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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Don't tell me you're an Oxford offer-holder.
    I was trolling haha. Nothing against Oxford but it's not in the same league as Cambridge for maths. Warwick mate
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    (Original post by TheFarmerLad)
    I was trolling haha. Nothing against Oxford but it's not in the same league as Cambridge for maths. Warwick mate
    Ooh, yes. Warwick is bae, I'll probably be seeing you there come October!
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    (Original post by TheFarmerLad)
    Anyone else feel this way? Revising physics A Level is a pain in the bloody arse which is frustrating as it's such a fascinating subject imo. The questions are just so incredibly tedious, there's hardly any maths involved and the markscheme is always slightly different when a repeated question comes up. Why can't there be more emphasis on getting a long calculation right rather than counting squares to figure out the impulse or converting prefixes? **** you OCR A
    There should be a separate "Physics with Maths" A-level. You can get A* in Physics if you've read a few mark schemes and learnt M3.

    On the other hand, I would have been put off swapping a subject for Physics (I joined the class late) if it required maths. I think the introductory level stuff in Physics actually motivated me to take up A-level maths; without it, I probably wouldn't have applied to do Physics at university.

    Also, I like that 51% for an A exists (AQA Unit 5D June 2012). :lol:
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    (Original post by ombtom)
    There should be a separate "Physics with Maths" A-level. You can get A* in Physics if you've read a few mark schemes and learnt M3.

    On the other hand, I would have been put off swapping a subject for Physics (I joined the class late) if it required maths. I think the introductory level stuff in Physics actually motivated me to take up A-level maths; without it, I probably wouldn't have applied to do Physics at university.

    Also, I like that 51% for an A exists (AQA Unit 5D June 2012). :lol:
    I think I would be so good at that :lol:
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    (Original post by ombtom)
    There should be a separate "Physics with Maths" A-level. You can get A* in Physics if you've read a few mark schemes and learnt M3.

    On the other hand, I would have been put off swapping a subject for Physics (I joined the class late) if it required maths. I think the introductory level stuff in Physics actually motivated me to take up A-level maths; without it, I probably wouldn't have applied to do Physics at university.

    Also, I like that 51% for an A exists (AQA Unit 5D June 2012). :lol:
    Really?
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Ooh, yes. Warwick is bae, I'll probably be seeing you there come October!
    Not confident on Cambridge then?
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    (Original post by TheFarmerLad)
    Really?
    I'll find out in August.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Ooh, yes. Warwick is bae, I'll probably be seeing you there come October!
    Ayman! tell him to shut up pls
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Ayman! tell him to shut up pls
    i've got this.


    (Original post by Zacken)
    Ooh, yes. Warwick is bae, I'll probably be seeing you there come October!
    :hand:
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Ooh, yes. Warwick is bae, I'll probably be seeing you there come October!
    You're not going to Warwick, fam. You can't do physics. :rofl:

    To all that think physics is annoying to revise for - you haven't seen what A-level Chemistry is like. :mad2:
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    (Original post by TheFarmerLad)
    Anyone else feel this way? Revising physics A Level is a pain in the bloody arse which is frustrating as it's such a fascinating subject imo. The questions are just so incredibly tedious, there's hardly any maths involved and the markscheme is always slightly different when a repeated question comes up. Why can't there be more emphasis on getting a long calculation right rather than counting squares to figure out the impulse or converting prefixes? **** you OCR A
    **** that counting squares **** lol
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Ooh, yes. Warwick is bae, I'll probably be seeing you there come October!
    I haven't kept up with your blog but didn't you want to go to Cambridge?
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    I haven't kept up with your blog but didn't you want to go to Cambridge?
    That's still the plan, meeting the offer is looking very hard though.
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    No matter how much I go over the topics that come up, the mark scheme will always win.......
    The trick is not to pick it.
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    AQA are pretty straight forward with thier questions at AS, it's when it gets to A2 where things can be a bit weird. :s: (multiple choice :shakecane:)

    But I quite like the physics course so far, even though there is countless past papers to be done. The actual principles and concepts are very applicable to daily life and are interesting to learn.
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    AQA are pretty straight forward with thier questions at AS, it's when it gets to A2 where things can be a bit weird. :s: (multiple choice :shakecane:)

    But I quite like the physics course so far, even though there is countless past papers to be done. The actual principles and concepts are very applicable to daily life and are interesting to learn.
    Yes... a bit of SHM :mmm:

    If your A2 MC is anything like the one I did with AQA, it won't be too bad in the end some questions that come up may be similar to practice/past paper questions too :lol: (in some questions you can eliminate some wrong answers very quickly too)
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    Yes... a bit of SHM :mmm:

    If your A2 MC is anything like the one I did with AQA, it won't be too bad in the end some questions that come up may be similar to practice/past paper questions too :lol: (in some questions you can eliminate some wrong answers very quickly too)
    Indeed so :giggle:

    That's very true, there are some MC questions that come up a few times that are exactly the same.
    I think in the one I do, there are MC in all the exams we have.
    Some of them are so long winded and require a lot for just one mark. (Especially in mechanics :rofl:)
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    I swear integration is easier than counting squares anyway! There have been so many times where I've lost count of the squares and have to restart...
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    I swear integration is easier than counting squares anyway! There have been so many times where I've lost count of the squares and have to restart...
    I know right, it's such an unnecessary arse-ache
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    (Original post by TheFarmerLad)
    I was trolling haha. Nothing against Oxford but it's not in the same league as Cambridge for maths. Warwick mate
    1v1 me m8
 
 
 
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