AP Calculus AB Exam Free-Response Questions and Scoring Information Archive

Download free-response questions from past exams along with scoring guidelines, sample responses from exam takers, and scoring distributions.

AP Exams are regularly updated to align with best practices in college-level learning. Not all free-response questions on this page reflect the current exam, but the question types and the topics are similar, making them a valuable resource for students. 

2018: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

 

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2017: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Scoring Guidelines

 

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Sample Responses Q5

Sample Responses Q6

Scoring Distributions

The Past Exam Questions page has free-response questions and scoring information from the 2016 exam and before. Please note that these resources do not reflect the 2016-17 updates to the course and exam. 

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