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Successful Strategies for FRQs on the AP® Calculus Exam, Part 1

When: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 | 7 p.m. Central time
Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI-Nspire™ CX family
Presenters: Vickie Carter, Steve Kokoska

Join former AP® Calculus Chief Reader Steve Kokoska and AP® Calculus Development Committee Co-Lead Vickie Carter for this webinar on successful exam strategies.

This presentation will provide participants with insights on the scoring guidelines for the 2019 Free Response Questions (FRQ) AB 2. This problem involved two particles moving along the x-axis with both tabular and algebraic forms.

The presenters will cover detailed interpretations and common student errors. Technology solutions with both the T-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculators will be demonstrated. Additional examples with both motion along a line and motion in a plane (BC topic) will be presented.

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Vickie Carter

T³™ National Instructor and AP® Calculus Development Committee Co-Lead
Florence, South Carolina


Steve Kokoska

Regional T³™ Instructor and Former AP® Calculus Chief Reader
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

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