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1. (Original post by ArsLongaVitaBrevis)
Thanks for the advice. I loathe the trapezium rule. In C4, with all the new integration techniques we learn, it is absolutely pointless, a sort of filler to add marks to the test.

Can't complain though, it's a guaranteed 6 or so marks.
To be fair, the trapezium rule (but more so Simpon's rule) can be remarkably accurate for most functions. Accurate enough to be a reliable check for any integration questions on C3 or C4 (or applied modules).

In all maths exams, after I check through my workings once, I always try and come up with an alternative method which gets the same answer. And if I've done it, checked it, and done it another way, I can be almost 100% certain of the answer.

So using dot product, quotient, IBP, approximation rules, geometry, series (and the infamous differentiate your integral or integrate your differential) outside of their usual place helps me loads.
2. I don't think I could be a language teacher, corrected two people's essays today and imagining doing 20-30 of that every week...
New love and respect for my teachers
3. (Original post by Appeal to reason)
Hello and welcome to the next installment of the thread!

Get talking!

Subjects:
Additional further maths – Silent--ly, Star-girl, und
Biology – Karma is a *****, chignesh10, Lily Academia, senz72, Boom533, katebonnie, Agent Smirnoff, Conan, --emma--, Rainingshame
Chemistry – dabest2500, berryripple, Integral, ElMoro, Star-girl, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Mendeleev’s Table, senz72, Boom533, wcp100, Agent Smirnoff, acceptingme, --emma--, cuckoo99, Rainingshame
Computing - ElMoro
Economics- berryripple, Arslongavitabrevis, Integral, Mendeleev’s Table, senz72, 4mar_ar5en4l, Agent Smirnoff, YLY
English lit – Coco_94, Etoile, chickenonsteroids, Lily Academia, pink pineapple, RainReader, Boom533, katebonnie, cuckoo99
EPQ – Arslongavitabrevis, Star-girl, Oli-Ol, Boom533, acceptingme, Conan
French – Etoile, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Oli-Ol, pink pineapple, katebonnie
Further Maths – dabest2500, silent--ly, Arslongavitabrevis, Integral, George K, Heptapus, Star-girl, chignesh10, Mendeleev’s Table, Elmoro, Smmr, 4mar_ar5en4l, wcp100, Conan, acceptingme, YLY, und, Rainingshame
General studies – Star-girl, wcp100, Conan
Geography - Rainingshame
Geology – George K
German – Etoile, chickenonsteroids
Hinduism - Boom533
History – Coco_94, silent--ly, Oli-Ol, chickenonsteroids, pink pineapple, acceptingme
History of art – silent--ly, RainReader
Human Biology - cuckoo99
ICT - Smmr
Italian – Etoile, Karma is a *****, Oli-Ol, katebonnie (GCSE)
Latin - Arslongavitabrevis, Oli-Ol, YLY
Law - Agent Smirnoff
Maths – dabest2500, Etoile, Heptapus, silent--ly, Arslongavitabrevis, chickenonsteroids, Integral, George K, Star-girl, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Oli-Ol, Mendeleev’s Table, senz72, Boom533, 4mar_ar5en4l, wcp100, Conan, acceptingme, --emma--, YLY, Amwazicles, und, Rainingshame
Music - Heptapus
Physics – dabest2500, silent--ly, chickenonsteroids, ElMoro, George K, Heptapus, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Star-girl, Smmr, 4mar_ar5en4l, wcp100, Conan, acceptingme, --emma--, Amwazicles, und
Philosophy – Coco_94, chickenonsteroids, Amwazicles
Philosophy & Ethics - katebonnie
Psychology – Coco_94, Oli-Ol, RainReader, Smmr, Amwazicles, cuckoo99
Politics – berryripple, pink pineapple
RE – Karma is a *****
Russian - und
Sociology- Karma is a *****
Spanish - --emma--

If you want in on the list, quote me with your subjects
English Lang, Print Based Media (BTEC), Acting (BTEC), but dropping it for a Media Studies AS next year.
4. Hello. How's everyone then? How was your day?
5. Can anyone of you smart year 12's help me answer this Add maths question?

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...2#post36983222

Thanks
6. Hi, does anybody in here do Mechanics 1?

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1962258
7. Oh no. I really need to revise!
8. Are you ok on that question now? It's nothing more than SOH CAH TOA and pythag but it's not easy, especially if you aren't used to that type of question.
9. (Original post by Llewellyn)
Are you ok on that question now? It's nothing more than SOH CAH TOA and pythag but it's not easy, especially if you aren't used to that type of question.
Yep get it now Thanks
10. Revision starts today
11. (Original post by Llewellyn)
Are you ok on that question now? It's nothing more than SOH CAH TOA and pythag but it's not easy, especially if you aren't used to that type of question.
Can you help me on this?

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...6#post36986016
12. (Original post by Appeal to reason)
Hello and welcome to the next installment of the thread!

Get talking!

Subjects:
Additional further maths – Silent--ly, Star-girl, und
Biology – Karma is a *****, chignesh10, Lily Academia, senz72, Boom533, katebonnie, Agent Smirnoff, Conan, --emma--, Rainingshame
Chemistry – dabest2500, berryripple, Integral, ElMoro, Star-girl, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Mendeleev’s Table, senz72, Boom533, wcp100, Agent Smirnoff, acceptingme, --emma--, cuckoo99, Rainingshame
Computing - ElMoro
Economics- berryripple, Arslongavitabrevis, Integral, Mendeleev’s Table, senz72, 4mar_ar5en4l, Agent Smirnoff, YLY
English lit – Coco_94, Etoile, chickenonsteroids, Lily Academia, pink pineapple, RainReader, Boom533, katebonnie, cuckoo99
EPQ – Arslongavitabrevis, Star-girl, Oli-Ol, Boom533, acceptingme, Conan
French – Etoile, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Oli-Ol, pink pineapple, katebonnie
Further Maths – dabest2500, silent--ly, Arslongavitabrevis, Integral, George K, Heptapus, Star-girl, chignesh10, Mendeleev’s Table, Elmoro, Smmr, 4mar_ar5en4l, wcp100, Conan, acceptingme, YLY, und, Rainingshame
General studies – Star-girl, wcp100, Conan
Geography - Rainingshame
Geology – George K
German – Etoile, chickenonsteroids
Hinduism - Boom533
History – Coco_94, silent--ly, Oli-Ol, chickenonsteroids, pink pineapple, acceptingme
History of art – silent--ly, RainReader
Human Biology - cuckoo99
ICT - Smmr
Italian – Etoile, Karma is a *****, Oli-Ol, katebonnie (GCSE)
Latin - Arslongavitabrevis, Oli-Ol, YLY
Law - Agent Smirnoff
Maths – dabest2500, Etoile, Heptapus, silent--ly, Arslongavitabrevis, chickenonsteroids, Integral, George K, Star-girl, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Oli-Ol, Mendeleev’s Table, senz72, Boom533, 4mar_ar5en4l, wcp100, Conan, acceptingme, --emma--, YLY, Amwazicles, und, Rainingshame
Music - Heptapus
Physics – dabest2500, silent--ly, chickenonsteroids, ElMoro, George K, Heptapus, chignesh10, Lily Academia, Star-girl, Smmr, 4mar_ar5en4l, wcp100, Conan, acceptingme, --emma--, Amwazicles, und
Philosophy – Coco_94, chickenonsteroids, Amwazicles
Philosophy & Ethics - katebonnie
Psychology – Coco_94, Oli-Ol, RainReader, Smmr, Amwazicles, cuckoo99
Politics – berryripple, pink pineapple
RE – Karma is a *****
Russian - und
Sociology- Karma is a *****
Spanish - --emma--

If you want in on the list, quote me with your subjects
Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths
Can I be a loner and have a list all to myself for Critical Thinking too please?
13. (Original post by -strawberry-)
Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths
Can I be a loner and have a list all to myself for Critical Thinking too please?
Critters ^5

The real fun starts at A2 critters though. Now that's a fun lesson ¦D
14. (Original post by Silverland)
Critters ^5

The real fun starts at A2 critters though. Now that's a fun lesson ¦D
N'aww my school doesn't do A2, shame :]
15. hello, how is everyone
16. Hi everybody, hope we're all having a good enough Easter >.<

Any Biologists up in here, what's the best way to revise Unit 2? (I do Edexcel AS Biology by the way) and I find Schlerenchyma, Mitosis, Xylem, Phloem and Collenchyma don't mean anything to me, and I can't seem to find an effective enough way of getting it all into my head

I do however find Chemistry quite fun to revise so I can help with anyone who needs Chemistry help
17. (Original post by Mollymod)
Hi everybody, hope we're all having a good enough Easter >.<

Any Biologists up in here, what's the best way to revise Unit 2? (I do Edexcel AS Biology by the way) and I find Schlerenchyma, Mitosis, Xylem, Phloem and Collenchyma don't mean anything to me, and I can't seem to find an effective enough way of getting it all into my head

I do however find Chemistry quite fun to revise so I can help with anyone who needs Chemistry help
I need help in Edexcel chemistry but I need to get other subjects out of the way. I got 43 out of 80 in my unit 1 mock so I'm really scared.
18. (Original post by senz72)
I need help in Edexcel chemistry but I need to get other subjects out of the way. I got 43 out of 80 in my unit 1 mock so I'm really scared.
I can help you with Edexcel Chemistry, if you require help with anything let me know.
19. (Original post by Mollymod)
Hi everybody, hope we're all having a good enough Easter >.<

Any Biologists up in here, what's the best way to revise Unit 2? (I do Edexcel AS Biology by the way) and I find Schlerenchyma, Mitosis, Xylem, Phloem and Collenchyma don't mean anything to me, and I can't seem to find an effective enough way of getting it all into my head

I do however find Chemistry quite fun to revise so I can help with anyone who needs Chemistry help
I don't do Edexcel Biology (I do AQA). Do you have the CGP revision guide for Edexcel Biology? Use that? There isn't much to understand at AS Biology, you just need to memorise everything.
20. (Original post by senz72)
I need help in Edexcel chemistry but I need to get other subjects out of the way. I got 43 out of 80 in my unit 1 mock so I'm really scared.
Don't worry about that at all, did you do the January 2012 paper as the mock? The grade boundaries were low for that paper, and if I recall correctly that is like a C or a D? and I have the same struggle of balancing all my subjects too I have German and Chemistry exams on the same day too. Either way, I did a lot worse than 43/80 in my mock. I got 26 But my teacher isn't worried about me which gives me a bit of hope, I had a bad day but the best thing is for me to stop making excuses and just work really hard because I can change that U grade if I work hard enough, and you can up your grade too.

There are assessed practicals you can do well in, and also, have you been through the mark scheme for your mock yet? Sometimes people make facepalmable mistakes that they usually wouldn't make. We can all learn from our mistakes though

(Original post by NutterFrutter)
I don't do Edexcel Biology (I do AQA). Do you have the CGP revision guide for Edexcel Biology? Use that? There isn't much to understand at AS Biology, you just need to memorise everything.
No I don't have CGP guides for anything this year, I just have textbooks. My teachers didn't recommend the CGP, infact they discourage use of it, but the other day I was flicking through the CGP guide for Chemistry and I did a good solid few hours of work which I found really useful and productive, so I might buy the CGP guides for Biology too but is it worth it considering exams are just a month away? And yeah, but it's just so much stuff to memorise that it feels like my head is going to explode or something

How are you going about your revision and what subjects do you do?

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