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    AP Calculus:
    There is NO summer assignment! We will review prerequisite skills as necessary.
    AP Calculus Supply list:
    3-ring binder
    divider tabs 
    notebook paper or notebook, college ruled 
    Graphing calculator (see discussion of calculators below; some are available for check-out, should you not wish to purchase your own) 
    AP Study Guide, optional (Barron's or Princeton Review - please use the latest edition)
    Calculators for AP Calculus:  
    Only graphing calculators are allowed on a portion (roughly a third) of the AP Exam.  No calculator is allowed during the rest of the exam .  Thus, we will follow the same usage during class/ practice.  We will use graphing calculators ONLY (no scientific calculators) for portions of classroom assessments.  If you already have a graphing calculator, please bring it to class with you.  If not, a class set of TI-Nspire handhelds will be available for use in class and will be available to check out for homework and the AP exam.  
    Recommended Graphing Calculators:  If you wish to purchase your own graphing calculator, the following models are highly recommended:
    TI n-Spire CX II
    TI n-Spire CX CAS II (cannot be used on the ACT)
    TI-84 Plus-CE
    Pre-Calculus Supply list: 
    3-ring binder (divider tabs optional)
    notebook paper or notebook, college ruled
    Scientific calculator   (see discussion of calculators below)
    Basic (4-function) calculator
    Calculators for Pre-Calculus:
    A good scientific calculator is essential to success in Pre-Calculus.  You should bring a scientific calculator with you to class.  If you already have one, there is no need to buy a new one.  If you don't currently have one, I recommend the TI-36X Pro.   Graphing calculators may be used at times, but there is a class set of TI-NSpire handhelds available.  Any graphing homework will be able to be accomplished using www.desmos.com.  Desmos is also available through the app store on Apple devices.  We will also use 4-function calculators in class for much of the 1st semester, so you may wish to purchase one for your own use.
    Algebra I: 
    Algebra I Supply list: 
    3-ring binder and paper -OR- notebook and folder