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AP Physics 1 5 Steps to a 5

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Get ready for your AP exam with this innovative and easy-to-use mobile study aid, designed to put you in the driver’s seat!
Let the experts at McGraw-Hill Education help you optimize your study experience and score big on the AP Physics 1 exam. This comprehensive app will enable you to assess your current knowledge level, review the relevant subject matter, and test your skills—all at your own pace.
Fully updated and based closely on the actual AP Physics 1 exam, this application uses an ingenious 5 step method to ensure success.
The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:
Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
By delving into the background of the AP Physics 1 test and scrutinizing the layout of previous tests, users can design a study schedule that works best for them.
Step 2: Determine Your Test Readiness
The app can also be used as a diagnostic tool, assessing a user’s current knowledge level. This section of the app provides 45 multiple-choice and free response questions arranged into four key categories.
Step 3: Develop Strategies for Success
As with all exams, there are certain strategies that savvy students can employ to maximize their chances for success. Different types of questions demand different approaches. This section provides helpful test-taking tips and a rapid review of critical content.
Step 4: Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High
This section offers a thorough review of the major themes and concepts of Physics including Motion in a Straight Line; Forces and Newton’s Laws; Collisions: Impulse and Momentum; Work and Energy; Rotation; Gravitation; Electricity: Coulomb’s Law and Circuits; and Waves and Simple Harmonic Motion.
Step 5: Build Your Test-Taking Confidence
Once you have completed Steps 1 through 4, you are ready to test your knowledge. The app provides a customizable, full-length practice test which can be timed just as the official AP exam.
The content for this application was created by Greg Jacobs and Joshua Schulman. Jacobs is chairman of the science department of Woodberry Forest School in central Virginia and teaches both B and C levels of the AP Physics exam. Schulman is a physician practicing in the Boston area.
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