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    Zachary is a former mechanical engineer and current high school physics, math, and computer science teacher. He graduated from McGill University in 2011 and spent time in the automotive industry in Detroit before moving into education. He has been teaching and tutoring for the past five years, but you can also find him adventuring, reading, rock climbing, and traveling whenever the opportunity arises.

AP Calculus Review: Related Rates

Related Rates problems are any problems where we are relating the rates of two (or more) variables. They come up on many AP Calculus tests and are an extremely common use of calculus. AP Calculus Review: Related Rates There is a series of steps that generally point us in the direction of a solution to […]

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AP Calculus AB Free Response Practice Problems

One of the best ways to study for the AP Calculus Free Response Questions is to practice with as many AP exam style problems as you can. Here is a handful of AP Calculus Free Response style practice problems that you can work through, along with the full solutions. These only represent a small fraction […]

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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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