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    I can't really leave my decision to any later, but I want to have a 4th AS, to make the most out of college, and I'm thinking AS Maths. This is because I kinda despise controlled assessments and essays etc, so that rules out any other subjects I am interested in, and I can see myself liking maths if I put the work into it.

    (Mind I have just started A2, so I'll also be doing A2 Biology, A2 Chemistry, A2 German alongside it.) Would that be too much work (to do this extra AS)?

    Was AS Maths majorly difficult? Are the concepts/mathematical equations difficult etc. etc.? Could you get a good grade merely by doing past papers? Is it easy to keep on top of? You get the gist, I suppose.
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    (Original post by XcitingStuart)
    I can't really leave my decision to any later, but I want to have a 4th AS, to make the most out of college, and I'm thinking AS Maths. This is because I kinda despise controlled assessments and essays etc, so that rules out any other subjects I am interested in, and I can see myself liking maths if I put the work into it.

    (Mind I have just started A2, so I'll also be doing A2 Biology, A2 Chemistry, A2 German alongside it.) Would that be too much work (to do this extra AS)?

    Was AS Maths majorly difficult? Are the concepts/mathematical equations difficult etc. etc.? Could you get a good grade merely by doing past papers? Is it easy to keep on top of? You get the gist, I suppose.
    If you got a A/B in maths at GCSE then AS maths will not pose many problems for you. The concepts are not that difficult. And yes you can get decent grades by doing past papers, but you do need to outline the concepts for yourself before you start doing the papers.
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    (Original post by XcitingStuart)
    I can't really leave my decision to any later, but I want to have a 4th AS, to make the most out of college, and I'm thinking AS Maths. This is because I kinda despise controlled assessments and essays etc, so that rules out any other subjects I am interested in, and I can see myself liking maths if I put the work into it.

    (Mind I have just started A2, so I'll also be doing A2 Biology, A2 Chemistry, A2 German alongside it.) Would that be too much work (to do this extra AS)?

    Was AS Maths majorly difficult? Are the concepts/mathematical equations difficult etc. etc.? Could you get a good grade merely by doing past papers? Is it easy to keep on top of? You get the gist, I suppose.

    It really depends. Once you understand something in AS Maths you don't really need to revise it as opposed to if you understand something in a science subject. However, if you don't understand something FULLY in AS Maths then you won't get higher than a C.

    I found it to be the easiest subject and I took Chemistry, Physics and Maths.

    Hope this helped.
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    If you got a A/B in maths at GCSE then AS maths will not pose many problems for you. The concepts are not that difficult. And yes you can get decent grades by doing past papers, but you do need to outline the concepts for yourself before you start doing the papers.
    Kind of like chemistry and Hess' law in AS? (If you done chemistry.) As in you need to outline the concept to yourself before it's understandable.

    (Original post by calcumm)
    It really depends. Once you understand something in AS Maths you don't really need to revise it as opposed to if you understand something in a science subject. However, if you don't understand something FULLY in AS Maths then you won't get higher than a C.

    I found it to be the easiest subject and I took Chemistry, Physics and Maths.

    Hope this helped.
    How much easier than chemistry? I found chemistry very easy later on.




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    (Original post by XcitingStuart)
    Kind of like chemistry and Hess' law in AS? (If you done chemistry.) As in you need to outline the concept to yourself before it's understandable.



    How much easier than chemistry? I found chemistry very easy later on.




    Anyone else?
    Not like Hess' law in AS just get back into doing maths and it will be no problem.
 
 
 

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