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AP Chem Exam Time Breakdown?

Hey guys! I really want to know how the AP Chem exam is broken down time-wise. Can someone give me a summary of the sections and the time allotted for each? Thanks!

7 months ago

Hi there! The AP Chemistry exam is divided into two main sections, each with specific time limits. Here's a breakdown of the sections and the time allotted for each:

Section 1: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

- 60 questions

- 90 minutes

- 50% of your total score

Section 2: Free Response Questions (FRQ)

- 7 questions (4 long-form and 3 short-form)

- 105 minutes in total

- Long-form questions: First 60 minutes (you must complete these before moving on to short-form questions)

- Short-form questions: Remaining 45 minutes

- 50% of your total score

It's essential to practice good time management during the exam to ensure you have enough time to answer each question. Keep track of the time, and if you get stuck on a question, move on as you can always come back to it later. Make sure to review the concepts thoroughly and do plenty of practice problems, and even full practice tests under the official time limits, to get comfortable with the exam format. Good luck!

7 months ago

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