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    Couldn't find a thread so I thought I'd start one how is everyone finding it?
    What are you struggling with etc?
    I hate the magnetic fields whenever I look at it I go blank
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    Finding it okay, but my EMPA went catastrophically bad so aiming to get full ums on Unit 4 as to try and get an A overall. Induction is by far the more tricky topic due to the nature of the questions asked imo.
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    (Original post by Ziani)
    Finding it okay, but my EMPA went catastrophically bad so aiming to get full ums on Unit 4 as to try and get an A overall. Induction is by far the more tricky topic due to the nature of the questions asked imo.
    induction? what do you mean by induction? I can't recall that
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    (Original post by Qari)
    induction? what do you mean by induction? I can't recall that
    electromagnetic induction
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    (Original post by Ziani)
    electromagnetic induction
    I hate magnetic fields.
    Isn't Induction include in.that?
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    (Original post by Qari)
    I hate magnetic fields.
    Isn't Induction include in.that?
    they're 2 different topics but are heavily linked. My issue is that im not sure how much we have to understand everything? last year i got a high B through trying to understand every singly principle when others memorised chunks of information and got As.
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    (Original post by Ziani)
    they're 2 different topics but are heavily linked. My issue is that im not sure how much we have to understand everything? last year i got a high B through trying to understand every singly principle when others memorised chunks of information and got As.
    6 mark question will **** me.over.
    What is your optional unit?
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    I did pretty well in physics last year and am hoping for similar marks this year, Unit 4 seems to be a relatively manageable exam especially with the multi-choice section.
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    (Original post by Goods)
    I did pretty well in physics last year and am hoping for similar marks this year, Unit 4 seems to be a relatively manageable exam especially with the multi-choice section.
    what section is your worst?
    Mine has to be magnetic field and electromagnetic induction
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    Unit 4 im finding harder than unit 5 with the exception of thermo! Magnetic fields are really hard though. spent the last two days trying to get the sorted in my head. Got my EMPA tomorrow, wish me luck!
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    (Original post by dudesamld)
    Unit 4 im finding harder than unit 5 with the exception of thermo! Magnetic fields are really hard though. spent the last two days trying to get the sorted in my head. Got my EMPA tomorrow, wish me luck!
    I'm the opposite to you. I'm finding Magnetic fields hard as well as thermal physics and my optinal unit

    BTW Good Luck
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    WHY is there even an optional unit. I havent even started Astrophysics
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    (Original post by RainieXD)
    WHY is there even an optional unit. I havent even started Astrophysics
    do you mean revising or the topic itself?
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    Revising/learning ; Im actually on a gap year retaking this module, so I dont really know if thats considered revising :/
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    (Original post by RainieXD)
    Revising/learning ; Im actually on a gap year retaking this module, so I dont really know if thats considered revising :/
    you're cutting it clsoe
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    People seem to think they're doing terrible on this module, but have you looked up the grade boundaries for A2 Physics exams? I've done 4/8 of the past papers and despite my mediocre scores, I've ended up with full ums in every one. Like 65 is pretty much guaranteed full UMS.
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    (Original post by RuSSeLLMaGuiRe)
    People seem to think they're doing terrible on this module, but have you looked up the grade boundaries for A2 Physics exams? I've done 4/8 of the past papers and despite my mediocre scores, I've ended up with full ums in every one. Like 65 is pretty much guaranteed full UMS.
    65 is mediocre?
    I ain't getting.more than 30 or 40
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    (Original post by RuSSeLLMaGuiRe)
    People seem to think they're doing terrible on this module, but have you looked up the grade boundaries for A2 Physics exams? I've done 4/8 of the past papers and despite my mediocre scores, I've ended up with full ums in every one. Like 65 is pretty much guaranteed full UMS.
    I find the principles involved quite hard to get my head around. Also think that the papers tend to come up with unpredictable questions - less like at AS where you could be confident of at least 60% of the questions coming from previous past papers. Currently using the Jim Breithaupt revision guide but sometimes refer to the CGP one. Which books are you guys using?
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    (Original post by Ziani)
    I find the principles involved quite hard to get my head around. Also think that the papers tend to come up with unpredictable questions - less like at AS where you could be confident of at least 60% of the questions coming from previous past papers. Currently using the Jim Breithaupt revision guide but sometimes refer to the CGP one. Which books are you guys using?
    Nelson Thornes text book.
    And some collins student support material book for unit 4
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    Anyone thought of starting with section B? I find the multiple choice much harder per mark. I can confidently get 20+ but it takes too much time.
 
 
 
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