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    So, I'm just wondering how do you guys actually revise for Maths? I'm currently doing my GCSEs and I wanted to know, especially from those students who have already done their GCSE or A-Level Maths, HOW did you revise for it?
    What would be your ultimate tip to someone like me to get your grade? Any tips, tricks and advice would be awesome!
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    Make sure that you understand all of the concepts, then it's mostly just a lot of practice, doing textbook questions and past papers.
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    I did a lot of past papers mainly in class then spending time on the topics I got the least marks in. I also went through the revision guide going through each section especially the ones with formulas then doing practise questions in each paper to make sure I understood how the question would be worded in the exam.
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    I'd say I am an A* Student
    Honestly, best thing to do is questions. Simple as that. The more you do the better you get. the better you get the easier you'll find it. Maths is just knowing what to use and when once you have the method. Applying it is the easy part.
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    I am also an A* student but haven't done my GCSEs yet. But I will say past papers are the best thing to practice from. I increased my grade by practicing from past paper. Hope this helps
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    Mathswatch CD, go through all of them so you have a good grounding, then just do every past paper you can get your hands on AND then focus on res you're struggling on and do practice questions in those.

    I'd also say get used to double and triple checking your work, don't look at what you did the first time but just do it again from scratch, if you get the same answer then move on (usually its good to do every question in the paper and then come back).

    Good luck.
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    Im in year 11, did my maths gcse a year early and got an a* honestly I just did like 1 past paper a day for the last couple of weeks leading up to the exam.
    One tip is you can afford to go slowly through the exam and make sure every calculation is correct, I remember finishing the papers in like an hour and just sitting there doing squat
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    Got an A* in Maths GCSE and did it a year early.

    Our teacher basically made us do past papers in our Maths lessons for three months before the exams and our whole class got A*s. My friends and I just played online games nights before we took the paper because we pretty much could tell what would come on the exam after doing hundreds of papers.

    The best thing about doing past papers is that you don't even have to study any theory - you learn it as you do the past papers and look at mark schemes and stuff. This works pretty well for other subjects in GCSE too.

    Good luck!
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    There is no way to revise Maths other than doing past papers again and again


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    You don't have to understand jack. Not even for alevel ... Just practise papers
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    (Original post by RedFeather)
    Got an A* in Maths GCSE and did it a year early.

    Our teacher basically made us do past papers in our Maths lessons for three months before the exams and our whole class got A*s. My friends and I just played online games nights before we took the paper because we pretty much could tell what would come on the exam after doing hundreds of papers.

    The best thing about doing past papers is that you don't even have to study any theory - you learn it as you do the past papers and look at mark schemes and stuff. This works pretty well for other subjects in GCSE too.

    Good luck!
    Exactly our teacher did the exact same thing and everyone who took it early (about 60) got an A* except for one guy who was 1 mark off an got an A
 
 
 
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