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***AP Physics 1 Thread 2014-2015***

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Replies to: ***AP Physics 1 Thread 2014-2015***

  • TweedleTweedle Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    Do you guys think that AP Physics b1 will be a lot easier than AP Physics b? Should I take both chem and ap physics in same year?
  • Zeppelin7Zeppelin7 Registered User Posts: 408 Member
    @tweedle seeing how AP physics 1 is half of b, I would say it is easier
    I'm going to tale both classes
  • alzhaoalzhao Registered User Posts: 90 Junior Member
    Can you take both Physics 1 and 2 during May? Or is it like calculus where you can only take one?
  • TweedleTweedle Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    edited July 2014
    @Zeppelin7‌ Should I drop APES and take AP Stats instead?
  • TweedleTweedle Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    @alzhao‌ as far as I know you can only take 1 in that schoolyear because physics 1 and 2 talk about totally different materials and to get into physics 2 you have to finish physics 1 first.
  • DasDaniaDasDania Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    I'll be taking AP Physics 1 also the coming school year, I'll be a Sophomore.
  • Te4mVygrinTe4mVygrin Registered User Posts: 170 Junior Member
    I want to take the subject test but I need to raise my sub par average reasoning scores. I don't even know what AP physics class i am in. Just told the office I wanted to be enrolled in AP physics
  • scomorascomora Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    School here in Florida started this past Monday. So far, in AP Physics I, we've recorded the mass and diameter of pennies and quarters, covered significant figures, and the SI units. I feel like my teacher is going to move very slowly. He assigned textbook problems (College Physics: Eighth Edition, Serway/Vuille) that are due next Thursday. I'm excited about this class because I've never taken a Physics class before!
  • Zeppelin7Zeppelin7 Registered User Posts: 408 Member
    @scomora it's only 4 days, you're completly fine just covering that stuff, i'm pretty sure my teacher covered that stuff in the first few days too. (My school started 2 weeks ago and we're on speed and velocity and acceleration)
  • TweedleTweedle Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    My class is on acceleration and velocity and position etc. and we are doing the area using the graphs and all but I don't understand anything? I've never taken physics before and my teacher isn't that helpful. I don't know who to ask for help. Can someone assist me? Physics is already becoming a challenge for me. :(
  • ErenYeagerErenYeager Registered User Posts: 537 Member
    Already stressing out about this class. 3rd day of school. Spent 2 and a half hours doing a lab tonight. I'm doing vectors right now.
  • glasshoursglasshours Registered User Posts: 1,321 Senior Member
    My teacher gave us a pre-test on the material, and it was surprisingly easy...

    AP Physics 1 won't prepare us for the SAT II, right?
  • silver47silver47 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    no @glasshours because we only learn half of the material that was originally covered and that will be on the sat II.
  • ErenYeagerErenYeager Registered User Posts: 537 Member
    This class is my most difficult by far. We're on kinematics right now and nothing makes sense.
  • glasshoursglasshours Registered User Posts: 1,321 Senior Member
    @ErenYeager‌ - We're still learning how to "estimate" length, mass, and time...how long have you been in school for? But darn, I expected AP Physics 1 to be relatively easy. |:
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