5 Steps to a 5 AP Physics B&C, 2012-2013 Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 10, 2011 - Study Aids - 416 pages
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A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with

  • Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test
  • All the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best score
  • Your choice of three customized study schedules--so you can pick the one that meets your needs

The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:
Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
Step 2: Determine Your Readiness
Step 3: Develop the Strategies
Step 4: Review the Knowledge
Step 5: Build Your Confidence

Topics include: A Bit About Vectors * Free-Body Diagrams and Equilibrium * Kinematics * Newton's Second Law, F(net) = ma * Momentum * Energy Conservation * Gravitation and Circular Motion * Rotational Motion (for Physics C Students Only) * Simple Harmonic Motion * Thermodynamics (for Physics B Students Only) * Fluid Mechanics (for Physics B Students Only) * Electrostatics * Circuits * Magnetism * Waves * Optics (for Physics B Students Only) * Atomic and Nuclear Physics (for Physics B Students Only)


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Step 1 Set Up Your Study Program
Step 2 Determine Your Test Readiness
Step 3 Develop Strategies for Success
Step 4 Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High
Step 5 Build Your TestTaking Confidence

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About the author (2011)

Greg Jacobs teaches both the B and C levels of AP physics at Woodberry Forest School in central Virginia.

Joshua Schulman studied at Harvard Medical School and is currently a physician in the Boston area.

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