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    Mechanics 1
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    I am currently at my second year in college and study Mathematics, Business Studies and Economics. For Maths I have taken exams for C1, C2, S1 and C3 today. I want to know which is easier for Edexcel, Mechanics 1 or Statistics 2.
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    (Original post by arfan_2010)
    I am currently at my second year in college and study Mathematics, Business Studies and Economics. For Maths I have taken exams for C1, C2, S1 and C3 today. I want to know which is easier for Edexcel, Mechanics 1 or Statistics 2.
    Although M1 is quite easy, if you found S1 easy, s2 will be just as accessible.

    I would say M1, however it depends on you, mechanics could be your weak point.
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    M1 is easy tbh but a lot of S2 is just type it into your calculator and have the calculator work it tout....

    I'd pick M1 between the 2 but depends on how good you are at each thing.
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    Having taken both I would say that I found S2 easier but that might be because our M1 paper was a total biatch. If you found S1 fairly easy you'll be alright with S2
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    If you want the best grade then you could take both and then just use the highest mark

    It's done on personal preference tbh.

    My brother could 100% any stats exam easily but i just scraped an A...
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    I would go for S2.
    I don't believe in being able to sit FOUR AS modules for an A level! >

    What I really mean is, it's nice to see the distributions you learnt in S1 in more action in S2. Hypothesis tests and stuff ftw.

    But M1 is easy. Well, the content is easy. But if you're like me then you'll get a 0 in the exam. I know I will!
    I keep forgetting about gravity. Damn.
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    I do S2, I think its better to do the same in both years as oppose to two AS modules as above post said.
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    Go for M1 bruv. Althought im with OCR and S2 seems easy so far but theres alot of reading and hypothesis, testing and rubbish.
    The boards wont be that much different i guess with mechanics
    Then again its up to you
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    The chapters in S2 just build on what you've learn on S1, if I remember rightly it's continous random variables and hypothesis tests etc. Having done M1 personally, I wouldnt recommend it unless you were doing physics. If you did well in S1, I would recommend S2, such an easier route
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    personally i found m1 harder than s2, but it depends on what you like best. If you want to do something maths related later on, its probably best to do m1 cos unis like it and it looks more rounded, but it doesnt make much difference tbh.
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    I am going to retake S1 so I think I’ll do S2.
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    S2 is easier in the sense that stats is easy in general.
    It depends on what other subjects you do for A level.
    I did M1 and then S1 and had to re-take M1 as I got a D the first time and a B the second time.
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    Voted for Statistics 2.
 
 
 
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