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Re: [Phys-L] Calculus intro for AP students

Quick Calculus is by Daniel Kleppner and Norman Ramsey.

Andre Adler

On Jun 10, 2014, at 5:19 PM, frank cange <> wrote:

Peter: You might try just getting some copies of Quick Calculus by John Kleppner. it will get your students going on calculus.Frank Cange

Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:21:02 -0400
Subject: [Phys-L] Calculus intro for AP students

Hello All,

As the high school calendar winds down,I want to share a project I am
working on. As a result of the College Board's changes to AP physics, my
school has decided to switch to the c-level, calculus based program. Some
of my incoming students will have had one quarter of calculus but others
will just be starting calculus in the fall.

To help everyone start with enough of the basics, I have been writing some
math blog posts dedicated to this topic. I am going to use it as a summer
reading assignment. The goal is to provide just enough of an introduction
so that I can use the language of calculus from the very start of the
course. Anything more advanced will have to wait for their math teachers
to catch up.

In any case, here is what I am giving them:

As you will see, I still have some posts to write. Feel free to use and to
suggest edits/additions/etc here, off-list or through the comments at the

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