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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    You guys have it easy, formula booklets don't exist at Advanced Higher :moon:

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    I tend to just remember them to save time. Same for physics, you end up using them so much it becomes ingrained
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    (Original post by rachelc142)
    I tend to just remember them to save time. Same for physics, you end up using them so much it becomes ingrained
    Physics equations are generally easier anyway, yet we get a booklet for that.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    You still get one though.

    One 3 hour exam, without any formula books at all. Not cool.

    3 hours ?!
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    (Original post by binarythoughts)
    I find the formula booklet that CIE gives useless tbh
    Our maths formula booklet is amazing, we get sooooo much from it. We have so many pages in it :lol:


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    (Original post by binarythoughts)
    3 hours ?!
    Yep, none of this panzy modular stuff. All the content is assessed in one go.

    That plus the fewer resources available is what makes Advanced Highers more difficult than A2s - they command more UCAS points as well.
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    Our maths formula booklet is amazing, we get sooooo much from it. We have so many pages in it :lol:


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    The CIE booklet is useless. Oh wow, how to derive sin x! How useful in a 3 hour long FM paper!
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    (Original post by bude8)
    our maths formula booklet is amazing, we get sooooo much from it. We have so many pages in it :lol:


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    u wot m9?
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    Our maths formula booklet is amazing, we get sooooo much from it. We have so many pages in it :lol:


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    I remember not referring to it even once in my Stats and Pure exams
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Yep, none of this panzy modular stuff. All the content is assessed in one go.

    That plus the fewer resources available is what makes Advanced Highers more difficult than A2s - they command more UCAS points as well.

    "Pansy stuff" :cry:
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    (Original post by binarythoughts)
    I remember not referring to it even once in my Stats and Pure exams
    :laugh:
    They didn't even give it us in an AS physics exam and no-one realised until there was like 10 minutes left.
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    The CIE booklet is useless. Oh wow, how to derive sin x! How useful in a 3 hour long FM paper!
    (Original post by Princepieman)
    u wot m9?
    (Original post by binarythoughts)
    I remember not referring to it even once in my Stats and Pure exams
    :laugh:
    IMO there is absolutely no point in rote learning things in maths - maths is about understanding... Which our formula booklet kind of encourages.

    flame on m9s
    http://www.mranselm.com/uploads/9/7/...t_2014_pdf.pdf
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    IMO there is absolutely no point in rote learning things in maths - maths is about understanding... Which our formula booklet kind of encourages.

    flame on m9s
    http://www.mranselm.com/uploads/9/7/...t_2014_pdf.pdf
    I want to murder the IBO, this is an extremely unfair advantage.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    I want to murder the IBO, this is an extremely unfair advantage.
    No it isn't, when you see how hard the questions are... And you actually need a deep understanding of concepts, it's not simply a matter of 'plug in the numbers' all the time...
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    No it isn't, when you see how hard the questions are... And you actually need a deep understanding of concepts, it's not simply a matter of 'plug in the numbers' all the time...
    Tbf I agree with you

    But having all those vectors equations makes it a lot easier
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    (Original post by binarythoughts)
    Our formula booklet is a joke compared to this :lol:

    Unfair imo
    We don't have modules. We also get some absolutely hideous questions. Our papers are out of 120 too...
    From what I've seen, A level questions mainly ask 'can you do this skill' whereas the questions I get asked really require a good understanding of maths... You can know methods but still get stuck on questions in IB maths. It's by far the hardest IB subject too imo. Still unfair? :lol:


    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Tbf I agree with you

    But having all those vectors equations makes it a lot easier
    m8 this planes question is great, a and b are easy but c requires a decent bit of thought
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    No it isn't, when you see how hard the questions are... And you actually need a deep understanding of concepts, it's not simply a matter of 'plug in the numbers' all the time...
    Eh, AH Maths has the same difficult questions. It even has elements of further maths from what I've seen.
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    We don't have modules. We also get some absolutely hideous questions. Our papers are out of 120 too...
    From what I've seen, A level questions mainly ask 'can you do this skill' whereas the questions I get asked really require a good understanding of maths... You can know methods but still get stuck on questions in IB maths. It's by far the hardest IB subject too imo. Still unfair? :lol:




    m8 this planes question is great, a and b are easy but c requires a decent bit of thought
    Not really if you have the formulae

    Just draw a nice clear diagram

    I'll admit though those questions are a lot lot lot worse than A Level lmao where we have something like

    'express f(x) in partial fractions, hence find the integral of f(x)'

    And it'll just be like two ln functions and an inverse tan function and they think it's super hard
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Eh, AH Maths has the same difficult questions. It even has elements of further maths from what I've seen.
    IB Maths has at least 80% of A level FM content, plus we do some things that aren't in FM.
    I have 5 maths lessons a week, my A level FM friends have 12. To be fair, there's basically no mechanics in my maths course though. IB FM is next level :beard:
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    We don't have modules. We also get some absolutely hideous questions. Our papers are out of 120 too...
    From what I've seen, A level questions mainly ask 'can you do this skill' whereas the questions I get asked really require a good understanding of maths... You can know methods but still get stuck on questions in IB maths. It's by far the hardest IB subject too imo. Still unfair? :lol:




    m8 this planes question is great, a and b are easy but c requires a decent bit of thought

    Our questions are a lot simpler than that

    Straightforward and much easier

    Although I would've liked questions like these better
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    IB Maths has at least 80% of A level FM content, plus we do some things that aren't in FM.
    I have 5 maths lessons a week, my A level FM friends have 12. To be fair, there's basically no mechanics in my maths course though. IB FM is next level :beard:
    Meh, we don't have any mechanics modules either. There are other subjects called AH Applied Maths: Mechanics or AH Applied Maths: Stats.

    I have 4 lessons a week for maths, 2 for physics and 1 for French. We AH students get no love from teachers whatsoever.

    FP1-4 is pretty much covered in AH as well.

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