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# Possible to learn c1 and c2 in 4 weeks? watch

1. (Original post by TenOfThem)
No
Now, now. Don't be so hasty. We have yet to see what this person is capable of, and whether they're being modest or not.

(Original post by Rdgreen)
Title says it all. Haven't really reviewed much of it as it takes me a lot to get into it. Could I also have any tips of how to revise hem? Thanks )
Ok, well, you are pushing it a bit, but I am sure you can do it - so long as you have a text book for both C1 and C2. You have an allocation of 28 days, which is good enough. Both C1 and C2 have 6 chapters (C1 has 1 - 6, C2 has 7 - 12), so if you have a text book which splits the course up into these chapters that is absolutely perfect. Now, you will be wanting to spend no more than 2 days on each chapter which, assuming you have the whole day, should be plenty of time (much longer than the hours you'd spend on each chapter in class). If you only have the evenings, that's still much more than time you'd get in class. So, spending two days per chapter should be good.

This gives 24 days learning, and then a remaining 4 days. When you feel you have finished the last chapter on the 24th day (or before, depending on how quickly you pick the stuff up), do a C1 and C2 past paper. This should outline what you need to revise. If you finish revising what you need to before the 4 weeks runs out, do more past exams just to test yourself.

Good luck!
(Oh, and you better had start now - the C1 exam is on the 13th May!)
2. (Original post by Rdgreen)
I've been doing a bit to much chemistry and not enough maths. This ain't gonna go good
Story of my life
3. Right. I would say I know core 1 better I get like a high c low b in that exam. But core 2 is something else it kills me trying to do it
4. I know if I was in your position I would be pretty confident I could at least get a B with some revision
5. C1 should certainly be possible, and C2 assuming it is revision should be too. Its not too bigger deal in terms of overall grade, a C1 or C2 resit when you are doing C4 will be like a joke.
6. If you have to do the exams just get off the computer and power ahead with them, you might as well
7. Yes it's possible I self taught myself maths and FM a levels. I managed to do Learn M1 + M2 in under 2 weeks before the exam and get 90+ UMS but I was already used to learning directly from textbooks and I learn maths pretty fast. C1 and c2 are not that bad you just need to do a lot of practice questions and past papers.

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8. whats the best way of revising for them would you say? For core 1 i made ntoes on stuff i didnt get and flash carded formulaes. But core 2 has so many more little things so how do you revise for it??
9. (Original post by doggyfizzel)
C1 should certainly be possible, and C2 assuming it is revision should be too. Its not too bigger deal in terms of overall grade, a C1 or C2 resit when you are doing C4 will be like a joke.
don't forget C3 and applied modules, considering no jan exams next year
10. Depending on how you feel about it, either begin by going through your textbook learning the methods and practicing with a few questions. Note down the key processes as you come across them and make sure they make sense to you. Then just do past paper after past paper and mark each one. If you're already fairly confident (I.E. 65/70%+ then just do the past papers).
11. (Original post by Rdgreen)
Right. I would say I know core 1 better I get like a high c low b in that exam. But core 2 is something else it kills me trying to do it
So, if you are aiming at a C overall then I would suggest the following

Do a Past Paper
Split topics into subgroups
>Topics I understand and can do the questions
>Topics I understood at the time but do not feel confident about the questions
>Topics that make me cry

Revise the second group by looking through the text book and doing the mixed exercises

Do another paper and repeat as above
12. (Original post by TenOfThem)
I presume that you negged me because I said it was impossible to learn 2/3 of an AS Level in 4 weeks and you disagree ... why
Because people have self taught whole modules in extremely short time frames. I always neg people who state things are impossible when the OP is looking for creative helpful comments.
13. (Original post by margyrain)
Because people have self taught whole modules in extremely short time frames. I always neg people who state things are impossible when the OP is looking for creative helpful comments.
People who have done no maths for nearly a year, who were not able/interested enough to take AS maths and are looking to learn C1 and C2 in 4 weeks whilst revising for 4 (perhaps only 3) other AS courses do not do well [or at least they would not if they existed]

Luckily the OP is not in this position ... he merely uses hyperbole to make his point
14. (Original post by Albino)
don't forget C3 and applied modules, considering no jan exams next year
I have no idea, I haven't done A levels for a while. The point being, the techniques you learn in module like C2 become mundane by the end of the course. I remember resitting my C2 exam, allowing myself like 4-5 days to revise and realising about a hour into my revision I would be done by the end of the day.

My only advice for maths exams is learn the technique, then just do questions over and over. Its doesn't matter if you need to look at your notes to begin with, its just the questions that need to be done. Once you look at an answer that question is worthless, you need to be able to look at a question and instantly know what its asking and the method be cemented into your brain. Not be offensive but its such basic maths, there is very little they can do in the way of variation, you can only dress things up so many ways.
15. I reckon if you did a few hours a day it's perfectly possible to get a decent mark. You say you aren't very good, so maybe an A could be a little struggle. But you never know, you just have to work more on Maths and less on Chemistry now!

PS it if helps I was getting Ds in my S1 homework and papers. I did a few days of solid revision, got it in my head and now I'm getting As.
16. If you're really good at maths C1 and C2 take like a day each, or even no revision. If you're not good at maths, then it can take ages.
17. (Original post by TenOfThem)
People who have done no maths for nearly a year, who were not able/interested enough to take AS maths and are looking to learn C1 and C2 in 4 weeks whilst revising for 4 (perhaps only 3) other AS courses do not do well [or at least they would not if they existed]

Luckily the OP is not in this position ... he merely uses hyperbole to make his point
LOL
18. Very easy if you are resitting it
19. 4 days.
20. (Original post by Rdgreen)
Title says it all. Haven't really reviewed much of it as it takes me a lot to get into it. Could I also have any tips of how to revise hem? Thanks )
Pssshht!
I learn C3 in 3 days and C4 in a 4-7 days (It depended on, if their was any football being played).

C1 and C2 can be learnt in a day, if you are willing

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