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AP Linear Algebra for Advanced High School Students

If the AP Calculus sequence continued in high school, one of the courses after AP Calculus BC (Calculus II) would be: AP Linear Algebra.

Linear Algebra is a course taken in the sophomore year in college/university, and taken after Calculus II (AP Calculus BC).

The Linear Algebra course is almost never offered in high schools due to its advanced nature, and also because there is a no "AP Linear Algebra" exam.

College credit for calculus courses does not depend upon the AP Calculus exams - even while you are in high school, you may jump in collegiate math courses, either at a local college, or via an online program like Distance Calculus.

It is important to earn real, transferrable academic credit, like those credits you may earn from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University. There are many Linear Algebra courses running around the internet, and some of them are really really excellent! But if they don't offer real, transferrable college credit, well .... you need to prove to others you have completed Linear Algebra!

Here is a video about our Linear Algebra course via Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:

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Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

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Date Posted: Apr 6, 2020
Review by: Paul Simmons
Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations
Review: I took Multivariable and Diff Eq during the summer. The DiffEq course was awesome - very useful for my physics and engineering course. I was unsure about Mathematica at first, but I got the hang of it quickly. Thank you Distance Calculus!
Transferred Credits to: University of Oregon





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Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020
Review by: Anonymous
Courses Completed: Calculus I
Review: This course is amazing! I took it as a requirement for admission to an MBA program, and couldn't have been happier with the quality and rigor of the course. I previously took calculus two times (at a public high school and then a large public university commonly cited as a "public ivy"), this course was by far the best and *finally* made the concepts click. Previously I had no idea what was going on because terrible PhD students were teaching the course and saying stuff like "a derivative is the slope of a tangent line" - ??? but what does that mean ???, but the instructors in the Shorter University course explain everything in ways where it FINALLY made sense (e.g., "imagine a roller coaster hitting the top of a hill, there's a moment where it shifts momentum and you're not accelerating or decelerating, that's what a 0 rate of change is - that's when the derivative would be zero"). They explain everything in multiple ways and relate it to other concepts. It all made perfect sense when I finally had a good instructor. Really recommend this class
Transferred Credits to: The Wharton School, UPenn





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Date Posted: Apr 10, 2020
Review by: Benjamin T.
Courses Completed: Calculus I
Review: This course provided an excellent chance to learn about Calculus...again. I took calculus in high school, but I learned so much more with this course! It does take a good amount of time to do all the lessons, so definitely keep on top of them, but all the exercises helped me to really understand the material. And the nice thing is you can do it on your own time at home.
Transferred Credits to: Western University of Health Sciences: College of Optometry










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