AS Physics Help!

Watch this thread
gavss
Badges: 7
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#1
Report Thread starter 7 years ago
#1
Hi

I'm not entirely sure why but I seem to do really well in M1 and 2 that I'm taking in further maths but I'm not doing very well in the mechanics part in physics. I understand that you have to give a lot more than just calculations but does anyone have any tips on how to do well in mechanics - physics. I seem to understand the theory well and I can apply formulas but I don't really do well in the tests in class.

Thanks in advance
0
reply
acontium
Badges: 15
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#2
Report 7 years ago
#2
Physics mechanics is just about practice practice practice, they can't ask that many different things really! Well that's what I have found anyway


Posted from TSR Mobile
0
reply
gavss
Badges: 7
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#3
Report Thread starter 7 years ago
#3
(Original post by acontium)
Physics mechanics is just about practice practice practice, they can't ask that many different things really! Well that's what I have found anyway


Posted from TSR Mobile
I suppose it sounds silly but I find maths mechanics a whole lot easier than the ones in physics. even when most of them is just substituting values into equations, nonetheless I find them really hard. I do edexcel physics by the way.
0
reply
acontium
Badges: 15
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#4
Report 7 years ago
#4
Same as me, any certain topic?
0
reply
gavss
Badges: 7
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#5
Report Thread starter 7 years ago
#5
(Original post by acontium)
Same as me, any certain topic?
Unit 1 - mechanics and materials

Well, I make stupid mistakes on the normal calculations and the experimental questions
0
reply
EnolaGay
Badges: 3
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#6
Report 7 years ago
#6
(Original post by gavss)
Hi

I'm not entirely sure why but I seem to do really well in M1 and 2 that I'm taking in further maths but I'm not doing very well in the mechanics part in physics. I understand that you have to give a lot more than just calculations but does anyone have any tips on how to do well in mechanics - physics. I seem to understand the theory well and I can apply formulas but I don't really do well in the tests in class.

Thanks in advance
Get the concepts clear, keep doing practice papers and a final revision through your notes or the revision guide.
0
reply
mrcowentweets
Badges: 6
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#7
Report 7 years ago
#7
Hi, you may find some of my revision videos helpful for AS/A Level Physics. See the links in my signature/profile.

For example, here's one explaining projectile motion:

0
reply
X

Quick Reply

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Back
to top
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise

Were exams easier or harder than you expected?

Easier (21)
26.92%
As I expected (24)
30.77%
Harder (29)
37.18%
Something else (tell us in the thread) (4)
5.13%

Watched Threads

View All
Latest
My Feed