need a 1 inch binder for assessments and CPRs (Continual Progress Reports).  Binders will be kept in class and are required to retake assessments throughout the quarter.  Students must demostrate that they are tracking their own progress.  

 

The signature page of the syllabus is also due.   

Due Date: 
Mon, 09/14/2015
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L'Hopital's Rule

p.259:  1-13 odd

Due Date: 
Thu, 09/10/2015
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LImits and Continuity

Prep Book (5 steps to a 5):  1-19

Due Date: 
Thu, 09/17/2015
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Weekly Assessment 1.1

Weekly Assessment 1.1 is this Friday, 9/18.  It will cover the topics discussed in class thus far, including the derivative of a function (summer assignment).  Refer to class notes, practice work, and CPRs to prepare.  

Due Date: 
Fri, 09/18/2015
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L'Hopital Rule

P.259-260: 17-37 odd  

Due Date: 
Mon, 09/21/2015
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limits of Rational Functions

p.110:  5-12

Finish last week's practice work also.  

 

Be ready for Weekly Assessment 1.2 on Thursday, Sept 24th.  It will cover all the topics on Weekly Assessment 1.1 plus rational functions & L'Hopital.  

Due Date: 
Thu, 09/24/2015
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Derivative Review

Handout "Derivative Droodle":  complete the activity.  

Due Date: 
Mon, 09/28/2015
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Limits

Handout "Limits Practice"  

sides c,d:  18, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26

 

Textbook: 

p.122:

13-24 (skip 17-20)

Due Date: 
Thu, 10/01/2015
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Weekly Assessment #3

Weekly Assessment #3 is Thursday, Oct 1st.  It will cover limits with rational and piecewise functions.  It will also include the other indeterminate forms of L'Hopital.  

Due Date: 
Thu, 10/01/2015
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Summative Review

Multiple Choice handout: 1-39

 

Summative 1 is on Monday, Oct 8th.  It will cover all the learning targets discussed in class.  Use your tracker and past assessments to help prepare.  

Due Date: 
Thu, 10/08/2015
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Integration by parts

p.391: 6-12

Due Date: 
Thu, 10/15/2015
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Riemann Sums

p. 342: 

29, 30, 32, 33, 43, 44

Due Date: 
Fri, 10/23/2015
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Trapezoidal Rule

p.424-425: 5, 33, 39 (trapezoidal rule only) 

Due Date: 
Tue, 10/27/2015
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Evaluating Definite Integrals

p.374:  1-15 odd

Due Date: 
Thu, 10/29/2015
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Solving Differential Equations

p.540: 10, 11, 23, 24, 26

Due Date: 
Wed, 11/04/2015
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Summative 2

Summative #2 is this Monday, Nov 9th.  Use your tracker with learning targets, Weekly Assessments, Notes, and practice work to help prepare.    

Due Date: 
Mon, 11/09/2015
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Differential Equation with particular solution (initial conditions)

AP Prep Book: p.335-336: 11, 16, 18, 29

Due Date: 
Mon, 11/09/2015
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Quadratic Functions - 2nd degree polynomials

handout 3.0:  64-66

Due Date: 
Thu, 11/12/2015
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LT 3.1 - Absolute Extrema

handout 3.0: 11-18

Due Date: 
Wed, 11/18/2015
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LT 3.2 Local extrema and concavity

p.294: 15-21odd

Due Date: 
Wed, 11/18/2015
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LT 3.7 - Partial Fraction Decomposition

p.402: 5-15odd

Due Date: 
Wed, 12/02/2015
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LT 3.7 Partial Fraction Decomposition

There is a Weekly Assessment Thursday, Dec 3rd covering LT 3.1, LT 3.2, and LT 3.3.  

Practice:  Handout FRQ #2:  2014 #3

Due Date: 
Thu, 12/03/2015
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Summative 1 Retakes are closing

The opportunity to retake Summative 1 will close next Friday, Dec. 11th.  View the retake policy at the top of the web page for more information regarding what materials are  required to retakes.   

Due Date: 
Fri, 12/11/2015
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LTs: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.7

Practice:

Handout 3.1 (mulitple choice) all

FRQ Practice #3: 2012 #3

Check your answer for 2012 #3 here

 

Due Date: 
Mon, 12/07/2015
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LT 3.5 Optimization

Handout on O.ptimization: 

Problems 2-5

Check answers here

Due Date: 
Mon, 12/07/2015
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Finish handouts 3.1 (mulitple choice) and optization practice.  

Be ready for Summative 3 this Thursday, Dec 17th.  

 

Due Date: 
Mon, 12/14/2015
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Summative 3

Summative 3 will cover learning targets 3.1 to 3.5 and a Free Response quesiton.   

Free Response Practice:  TRY 2011 #2 and check your solution.  

Due Date: 
Wed, 12/16/2015
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Summative 3

Summative 3 will cover learning targets 3.1 to 3.5 and a Free Response quesiton.   

Free Response Practice:  TRY 2011 #2 and check your solution.  

Due Date: 
Wed, 12/16/2015
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LT 4.1 Relative Rates

Handout: Relative Rate Word Problems: 1-6, 9

check your answers at this Link

Due Date: 
Mon, 01/11/2016
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LT 4.2 Estimate the value of a function using Euler's Method

Handout 4.1:  53,54, 57,58

Free Response Practice: 2013 #5

Due Date: 
Fri, 01/15/2016
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LT. 4.3 Linearization

p.247: 3-6

FRQ: 2007 #5 check your answers

Due Date: 
Mon, 01/18/2016
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4.4 Newton's Method

p. 248:  33-36

 

Summative 4 is on Thursday, Jan 21st

Due Date: 
Thu, 01/21/2016
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Final Exam

Final Exam for semester 1 is Monday, February 1st covering units 1-4.  

Practice: 

Limits handout: 4,5, 7-14, 18-25

p.440: 3, 5, 7, 15, 27, 41, 49, 53

Due Date: 
Mon, 01/25/2016
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Due Date: 
Mon, 02/01/2016
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Final Exam Review

Final Exam for Semester 1 is on Monday, February 1st.  I will cover all 4 units studied this semester. 

 

Practice: 

Limits Multiple Choice handout: 18-25

Applications of the derivative mulitiple choice handout: 5, 12, 13, 15, 16, 40, 44, 54-57, 86-88

5)  D12) E 13) C 15) B 16) E 40) A 44) D 54) E 55) B 56) D 57) D 86) C 87) D 88) E 

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/01/2016
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2nd Semester

Second Semester

Unit 5:  Parametric, Vector, and Polar Functions

Due Date: 
Thu, 02/04/2016
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LT 5.1 Derivative of Parametric Function

Handout 5.1:  7-15 odd, 21, 22

Due Date: 
Thu, 02/11/2016
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LT 5.3 Position, Velocity, and Acceleration

handout 1, 10-14, 20

Due Date: 
Tue, 02/16/2016
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LT 5.3/5.4 Position, Velocity, Acceleration, Displacement, Distance

Handout 5.2:  31, 32, 41, 42, 45

Due Date: 
Thu, 02/18/2016
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5.5 Derivative of a Polar Function

Watch this video on how to find the equation of the tangent line for a polar equation.  Finding the derivative of a polar function and slope of the tangent line will be covered in the video also.  

Practice

handout: 5.4: 39-41 

Due Date: 
Thu, 02/18/2016
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LT 5.6 Area of Polar Functions

Correct Weekly formative #2

Handout 45, 48, 49, 50

Watch this video on area between polar regions

Due Date: 
Thu, 02/25/2016
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Benchmark - Parametric, Vector, and Polar Equation

Our first Benchmark assessment is Monday, February 29 covering all the learning target.  Complete the past homework and look at your past Weekly Formatives to prepare.  

Extra polar area practice:  Handout 5.4: 47, 48, 49, 50 

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/29/2016
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Free Response Practice

Complete FRQs 2 and 3, follow this link to the questions.  Check and correct your answers when finished.  

Due Date: 
Mon, 03/07/2016
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6.2 Nth Term & Geometric Series Test

handout 6.2 (side B):  43-54 even  

Due Date: 
Wed, 03/09/2016
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Polar Equations

There is a Benchmark Assessment on Polar Equation Monday, Mar. 14th.  Review are last Weekly Formative and visit these links for more practice with solutions.:

2013 #2 , 2014 #2

 

 

Due Date: 
Mon, 03/14/2016
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6.5 Direct & Limit Comparison Test

Handout: 6.4: 3-21odd

Due Date: 
Thu, 03/17/2016
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LT 1-6 : Convergence

Handout 6.6:  51-76 odd

Due Date: 
Mon, 03/21/2016
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LT 6,1-6.6

handout 6.5:  52-66 even

Be ready for the Benchmark Assessment this Thursday, March 24th.  

Due Date: 
Thu, 03/24/2016
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Benchmark Assessment for Unit 6

Practice for the Benchmark assessment tomorrow, March 24::

Handout 6.7: 7-22

Due Date: 
Thu, 03/24/2016
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7.1: Build a Taylor Polynomial

Handout 6.6:  15, 25, 26, 29 

Due Date: 
Thu, 03/31/2016
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7.2: Determine the error of a Taylor Polynomial

Handout 6.6: 45, 47 ,49, 51

Due Date: 
Mon, 04/04/2016
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AP EXAM REVIEW

Complete the multiple choice given in class.  Check your answers.  

Handout "AB Practice Examination 1" (multiple choice):  Check your work! 1) c 2) c 3) b 4) b 5) b 6) e 7) e 8) a 9) a 10) e 11) c 12) d 13) a 14) e 15) d 16) a 17) b 18) b 19) b  20) b 21) a 22) c 23) b 24) a 25) d 26) b 27) b 28) c 

Due Date: 
Wed, 04/06/2016
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AP REVIEW

Handout "AP Calculus BC Practice TEST 1" (multiple choice):  Check your work! 1) e 2) b 3) c 4)  5) c 6) e 7) e 8) c 9) b 10) c 11)a  12) a 13) a 14) a 15) a 16) d 17) c 18) d 19) a  20) c 21) a 22) c 23) b 24) d 25) d 26) b 27) c 28) e 29) b 30) d 31) d 32) c 33) c 34) e 35) b 36) a 37)  38)  39)  40)  41)  42)  43)  

Due Date: 
Mon, 04/11/2016
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AP REVIEW

Wednesday, April 13th from 3:30p to 4:40p:  AP Prectice and Review

Friday, April 15th from 12:30p to 3:30p:   Mock AP Exam.  Snacks will be provided.  

Due Date: 
Fri, 04/15/2016
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Benchmark Assessment

There is a Benchmark assessment on Wednesday, April 13th covering Taylor Polynomials & Interval/Radius of Convergence.  

 

Due Date: 
Wed, 04/13/2016
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AP REVIEW

Handout: "Quick Practice"

31) C  32) C  33)  C 34)  E  42)  A  43) D  44)  B  45) C  

Due Date: 
Fri, 04/15/2016
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After School AP Review

There is AP Review after school this week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:30p to 4:30p.  

Due Date: 
Fri, 04/29/2016
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AP REVIEW

1) handout "Review MC Derivative & its Applications": 1-20 (p.94-95) & FRQ #2 (p.123)

Answers: 1) B 2) A 3) B 4) A 5) C 6) D 7) A 8) E 8) D 9) D 10) A 11) D 12) D 13) B 14) A 15) D 16) B 17) B 18) C 19) A 20) D

2) Complete and correct the AP "Mock" practice exam

Due Date: 
Fri, 04/29/2016
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AP REVIEW

Continue to review and correct the "mock" exam we took before spring break.  

Review the Properites & Formulas for Parametric, Vector, and Polar functions. 

handout "Review MC - Integrals and their Applications":  Answers to the questions started in class

p.205: 1) B ; p. 209 1) D ; p. 176-177: 1) B 3) B 12)  B 13)  D 19)  C ; p. 148-149: 1) C 2) A 3) D 

Due Date: 
Mon, 05/02/2016
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AP Calculus EXAM

The AP Calculus exam is this week Thursday, May 5th at 8:00am in the small gym.  Plan on arrive at Brooks at least 30 minutes early (7:30) to get settled.  Don't forget your GRAPHING CALCULATOR, it's required for the exam.  

*****AP Review Sessions this week******

Monday, May 2nd:  3:30 to 4:30

Wednesday, May 4th:  12:30p (after seminar) 

Due Date: 
Thu, 05/05/2016
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FRQ Practice - AP REVIEW

Complete and check your answers for 2010 #6 and 2015 #2

Due Date: 
Thu, 05/05/2016
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Presentation (PBL)

Presentation & Flier are due June 9th.  For more details on the presentation and flier follow this link.  

Due Date: 
Thu, 06/09/2016
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Presentation & Flier (PBL unit)

** Fliers must be completed, in your groups's folder, and ready to print by:  Tuesday, June 7th at 3:30pm.  

** Presentations are Thursday, June 9th during class period.  Follow this link to the presentation and flier rubric.  Be ready to present to other students and teachers outisde of the classroom.  

Due Date: 
Tue, 06/07/2016
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AP Calculus BC