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    Dear TSR Mathematicians,

    I was hoping some of you could give us some tips on how to avoid making those silly errors in exams. I can't seem to go a paper without making little errors. Things like missing out a g (acceleration due to gravity) or differentiating instead of integrating.

    so, tips?
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    Become Asian, that should solve any problems you have.


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    Hi
    The way i remember differentiation and integration is that differentiation is d for Don't Divide >> therefore you multiply and then you just have to know lower power and integration is opposite
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    (Original post by KD35)
    Dear TSR Mathematicians,

    I was hoping some of you could give us some tips on how to avoid making those silly errors in exams. I can't seem to go a paper without making little errors. Things like missing out a g (acceleration due to gravity) or differentiating instead of integrating.

    so, tips?
    On the side of the page you are writing your answers on, draw a line going down that creates large gap between the edge of the page and the line, just like an additional margin but much larger. In this new margin do all of you calculations. Do this for all questions. Once you have finished the paper, start from the beginning again and do the calculations again; if you get the same answer you must be doing something right

    I've been using this technique since GCSE maths and through my A-levels and I have not got below 90% on any exam.
 
 
 
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