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The AP Statistics Exam will test your understanding of the mathematical concepts covered in the course units, including your ability to use statistical methods and calculate the probability of an outcome. You’ll need to bring a graphing calculator with statistics capabilities to the exam.
40 questions 1hr 30mins 50% of Score
The multiple-choice section assesses:
The section includes individual questions or sets of questions based on a shared prompt.
6 questions 1hr 30mins 50% of Score
In the free-response section, you’ll respond to six questions, including one investigative task, with written answers. This section will test your skill in communicating explanations or justifications using evidence from data, definitions, or statistical inference.
1 investigative task that assesses multiple skill categories and content areas and asks you to apply your statistical skills to new contexts or in nonroutine ways
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2021 AP Statistics Free-Response Questions and Scoring Information
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2021 AP Statistics Free-Response Questions
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2021 AP Statistics Scoring Guidelines
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2021 AP Statistics Scoring Distribution
AP Statistics Exam Free-Response Questions and Scoring Information Archive
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