Crash Course: Rapid review
AP® Calculus AB & BC Crash Course, 2nd Ed.,  Book + Online

AP® Calculus AB & BC Crash Course, 2nd Ed., Book + Online

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By Stu Schwartz, Flavia Banu, J. Rosebush
Print Edition $14.95


  • Pages: 224
  • Publication Date: October 2016
  • ISBN: 978-0-7386-1219-5

REA's Crash Course® for the AP® Calculus AB & BC Exams - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time
2nd Edition - Updated for the 2017 Exams


The REA Crash Course is the top choice for the last-minute studier, or any student who wants a quick refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® Calculus AB & BC exams yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the tests? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exams and boost your score?

If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® Calculus AB & BC is just what you need. Go with America’s No. 1 quick-review prep for AP® exams to get these outstanding features:

Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
The REA Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® Calculus AB & BC course description outline and actual AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exams, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.

Written by experienced AP® Calculus instructors, the targeted review chapters prepare students for the test by only focusing on the topics tested on the AP® Calculus AB & BC exams. Our easy-to-read format gives students a quick but strategic course in AP® Calculus AB & BC and covers functions, graphs, units, derivatives, integrals, and polynomial approximations and series.

Expert Test-taking Strategies
Our author shares detailed question-level strategies and explain the best way to answer AP® questions you'll find on the exams. By following this expert tips and advice, you can boost your overall point score!

Take REA's Practice Exams
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our online practice exams (one for Calculus AB, one for Calculus BC) feature timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. Each exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.

Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for an extra edge, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the quick-review study guide every AP® Calculus AB & BC student should have.

When it’s crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course® for AP® Calculus AB & BC!

About the Authors

Joan Marie Rosebush teaches calculus courses at the University of Vermont. Ms. Rosebush has taught mathematics to elementary, middle school, high school, and college students. She taught AP® Calculus via satellite television to high school students scattered throughout Vermont.

Ms. Rosebush earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education, with a concentration in mathematics, at the University of New York in Cortland, N.Y. She received her Master's Degree in education from Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont.

Flavia Banu graduated from Queens College of the City University of New York with a B.A. in Pure Mathematics and an M.A.in Pure Mathematics in 1997. Ms. Banu was an adjunct professor at Queens College where she taught Algebra and Calculus II. Currently, she teaches mathematics at Bayside High School in Bayside, New York, and coaches the math team for the school. Her favorite course to teach is AP® Calculus because it requires “the most discipline, rigor and creativity.”

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About the Author

Joan Marie Rosebush teaches calculus courses at the University of Vermont. Ms. Rosebush has taught mathematics to elementary, middle school, high school, and college students. She taught AP® Calculus via satellite television to high school students scattered throughout Vermont.

Ms. Rosebush earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education, with a concentration in mathematics, at the University of New York in Cortland, N.Y. She received her Master's Degree in education from Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont.

Stu Schwartz has been teaching mathematics since 1973. For 35 years he taught in the Wissahickon School District, in Ambler, Pennsylvania, specializing in AP® Calculus AB and BC and AP® Statistics. Mr. Schwartz received his B.S. degree in Mathematics from Temple University, Philadelphia. Mr. Schwartz was a 2002 recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching and also won the 2007 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award for the Wissahickon School District.

Mr. Schwartz’s website, www.mastermathmentor.com, is geared toward helping educators teach AP® Calculus, AP® Statistics, and other math courses. Mr. Schwartz is always looking for ways to provide teachers with new and innovative teaching materials, believing that it should be the goal of every math teacher not only to teach students mathematics, but also to find joy and beauty in math as well.