Exam Info And Course Content

AP Statistics Textbooks are required to take the exam, which consists of 2 sections. The first is a multiple choice section that has 40 questions and lasts 90 minutes, and the second one is a 6 question free response section that lasts 90 minutes. They both account for 50% of your exam score.

The first 5 questions on the free response are short answer, and the last question is an investigative task.

College Board provides free example test questions, so click here if you want to check them out.

Last Time The Exam Changed

The exam was last changed in 2010-2011

AP Statistics Textbooks 2017 – 2018

AP Statistics 2017 2018 BarronsBarron’s AP Statistics textbook is the best option to review for the AP exam hands down.

It has a diagnostic test and five full length practice exams, and all of the test questions are answered and explained.

The 15-chapter book covers everything you need to know for the AP exam, and it even has a section that explains how to take advantage of your calculator for the AP Stats exam.

If the 5 full length practice exams aren’t enough, you’ll be happy to know that if you purchase this book, you’ll also get a bonus online practice test.

Self-Study Tips

The AP Statistics exam is a fairly easy one to get a 5 on if you start studying at least 2 months before the exam.

We recommend buying this book to actually learn the material, and then taking Barron’s diagnostic test and going through sections that you had problems with.

You can also watch the videos on Khan Academy if the Moore textbook and Barron’s aren’t enough for you.

You should also know how to use your graphing calculator for the exam, as many of the multiple choice questions can be easily answered if you know how to use your calculator.