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erkybk
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I am a sophomore at a boarding school and I have to decide the courses to take next year.

For math, I can take Ap calculus Ab or AP Calculus BC. But I am not very good at math even though I have taken honor Algebra II and Honor Precalculus. And I am thinking about taking AP calculus AB instead of BC. But I am afraid that my admission will get hurt if I do not take the most rigorous math class. So my qustion is "

For math, I can take Ap calculus Ab or AP Calculus BC. But I am not very good at math even though I have taken honor Algebra II and Honor Precalculus. And I am thinking about taking AP calculus AB instead of BC. But I am afraid that my admission will get hurt if I do not take the most rigorous math class. So my qustion is "

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## Replies to: AP Calculus AB VS. BC

478Registered User Member631Registered User Member15Registered User New MemberHonors Algebra I, Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra II, Precalculus Mathematics (post-secondary), Calculus I (post-secondary).

I was on what is called a "normal" course until my last year when I decided to break precalc and calc into semesters at my local community college. It's not so much what classes you take, just perform well.

Good luck!

84Registered User Junior MemberEngineers will want to tkae BC though.

15Registered User New MemberLike what toastygoodness said, depends on what you want to do.

33Registered User New MemberTaking any calculus as a junior is impressive. But what it really comes down to is... don't try to do more than you think you can handle.

243Registered User Junior Member1,774Registered User Senior Member300Registered User Junior MemberBC=AB+ (polar equations + Series)

You'll learn the same thing (with some little erroneous things), BC is set at a faster pace. And the AP credit is essentially the same for both (4 or 5 and you can get placed out of MATH 220 & 224)

Good Luck!

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