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Category: AP Calculus

Shaun Ault

Do Linear Functions have Asymptotes?

Does a linear function have any asymptotes? This article explains why linear functions fail to have vertical asymptotes, but do have other kinds.

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Shaun Ault

Is the Derivative of a Function the Tangent Line?

The tangent line for a function can be found by computing the derivative. But the tangent line is not the same thing as the derivative.

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Zachary

Calculus Review: Derivative Rules

Knowing your derivative rules is imperative for the Ap Calculus exam. Click here for a list of the common rules, common derivatives, and examples

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Zachary

AP Calculus Review: Properties of Exponents and Logarithms

Doing well on the AP Calculus exams means mastering your algebra skills. Click this page to review your exponents and logarithm rules.

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Shaun Ault

How do you find the Vertical Asymptotes of a Function?

Finding the vertical asymptotes of a function, both from a graph and from a given function involves just a few easy techniques.

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Shaun Ault

How do you find the Oblique Asymptotes of a Function?

Oblique asymptotes. What are they? How do you find them? And what good are they? Find out about rational functions, hyperbolas and other special cases here!

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Zachary

AP Calculus Review: Newton’s Method

Newton’s Method is a fantastic process for approximating roots of equations. Click here to see where it comes from, and how to use it on the AP Calc exam.

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Zachary

How to Compare a Graph of a Function and its Derivative

Relating a derivative graph is an important part of the AP Calc exam. Click here to learn the tricks to doing well on these types of questions.

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Zachary

Calculator Strategies for the AP Calculus Exam

Your graphing calculator in an invaluable resource on your AP Calculus exam, and can be a lifesaver if you know how to use it well. It will allow you to solve questions quickly, find roots of equations, easily determine derivatives, find the minimization of functions, determine definite integrals, examine the shape of curves, and easily […]

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Shaun Ault

Can a Function Have More than Two Horizontal Asymptotes?

The answer is no, a function cannot have more than two horizontal asymptotes. Wondering why? Check out this post for the answer!

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