Getting Ready for the AP Exams

Another month and it will be time to start reviewing for the AP exams. The exams this year are on Wednesday morning May  7, 2014.

To help you plan ahead, below are links to previous posts specifically on reviewing for the exam and on the type questions that appear on the free-response sections of the exams. I try to review by topic spending 1-2 days on each so that students can see  the things that are asked for each general type. Many of the same ideas are tested in smaller “chunks” on the multiple-choice sections, so looking at the type should help with not only free-response questions but many of the multiple-choice questions as well. Of course, I will also spend some time on just multiple-choice questions as well.

February 25, 2013: Ideas for Reviewing for the AP Calculus Exams

February 25, 2013: The AP Calculus Exams

February 27, 2013: Interpreting Graphs AP Type Questions 1

March 2, 2013: The Rate/Accumulation Question AP Type Question 2 

March 4, 2013: Area and Volume Questions AP Type Question 3

March 6, 2013: Motion on a Line AP Type Question 4

March 8, 2013: The Table Question AP Type Question 5 

March 10, 2013: Differential Equations AP Type Question 6 

March 15, 2013: Implicit Relations and Related Rates AP Type Question 7 

March 15, 2013: Parametric and Vector Equations AP Type Question 8 (BC)

March 18, 2013: Polar Curves AP Type Question 9 (BC)

March 20, 2013: Sequences and Series AP Type Question 10 (BC)

March 22, 2013: Calculator Use on the AP Exams (AB & BC)


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