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-The exam will be March 19 in the Library and Library Lab (301). Since March 19 is an X Schedule, it will only be a 45 minute class. It is a cumulative exam that covers the summer assignment, the [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.MagpieLab|Magpie Chat-bot Lab]], [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.PictureLab|Picture Lab]], [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.ElevensLab|Elevens Lab]], The Java Methods Book  and chapters 2 to 5 of the eimacs "Be Prepared for he AP Exam"​. ​ There will be 20 minutes to answer 10 multiple choice questions, and 30 minutes to answer 2 free response questions, each portion is worth 100 points (double the chapter tests). The 5 practice tests in your emacs account are an excellent way to prepare yourself.+The exam will be March 16 in Room 108 It is a cumulative exam that covers the summer assignment, the [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.MagpieLab|Magpie Chat-bot Lab]], [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.PictureLab|Picture Lab]], [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.ElevensLab|Elevens Lab]], The Java Methods Book  and chapters 2 to 5 of the eimacs "Be Prepared for he AP Exam"​. ​ There will be 20 minutes to answer 10 multiple choice questions, and 30 minutes to answer 2 free response questions, each portion is worth 100 points (double the chapter tests). The 5 practice tests in your emacs account are an excellent way to prepare yourself.
  
 A good way to review the free response questions is [[https://​mathorama.com/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=starter_code_for_old_ap_questions|past AP Questions]] like [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.APQuestionScrambleWord|ScrambleWord]],​ the homework problems from [[https://​secure-media.collegeboard.org/​apc/​ap_frq_computerscience_12.pdf| 2012]], [[https://​apcentral.collegeboard.org/​pdf/​ap18-frq-computer-science-a.pdf?​course=ap-computer-science-a|2018]], ​ and the others from [[https://​mathorama.com/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=starter_code_for_old_ap_questions|past years]].  ​ A good way to review the free response questions is [[https://​mathorama.com/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=starter_code_for_old_ap_questions|past AP Questions]] like [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.APQuestionScrambleWord|ScrambleWord]],​ the homework problems from [[https://​secure-media.collegeboard.org/​apc/​ap_frq_computerscience_12.pdf| 2012]], [[https://​apcentral.collegeboard.org/​pdf/​ap18-frq-computer-science-a.pdf?​course=ap-computer-science-a|2018]], ​ and the others from [[https://​mathorama.com/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=starter_code_for_old_ap_questions|past years]].  ​
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 A good way to review the multiple choice is [[https://​codingbat.com/​java]] and to  go back and review the multiple choice questions at [[http://​eimacs.com]] and statements written in bold print in the text.  To review the free response, be sure to consult the [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter2|Chapter 2 Study Guide]] and the  [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter3|Chapter 3 Study Guide]]. ​ Don't forget that you don't need a computer to practice writing code at [[http://​codingbat.cs.vt.edu/​codingbat/​java|javabat.com]]. ​ The free response will emphasize writing methods that deal with int, double, and String and arrays of int, double, and String that might need a loop, as well as making classes and implementing interfaces. ​ Practice writing loops, methods, and class declarations like the ones mentioned on the [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter2|Chapter 2 Study Guide]], [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.Semester1FinalStudyGuide|Semester 1 Study Guide]] ​ and [[http://​codingbat.cs.vt.edu/​codingbat/​java| javabat]] exercises. A good way to review the multiple choice is [[https://​codingbat.com/​java]] and to  go back and review the multiple choice questions at [[http://​eimacs.com]] and statements written in bold print in the text.  To review the free response, be sure to consult the [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter2|Chapter 2 Study Guide]] and the  [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter3|Chapter 3 Study Guide]]. ​ Don't forget that you don't need a computer to practice writing code at [[http://​codingbat.cs.vt.edu/​codingbat/​java|javabat.com]]. ​ The free response will emphasize writing methods that deal with int, double, and String and arrays of int, double, and String that might need a loop, as well as making classes and implementing interfaces. ​ Practice writing loops, methods, and class declarations like the ones mentioned on the [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.StudyGuideForChapter2|Chapter 2 Study Guide]], [[http://​apcs.mathorama.com/​index.php?​n=Main.Semester1FinalStudyGuide|Semester 1 Study Guide]] ​ and [[http://​codingbat.cs.vt.edu/​codingbat/​java| javabat]] exercises.
  
-The College Board has posted free response questions for you to practice with [[http://​apcentral.collegeboard.com/​apc/​public/​exam/​exam_information/​2000.html|here]]. ​ +The College Board has posted free response questions for you to practice with [[http://​apcentral.collegeboard.com/​apc/​public/​exam/​exam_information/​2000.html|here]]. ​Another resource are the Unit PPC's (Person Progress Checks) at [[https://​myap.collegeboard.org]]
  
 Finally, please remember to get a good night'​s rest and a healthy breakfast! Some elegant solutions to these are at [[http://​www.skylit.com/​beprepared/​fr.html|Skylit]],​ the book publisher of our textbook. Finally, please remember to get a good night'​s rest and a healthy breakfast! Some elegant solutions to these are at [[http://​www.skylit.com/​beprepared/​fr.html|Skylit]],​ the book publisher of our textbook.
  
 Good Luck! Good Luck!
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