AP® Physics 1
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Frequently asked questions
What is AP Physics?
AP Physics is the equivalent of an introductory algebra-based physics college course. Content includes:
- Newton’s laws of motion
- Work, energy, and power
- Impacts and linear momentum
- Rotational motion, oscillatory motion, and gravitation
- Waves and sound
Is AP Physics hard?
AP Physics is thought of as one of the harder AP exams, so setting aside time to practice exam-like questions is definitely important.
How long is the AP Physics exam?
The AP Physics exam is 3 hours long and includes two sections:
- Section I: 50 multiple-choice questions, 1 hour and 30 minutes
- Section II: 5 free-response questions, 1 hour and 30 minutes
How is the AP Physics 1 exam scored?
Section I of AP Physics exam counts for 50% of your score and Section II is worth 50% of the total exam score.
Is there additional practice for the Rapid Review Live class?
The AP Physics 1 Rapid Review Live session features content and practice questions drawn from Barron's AP Physics 1: with Bonus Online Tests, available to buy from Barnes & Noble here. You don't need the book for the class.
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