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Secure Exam for Classroom Use
A secure 2018 AP Statistics Exam is available on the AP Course Audit website. To access, sign in to your AP Course Audit account, and click on the Secure Documents link in the Resources section of your Course Status page.

• Event
• Thu, May 16, 2019

AP Statistics Exam Day 2019

• Noon | 3 hrs

Exam Overview

Exam questions are based on the topics and skills addressed in the AP Statistics course. Formulas and tables needed to complete exam questions are provided to students taking the exam. Students are allowed to use a graphing calculator with statistical capabilities on the entire exam.

The portion of the exam covering each course topic area is:

• Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns (20% to 30%)
• Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study (10% to 15%)
• Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation (20% to 30%)
• Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses (30% to 40%)

Encourage your students to visit the AP Statistics student page for exam information and exam practice.

AP Calculator Policy

A four function, scientific, or graphing calculator is allowed on both sections of the exam.

Exam Format

Section I

Multiple Choice — 40 Questions | 1 Hour, 30 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

• Individual Questions

Section II

Free Response — 6 Questions | 1 Hour, 30 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

Exam Questions and Scoring Information

For free-response questions from prior exams, along with scoring information, check out the tables below.

Be sure to review the Chief Reader Report. In this invaluable resource, the Chief Reader of the AP Exam compiles feedback from members of the reading leadership to describe how students performed on the FRQs, summarize typical student errors, and address specific concepts and content with which students have struggled the most that year.

2011: Form B
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2010: Form B
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2009: Form B
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2008: Form B
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2007: Form B
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2006: Form B
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2005: Free-Response Questions

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1999: Free-Response Questions
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1998: Free-Response Questions
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