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    I was wondering how difficult you think it would be to self teach some of the later mechanics/further pure modules (FP3, FP4, M3, M4)?

    The main reason I want to do it is the challenge but obviously I don't want to come out of it with Ds and Cs in those modules. If anyone who has self taught these could give their experiences it would be great, or if you were taught it and still found them impossible.


    Also, if I were to say get a low percentage on one of them could I pair say M4 with my C1 and C2 which will hopefully average out OK?

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    (Original post by Jeppaloth)
    I was wondering how difficult you think it would be to self teach some of the later mechanics/further pure modules (FP3, FP4, M3, M4)?

    The main reason I want to do it is the challenge but obviously I don't want to come out of it with Ds and Cs in those modules. If anyone who has self taught these could give their experiences it would be great, or if you were taught it and still found them impossible.
    It depends how good you are .. If you found the other further pure modules easy it wont be much of a problem..M3 can be tricky sometimes , if you have someone who you could bombard your questions with you will be fine ..M3 is also a real bonus if you do physics (but that said the recent past papers have been quite tricky )..again it also depends on your ability..I would seriously recommend this , if you plan to self teach..


    (Original post by Jeppaloth)
    Also, if I were to say get a low percentage on one of them could I pair say M4 with my C1 and C2 which will hopefully average out OK?

    Thanks
    I dont think you can ..the A levels modules are arranged in such a manner that you get the maximum possible grade and the rest goes to Further maths modules..
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    I found M4 and M5 pretty damn hard to understand when I was self-teaching, but I got my head round them in the end. The FPs and M3 were OK for me, however. It depends how good you are, how hard you're willing to work and how much you're prepared to concentrate.

    AFAIK you couldn't use M3/M4/M5 as part of your Mathematics A-level, you need to use either two "1" modules or one "1" module and its corresponding "2".
 
 
 
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