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Fundamentals of Programming Unit

PROGRESSIVE SCIENCE INITIATIVE® (PSI®)

Teachers must submit a course audit with CollegeBoard for approval to teach AP Computer Science A. NJCTL's syllabus has been approved by CollegeBoard. If you wish to use that syllabus as part of your own course audit, you may claim identical and reference the Document # 2786093v1.

NJCTL's approved syllabus is posted here: https://njctl.org/materials/resources/ap-computer-science-a-course-syllabus-updated-for-2020-2786093v1/attachments/

You can review the College Board specific Curricular & Resource requirements here: https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/courses/ap-computer-science-a/course-audit?course=ap-computer-science-a

2 Comments

Michael Chin • 1 year, 10 months agologin to reply

On slide 137, you say that: char let2 = '97'; is legal. AFAIK, it is not legal. You can not store two characters (9 and 7) in a char. I tested on repl.it and it does not work.

Kate Pede • 1 year, 10 months agologin to reply

Michael - Thank you for bringing this example to our attention. We will modify this example to show how characters in Java can refer to ASCII chart references as well as single characters because you are correct, the char data type can only hold one character. It will be corrected and reposted shortly. - Kate

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