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Exam Overview

Exam questions assess the course concepts and skills outlined in the course framework. For more information, download the AP Calculus AB and BC Course and Exam Description (CED).

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Exam Date

  • Event
    • MON, MAY 9, 2022, 8 AM LOCAL

    AP Calculus BC Exam

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Exam Format

The AP Calculus BC Exam has consistent question types, weighting, and scoring guidelines every year, so you and your students know what to expect on exam day.

Section I: Multiple Choice
45 Questions | 1 Hour 45 minutes | 50% of Exam Score

  • Part A: 30 questions; 60 minutes (calculator not permitted).
  • Part B: 15 questions; 45 minutes (graphing calculator required).
  • Questions include algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and general types of functions.
  • Questions include analytical, graphical, tabular, and verbal types of representations.

Section II: Free Response
6 Questions | 1 Hour 30 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

  • Part A: 2 questions; 30 minutes (graphing calculator required).
  • Part B: 4 questions; 60 minutes (calculator not permitted).
  • Questions include various types of functions and function representations and a roughly equal mix of procedural and conceptual tasks.
  • Questions include at least two questions that incorporate a real-world context or scenario into the question.

AP Calculator Policy

In Section I Part A and Section II Part B, calculators are not allowed on the exam.

Exam Questions and Scoring Information