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Teaching Topics Efficiently: Expressions and Equations From Algebra Through Calculus

When: Tuesday, February 15, 2022 | 7 p.m. Central time
Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI-Nspire™ CX technology
Presenters: Janice Mitchener, Scott Knapp

Students begin to work with equivalent expressions in algebra and continue through their high school math courses.

In this webinar, AP® Calculus Readers will discuss seeing structure in expressions and equations from algebra I through calculus. They will highlight expectations across the grade levels, building a conceptual foundation in preparation for AP® Calculus. Ultimately, on the AP® Calculus exam, students will be expected to use and recognize equivalent expressions on the multiple-choice section. For example, students should be able to rearrange expressions into equivalent forms before evaluating a limit.

Students should also be able to convert simple rational and radical expressions into exponent forms before finding a derivative or antiderivative. The presenters will utilize both TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators during the webinar.

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Janice Mitchener

T³™ Regional Instructor
Indianapolis, Indiana

Scott Knapp

T³™ Regional Instructor
Northbrook, Illinois

"All of the topics are very useful. The presenters gave examples that we could use in our classrooms." — Lea Ordaniel, Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School (Maryland)

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