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thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
How is the jump from Trig/PreCalc to AP Calc BC?
thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
How is the jump from Trig/PreCalc to AP Calc BC?

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timo86m
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If i can take on calc anyone can :P

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's a pretty big jump but you WILL get the hang of it. Although I took AB not BC.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Haha I heard it was much harder than trig, just wondering. I'm a little intimidated by the word 'calculus' :3

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Dido525 did u take A and B in the same year?

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can't do that actually. You have to take AB OR BC.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I know it sounds intimadating but to be honest it's not that bad and it will help soooooo much in Uni.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Dido525 Well all high schools are a bit different. I took Accl. Alg 2 last year, so this year I'm in Honors Trig/AP Calc A. So next year I will take AP Calc BC

timo86m
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i took calc 1 and i found it very easy.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1US stuff :P . I am from Canada :P .

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay but I KNOW you can't give the AP calculus AB and BC exam in the same year.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But don't be intimatated. Calculus is really fun and if you have any questions we are here :) .

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0*sigh* What a relief! I know I'm probably just freaking out over nothing, but that's just me. I heard ap calc was scary from a senior, and i'm only a frosh so i was a little stressed o.o

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well I'll take the AP ABC exam next year, at least I think that's what my math teacher said.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1AP calc is hard though I will say. I was sad, whined and cried after doing bad in almost every test but it's soooo worth it :) .

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh no! How was the exam?

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Calc I in my university is review for Calc AB and BC

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I didn't do good because I didn't study but just about everyone got a 5.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Pheww. Is it a good or bad thing that I'm taking the AP exam soph year?

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As long as you know your algebra, you can take Calc

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0..I didn't do so hot in Algebra II.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My teacher made homework optional so I almost never did it, so I got straight B+'s all year :(

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you will do fine on differentiation. Integration was a bit hard for me to learn.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is it important to have a strong trig bkgd in calc? That's what my teacher keeps saying, that it takes the past years' concepts and applies them in calc

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know your sum and difference identities and double angle ones? That's all I used until I got to a DE course.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep (: I probably won't be doing DE til college, I plan to take AP Stats and Multivariable Calc as an upperclassman

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0DE is offered during second year of university

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oic. What's freshman in uni?

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Btw sorry if ur getting bugged with me asking so many q's!

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You said second? Or did u mean first?

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did? I said DE course is offered in second year. You won't take DE until you get to second year of college

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh I meant what math class is offered/generally taken freshman/first year! Sorry for the confusion lol

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Freshman in math or engineering takes Calc I, Calc II and sometime Linear Algebra.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I should mention as long as you did decent in Algebra and trig Calc will be fine.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Engineers must take Linear Algebra. At least at my University.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is coming from a student who used to fail at fail and managed to get a 99% on the Calculus final exam.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh. I think I did/am doing pretty good. I plan to be in neurosurgery, does that change anything? :3

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Why are you taking AP calc then? O_o .

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do u mean?

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1As far as I know Medicine does not require extensive knowledge in Calculus.

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Science students in my university still take Calc I and Calc II.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay same here but they don't do multivariable calculus.

timo86m
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0calc is very mechanical.

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They stop at Calc II which is the course on integrations and Taylor Series

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Taylor series are sooo easy though :/ .

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes but a strong math background is recommended. I'm still a little iffy on multivariable calc, even though I'm lucky enough to take both AP stats and Multivariable. And really it's because of the track I started in 6th grade. I started Accl. Alg 1 in sixth, so I took accl. geo in 7th and accl. alg 2 in 8th, and now I'm taking honors trig/ap calc a this year because that's the way my schools work.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well.... Someone is dedicated lol.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I figured since I have the option, it won't hurt to be in advanced math. But is it really that necessary? Hmm.

timo86m
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the more math the better.

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yup. She has more motivation than me. I rather play than do math. Lol

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sure, AP calculus would help you a lot but I know for a fact medicine does not require extensive knowledge in Calculus.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well... I do math for fun and I will help others in math but I just hate studying.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Haha I'm not that great at studying either! Math just..comes naturally I guess. I don't know if I should fill Multivariable Calc up with an offcampus medicine class instead. Or even what I'm going to do senior year!

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Everyone hates studying especially learning everything on the night before exams.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The thing is though... I know medicine does not require multivariable so unless you really like math I would advice not taking it.

NewOne
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's more cramming than studying at that point

timo86m
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need calc 2 to do multivariable calc.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0^I'll admit, I've done that soo many times. :3 Yeahh. @timo86m I'll be doing AP Calc BC next year.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I have Calc 2 next semester :/ . I am not really that worried though.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have pre calc next semester! I'm not that worried anymore thx to you guys! :)

timo86m
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0calc 2 is a little bit harder than calc 1. It is easy but calc 2 makes calc1 look easy.

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good luck! Calculus is very very interesting once you understand it :) .

timo86m
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0calc is just awesome once you apply it to physics. It is amazing.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Cool! I think that it's a little different for me since most ppl take calc alongside physics, but I'll take it the year after calc so I guess it's still helpful :)

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Best of luck in Medicine :) .

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I was never a straight A student myself :3 . Very very average :P .

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh..I'm a bit of a nerd (but, ya know, still cool ;)) I think I just stress over everything! Lol

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have to go now, it's getting late. Thanks for all of the input everyone! wish I could give medals to all of you! :D

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think everyone does when they get to Uni or College to be honest...

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Haha I guess I just started earlier :P Ok bye! :)
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