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    Self study. Just finishing up my C4 and have been revising and practicing exam papers for C3.

    Have only done a little bit in M1, in midst of 3rd chapter since last time (Newton's). although haven't done mechanics in a while. (but then again chapter one has nothing in it so whatever).

    Considering following that chapter, there are only 3 left, and one of them is vectors. Having done vectors in C4, it could give me an easier time going over them in mechanics.

    Anyway the question is, should I do S1 or M2 having very little time left till exams. Which would be easier/quicker to finish. S1 seemed a bit longer considering M2 has only 5 chapters, and could make life easier following the knowledge gained from M1, however the exams are coming up in mid may, and I am sitting all math units this summer.

    I'd want to be done with both of them(M1 and one of M2/S1) some time by March, since I have a part time job so I need to have plenty of time to revise.

    Any recommendation?
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    Self study. Just finishing up my C4 and have been revising and practicing exam papers for C3.

    Have only done a little bit in M1, in midst of 3rd chapter since last time (Newton's). although haven't done mechanics in a while. (but then again chapter one has nothing in it so whatever).

    Considering following that chapter, there are only 3 left, and one of them is vectors. Having done vectors in C4, it could give me an easier time going over them in mechanics.

    Anyway the question is, should I do S1 or M2 having very little time left till exams. Which would be easier/quicker to finish. S1 seemed a bit longer considering M2 has only 5 chapters, and could make life easier following the knowledge gained from M1, however the exams are coming up in mid may, and I am sitting all math units this summer.

    I'd want to be done with both of them some time by March, since I have a part time job so I need to have plenty of time to revise.

    Any recommendation?
    S1 isn't particularly hard, but for me statistics topics take a lot longer to understand than Mechanics, and they require more thought to get to grips with the techniques behind them. M2 shouldn't prove difficult to you if you have up to C4, and I think the concepts are quicker to learn and apply, especially if you have any experience of Physics.

    If you're going to have to do both S1 and M2 by summer though, I'd probably learn S1 first, simply because it does take more time to understand properly.
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    I'd say S1 is harder to get 90+% in but easier to get an A or so, especially at short notice.
 
 
 
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