Calculus BC Alternating Series Test for Convergence

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Infinite Series: Alternating Series Test for Convergence

This lesson is designed for AP Calculus BC or College Calculus 2. It is part of the unit on Infinite Series, specifically Tests for Convergence.

Included:

✓ Guided Notes with examples. The notes Cover the Alternating Series Test, Conditional Convergence, and the Remainder Theorem for Alternating series.

✓ 12 Task cards. For #1 - 4 students will use the Alternating Series test for convergence. Cards #5 – 10 also ask the students to determine whether the series converges absolutely or conditionally. For cards #11 – 12, students are to find the remainder of the Alternating Series. I have also included an ink-saving black and white version of the cards. Ideas on how to use task cards or stations is also included.

✓ A matching worksheet to the cards which can be used as alternative to task cards or for absent student.

✓ Full typed solutions to the cards or worksheet

✓ Student response sheet with room for students to show work, and unnumbered so you can choose the cards you want.

✓ Graphic organizer for student’s notebooks with the rules and conditions for this test.

✓ Additional assignment with 8 questions which can be used for Quiz, Enrichment, or Homework Assignment

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1. This bundle of Lessons and activities for the Tests of Convergence of Infinite Series will help your students succeed in this difficult chapter. Included are notes, task cards, homework, assessment, graphic organizers, study guides, and more. Note: this is not a bundle for the entire chapter but
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