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    Hi i just finished AS maths (cant predict how well i did), i got an A at gcse's with only one year teaching rather than 2, so i am not too bad at it but it doesnt come naturaly .. was wondering how difficult it gets at A2 , i am worried about taking it next year. does anyone find that it is extremely different from AS or do u usualy get about the same grade at A2 and AS if u work consistantly?
    i hope this makes sense
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    In terms of applied modules, A2 units are harder than AS units, especially with mechanics....core 3 maths is alright when compared to C2, a bit harder perhaps....C4 is generally considered quite tricky, with some integration and vectors questions fiendish...you will see a difference in difficulty, is all I will say :p:
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    c4 is a differnet ball game to c1/c2

    c3 can be mastered providing you are ok with c2. That's about it for the core modules. [edexcel]

    For the old syllabus, s2 isn't much of a step up from s1 [imo] not sure how other people think about it [s1-s2 ocr mei]
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    Easy - c1,c2,m1,
    tricky c3,s1
    evil c4
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    (Original post by **noooni**)
    Hi i just finished AS maths (cant predict how well i did), i got an A at gcse's with only one year teaching rather than 2, so i am not too bad at it but it doesnt come naturaly .. was wondering how difficult it gets at A2 , i am worried about taking it next year. does anyone find that it is extremely different from AS or do u usualy get about the same grade at A2 and AS if u work consistantly?
    i hope this makes sense
    thnx
    I think most people end with roughly the same grade.

    But I think the jump is going to be greater now that with the previous (P) specification as in terms of Core you will only have done C1 and C2 which is more than GCSE but not massively difficult.

    However C3 is tougher (but largely similar to C2) and C4 is rather tough indeed (although very thin physically).

    In terms of applied modules it depends whether you do S or M, although I have heard that both S2 and M2 are of similar difficulty to S1 and M1 respectively (with some people claiming that stats gets easier).

    So can you do it? Probably.
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    (Original post by Alexdel)
    Easy - c1,c2,m1,
    tricky c3,s1
    evil c4
    A fair summary I think.
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    (Original post by **noooni**)
    Hi i just finished AS maths (cant predict how well i did), i got an A at gcse's with only one year teaching rather than 2, so i am not too bad at it but it doesnt come naturaly .. was wondering how difficult it gets at A2 , i am worried about taking it next year. does anyone find that it is extremely different from AS or do u usualy get about the same grade at A2 and AS if u work consistantly?
    i hope this makes sense
    thnx
    I've just done C3 and I'm doing C4 at the moment. You have to like trig. And calculus. If you don't like those, you're screwed.
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    i reckon anyone can do good in A-levels if they work for it...gcse grades dont reflect to A-level grades..some of my friends just about got 5 passes(A-C) in gcse's but now in A-levels r gettin A's
 
 
 
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