Ch 16: Portions of the AP Chemistry Exam

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons to learn about the types of questions found on the AP Chemistry exam. Take the short quizzes that follow to test your understanding of exam strategy, test structure and formatting.

Portions of the AP Exam

Whether you've been studying chemistry for months or are just getting started with your AP exam prep, use the lessons in this chapter to learn what to expect on test day. Our instructors discuss the number and types of questions appearing in each section as well as the time allotted to complete them. You can also get some helpful test-taking strategies and learn what types of reference materials you'll be provided with on exam day. Lessons in this chapter cover topics including:

  • Test structure
  • Question formatting
  • Exam strategy

Video Objective
How to Master Multiple Choice Questions on the AP Chemistry Exam Learn strategies for answering multiple choice questions on atomic theory, states of matter, chemical reactivity, lab techniques and other topics covered on this 90-minute test section.
Chemical Calculation Problems for the AP Test Look over the different versions of chemical calculation problems that may appear on the exam.
How to Master the Free Response Section of the AP Chemistry Exam Discover the resources at your disposal when answering the three chemical calculation questions found in part A of the constructed response section. Learn how to show your work when answering these and the three other essay and chemical reaction questions found in part B.
Understanding and Answering the Essays on the AP Chemistry Exam Find out how to develop essay responses that demonstrate your understanding of key chemistry terms and address all aspects of the test's constructed response questions.
Writing Chemical Equations on the AP Chemistry Exam Learn how to use a table of standard reduction potentials and the periodic table when writing and balancing chemical equations for a given reaction.

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: Portions of the AP Chemistry Exam
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AP Chemistry Exam Scoring Information

1. AP Chemistry Exam Scoring Information

Dig deeper into the scoring process of the Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry exam to see if you can earn credit for college. Learn about the exam format as well as study resources designed to help you excel during testing.

How to Master Multiple Choice Questions on the AP Chemistry Exam

2. How to Master Multiple Choice Questions on the AP Chemistry Exam

Learn about the multiple choice section of the AP Chemistry exam and what to expect when you take the test. Learn tips for test preparation and strategies for test taking specific to this test.

Chemical Calculation Problems for the AP Test

3. Chemical Calculation Problems for the AP Test

Learn the types of calculations you are likely to perform on the AP Chemistry test. Then look at some tips and tricks for enhancing your performance. Learn how to approach sample questions from former AP tests, apply tips and tricks you've just learned!

How to Master the Free Response Section of the AP Chemistry Exam

4. How to Master the Free Response Section of the AP Chemistry Exam

Learn specific information about the free response portion of the AP Chemistry exam in this lesson. Learn tips to help you prepare for the test, as well as strategies to improve your performance on the exam.

Understanding and Answering the Essays on the AP Chemistry Exam

5. Understanding and Answering the Essays on the AP Chemistry Exam

In this video, you learn what essay questions look like on the AP Chemistry exam and how you can best prepare for them. Understand what AP graders are looking for in your responses and learn some tricks to help you succeed on the test.

Writing Chemical Equations on the AP Chemistry Exam

6. Writing Chemical Equations on the AP Chemistry Exam

Learn what kinds of equations you will be expected to write on the AP Chemistry exam. Discover some tips and tricks that will help you prepare for writing chemical equations on the free response portion of the AP Chemistry Test.

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