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- Available Lessons: 144
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryLearn about the central bank, the money market and measuring the economy with this AP Macroeconomics: Exam Prep course. Use these video lessons and test quizzes as a mobile-friendly study guide as you prepare to take the Advanced Placement (AP) Macroeconomics exam.
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Can you differentiate between classical and Keynesian views of consumption? Do you know how inflation impacts the overall economy? Our online exam preparation course in macroeconomics can help you answer these questions and many more as you prepare for the Advanced Placement (AP) Macroeconomics Exam. The video lessons are designed to be brief yet packed with the information you need to pass this exam and earn college credit. Our instructors are accomplished business and economics teachers with extensive experience teaching online. They use real-world examples to explain even the most elusive economic concepts in funny and easy-to-understand ways.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
Syllabus & Course Information
Our self-paced lessons can be accessed on any mobile device or computer and cover all the subjects you'd expect to find on the exam. These include fiscal and monetary policies in economics, the Central Bank and monetary policy and market equilibrium. After you complete this course, you should be ready to:
- Explain foreign exchange and trade balance
- Outline adjustment and inflation in economics
- Share information about macroeconomic equilibrium
- Assess money and the market
- Detail production possibility curves and scarcity
- Discuss the basics of unemployment
- Provide an overview of aggregate supply and demand
- Describe inflows, outflows and restrictions
- Identify the basics of measuring the economy
You'll find 15 chapters and 121 short lessons in this course designed to get you ready for the AP Macroeconomics exam. For quick assessment of your test readiness, take the lesson quizzes and chapter tests at your leisure.
AP Macroeconomics Exam Information
Testing the knowledge you gained through your AP Macroeconomics course, this exam may earn you college credit or advanced placement based on the score that you earn.
- Number of Questions: 63
- Question Type: 60 multiple-choice questions, 3 free-response questions
- Time Limit: 2 hours and 10 minutes
- Exam Cost: $94
AP Macroeconomics Exam Breakdown
In addition to the main multiple-choice section outlined below (approximately 66% of the exam), the final 34% of the test is made up of three free-response questions that address various macroeconomic concepts that you've studied throughout the course.
|AP Macroeconomics Exam Concept||Percent of the AP Macroeconomics Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Lessons|
|Basic Economic Concepts||8-12%||4-7 questions||15|
|Measurement of Economic Performance||12-16%||7-9 questions||31|
|National Income & Price Determination||10-15%||6-9 questions||18|
|Financial Sector||15-20%||9-12 questions||22|
|Stabilization Policies||20-30%||12-18 questions||14|
|Economic Growth||5-10%||3-6 questions||8|
|Open Economy: International Trade & Finance||10-15%||6-9 questions||13|
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