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    I got a B for my GCSE maths, I've looked through some A Level maths revision books, and my jaw completely dropped. I couldn't understand most of the questions/ examples. Is it like this for most people during their first few weeks of A Level maths? Would I be able to catch up in class?:eek::confused:
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    I got a B in GCSE maths and and A at AS (I'm doing A2 at the moment and am predicted an A over all ). So yeah I mean I managed to do well and I don't see a reason why you shouldn't so long as you put the work in.
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    It depends, there's a guy at my school in year 13, got a B in gcse and ended up with 290/300 in AS. C1 is very easy and C2 and ur applied module you may need to work a bit, but overall AS is a doddle.
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    (Original post by Zuki)
    I got a B for my GCSE maths, I've looked through some A Level maths revision books, and my jaw completely dropped. I couldn't understand most of the questions/ examples. Is it like this for most people during their first few weeks of A Level maths? Would I be able to catch up in class?:eek::confused:
    That would be because you won't have learnt most of it. You might have done some stuff on indicies, surds and quadratics at GCSE, but stuff like differentiation, intergration, arithmetic sequences is something you won't have done at GCSE. You'll be taught it all so you'll be fine. There are other kids who got Bs in my AS Maths class coping OK. The only thing I would say is maths is hard, so don't just take it as a last option because if you're not committed, you won't get anywhere.

    I looked through the AS textbook when I first started A level maths and I was like :eek: but once you learn it, you understand it.
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    You looked through an AS textbook was was scared?

    I looked through the Further additional maths modules in year 3 and i was surprised at the lack of difficulty.

    RIPPPPPPPP RAHUUUUU
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    Work Hard, Don't take it for granted. It is easy, but with a bit of work, unless you're naturally gifted.
    I got a B at GCSE, E in AS, but now finding it damn easy. I didn't put work in, so got crap out of it.
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    Got a B at GCSE (did intermediate when they did it), got a high B at AS (Stats module let me down) and am predicted an A at A2.

    Main reason is it is so much more enjoyable than GCSE maths, you do pure mathematical work rather than stupid questions like 'a washing machine has 40% off...' etc. I hated gcse maths but now A-level is my favourite subject.
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    (Original post by extricated)
    you looked through an as textbook was was scared?

    I looked through the further additional maths modules in year 3 and i was surprised at the lack of difficulty.

    Ripppppppp rahuuuuu :e:e:e
    c4 will blow u.....let alone f add maths.

    Rip shu and abdel :e:e:e:e:e:e:e
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    (Original post by Zuki)
    I got a B for my GCSE maths, I've looked through some A Level maths revision books, and my jaw completely dropped. I couldn't understand most of the questions/ examples. Is it like this for most people during their first few weeks of A Level maths? Would I be able to catch up in class?:eek::confused:
    It's pretty easy if you have the work ethic and logic. I barely attended school for 3 years, scraped a B at GCSE and just got 100% and 96% in two mock exams. Having said that, there are others in my class that got a better grade at GCSE level than I did and are absolutely baffled
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    (Original post by Zuki)
    I got a B for my GCSE maths, I've looked through some A Level maths revision books, and my jaw completely dropped. I couldn't understand most of the questions/ examples. Is it like this for most people during their first few weeks of A Level maths? Would I be able to catch up in class?:eek::confused:
    If you enjoy it, it'll be very very easy.

    And, yes. It's normal to look at some examples, and to be completely gob smacked. I was like that when I first started. But that's what teachers are for! Now, my A2 Maths UMS is 279/300 (stupid M1) and, i'm currently doing AS/A2 Further Maths in a year.

    It's fine!
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    (Original post by Rahul.S)
    c4 will blow u.....let alone f add maths.

    Rip shu and abdel :e:e:e:e:e:e:e
    Depends on which spec and that difficulty varies.

    On the AQA exam board, C3 appears to be the hardest without a doubt.
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    (Original post by marek35)
    Depends on which spec and that difficulty varies.

    On the AQA exam board, C3 appears to be the hardest without a doubt.
    LOL i no extricated lol.....jus having a joke etc.

    seriously, C3=AUTOMATIC 100 SNM
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    As said before as long as you put the work in you will do fine. I had an A* at GCSE, didn't put the work in got and got an E in C1, resat along with doing C2 and M1 in the summer, put the work in, got 3 A grades.
 
 
 
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