We have selected relevant material from MIT's introductory courses to support students as they study and educators as they teach the AP® Calculus curriculum. These do not comprise a full course of study but offer material to supplement the understanding of the AP Calculus curriculum.

Derivative as a Function covers the topics of analysis of curves; applications of derivatives, optimization: absolute & relative extrema; modeling rates of change; implicit differentiation & derivatives of inverse functions; derivative as a rate of change; geometric interpretation of differential equations; and L'Hospital's Rule using a mixture of lecture notes, practice problems, exam questions, textbook chapters, and java applets.


Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Calculus - Applications of Derivatives - Analysis of Curves

by Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT OpenCourseware

The lecture notes, practice problems, and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover the analysis of curves. Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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The lecture notes contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover the applications of derivatives. Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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The lecture notes, textbook chapters, practice problems, and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover absolute and relative extrema. Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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The lecture notes and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover modeling rates of change. Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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The lecture notes and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover implicit differentiation and derivatives of inverse functions. Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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The lecture notes, practice problems, and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover derivatives as a rate of change. Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Calculus - Applications of Derivatives - L'Hospital's Rule

by Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT OpenCourseware

The lecture notes and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover L’Hospital’s Rule. Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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