AP Calculus AB

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About the Exam

The AP Calculus AB Exam will test your understanding of the mathematical concepts covered in the course units, as well as your ability to determine the proper formulas and procedures to use to solve problems and communicate your work with the correct notations. A graphing calculator is permitted for parts of the exam. Note: You may not take both AP Calculus AB and Calculus BC Exams within the same year.

Exam Duration
3hrs 15mins

Exam Dates

Exam Components

45 questions 1hr 45mins 50% of Score

  • Part A: Graphing calculator not permitted (33.3% of score)
  • Part B: Graphing calculator required for some questions (16.7% of score)

6 questions 1hr 30mins 50% of Score

  • Part A: 2 problems | Graphing calculator required (16.7% of score)
  • Part B: 4 problems | Graphing calculator not permitted (33.3% of score)

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