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Hey, I'm taking AP Calc BC this year and I'm kinda stressed about the exam. Can someone break down the exam format for me? How many multiple choice and free-response questions are there and how much time is given for each section?

6 months ago

Taking the AP Calc BC exam can definitely be intimidating, but knowing the exam format beforehand can help you feel more prepared. The exam is divided into two main sections - Multiple Choice and Free Response.

For the Multiple Choice section, you'll have to answer a total of 45 questions, which are further divided into two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A consists of 30 questions, and you'll have 60 minutes to complete this portion. You can't use a calculator for Part A questions. In Part B, you'll have 15 questions, and you'll be given 45 minutes to complete them. You will be allowed to use a graphing calculator for the Part B questions.

The Free Response section consists of 6 questions, also divided into two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A has 2 problems, and you'll have 30 minutes to complete them. You can use a graphing calculator in this section too. Part B consists of 4 problems, and you'll have 60 minutes to work on them; however, you're not allowed to use a calculator for Part B questions.

In summary, here's the AP Calc BC exam format:

1. Multiple Choice

- Part A: 30 questions, 60 minutes (no calculator)

- Part B: 15 questions, 45 minutes (calculator allowed)

2. Free Response

- Part A: 2 problems, 30 minutes (calculator allowed)

- Part B: 4 problems, 60 minutes (no calculator)

It's essential to practice time management and get familiar with using your calculator efficiently, as the time constraints can be challenging. For an even more comprehensive breakdown of the AP Calc BC exam, including sample questions and tips on how to manage your time, you can check out this blog post from CollegeVine: https://blog.collegevine.com/ultimate-guide-to-the-ap-calculus-bc-exam

Good luck with your exam preparations!

6 months ago

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