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Topic: Appropriate Textbook for AP Calculus
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Doug Kuhlmann

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Appropriate Textbook for AP Calculus
Posted: May 15, 1997 1:02 PM
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>Date: Thu, 15 May 97 13:18:16 UT
>From: "Jose Nilo G. Binongo" <>

This fellow is looking for some advice about Calculus texts so I am
forwarding his posting to the calc reform group. I'm sure he would
appreciate any and all opinions.

>I'm sorry if I have to ask a question regarding AP Calculus, but I ha
>ve been advised that because there is no similar AP Calculus discussi
>on group, I might as well try to reach teachers in this newsgroup.
>My school has just decided to offer AP Calculus AB next school year,
>and honestly I was stuck today looking at the various catalogues. Whi
>ch textbook(s) would best reflect the AP Calculus scope and sequence?
> My graduate specialty being complex analysis, I taught calculus at t
>he university level before, and I used Leithold, which emphasizes the
> theoretical component of the course, along with the computational as
>pect. Obviously I have to teach this subject in a manner that would m
>aximize my students' chances of passing the exam, so I would apprecia
>te any advice....
>Jose Nilo G. Binongo
>Fukuoka International School, Japan

Doug Kuhlmann
Math Department Chair
Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810

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