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What's the format of the AP Stats exam?

Hey folks! I'm really into statistics, so I'd like to know what the AP Statistics exam format is like. How many questions and sections am I looking at? Is it a mix of multiple-choice and free-response questions? Thanks for the help!

7 months ago

Hey there! The AP Statistics exam consists of two main sections: multiple-choice and free-response.

In the multiple-choice section, you'll have 90 minutes to answer 40 questions. These questions are designed to assess your knowledge of statistical concepts, your ability to interpret data, and how well you can apply statistical methods. You'll need to be comfortable with reading graphs and tables, as well as understanding concepts like mean, median, standard deviation, and more.

The free-response section has six questions that you'll need to answer in 90 minutes. It consists of five short- and one investigative-task question. Each question will require you to write out your responses and show your work, so make sure you're familiar with the appropriate notation and methods to answer these types of questions. The free-response section is where you'll truly demonstrate your understanding of statistical concepts and problem-solving abilities.

To prepare for the exam, it's essential to practice with both types of questions, review key concepts, and work on your problem-solving skills. Good luck, and enjoy your stats journey!

7 months ago

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