Calculus presents instruction in single and multivariable calculus in 16 chapters that include “Chapter 0: Before Calculus.” Chapter 0 reviews the concept of a function, including functions students have likely encountered in algebra and other math courses (e.g., absolute value functions, piecewise functions). Calculus: Single Variable provides instruction in single-variable calculus in 11 chapters, which is the same content as provided in chapters 0-10 of Calculus.
Both courses support student self-study and teacher-led instruction and the application of calculus to solve real-world problems. Chapters open with a photograph and brief introduction that introduces content and establishes its relevance to real-world problems. Instructional narratives are written at an advanced level and include illustrations, graphs, and figures to support understanding. Extensive problem sets are provided for each chapter section. Courses do not include materials, question sets, or practice tests that specifically address preparation for AP exams.
Learning List’s reviewers found online resources for both courses to be easy to access and use. Teacher and student eBooks have an interactive table of contents and highlighting and note taking tools. When accessing eBooks in WileyPLUS, users have access to dropdown menus that enable searches by chapter content, by section, or learning objective. Teachers may add content, including a course syllabus, and use messaging tools to communicate with students.
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