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Exam Day 2016

Monday May 9, 12 PM
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Exam Format

Section I: Multiple Choice
90 Minutes | 50 Questions | 50% of Exam Score
45 discrete items and items in sets
5 multiple-correct items (two options are correct)

Section II: Free Response
90 Minutes | 5 Questions | 50% of Exam Score
1 experimental design question
1 quantitative/qualitative translation question
3 short-answer questions, one requiring a paragraph-length argument

Exam Topics
  • Kinematics
  • Dynamics: Networn’s laws
  • Circular motion and universal law of gravitation
  • Simple harmonic motion: simple pendulum and mass-spring systems
  • Impulse, linear momentum, and conservation of linear momentum: collisions
  • Work, energy, and conservation of energy
  • Rotational motion: torque, rotational kinematics and energy, rotational dynamics, and conservation of angular force
  • DC circuits: resistors only
  • Mechanical waves and sound

Books

BookPublisherEditionPublishing DateISBNPrice
Cracking the AP Physics 1 ExamPrinceton Review2016November 10, 2015978-0804126212$11.39
AP Physics 1 Essentials: An APlusPhysics GuideSilly Beagle2ndAugust 28, 2014978-0990724308$13.06
5 Steps to a 5 AP Physics 1McGraw-Hill2016July 30, 2015978-0071846394
Sterling Test Prep AP Physics 1 Practice QuestionsCreateSpace IndependentJune 5, 2015978-1514215609$16.49
Barron's AP Physics 1 and 2Barron'sFebruary 1, 2015978-1438002682$10.96
AP® Physics 1 Crash Course Book + OnlineREANovember 19, 2015978-0738611969$8.75
5 Steps to a 5: AP Physics 1: Algebra-BasedMcGraw-Hill2017August 5, 2016978-1259588068$9.42
Cracking the AP Physics 1 ExamPrinceton Review2017August 2, 2016978-1101919958$11.58

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