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MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Calculus - Series of Constants

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.

Series of Constants covers the topics of motivating examples; geometric series with applications; harmonic series; alternating series (error bound); series as Riemann sums and the integral test; ratio test (convergence/divergence); and the comparison test using a mixture of lecture notes, textbook chapters, and exam questions.


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 - Series of Constants - Motivating Examples

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The exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover motivating examples. 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 exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover geometric series with applications. 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 - Series of Constants - The Harmonic Series

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The lecture notes contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover the harmonic series. 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 - Series of Constants - Alternating Series, Error Bound

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The lecture notes and textbook chapters contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover alternating series. 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 textbook chapters contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover series as Riemann sums and the integral test. 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, and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover the ratio test, convergence, and divergence. 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 - Series of Constants - Comparison Test

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The lecture notes and exam questions contained in this section of the AP Calculus materials cover alternating series. 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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