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    I have my Core 1 paper (Re-sit) in less than 2 hours. Any last minute tips for the exam?

    Maybe tips of very quick ways to verify answers or things to look out for?

    We all know the common "Read the question", can you think of anything specific to maths?
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    Draw a picture of the question when possible. It sometimes helps you to see the question better.
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    (Original post by NotMyToothbrush)
    I have my Core 1 paper (Re-sit) in less than 2 hours. Any last minute tips for the exam?

    Maybe tips of very quick ways to verify answers or things to look out for?

    We all know the common "Read the question", can you think of anything specific to maths?
    If you know more than one method of answering a question, rather than checking your working, if you have time at the end (which you should ) Do the question again with this other method
    When solving quadratic inequalities, I find it useful to draw a quick sketch of the graph too.
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    When I'm in an exam, I like to think through the methods I'm going to use to answer the question rather than jumping straight in. I try to figure out what the answer might need. Sort of on the lines of thinking 'I need to stop the leak, so I'm going to need a wrench, how do I get the wrench?'.
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    (Original post by maggiehodgson)
    Draw a picture of the question when possible. It sometimes helps you to see the question better.
    I never used to do this but have found that is is really helpful.

    Thanks for reminding me!
 
 
 
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