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    (Original post by Frankster)
    Yep! Looks good on UCAS if you've already achieved an A* in summet (again if I do well !) What other A levels are you doing? I'm guessing FM is one..
    Yeah definitely! As well as Maths and Further Maths I'm doing all 3 of the sciences and Extended project, so June is going to be pretty intense for me! What about you?
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    (Original post by brittanna)
    I think C4 is probably my favourite maths module, with FP2 coming in a lose second. I enjoy all of it apart from binomial expansion and sometimes vectors.

    How are you finding C4.
    Lol wow! I prefer C3 tbh, just nice straightforward maths...
    Identifying the methods of integration is a bit difficult


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    I'm doing C3 and C4 both for the first time in June. I really want an A* :sadnod:
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    (Original post by m.dot.mak)
    Lol wow! I prefer C3 tbh, just nice straightforward maths...
    Identifying the methods of integration is a bit difficult


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    I love integration :rolleyes:.
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    (Original post by DanKeitley)
    Yeah definitely! As well as Maths and Further Maths I'm doing all 3 of the sciences and Extended project, so June is going to be pretty intense for me! What about you?
    Woah... lemme guess for Engineering? That's quite a lot of stuff you're doing! I'm only doing Maths, FM, Physics and Chemistry (Critical thinking doesn't quite count haha)
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    Resitting this exam as well 75 UMS... going to use the bigger oxford or black a2 book this time, the green book is only good for the mixed/review questions rest is garbage. does anybody know how long it would take complete either books?
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    (Original post by Frankster)
    Woah... lemme guess for Engineering? That's quite a lot of stuff you're doing! I'm only doing Maths, FM, Physics and Chemistry (Critical thinking doesn't quite count haha)
    Close, Computer Science yeah, I think I'll have to drop something for next year! I'm guessing your school does it the same as ours in the fact that you do the entire Maths A level this year and the entire Further Maths A level next year...? What do you think of C3 and C4? Personally, I found C3 quite boring (apart from differentiation) but C4 quite cool
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    O.o what universities you aiming for then?

    Yeah our school's like that.. It was alright this year when we had normal maths AS + A2. But next year with FP2+FP3 especially it's gonna be insane! :eek:

    C3+C4 are quite good actually.. defo much better than C1 and C2. C4 is more interesting especially Integration where you can do it in so many different ways!
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    (Original post by Libby18)
    high B (78) in c3
    retaking as I want to try for the A* (but my offer asks/what I need for what I want to do is an A)
    Exact same here. C4 basically requires you know C3 like the back of your hand so hopefully we should be okay.

    About to do Jan 2008 C4 in preperation for my Mock on Wednesday now
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    (Original post by S1L3NTPR3Y)
    Got 85 UMS in C3 in January (stupid exponetial question ****ed up my 90+ UMS), so resiting C3 and doing C4 for first time.
    I learnt all of C4 before Christmas and I hadn't really opened the book since then, so last week just started to relearn it all . For C4 chapters 1-5 are pretty simple; I just need to master integration and also differential equations.

    I am going to work through all C4 77 Review Questions over Easter and do some of the Solomon C3/C4 papers. Then when study leave starts I am going to finish all the Solomons and move on to real Edexcel papers in the run-up to June.

    Here is a pdf with all the C3 exam questions in order from June 2005 - Jan 2013. (24 hours of exam time )
    That so beastly thanks mate, I will see if I can upload that to the first page!
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    I got a B for c3 in jan, but I'm resitting to try and get an A, also doing c4 aswell. Too much work to do I dont know where to start.
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    (Original post by Better)
    Exact same here. C4 basically requires you know C3 like the back of your hand so hopefully we should be okay.

    About to do Jan 2008 C4 in preperation for my Mock on Wednesday now
    woahhh your mock is early :O
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    (Original post by XAsh)
    I got a B for c3 in jan, but I'm resitting to try and get an A, also doing c4 aswell. Too much work to do I dont know where to start.
    Don't bother spending time just reading. I spoke to alot of people and apparently my method was just so so so wrong.

    So despite how hard I worked I didn't get the grade I should have.

    What I am doing to ensure I get an A* is:
    1. Deriving the essentials from the DATASHEET, and doing enough questions in the Book to be able to have generalizations to solve problems (which I made for C4 today, C3 to go)
    2. Solomon Press Papers this Month till 15th April or so because they are harder. Ideally finish them all off for C3 and C4 taking each one seriously. (Writing down weaknesses/anything topics I get wrong)
    3. Start doing Edexcel Papers until around 1st June, leaving 1 Paper Jan 12 for 5 days before each past paper.

    4. Recapping my C3 C4 D1 everyday for like 15 minutes each, so I don't forget it.

    Physics and Chemistry will be a whole different story, alot of consistent grinding especially for Chem as there is so much theory.......
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    Doing C3 and C4 first time in june , really want the A* . got 99 ums for C1 so im on my way :3 (made crazy stupid mistakes in C2 so retaking that...)
    I finished the C3 syllabus really fast in like a month and a half, just doing solomon press papers a week now.
    C4 is going well as well! though integration looks like mad from what ive seen...
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    (Original post by Better)
    Don't bother spending time just reading. I spoke to alot of people and apparently my method was just so so so wrong.

    So despite how hard I worked I didn't get the grade I should have.

    What I am doing to ensure I get an A* is:
    1. Deriving the essentials from the DATASHEET, and doing enough questions in the Book to be able to have generalizations to solve problems (which I made for C4 today, C3 to go)
    2. Solomon Press Papers this Month till 15th April or so because they are harder. Ideally finish them all off for C3 and C4 taking each one seriously. (Writing down weaknesses/anything topics I get wrong)
    3. Start doing Edexcel Papers until around 1st June, leaving 1 Paper Jan 12 for 5 days before each past paper.

    4. Recapping my C3 C4 D1 everyday for like 15 minutes each, so I don't forget it.

    Physics and Chemistry will be a whole different story, alot of consistent grinding especially for Chem as there is so much theory.......


    That sounds good, i'll try and have a go. Thank you so much
    i'm also doing chem, any tips for that?
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    1 in 4 (25.6%) people got A in the c3 exam.. how is that possible.. who are these people who got A's X_X
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    (Original post by kronca)
    1 in 4 (25.6%) people got A in the c3 exam.. how is that possible.. who are these people who got A's X_X
    where did you get this statistic from? is this statistic for every student who sat the exam or just your school?
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    (Original post by nmanvi)
    where did you get this statistic from? is this statistic for every student who sat the exam or just your school?

    examiner reports, it should be everyone that sat the paper

    Pass rate statistics:

    January 2013 GCE Mathematics Examinations

    The percentage of candidates obtaining at least the given number of uniform marks (UMS) at the time of grading are given below (the final figures may vary slightly from these).

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    (Original post by kronca)
    examiner reports, it should be everyone that sat the paper

    Pass rate statistics:

    January 2013 GCE Mathematics Examinations

    The percentage of candidates obtaining at least the given number of uniform marks (UMS) at the time of grading are given below (the final figures may vary slightly from these).
    Do you have the examiners report? If you do, would it be possible for you to upload it? Thanks.
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    how hard is c3 and c4 maths compared to gcse, is it really difficult to get the 180 aggregate on
 
 
 
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