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AP Statistics or Calculus AB for senior year?

I'm currently a junior in pre calc (math analysis regular), and my school does offer honors for pre calc but I backed out from taking it because of how hard it was going to be (it is agreed that math analysis honors is the hardest math class in my school and my school offers up to Calc BC).

I feel like everything in math analysis right now has been review from algebra 2 honors, which makes me feel like I won't have enough foundations to take Calculus AB and pass the AP exam.

I also intend to major in the business field, but not accounting or finance where it's so math heavy. However, I think calculus will still be needed in college.

Which class would be the better option, AP statistics or Calculus AB?

 
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ap statistics
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a year ago

Calculus is definitely going to be needed in whatever field you go into- and don't worry about precal because it has absolutely nothing to do with calculus in my experience. Calculus is much easier, and precalculus is really mostly trig and that's not super super necessary in calculus.

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a year ago

I LOVE calc it is soo much fun I have no other advice for you just wanted to say it was fun and I encourage it and if you are doing well in pcalc you will be fine!!

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a year ago

Hello, I recommend taking AP statistics because it is overall an easier course. While it is still an easier course, you can still earn college credit and have the rigor courses colleges are looking for.

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