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    How good do you genuinely have to be at maths to be able to get an A at Further Maths A level (the decisions and stats module)

    If you are a borderline A/A* gcse candidate would you be able to get an A?


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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    How good do you genuinely have to be at maths to be able to get an A at Further Maths A level (the decisions and stats module)

    If you are a borderline A/A* gcse candidate would you be able to get an A?


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    a very vague question ...

    if you need motivation the answer is possible
    if you look at school statistics I would imagine unlikely
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    Doing well at GCSE doesn't guarantee that you'll do well at A-level but it's a good indicator.

    I scraped an A* at GCSE by *0 marks* and went on to get an A in Further Maths so it's definitely possible. Life doesn't get anymore borderline A*/A than 90.0%. :cool: I also did S1-4, M1 and D1 so that kind of fits your bill as well.

    If you're motivated enough and you've enjoyed Maths so far, then it should be okay. Just be prepared to put in some effort.
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    a very vague question ...

    if you need motivation the answer is possible
    if you look at school statistics I would imagine unlikely
    So you're saying it's possible or impossible? Your answer is quite vague also


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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    So you're saying it's possible or impossible? Your answer is quite vague also


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    Inevitable given your "how long is a piece of string" question. Is it possible for people in your position to go on to be successful at FM? Yes. Will you be? Your guess is probably better than mine.
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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    So you're saying it's possible or impossible? Your answer is quite vague also


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    It's very possible if you are willing to work hard and power through questions!
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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    So you're saying it's possible or impossible? Your answer is quite vague also


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    that is exactly the point!!!

    vague question or better a very broad question
    with a very broad spectrum of answers...
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    Okay 1) I'm doing GCSE now and I get around 83-85% and the A* boundary is about that 2) do you think judging from that I have the mathematical ability to get an A in further maths providing I work hard?


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    (Original post by Don Joiner)
    Okay 1) I'm doing GCSE now and I get around 83-85% and the A* boundary is about that 2) do you think judging from that I have the mathematical ability to get an A in further maths providing I work hard?


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    Restating the same information is not going to produce a different answer.
 
 
 
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