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    Hi, I'm a year 11 student currently doing GCSEs. In recent mocks that we've done, I've recieved A*s for Maths, however when I look at the A-level Maths papers I reconsider if I should take it to A-level or not.. even the C1 module, which is considered to be the easiest, seems difficult to me. Can I have some of your views on if I should take it to A-level?
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    Don't think something is hard before you've learnt it. A level maths is difficult if you've only just finished GCSE, not when you've learnt the content though.
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    (Original post by The-Deadly)
    Hi, I'm a year 11 student currently doing GCSEs. In recent mocks that we've done, I've recieved A*s for Maths, however when I look at the A-level Maths papers I reconsider if I should take it to A-level or not.. even the C1 module, which is considered to be the easiest, seems difficult to me. Can I have some of your views on if I should take it to A-level?
    I never saw myself doing A Level maths. I remember looking through the textbook and asking myself how I'll ever be able to do it! But honestly as you go through it and get taught it at a moderate pace it really is doable and actually pretty easy to revise if you understand it. So don't be put off the jump from GCSE to AS seems scary at first but you'll be in the same boat as everyone else no one expects you to understand C1 now

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    It's definitely hard work, but all A-levels are. You should definitely consider it because it's a great A-level to have, but you have to be prepared to put the work in otherwise it's not worth it - my class dropped from 15 to 5 people this year because of that.
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    just do it its not that bad i promise
    if it is bad then ur just stupid
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    I got an A in maths. But As level mathematics is sooo easy.
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    C1 will look difficult when you've yet to learn any of the content!

    Maths AS is not too bad, I got an A at GCSE and then went on to get a mid B at AS. It's an interesting subject to take as well.
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    A level maths is not too hard once you learn the content, and the exams are pretty easy if you know what you're doing. I've done hour and a half past papers in about 30 minutes and gotten enough marks for an A, and sometimes even 90%+

    I did an FSMQ between GCSE and A level though, so I came into AS already knowing how to differentiate/integrate etc., which might have made it easier for me. But yeah.. once you learn how to do everything, you'll find it easy
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    You cant look at something and think its too hard for you when you havent even learnt the content.
    I got an A* at GCSE and Maths is my easiest A-Level so far. You will be fine.

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    (Original post by The-Deadly)
    Hi, I'm a year 11 student currently doing GCSEs. In recent mocks that we've done, I've recieved A*s for Maths, however when I look at the A-level Maths papers I reconsider if I should take it to A-level or not.. even the C1 module, which is considered to be the easiest, seems difficult to me. Can I have some of your views on if I should take it to A-level?
    If I took that approach I wouldnt be going to study maths at university as I understand none of it yet, but like others have said you will learn it. It would have been the same if you were in year 7 looking at GCSE papers. Never look at exams you havent been taught anything about and judge whether you should take the A level by how much you understand it.
 
 
 
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