# AP Calculus vs Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University Summer 2020 Online Course

Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University offers Precalculus, Calculus I/II, Multivariable, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability Theory (Calculus-based Statistics) during every Summer term.Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University operates 24/7/365 with open enrollment outside of the traditional academic calendar. We offer all of our courses during the Summer, Fall, Winter, before semesters traditionally start, after semesters start, during vacation weeks ... I think you get the idea :)

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If you wish to complete a AP Calculus vs Distance Calculus course online, make sure you take this course from a

**regionally accredited college/university**so that the credits you earn from this course will actually transfer to your home college/university.

The free courses available from the MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) like edX, Coursera, Udacity, Khan Academy, MIT Open Courseware, etc. are really excellent courses, but they do

**NOT**result in transferrable academic credits from an accredited university!

There are more than a few actual colleges/universities offering AP Calculus vs Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University courses online. Be careful as you investigate these courses - they may not fit your needs for actual course instruction and timing. Most require you enroll and engage your course during their standard academic semesters. Most will have you use a publisher's "automated textbook" which is .... um .... well, if you like that kind of thing, then you have a few options over there at those schools.

Distance Calculus is all about real university-level calculus courses - that's all we do! We have been running these courses for 20+ years, so we know how to get students through the these courses fast fast fast!

Here is a video about earning real academic credits in AP Calculus vs Distance Calculus from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:

## Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus

## Applied Calculus vs Calculus I

## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: Jun 6, 2020*

Review by: Douglas Z.

Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability Theory

Review: I loved these courses. So in depth and comprehensive. The mix of software and math curriculum was tremendously helpful to my future studies and career in engineering. I highly recommend these courses if you are bored of textbook courses.

Transferred Credits to: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

*Date Posted: Apr 29, 2020*

Review by: Harlan E.

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II

Review: I did not do well in AP Calculus during my senior year in high school. Instead of trying to cram for the AP exam, I decided to jump ship and go to Distance Calculus to complete Calculus I. This was awesome! I finished Calculus I in about 6 weeks, and then I kept going into Calculus II. I started as a freshman at UCLA with both Calculus I and II done!

Transferred Credits to: University of California, Los Angeles

*Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020*

Review by: Brian Finley

Courses Completed: Calculus II

Review: I took Calculus II through Distance Calculus and can't recommend it enough. Being able to take the course at my own pace while I was working full time was tremendously helpful, especially since I hadn't taken a math course for 5 years prior. The instruction was excellent and the software they used to teach the course was intuitive and facilitated the learning process very well. This calc II class enabled me to take multivariable calc, linear algebra, and real analysis at Harvard University's extension school, which ultimately qualified me for the economics PhD program that I will graduate from next year. 8 years on, I'm still grateful to Professor Curtis and Distance Calculus.

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.06: DiffEq

- M6: 1.06: DiffEq:
- M6.1: 1.06 - Basics
- M6.1.a: 1.06.B1: The most important of all differential equations: y'(x) = r*y(x)
- M6.1.b: 1.06.B2: The logistic differential equation
- M6.1.c: 1.06.B3: Logistic growth is controlled growth
- M6.1.d: 1.06.B4: The differential equation y'(x) = r*y(x) + b
- M6.2: 1.06 - Tutorials
- M6.2.a: 1.06.T1: Radioactive decay and carbon dating
- M6.2.b: 1.06.T2: Socking money away
- M6.2.c: 1.06.T3: Wal-Mart: Exponential or logistic growth?
- M6.2.d: 1.06.T4: Pollution elimination
- M6.3: 1.06 - Give It a Try
- M6.3.a: 1.06.G1: Quick calculations
- M6.3.b: 1.06.G2: Data analysis
- M6.3.c: 1.06.G3: Logistic growth versus exponential growth
- M6.3.d: 1.06.G4: Why do they turn out this way?
- M6.3.e: 1.06.G5: Other differential equations
- M6.3.f: 1.06.G6: Managing your money
- M6.3.g: 1.06.G7: Which animals grow faster after their birth than they are growing at the time of their birth?
- M6.3.h: 1.06.G8: Newton's law of cooling: How a differential equation can help you enjoy your favorite cooled beverage
- M6.3.i: 1.06.G9: Pressure altimeters
- M6.4: 1.06 - Literacy