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My D is going to take regular calculus.
What I don't understand is if AP courses are intended to be equivalent to first year university level courses why are so many students taking AP courses let alone in grades 9 & 10?
I took Calc AB and BC highschool and my senior year my school added a Calculus Honors course, and when I asked my teacher about how it differed from us in AB she said it basically is the same course as AB they just move a lot slower than we did in AB (for reference we finished the AB course in March and spent the rest of the time reviewing for the exam) and also they don't learn/practice the FRQs AP kids have to do. I'm not sure how it works for other schools but that's how they offered it at my school.