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    (Original post by Laurasaur)
    All I can say is to use the resources available to you. The textbook is okay, but physics videos are more interesting https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZz...C-Dl_VVUVHYDYw

    For past papers, are you going wrong on the maths or the wordy questions? If the answer is the maths, try using isaacphysics.org for practice. If it's the wordy stuff, go through the textbook for a better understanding, and use mark schemes to structure any notes (memorise the way they explain things).
    almost everything, it's too much, sometimes it's the values for the maths question(a twist or something to trip me up)

    other times it's the wordy questions which give a totally different answer to the one i put.
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    almost everything, it's too much, sometimes it's the values for the maths question(a twist or something to trip me up)

    other times it's the wordy questions which give a totally different answer to the one i put.
    Write down all the values stated in the question and what you're trying to work out. Then locate an equation (or several equations that you can combine). That way, you just have to plug the numbers into your calculator.

    Learn the rules like for W=Fd the force has to be in the same direction as motion, if it isn't you have to calculate the component of F that is.

    Remember that past papers are repetitive and there's only a certain amount they can ask of you. For wordy questions, memorising the mark scheme will really help. Such as in OCR A2 we study medical imaging, and there are about 8 specific points you can always get marks for when asked about MRI.

    Exams don't test how good you are at the subject, they test how closely your answer matches theirs. You can get a good grade, you just have to jump through a few of their hoops.
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    (Original post by Laurasaur)
    Write down all the values stated in the question and what you're trying to work out. Then locate an equation (or several equations that you can combine). That way, you just have to plug the numbers into your calculator.

    Learn the rules like for W=Fd the force has to be in the same direction as motion, if it isn't you have to calculate the component of F that is.

    Remember that past papers are repetitive and there's only a certain amount they can ask of you. For wordy questions, memorising the mark scheme will really help. Such as in OCR A2 we study medical imaging, and there are about 8 specific points you can always get marks for when asked about MRI.

    Exams don't test how good you are at the subject, they test how closely your answer matches theirs. You can get a good grade, you just have to jump through a few of their hoops.
    That's the problem i don't know what "special" things i need to remember for a certain question.
    i see....

    but the situations they can pose are limitless and some of those situations require half a brain to stop and think about what you're doing and why. and sometimes i don't get those and i lose all the marks .-.
 
 
 
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