Is AP Physics C: Mechanics hard?

Is AP Physics C: Mechanics hard?

AP Physics C: Mechanics will be your hardest AP course and should not be taken with any other of the AP sciences (except E & M).

What percent is a 5 on AP Physics C: Mechanics?

How is AP Physics C scored?

Score Meaning 2020 Percentage of AP Physics C: Mechanics Test Takers
5 Extremely qualified 41.6%
4 Well qualified 26.4%
3 Qualified 16.3%
2 Possibly qualified 9.2%

Should I take AP Physics C: Mechanics?

Students who are planning on pursuing physics, math, or engineering in college should try to take the AP Physics C: Mechanics and AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism AP exams in high school. It is recommended, however, that AP Physics C be the second Physics course high school students take.

Is AP Physics C harder than 1?

Physics C courses go into a great amount of depth about a few topics, while Physics 1 and 2 cover many topics with less depth. So just as US History is harder than World History, Physics C is tougher than Physics 1 and 2 because you need a greater depth of knowledge.

What to expect on the AP Physics C?

The AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam has consistent question types, weighting, and scoring guidelines every year, so you and your students know what to expect on exam day. Questions are either discrete questions or question sets, in which students may be provided with a stimulus or a set of data and a series of related questions.

What are the scoring guidelines for Physics C?

AP® PHYSICS C: MECHANICS 2012 SCORING GUIDELINES Question 2 15 points total Distribution of points (a) 1 point For choosing the meterstick and stopwatch, regardless of what else is checked 1 point (b) 4 points For a procedure that indicates the height needed to calculate gravitational potential energy 1 point

Is the CED the same as the AP Physics exam?

The overall format of the exam—including the weighting, timing, types of questions, and types of stimulus materials—won’t change. Starting in the 2019-20 school year, however, the skills defined in the CED will be assessed in the same proportions on all versions of the AP Physics C Exams.

Is there a scratch paper for Physics C?

Scratch paper is permitted for notes or calculations, but students cannot handwrite or otherwise upload responses. The AP Physics C Equation Sheet can be accessed with the Reference button in the upper right button bar of the application.