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    well my actual AS were AAAD and im doin AS further additional maths this year so yh. just learn off the book and do all the questions normally really, make a bit of notes but mainly its just practice and understanding really.


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    Nice I plan on doing AS AFM aswell it's just still waiting for college to decide if I'll be able to do it. So how's revision for it going and which modules have you picked?
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    Nice I plan on doing AS AFM aswell it's just still waiting for college to decide if I'll be able to do it. So how's revision for it going and which modules have you picked?
    this year im doing c3 c4 m3-5 fp2-3 s2 and i dont know whether i shud do d1 or s3. finished c3 c4 s2 im doing fp2(nearly finished and half way through m3.


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    this year im doing c3 c4 m3-5 fp2-3 s2 and i dont know whether i shud do d1 or s3. finished c3 c4 s2 im doing fp2(nearly finished and half way through m3.


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    Personally hated D1 but D2 wasn't so bad.
    I'm unsure about which modules I should do either S2 S3 M3 or S2 M3 M4 people tend not to do very great on mechanics modules from what I've seen (well pretty much only from M1 results) and ive only covered bits of M1 and M2 yet so not sure
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    (Original post by apple cakes)
    Personally hated D1 but D2 wasn't so bad.
    I'm unsure about which modules I should do either S2 S3 M3 or S2 M3 M4 people tend not to do very great on mechanics modules from what I've seen (well pretty much only from M1 results) and ive only covered bits of M1 and M2 yet so not sure
    yh thats true people find mechanicshard due to the major part of understanding in it which is required and and not just reciting and just coughing out formulas whoch can be done for the other modules.


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    (Original post by apple cakes)
    Personally hated D1 but D2 wasn't so bad.
    I'm unsure about which modules I should do either S2 S3 M3 or S2 M3 M4 people tend not to do very great on mechanics modules from what I've seen (well pretty much only from M1 results) and ive only covered bits of M1 and M2 yet so not sure
    depends where your strength lies. mine is mechanics and pure maths so im not keen on doing s3. i like s2 though its much better then s1.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    well my actual AS were AAAD and im doin AS further additional maths this year so yh. just learn off the book and do all the questions normally really, make a bit of notes but mainly its just practice and understanding really.


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    Okay~Thanx
    I am in AS now and will do BMO1 on friday.Haven't done any questions like that before so I will just make myself to sit for a 3.5 hours poor exam!
    I hopefully begin my AFM on christmas holiday or after.And I will prepare for AEA &STEP as early as possible.Don't wanna make myself panic afterwards!
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    I'll just do S2 and M3 and decided on the third module after those. Would prefer Mechanics enjoy that more.
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    depends where your strength lies. mine is mechanics and pure maths so im not keen on doing s3. i like s2 though its much better then s1.


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    Prefer possibility (just started)to histogram things.Hated D1 at the beginning but now quite interested in that.
    If I do ADM probabily start from M2 3 &FP
    and C3&4 next year as well.(helpful to STEP)
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    this year im doing c3 c4 m3-5 fp2-3 s2 and i dont know whether i shud do d1 or s3. finished c3 c4 s2 im doing fp2(nearly finished and half way through m3.


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    D1 - an easy 100UMS.
    Worth the trouble? No. You constantly have to check over for mistakes because every answer you can't go 'that looks right!', virtually every answer you'd ever get looks right. The algorithms invite errors in all the time as well.

    What is the point in sorting out a list of 6 numbers by an algorithm, which somehow equates to 6/72 marks?

    The only good bit is that it can be fun when applied to real life situations, like how a car can get from place to place in the shortest distance possible, either using all roads, stopping in all places, stopping at one and finishing at another etc.

    But, I'd say do more mechanics or stats, which will help with STEP.
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    D1 - an easy 100UMS.
    Worth the trouble? No. You constantly have to check over for mistakes because every answer you can't go 'that looks right!', virtually every answer you'd ever get looks right. The algorithms invite errors in all the time as well.

    What is the point in sorting out a list of 6 numbers by an algorithm, which somehow equates to 6/72 marks?

    The only good bit is that it can be fun when applied to real life situations, like how a car can get from place to place in the shortest distance possible, either using all roads, stopping in all places, stopping at one and finishing at another etc.

    But, I'd say do more mechanics or stats, which will help with STEP.
    Hmm I'll never ever even try a step stats question though. And I don't want to waste time on a long module aswell. I'll see when they start teaching it.


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    D1 - an easy 100UMS.
    Worth the trouble? No. You constantly have to check over for mistakes because every answer you can't go 'that looks right!', virtually every answer you'd ever get looks right. The algorithms invite errors in all the time as well.

    What is the point in sorting out a list of 6 numbers by an algorithm, which somehow equates to 6/72 marks?

    The only good bit is that it can be fun when applied to real life situations, like how a car can get from place to place in the shortest distance possible, either using all roads, stopping in all places, stopping at one and finishing at another etc.

    But, I'd say do more mechanics or stats, which will help with STEP.
    I got 63 for D1 but 90 for D2 lol dunno how that happened must've flopped something really badly in D1 this is why I hate D1 with the passion
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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Hmm I'll never ever even try a step stats question though. And I don't want to waste time on a long module aswell. I'll see when they start teaching it.


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    I'm gonna self-teach S2 then I might. People say they're easy marks.

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    I got 63 for D1 but 90 for D2 lol dunno how that happened must've flopped something really badly in D1 this is why I hate D1 with the passion
    Haha, it's boring. What exam board are you? I'm OCR (normal).
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    I'm gonna self-teach S2 then I might. People say they're easy marks.



    Haha, it's boring. What exam board are you? I'm OCR (normal).
    s2 is really easy. much easier then s1.


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    I'm gonna self-teach S2 then I might. People say they're easy marks.


    Haha, it's boring. What exam board are you? I'm OCR (normal).
    I'm doing Edexcel.
    Also what's the difference between Step II and Step III, which one will you be taking or are you planning to take all of them?
    Also any idea what the dates of the exams are?
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    I'm doing Edexcel.
    Also what's the difference between Step II and Step III, which one will you be taking or are you planning to take all of them?
    Also any idea what the dates of the exams are?
    STEP III is based more on FM modules whereas STEP II is core modules (for the pure sections this is).

    I'm going to do all 3.

    They have been announced, I have forgotten though.
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    (Original post by DomStaff)
    STEP III is based more on FM modules whereas STEP II is core modules (for the pure sections this is).

    I'm going to do all 3.

    They have been announced, I have forgotten though.
    15th 17th 19th in order step 1,2 and 3 respectively.


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    oh and june.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    15th 17th 19th in order step 1,2 and 3 respectively.


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    Thanks for the dates.
    School won't allow me to do AFM so kind of screwed now, so annoyed
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    (Original post by apple cakes)
    Thanks for the dates.
    School won't allow me to do AFM so kind of screwed now, so annoyed
    lol its very simple. just learn it yourself and pay to sit the exams!


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    lol its very simple. just learn it yourself and pay to sit the exams!


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    The college said I can't sit them externally aswell so I'm kind of screwed this college is completely retarded
 
 
 
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