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    Hey so, Im gonna put my other notes away and get down to the final version of them. Whats the best way to revise? Doing all the questions out of the text book again?

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    Make up questions by yourself and check on WolframAlpha if answers are correct
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      If you've done all the questions in the textbook, and all the past papers, is there any need to do revision?
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      Well, the best way is to do past papers (of which there are many of many different examination boards). Why would you settle for anything less? :P
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      I wrote all the formulas / important points when solving problems out on que cards and went through them. After doing loads of past papers its amazing how many you know
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      Yeah, the best way is to definitely do all the past papers..
      If you've done all that.. Repeat them?
      Maths is just practice, practice, practice
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      (Original post by Kolya)
      If you've done all the questions in the textbook, and all the past papers, is there any need to do revision?
      This.
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      tbh maths doesn't need 'revision' like, for example, biology where everything is memorising.

      Just know your stuff and have the intuition to think differently.

      But to answer your question directly, I would solve problems that are a bit more difficult and stretch a little beyond the syllabus, that way you can feel like the real exam is an easier version of what you did at home.

      4-5 days before the exam sit every single solomon paper one after the other and mark it out of 1125 marks. (basically bringing all the 75 marks together and treat it like one exam). That way you can build the mental stamina to actually sit the paper (1 and a half hours is a long time and you are in danger of making silly errors). This problem of mental strength is overcome because you sat a multitude of difficult papers consecutively, 1 and a half hours won't make you feel tired or passive in the exam. Drink water at the same time.

      if you can't do all the solomon papers in one go, at least try 3 or 4 of them.

      Now that's a challenge and a good one
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      (Original post by ilyking)

      4-5 days before the exam sit every single solomon paper one after the other and mark it out of 1125 marks.

      You do realise there are atleast 12 solomon papers and sitting them all would take 18 hours? :bricks:
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      (Original post by ElMoro)
      You do realise there are atleast 12 solomon papers and sitting them all would take 18 hours? :bricks:
      well depends on what module for c1 there are 12, for other modules I think it differs
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      (Original post by ilyking)
      tbh maths doesn't need 'revision' like, for example, biology where everything is memorising.

      Just know your stuff and have the intuition to think differently.

      But to answer your question directly, I would solve problems that are a bit more difficult and stretch a little beyond the syllabus, that way you can feel like the real exam is an easier version of what you did at home.

      4-5 days before the exam sit every single solomon paper one after the other and mark it out of 1125 marks. (basically bringing all the 75 marks together and treat it like one exam). That way you can build the mental stamina to actually sit the paper (1 and a half hours is a long time and you are in danger of making silly errors). This problem of mental strength is overcome because you sat a multitude of difficult papers consecutively, 1 and a half hours won't make you feel tired or passive in the exam. Drink water at the same time.

      if you can't do all the solomon papers in one go, at least try 3 or 4 of them.

      Now that's a challenge and a good one
      ok excuse me if i sound stupid here but wth is a solomon paper?
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      (Original post by ilyking)
      well depends on what module for c1 there are 1, for other modules I think it differs
      No, for edexcel and OCR C1 the there are papers A-L and it is the same for all core modules. Not sure about mech and stats.
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      (Original post by ElMoro)
      No, for edexcel and OCR C1 the there are papers A-L and it is the same for all core modules. Not sure about mech and stats.
      sorry. typo error, I meant 12 papers for c1, i think
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      (Original post by humy369)
      ok excuse me if i sound stupid here but wth is a solomon paper?
      specially written exam papers (not official) that have increased difficulty.

      you have to pay for it though, but you can get it free from freeexampapers.com

      if you can tackle a solomon paper, you can tackle pretty much any official paper
     
     
     
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