LAPC 2012: Apparently there is Life After preCalculus after all! We made the entire 4th Quarter an intro to Calculus as our final project. This is a preCalculus class, right? What better way to prepare for taking Calculus next year than to actually do some Calculus now! We focused on the skills in the 3 of 5 units I review from AB Calculus in my BC class.

**was Limits, Continuity and the Definition of the Derivative as the limit of the Difference Quotient.**

__Unit 2__**was all about the Existence of the Derivative and Differentiation Rules such as Power, Trig, Product, Quotient and Chain. We didn't have time for**

__Unit 3__**which included some Applications of the Derivative (min/max, related rates) other than rates of change, tangent lines and displacement problems.**

__Unit 4__Last, but not least,

**was about Definite and Indefinite Integrals and the First Fundamental Theorem. We didn't have time for**__Unit 5__**on Applications of the AntiDerivative (arc length, volume, surface area, Second Fundamental Theorem) other than area and acuumulator functions.**__Unit 6__The only difference here, compared to my BC class, is that we used a TI83 instead of a TI89 as needed. Also, in BC we get into a lot more theory for Riemann Sums including limits of series of constants and we write programs using TI-BASIC to estimate these sums when exact answers are not possible!

Unit 2-1: 1-Sided and 2-Sided Limits

Unit 2-2: Definition of Continuity

Unit 2-3: Min/Max and Intermediate Value Theorem

**Intro to Calculus in preCalculus 2-3: Definition of the Derivative**

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Unit 2-4: Definition of the Derivative

Unit 2-6: When does the Derivative Exist?

Unit 3-1: Power and Product Rules

Unit 3-2: Quotient Rule

Unit 3-3: Trig Rules

**preCalculus: Intro to Calculus 3-3 Trig Function Derivatives**

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Unit 3-4: Displacement, Velocity, Acceleration, Parametrics

Unit 3-5: Chain Rule

Unit 5-1: AntiDerivatives

Unit 5-2: Differential Equations

Unit 5-3: Definite Integrals

Unit 5-5: Riemann Sums

Unit 5-9: Indefinite IntegralsUnit 5-10: U-Substitution

Well, that's all folks!

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