Education Technology
AB2

## Resources for this module

Find videos, documents and calculator files (as needed) to aid in your teaching of questions found on the AP® Calculus exam.

## Videos

The videos below are divided into two sections: resource and technology. In the resource videos, you’ll find information on scoring, common misconceptions and techniques for approaching topics in the released free-response questions. The technology videos show the tech solutions available using your graphing calculator.

## Resource Videos

### These videos present the solutions, relevant AP® Calculus concepts, and typical scoring guidelines and interpretations associated with specific parts of the mock 2021 AP® Calculus exam. The detailed solutions emphasize the AP® Calculus mathematical practices and skills and include a reasonable expectation of how each would be scored.

2021 AP® Calculus AB2 Topic Summary

This video presents a summary of a specific topic related to the 2021 AP® Calculus FRQ AB2 question. The examples included emphasize the use of technology, AP® Calculus-type questions, and some are left open for exploration and discussion.

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2021 AP® Calculus AB2 Technology Solutions and Extensions

Examine the technology solutions to the 2021 AP® Calculus FRQ AB2, even if the question is not calculator active. Additional examples are presented based on the information given in the free-response question for instructional use and in preparing for the AP® Calculus exam.

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## Technology Videos

### Free-response questions with graphically presented functions have appeared regularly on AP®exams (both AB and BC) over the last 20 years. Analyze functions using graphical informationon Texas Instruments graphing calculators with examples from the mock 2021 AP® Calculus AB exam.

Particle Motion Along a Coordinate Line on the TI-Nspire™ CX Graphing Calculator

This video illustrates how you can use the trace function of the TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator in parametric mode to visualize particle motion along a horizontal line. The particle motion problem in 2021 AB2 is used to illustrate the strategy.

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Particle Motion Along a Coordinate Line on the TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator

This video illustrates how you can use the trace function of the TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator in parametric mode to visualize particle motion along a horizontal line. The particle motion problem in 2021 AB2 is used to illustrate the strategy.

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The “PDF slides” zip file contains slides of all the resource videos referenced above. If any calculator files are needed, they will also be available.

## Calculus units

Content in this question aligns well with the AP® Calculus units 2, 4, 5 and 8.

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