View Full Document

Calculus in High School



View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

4 views

Unformatted text preview:

David Bressoud Macalester College Randolph Lecture Rochester NY October 20 2007 This PowerPoint will be available at www macalester edu bressoud talks High school graduates 2007 3 232 000 2006 high school graduates who entered college within a year 1 850 000 2004 Bachelor s degrees 1 400 000 engineering eng technology 78 200 biological sciences 61 500 computer information science 59 500 physical sciences 18 000 math stat 13 300 230 500 Dept of Ed NCES data CBMS data year 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 majoring in math 2 03 1 23 1 33 1 22 1 07 0 87 0 86 CBMS data CBMS and College Board data AP Calculus currently growing at 14 000 year about 6 AP Calculus currently growing at 14 000 year about 6 Estimated of students taking Calculus in high school NAEP 2005 500 000 Estimated of students taking Calculus I in college 500 000 includes Business Calc High School Calculus breakdown 380 000 take AP Calculus College Board estimate 50 000 take IB or Dual Enrollment 100 000 take another course with Calculus in the title High School Calculus breakdown 380 000 take AP Calculus College Board estimate 276 004 took AP exam AB 211 693 BC 64 311 High School Calculus breakdown 2007 numbers 380 000 take AP Calculus College Board estimate 276 004 took AP exam AB 211 693 BC 64 311 AB exam credit AP BC exam 5 44 500 84 77 28 000 4 39 600 82 64 11 500 3 40 400 60 39 12 100 1 2 92 500 79 73 12 700 Percentages from 2002 nationwide random sample for The College Board by Karen Morgan N 435 AB 139 BC Based on the estimates by Morgan of 276 000 who took the AP exam in 2007 roughly 145 000 receive college credit for calculus roughly 125 000 of them use this credit to go directly to the next math class Fall of 1991 Boston College Brigham Young University Carnegie Mellon University Clemson University College of William and Mary Cornell College IA Cornell University Duke University Michigan State University Pennsylvania State University Stanford University Tulane University UC Davis UC Irvine



Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Calculus in High School and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Calculus in High School and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?