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Common Solutions in AP Calculus AB?

garfield12garfield12 Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
edited January 2010 in AP Tests Preparation
I've been taking Calculus AB tests for about a month now and I noticed some patterns in the test.
For example, there were a few integral problems where if you split the equation of the integral into two parts (meaning that the equation is a fraction and you split them), the integral became much easier to determine.
Also, there were some common tricks such as distributing a negative constant into an integral so that the a and b would switch .

I'm pretty sure there may be other general patterns in the test.
Can you guys post patterns that you guys noticed?

Replies to: Common Solutions in AP Calculus AB?

  • IndianjattIndianjatt Registered User Posts: 784 Member
    I guess your discovery could be a pattern, but it's usually a concept most students learn. When I took the test I really didn't need to split integrals as they were very straightforward. One pattern I found was the similarity of questions on the free response questions in comparison to previous years.
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