Quadratics, equilibrium, and AP Chemistry

Quadratics, equilibrium, and AP Chemistry

Here's a common question that I was asked once again today; Adrian, why do some of your materials point to equilibrium problems that contain quadratic equations when we know that type of math will not be tested on the AP chemistry exam? In other words, how do...

The real lesson for vulnerable teens

The real lesson for vulnerable teens

If you're an impressionable, highly-strung, high achieving 15 to 18 year old, this AP 'exam' season has been stressful. I get it, I really do. I've been in this game (and a MUCH, MUCH, MUCH higher stakes version of it in the UK) for 30 years, and I have two children...

17 TOPICS, OR 6 OR 9 UNITS?

17 TOPICS, OR 6 OR 9 UNITS?

That sounds like a Chicago song, but ... ... in various places on this site, you will see references in the AP sections to "17 TOPICS", "6 UNITS" and "9 UNITS". This can be confusing, so here's the background to those distinctions. 17 TOPICS (up to the 2013 exam) Up...

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