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How many questions are on the 2020 AP Calculus AB exam?

Part A: 30 questions; 60 minutes (calculator not permitted on paper and pencil exam). Part B: 15 questions; 45 minutes (graphing calculator required).

Is the AP Calculus AB exam hard?

The AP Calculus AB exam is historically one of the hardest AP exams to pass. Its passing rate may look high at 58%, but that’s because it’s one of the less popular AP exams with a smaller self-selected group of students taking the exam.

Should I take AP Calculus AB?

The AP® Calculus AB exam is best suited for students who have done well in past secondary math classes such as algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Without a solid foundation in the principles of those earlier math classes, you will have a difficult time being successful in AP® Calculus AB.

Is AP Calculus BC Easy?

Calc BC is not a very difficult AP class or test. You will work hard and you will be learning an entire year of college calculus, but it will save a lot of money on tuition. However, it is much easier to take BC calc in high school than take Calc 1 and Calc 2 in college in classes of 300 kids.

Is Statistics harder than algebra 2?

a fundamental course in statistics, then, generally, statistics is more difficult. Algebra concepts are much easier to grasp, Stats concepts are harder to grasp but the work itself at an INTRO level stat class will be easier as most of it is just memorizing a bunch of formulas and plugging them in.

Is statistics easier than trigonometry?

Trigonometry is a root of many future maths and decisions you will encounter, while statistics is a completely different branch that is more difficult to build off, in your case.

How hard is college trigonometry?

Trigonometry is hard because it deliberately makes difficult what is at heart easy. We know trig is about right triangles, and right triangles are about the Pythagorean Theorem.

Is it better to take pre calc or stats?

Pre-calculus is more of a foundational math course whereas statistics is more of an elective. Statistics is exactly what it sounds like. I would think AP Stats would be more beneficial than PreCal for a Psychology major, but there is a good chance colleges will have you take a Calculus course, so I’d recommend PreCal.

Do seniors take pre calculus?

@theinvokingsyndicate No, most colleges do not expect you to take calculus senior year. The typical high school schedule for the vast majority of students is to take precalc as a senior. You need to remember that College Confidential is full of over achievers that are targeting very selective schools.

What math do you take in senior year?

Algebra 1 in 9th grade, repeating a math course. The intent of this requirement is that students take a meaningful quantitative math course in their senior year of high school. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to a college or university.