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    (Original post by Sulfur)
    Did you do C1 AQA or Edexcel? If it was AQA which year? (Just interested )
    OCR MEI actually
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    If you can get 90+ ums in C1 & C2 you won't find A2 maths that much harder, sure there are more things to remember but conceptually there are only a few challenging topics (vectors, rates of change and visualizing trig waves)
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    There is an increase in difficulty, but as long as you leave yourself enough time to revise you should be OK. The jump is nothing compared to FP1 to FP2 and FP3, let me tell you.
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    (Original post by cchocolate)
    cool good idea ps do u do edexcel if so howd u find the as exams this year
    did u just use a texbook/youtube clips to teach urself?
    Yup edexcel. Yh I just work through the textbook (green and blue one) and then do past papers.

    C1 - A (73+ out of 75) ie 73 or more out of 75
    C2 - A (71+ out of 75)
    M1 - E or D (30 out of 75)
    S1 - A (68 out of 75)
    FP1 - A (72+ out of 75)
    D1 - A (67+ out of 75)

    They were hard! M1 espicially screwed me over!
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    It becomes harder when the stupid exam board gives you a wild exam paper! (This year's C4 paper)

    C4 I think is harder than C3 because of the wild vectors chapter.


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    (Original post by tazza ma razza)
    Yup edexcel. Yh I just work through the textbook (green and blue one) and then do past papers.

    C1 - A (73+ out of 75) ie 73 or more out of 75
    C2 - A (71+ out of 75)
    M1 - E or D (30 out of 75)
    S1 - A (68 out of 75)
    FP1 - A (72+ out of 75)
    D1 - A (67+ out of 75)

    They were hard! M1 espicially screwed me over!
    you already found out wht you got?
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    (Original post by cchocolate)
    you already found out wht you got?
    No - by lookin @ arsey; 1 gainz a ruff eyedeer
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    i would say its definitely hard, especially when you get to the C4, they key to remember is to never forget the basics and keep looking back i.e. the knowledge of c1-c3
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    I didn't personally see a massive jump in difficulty and will be expecting better results in C3 and C4 this year than I got in C1 and C2 last year! (I've just finished A2)

    With C3 and C4, differentiation and integration makes up a good 40%-50% of all the questions so if you find these subjects easy in C1 and C2, you should hopefully be okay with the transition into harder differentiation/integration.

    A few difficult topics include C4 Vectors - which you may learn the very basics in M1, and C4 Integration.
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    (Original post by tazza ma razza)
    No - by lookin @ arsey; 1 gainz a ruff eyedeer
    lol ok yeah i looked at that too seemed to have got like 50% in c1 and c2 which is horrible :mad: im hoping by a miracle i remembered my answeres wrong and actually did everythng right
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    I wouldn't worry that much buddy I know all my friends found it hard and it is by some miracle that everything i revised the night before came up in the exam. That is it i guess
 
 
 
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