Why is A-level maths SO much harder than every other A-level?

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    (Original post by lw8)
    Ofc i could've done better, i had a bad C1 exam, if i would've gotten 90% in that as expected, i would've gotten a B, in which, i couldn't have done any better.
    Finally, you agree!
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    (Original post by Jacarch12)
    Maths is useless though.
    Says the person writing this on an electronic device connected to the internet, powered by electricity.

    sigh TSR never fails to disappoint me.
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    (Original post by GEEKSruletheworld!)
    Because all of the exam boards tell you to revise one thing and then when it comes to the actual exam they COMPLETELY change the whole style of the question and screw everyone. If you don't believe me, look at the MPC3 June 2016 paper ) that was a real dream killer *has flashbacks of that disgusting paper* *cringes*
    This guy has obviously never seen WJEC maths papers.

    Look at:
    C4 2015
    C2 2016
    C3 2016

    and maybe C4 2016.

    C2 2016 seems easy however the questions were a different style relating to your point.
    Some of the C3 questions had awkward final answers...

    C4 is never a bad exam considered the low boundaries EVERY TIME

    Solomon can go suck it.
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    (Original post by lw8)

    AS levels are insultingly easy if its not maths (and some sciences, like chem/physics/computer science).
    I got 90% doing MEI last year so arguably one of the harder maths A-level courses. I thinks it's one of the few subjects that requires a high aptitude ... Just like how you can't be good at art just by reading text books. For maths you need to have a strong understanding and not just the ability to regurgitate knowledge as the whole exam is about advanced application.

    I guess this is why universities value it so highly and if you did so much work then either you revised wrong or it's just not your cup of tea? For my AS I did a past paper for each exam under timed conditions everyday for a month before each exam, which really payed off.

    I plan to do twice this amount for my A2s to get my A* and I strongly recommend anyone doing maths to do every past paper available!
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Says the person writing this on an electronic device connected to the internet, powered by electricity.

    sigh TSR never fails to disappoint me.
    The obvious satirical bait wasn't enough for you to detect a joke...

    The stereotype of people who study Maths is true...
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    (Original post by Jacarch12)
    The obvious satirical bait wasn't enough for you to detect a joke...

    The stereotype of people who study Maths is true...
    You have some seriously **** craic mate
 
 
 
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