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    I appreciate that most of the people on this forum are probably A-Level Physics geniuses (or genii?) but does anyone have any advice on how I can cram for my physics exam on wednesday??? I reeeeally want to get a good grade...maybe I'm a bit too hopeful, but I figure that it's worth a try....
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    Jot down all the formulae you need to know (off a data sheet par example) and make sure you know what each one means/does. Make sure you can recognise it, use it and know the law behind it (eg, F=ma is Netwon II)
    Get a copy of the syllabus if you dont already have one (crime that it is) and for each line just write down a few points.... remember they can't ask you about anything that isn't on the syllabus.
    Your syllabus is here:

    http://www.ocr.org.uk/OCR/WebSite/do...1998&x=56&y=54

    Just click the right link because there are difference specifications then scroll down to the syllabus link. That link will also have some specimen papers which are quite useful to go through.

    All the best.
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    Helpful thing to do is to get someone else to test you on the formula, picking a random one from the list. I did this for 3 days before the exam, once per day not for the whole time :p:, and then they just stuck.

    Works testing yourself, but the temptation is there to just look at the formula.
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    I am retaking physics OCR GCSE after getting a B, I think the best way to cram everything is to have a look at a few past papers. I'm kind of in the same position as you, I've just finished my AS-levels and now I'm going try do some last minute cramming, although I havn't actually started yet! I think physics is my weakest as I took the other 2 science subjects for AS, but from past experience most of the equations are just crap, ie calculating electrical power- don't bother learning all of them. They will test on the more common equations such as F=ma (like someone mentioned earlier on)
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    So, does anyone have any past papers???

    thanks
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    I just stuck all the equations round the house, and then went through some past papers i got off my teacher
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    Well most of the papers are repetitive every year; they will be similar
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    Well...I can do the formulas and I kept getting good amrks but then I got a C in my mock even though I could confidently remember and use all the formulas. It's the stuff that don't use the formulas that I can't do very well
 
 
 
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