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No calculus is harder, because calculus is basically a combination of algebra and trigonometry, so you need algebra to do calculus.

Also, calculus involves limits, differentiation, and integration. Integration makes algebra look like kindergarten.

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Meaningless question, ditto with the answers I'm afraid. These are not separate entities but all fields of mathematics, and you use algebra in expressing and solving mathematical problems. Calculus is NOT "basically a combination of algebra and trigonometry". You can differentiate and integrate trig. functions, but although calculus alone does not rely on trigonometry for its existence, its manoeuvres are all algebraic steps.

As to comparative difficulty, that is entirely down to you. If you find algebra difficult you will find trigonometry and calculus difficult, because algebra is used to describe those two (and any other) mathematical process. Algebra is not an isolated topic!

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Pre-calculus is supposed to be a stringent review of trig and algebra in preparation for calculus. So, pre-calculus, I would say.

Yes.

Calculus is usually taught two years after Algebra two. Between Algebra two and Calculus is Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus. We teach it in A Texas school at grade 12.

You must have a strong basis in Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry and Trigonometry. Usually high schools offer a pre-Calculus course which is somewhat of a conglomeration of the aforementioned courses. Then you would move into differential calculus, integral calculus, vector (multi-variable) calculus, and finally differential equations, which is considered to be at the top of the hierarchy of the calculus courses. So take Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry and Trigonometry to get your strong foundation before begining the calculus sequence.

Calculus is much harder than statistics, and don't really have anything in common other than algebraic process. Calculus is the study of rates, while statistics is probability.

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Definitely AP Algebra (1)^2.

The answer depends very much on your aptitude, and possibly your interest: there are no absolutes. Some people find calculus easy but not linear algebra and others are the opposite.

Pre-calculus is supposed to be a stringent review of trig and algebra in preparation for calculus. So, pre-calculus, I would say.

Yes.

If you have the option to take Pre-Calc Algebra, do that.

you don't go from algebra to calculus and linear algebra. you go from algebra to geometry to advanced algebra with trig to pre calculus to calculus 1 to calculus 2 to calculus 3 to linear algebra. so since you got an A+ in algebra, I think you are good.

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There are always other problems harder than what is called "calculus III" But what is learnt in calculus III is just basically the "stepping stone" for what is needed for more advanced math in later subjects, such as theoretical physics, protein folding, etc... For me, I determined that Calculus II was the hardest calculus course, then Calculus I, then Calculus III being the easiest. After that... there is linear algebra.... and don't let its name fool you just by having the word "algebra" in it... it is pretty much a HUMONGOUS pain in the buttocks

You'll certainly not fail BECAUSE you are good at algebra - you need to know algebra well, to understand calculus. So, it is not guaranteed that you will succeed, but if you are good at algebra, your chances are certainly a lot better than if your are not good at algebra.

Algebra 2 is harder and more complicated than Algebra 1. It also introduces more variables and harder equations.

That should probably be easy. Try it out to be sure.

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