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Can you calculate the magnitude of a vector? Do you understand Kepler's and Newton's laws of motion? If you need to refresh your physics knowledge for the AP Physics C: Mechanics exam, this course could be just what you're looking for. Let our team of experienced professional educators teach you about linear momentum, rotational motion and other key physics topics through this set of video lessons and self-assessment quizzes. In addition to expanding your overall knowledge base, this course can help you review topics that you'll need to know in order to perform well on the AP Physics C: Mechanics exam.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
AP Physics C: Mechanics Course Information
This course is designed to prepare you for the AP Physics C - Mechanics Exam, covering all of the topics outlined in the official test materials provided by College Board. Our professional instructors created this comprehensive course to help you master these objectives. Some of the topics covered in this course are listed below:
Vectors and Kinematics
- Making vector calculations
- Understanding the function of scalars
- Utilizing vector diagrams
Linear and Rotational Momentum
- Understanding how linear momentum deals with the mass of an object
- Making circular motion calculations
- Explaining torque
Laws of Motion
- Recognizing the rules that govern motion
- Evaluating the relationship between Kepler's and Newton's laws
- Comparing Newton's first, second and third laws of motion
AP Physics C: Mechanics Course Format
In this course, you'll study 101 lessons that are broken into 11 chapters. The bite-sized nature of the lessons helps you quickly move through the course material. Take the accompanying lesson quizzes to reinforce your understanding of the information. We also encourage you to take the attached chapter exams and final course assessments.
AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam Information
- Approximate Number of Questions: 38
- Question Types: Multiple-choice and free-response
- Time Limit: 1 hour and 30 minutes
- Exam Cost: $94
AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam Breakdown
|AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam Concept||Percent of the AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam||Approximate Number of Questions|
|Newton's laws of motion||20%||8|
|Work, energy and power||14%||5|
|Systems of particles and linear momentum||12%||4|
|Circular motion and rotation||18%||7|
|Oscillations and gravitation||18%||7|
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