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Homework Help: Question About AP Physics B

  1. Feb 27, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    I am confused with what exactly I need to know and what I do not need to know for this class. Our textbook were using at my school is,

    for Scientists & Engineers
    with Modern Physics
    Third Edition
    Douglas C. Giancoli

    this book covers a lot of stuff that I do not need to know for this class. I know that anything with calculus I do not need for the B exam. This however still leaves me with a lot of topics that I do not know if I need to know or not.

    The college board provides this breif curiculm on their website for this course,
    http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/physics_b/topic.html?physicsb. So I am confused as to what I need to know and what I don't as that is a very breif course description.

    Like do I need to know about instaneous velocity or torque on a current loop or what a mass spectrometer???

    Like is their any more detailed course description that I can find anywhere? Although mass spectrometer does not appear on that website I do believe I have seen it on free response...

    So can someone please post a link to a curiculm of what exactly i need to know for the AP Physics B test? Thank you
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 27, 2010 #2
    There's this marvelous type of person found all over the country, and if you're really really lucky, then one might help you out with this. They're called teachers.
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