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Should I consider dropping AP Calculus AB? Any help is appreciated!

StudentBenStudentBen 0 replies1 threads New Member
I just began taking AP Calculus AB and I am already having second thoughts about the class. I have never been very good at math but have managed to get by with an A or B in past classes that have a lower rigor by studying with close friends in the class. I don't really know anyone in the class, nor would many of the students want to form a study group.

At this time, I don't know what I want to major in, therefore I do not know how this would change any possible majors I have. I also have 3 other AP classes that I feel I have a better chance of passing compared to AP Calculus.

Sorry, I am just a bit stressed at the moment and just need some second opinions on this decision.
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Replies to: Should I consider dropping AP Calculus AB? Any help is appreciated!

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 83913 replies744 threads Senior Member
    If you need to take calculus for your college major (any science, any engineering, economics, or business), then high school calculus AB will be a slower paced gentler version of calculus than calculus in college (although many colleges also offer a calculus for business majors sequence with somewhat less content).
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