AP Calculus AB
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The AP Calculus AB Exam is approximately three hours and 15 minutes long and has two parts — multiple choice questions and free response questions. Each section is worth 50% of the final exam grade.
The multiple choice section contains 45 questions, lasts 1 hour and 45 minutes and consists of 2 parts (Part A and Part B). Part A contains 28 questions and lasts 55 minutes. You cannot use a calculator for Part A of the multiple choice section. Part B contains 17 questions and lasts 50 minutes. You can use a graphing calculator for Part B of the multiple choice section.
The free response section contains 6 questions, lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes and consists of 2 parts (Part A and Part B). Part A contains 2 problems and lasts 30 minutes. You can use a graphing calculator for part A of the free response section. Part B contains 4 problems and lasts 1 hour. You cannot use a calculator for Part B of the free response section.
You can use the free response questions and scoring guidelines below as you prepare for the AP Exam.
Multiple Choice Questions
For sample multiple-choice questions, please refer to the AP Calculus Course Description, which can be found in the blue, Exam Resources inlay to the right.
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Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines
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