# Course Information - Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University Online Accredited Course

It is important that any Distance Calculus Courses course you wish to take online, you need to make sure this course is from a**regionally accredited college/university**so that the credits you earn from this course will actually transfer to your home college/university.

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 Course Information - 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 Distance Calculus Courses from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:

## Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus

## Applied Calculus vs Calculus I

## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: Apr 5, 2020*

Review by: Catherine M.

Courses Completed: Calculus I

Review: Calculus I from Distance Calculus was wonderful! I took AB Calculus in high school, but I didn't take the AP Calc exam. Instead I took Calculus I with Distance Calculus, and it was so much better! It was a little review of topics, but not really. I really understood calculus when I finished!

Transferred Credits to: University of Chicago

*Date Posted: Jan 19, 2020*

Review by: William Williams

Student Email: wf.williamster@gmail.com

Courses Completed: Linear Algebra, Probability Theory

Review: I have difficulty learning calculus based math, akin to dyslexia when examining the symbolic forms, equations, definitions, and problems. Mathematica based calculus courses allowed me to continue with my studies because of the option of seeing the math expressed as a programming language for which I have no difficulty in interpreting visually and the immediate feedback of graphical representations of functions, equations, or data makes a huge impact on understanding. Mathematica based calculus courses should be the default method of teaching Calculus everywhere.

Transferred Credits to: Thomas Edison State College

*Date Posted: Apr 13, 2020*

Review by: Jorgen M.

Courses Completed: Calculus I

Review: I really enjoyed this course, much more than I thought I would. I needed to finish this course very fast before starting my graduate degree program @ Kellogg. I was able to finish in 3 weeks. I liked the video lectures and the homework process. I highly recommend this course.

Transferred Credits to: Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern Univ

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.07: Races

- M7: 1.07: Races:
- M7.1: 1.07 - Basics
- M7.1.a: 1.07.B1: The Race Track Principle
- M7.1.b: 1.07.B2: The Race Track Principle and differential equations
- M7.1.c: 1.07.B3: The Race Track Principle and Euler's method of faking the plot of the solution of a differential equation
- M7.1.d: 1.07.B4: Tangent lines and the Race Track Principle
- M7.2: 1.07 - Tutorials
- M7.2.a: 1.07.T1: Using Euler's method to fake the plot of f(x) given f ' (x) and one value of f(x)
- M7.2.b: 1.07.T2: Using the Race Track Principle to help to estimate roundoff error
- M7.2.c: 1.07.T3: If f''(x) is always positive then tangent lines run below the curve
- M7.3: 1.07 - Give It a Try
- M7.3.a: 1.07.G1: Versions of the Race Track Principle
- M7.3.b: 1.07.G2: Running Euler's faker
- M7.3.c: 1.07.G3: The Race Track Principle and differential equations
- M7.3.d: 1.07.G4: The error function Erf(x)
- M7.3.e: 1.07.G5: Round off
- M7.3.f: 1.07.G6: Calculating accurate values of ln(x)
- M7.3.g: 1.07.G7: Calculating accurate values of e^x
- M7.3.h: 1.07.G8: Euler's faker and the second derivative
- M7.3.i: 1.07.G9: Inequalities
- M7.3.j: 1.07.G10: The Law of the Mean
- M7.3.k: 1.07.G11: If f''(x) is never positive then tangent lines run above the curve; At points of inflection, the tangent line crosses the curve
- M7.4: 1.07 - Literacy