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What should I study to prepare for Calculus I and II

  1. May 24, 2013 #1
    I recently took a calculus readiness given by a special program for high school students in my area called the math and physics institute (MPI) to see which math and physics classes I would be taking my senior year. I scored well enough to be placed in the most difficult section of the program in which I will be taking Calculus I and II, and engineering physics. I am not the greatest at math (usually get B's), nor am I the greatest at physics (A-), but I do have a passion for them. I would like to try my hardest to get a 4.0 GPA in my senior year, and so I plan to study calculus this summer. The problem is I don't know exactly which topics to study. I would also appreciate any advice regarding how to succeed in college math and physics classes.
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  3. May 24, 2013 #2


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    To do well in calculus, you should be very comfortable with algebra and trig. Be prepared to study a lot and you'll do fine. Good luck :smile:!
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