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Academic Year 2017-2018 • Grade 12 and above • Mathematics Sequence

For reference only; see current year course listing for course availability and details.


The topics for this course include Limits, Derivatives, and Integrals (both Definite and Indefinite). We will explore tools and techniques for applying these concepts, such as the Derivatives of Products and Quotients, and the Chain Rule. We will also form connections with the physical world, both for understanding and also for application. We'll use computers and apps where appropriate. PLEASE NOTE: This course is under revision: textbook and computer software will be upgraded, with information available by late April. Contact instructor if more information is needed before then.

Course Website: Calculus

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructor: Fred Williams

Starts: September 5, 2017
Ends: June 1, 2018

Monday 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM ET • Wednesday 9:30 AM to 10:25 AM ET • Friday 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM ET

Tuition: $650.00


Students should be comfortable at the pre-calculus level (including courses such as Algebra I/II, Geometry, and Trigonometry). A placement test may be required depending on previous work.

Recommended background

Pre-calculus (including Algebra I/II, Geometry, and Trigonometry) equivalent to Scholars Online courses.

Teacher's notes:

Class meets three times a week for problem solving and any required presentation of material.

Textbooks and Materials

This item is recommended but not required and its use is optional:

Calculus Made Easy [Edition or Version: 2], Authors: Sylvanus P. Thompson


Publisher's website: Calculus Made Easy

Best sources: Project Gutenberg download (free)

This item is recommended but not required and its use is optional:

Calculus: Concepts and Applications [Edition or Version: 2], Authors: Paul A. Foerster

ISBN: 1559536543

Publisher's website: Calculus: Concepts and Applications

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Textbook replacement is expected

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