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    I'm going to me taking my AS-levels in 2015 and I've taken up four math units- C12, C34, M1, S1. My exam board is Edexcel. I've decided to do C12, M1, and S1 in my AS year, and C34 in my A2 year. So I was wondering if this was a good decision and how this would be graded?
    P.S- I have three other subjects- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
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    (Original post by TheMadHatteress)
    I'm going to me taking my AS-levels in 2015 and I've taken up four math units- C12, C34, M1, S1. My exam board is Edexcel. I've decided to do C12, M1, and S1 in my AS year, and C34 in my A2 year. So I was wondering if this was a good decision and how this would be graded?
    P.S- I have three other subjects- Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
    Normally people would do C1 C2 M1/S1 in first year, then C3 C4 and the other M1/S1 in the second year.
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    (Original post by rayquaza17)
    Normally people would do C1 C2 M1/S1 in first year, then C3 C4 and the other M1/S1 in the second year.
    Thank you! I have this crazy Math teacher and he says that I should give all my math in my AS year- as in all the units! When I told him that I wouldn't be able to cope with the pressure he just scolded me that if I'm scared of pressure then I shouldn't be taking four subjects! Pshh, that old fart. :mad:
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    (Original post by TheMadHatteress)
    Thank you! I have this crazy Math teacher and he says that I should give all my math in my AS year- as in all the units! When I told him that I wouldn't be able to cope with the pressure he just scolded me that if I'm scared of pressure then I shouldn't be taking four subjects! Pshh, that old fart. :mad:
    That's what I did, only with D1 instead of S1. It's certainly manageable, especially as it's one of four subjects, but since you have the chance to then I'd recommend putting off C3 and C4 until the second year.
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    (Original post by TheMadHatteress)
    Thank you! I have this crazy Math teacher and he says that I should give all my math in my AS year- as in all the units! When I told him that I wouldn't be able to cope with the pressure he just scolded me that if I'm scared of pressure then I shouldn't be taking four subjects! Pshh, that old fart. :mad:
    If you have a Maths teacher then surely he has already decided which units the class are doing?

    (There are actually 6 units in Maths which for you are: C1, C2, C3, C4, M1, S1)
    However, if you have a choice...If you want to take some of the pressure off Y13 then you could do C1, C2 and C3 in Y12 (which gets you an AS in Pure maths) and then the other 3 in Y13 as C3 is harder than S1 or M1. Or you could do 4 units in Y12 (C1, C2 then any 2 from C3, M1 and S1) and the others in Y13.
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    If you have a Maths teacher then surely he has already decided which units the class are doing?

    (There are actually 6 units in Maths which for you are: C1, C2, C3, C4, M1, S1)
    However, if you have a choice...If you want to take some of the pressure off Y13 then you could do C1, C2 and C3 in Y12 (which gets you an AS in Pure maths) and then the other 3 in Y13 as C3 is harder than S1 or M1. Or you could do 4 units in Y12 (C1, C2 then any 2 from C3, M1 and S1) and the others in Y13.
    Uhh no actually I don't live in the UK, so I'm taking IALs (International Advanced levels) or IASs or whatever lol and in IAL, C1 and C2 have been combined to form C12, and C3 and C4 have been combined to form C34, so it's actually 4 units for us now.
 
 
 
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