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    (Original post by tigerlily)
    You know there is almost something beautiful about maths when it works, the way there is only one answer and it makes perfect sense. I wish I had got it more, I got B at AS. To be honest you have missed out one of the most relevant and interesting A levels...... chemistry... yes I just said chemistry!
    It's not fun or interesting or for the most part relevant.

    Politics and Economics shape our world today, not Maths.

    Good choices. I completely agree with what you say about French. Personally, I would love to do German or Politics, but I am useless at remembering words and do not have enough confidence in my essay writing ability to risk the latter (my school doesn't offer it so I guess it's a moot point anyway).

    I am probably going to do:
    - Maths
    - Further Maths
    - Physics
    - something else. I could easily get an A in Biology (I know it sounds arrogant, but the teaching is really good and everyone gets them) and I am interested in it. However, people tell me that I need an essay writing subject as well so I am also considering economics. Chemistry is also an option, but the results are reletively poor (4A, 13B, 5C, 1D, 1U) and it's not as interesting as Bio. Does anyone have any advice on which would be best take for Physics at Uni, another science (Bio or Chem?) or a humanity, to show I am well-rounded?

    Does your school make you do General Studies?
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    It's not fun or interesting or for the most part relevant.

    Politics and Economics shape our world today, not Maths.
    My maths teacher always says 'have u even sat in a car' when we say maths aint relevant lol
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    (Original post by Harry Potter)
    Good choices. I completely agree with what you say about French. Personally, I would love to do German or Politics, but I am useless at remembering words and do not have enough confidence in my essay writing ability to risk the latter (my school doesn't offer it so I guess it's a moot point anyway).

    I am probably going to do:
    - Maths
    - Further Maths
    - Physics
    - something else. I could easily get an A in Biology (I know it sounds arrogant, but the teaching is really good and everyone gets them) and I am interested in it. However, people tell me that I need an essay writing subject as well so I am also considering economics. Chemistry is also an option, but the results are reletively poor (4A, 13B, 5C, 1D, 1U) and it's not as interesting as Bio. Does anyone have any advice on which would be best take for Physics at Uni, another science (Bio or Chem?) or a humanity, to show I am well-rounded?

    Does your school make you do General Studies?
    WE have to do General Studies to at least AS but I'll probably do it to A2, it's something else to put on your CV.
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    It's not fun or interesting or for the most part relevant.

    Politics and Economics shape our world today, not Maths.


    I don't really agree with you but then I don't study politics or economics so then maybe I shouln't say. To me the future lies in technology and science that's where chemistry is relevant. On the maths point they are using very complex maths to write computer programmes and string theory to tie in lots of parts of physics. I don't even study maths or really understand it so I don't know why I'm defending it. I suppose I just respect people that can do maths cos it's so hard.
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    (Original post by *dave*)
    My maths teacher always says 'have u even sat in a car' when we say maths aint relevant lol
    I would see that side as Physics, which is relevant.
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    I'm gonna do...

    Maths + Further Maths (my school counts this as one option)
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Philosophy
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    (Original post by *dave*)
    Y?
    its boring, hard to understand, crap and annoying
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    I would see that side as Physics, which is relevant.
    You need maths in order for the physics to work ... even I know that!
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    (Original post by tigerlily)
    I don't really agree with you but then I don't study politics or economics so then maybe I shouln't say. To me the future lies in technology and science that's where chemistry is relevant. On the maths point they are using very complex maths to write computer programmes and string theory to tie in lots of parts of physics. I don't even study maths or really understand it so I don't know why I'm defending it. I suppose I just respect people that can do maths cos it's so hard.
    But Politics and Economics run your life. Technology is interesting, but these topics actually run the world.
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    (Original post by Anna)
    its boring, hard to understand, crap and annoying
    lol

    well that settles the debate then lol
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    (Original post by *dave*)
    You need maths in order for the physics to work ... even I know that!
    Yes, but Physics is putting Maths to some relevant use. Maths isn't relevant.
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    (Original post by *dave*)
    lol

    well that settles the debate then lol
    lol sorry to be so blunt.maths just ticks me off. maths and me dont mix
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    Yes, but Physics is putting Maths to some relevant use. Maths isn't relevant.
    if you are going to think like that then i know what you mean, but no relevance doesnt mean it isnt important
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    (Original post by *dave*)
    if you are going to think like that then i know what you mean, but no relevance doesnt mean it isnt important
    Maths is importnat, but uninteresting and on the most part irrelevant.
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    Maths is importnat, but uninteresting and on the most part irrelevant.
    You realy are training to make 3000 posts - i think vienna has given up hope
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    (Original post by *dave*)
    You realy are training to make 3000 posts - i think vienna has given up hope
    Just stating the irrelevance of Maths.
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    Just stating the irrelevance of Maths.
    yeah right ... well done btw
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    Same choices as me if you change French for Philosophy

    I warn you now... if you did economics GCSE - AS Level is dull

    and politics and get very very tedious at times... but it gets better!

    (Original post by corey)
    I warn you now... if you did economics GCSE - AS Level is dull
    I suspected as much. How much harder is it?
 
 
 
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