AP Precalculus
Learn all about the course and exam, launching in 2023-24.
Learn all about the course and exam, launching in 2023-24.
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Exam Overview
The AP Precalculus Exam will measure your understanding of the mathematical content included in units 1-3 and your ability to apply different skills in problem solving. These skills include algebraically manipulating functions, equations, and expressions; translating mathematical information between representations; and communicating with precise language and providing rationales for conclusions. A graphing calculator is required for parts of the exam.
Accessible technology that has the capabilities expected for AP Precalculus is available for students who are blind or visually impaired. This technology should be used during the course, and an accommodation request to use this technology on the AP Exam must be made through the College Board’s Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD).
The first administration of the AP Precalculus Exam will be in May 2024. The 2024 AP Exam schedule will be available later this year.
40 Questions | 2hrs | Approximately 63% of Score
4 Questions | 1hr | Approximately 37% of Score
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Services for Students with Disabilities
Students with documented disabilities may be eligible for accommodations for the through-course assessment and the end-of-course exam. If you’re using assistive technology and need help accessing the PDFs in this section in another format, contact Services for Students with Disabilities at 212-713-8333 or by email at [email protected] For information about taking AP Exams—or other College Board assessments—with accommodations, visit our Services for Students with Disabilities website.
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