AP Precalculus Beyond the Classroom

AP Precalculus helps you prepare for college and build valuable skills and knowledge you’ll use beyond the classroom. 

Apply What You’ve Learned 

Here are some ways you can apply precalculus concepts in everyday life:

  • Determine how quickly you’ll reach 10,000 followers on TikTok.  
  • Estimate when you can afford the newest iPhone based on previous pricing trends.  
  • Figure out how much money you’ll need to save to buy a house, apartment, or car by understanding how compound interest impacts a monthly loan.   
  • Set a monthly budget by predicting the cost of future gas, electric, or water bills based on past bills.  

Potential Careers 

Here are some examples of careers that use the knowledge and skills gained in AP Precalculus: 

  • Architect  
  • Astronomer 
  • Biologist 
  • Cardiologist 
  • City planner   
  • Economist 
  • Engineer 
  • Epidemiologist  
  • Pharmacist