AP Calculus Exams Update

Here is the latest information on the 2020 AP Calculus Exams as of April 3, 2020. Updated 4/29/2020 Update: A message from the AP Program 4/28/2020 Subject: How to Prepare Your Students for the 2020 AP Exams Dear Colleagues, Additional information is now available to help guide you and your students through the exam day experience.…

Sequences and Series (Type 10)

For updated information for the special 2020 exams click here. AP Questions Type 10:  Sequences and Series (BC Only) The last BC question on the exams usually concerns sequences and series. The question may ask students to write a Taylor or Maclaurin series and to answer questions about it and its interval of convergence, or…

Polar Equation Questions (Type 9)

AP  Questions Type 9:  Polar Equations (BC Only) Ideally, as with parametric and vector functions, polar curves should be introduced and covered thoroughly in a pre-calculus course. Questions on the BC exams have been concerned only with calculus ideas related to polar curves. Students have not been asked to know the names of the various…

Other Problems (Type 7)

For updated information for the special 2020 exams click here. AP  Questions Type 7: Other topics  Any topic in the Course and Exam Description may be the subject of a free-response or multiple-choice question. The topics discussed here are not asked often enough to be classified as a type of their own. The topics listed here…

Riemann Sum & Table Problems (Type 5)

For updated information for the special 2020 exams click here. AP  Questions Type 5: Riemann Sum & Table Problems Tables may be used to test a variety of ideas in calculus including analysis of functions, accumulation, theory and theorems, and position-velocity-acceleration, among others. Numbers and working with numbers is part of the Rule of Four and table problems…