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AP physics or summer classes

  1. Nov 10, 2014 #1
    Should i wait a year or so and take AP physics or take physics over the summer, at a college just asking(am a freshman in high school)
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  3. Nov 10, 2014 #2


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    Physics in the summer is rarely a good idea. Summer sessions move too fast, and it is difficult to get all the material in such a short time frame.

    Seems you might be planning a bit too far ahead if you are only a HS freshman. As I recall it, physics is usually a senior level course in HS, so you don't have to worry about this today. To quote somebody (I forget who), "There's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip."
  4. Nov 10, 2014 #3
    good quote but i have something to say am in high ability so i have the option to take AP physics in 11th grade or i can take it at the same time with AP chem in 10th
  5. Nov 10, 2014 #4
    Since you are "in high ability," maybe we should analyze your English writing capability a bit.
    No beginning capital letter.
    No period to end the sentence.
    Looks like you really intended to start a second sentence at "am in high...." with the first complete thought ending with ".... to say."
    Second thought lacks a subject, but "I" is somewhat implied.

    What exactly does it mean to be "in high ability"? Is that like being in Dallas? Or is it more like being inside versus outside? Or just what does it mean? (Did you want to say that you have high ability?)

    Maybe you should take a few more English classes and hold off on the physics?
  6. Nov 11, 2014 #5


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    I applaud you, sir! That was a fantastic burn!
  7. Nov 11, 2014 #6
    No no like Dallas,what I meant by high ability is that i take chemistry and algebra 2 as an freshman, so i get the option to take AP physics next year
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