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Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by christian4bk, May 16, 2012.

  1. christian4bk

    christian4bk 5-Year Member

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    How important are the mathematics placement exams? If you do bad are you placed in a remedial course or something?

    Also, what is the normal math level that plebes start out in?
     
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  2. nuensis

    nuensis USNA 2016 5-Year Member

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    Normal plebes start out in Calculus I, which I have heard is differential calculus of a single variable only, which is different from the curriculum of AP Calculus AB.
     
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    Dolphins2012 5-Year Member

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    Different as in harder, more advanced, simply different, or what? (For those of us unfamiliar with the AP Calculus AB curriculum).
     
  4. JettAirliner

    JettAirliner USNA Appointee 2016 5-Year Member

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    AP Calc AB covers about halfway through what the Academy considers its Calc II class. It's slightly extended. Much of the material is really the same.
     
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    Dolphins2012 5-Year Member

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    Just curious: as you're not at USNA yet, how do you know this about Calc II at USNA? Thanks in advance!
     
  6. Tobes

    Tobes 5-Year Member

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    there was a curriculum breakdown of USNA calc courses in CABS.
     

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