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    Im considering buying an A3 one, to help with my maths course..writing out equations, diagrams for solving homework

    Also I could use it for brainstorming to work something out

    Have you tried it? Would you advise me to get one?
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    (Original post by number23)
    Have you tried it? Would you advise me to get one?
    Not used one myself, but if I was going to get one I'd go for something larger than A3.
    Trying to write clearly with a marker pen takes a lot more space than a pen/pencil would.

    PS: You'd be better asking in the maths subforum.
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    During GCSE Maths (so advanced, I know) I always used a whiteboard to help with working out, quite a useful tool. I'd recommend it
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    yeah, i use one during exam period, saves paper
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    (Original post by number23)
    Im considering buying an A3 one, to help with my maths course..writing out equations, diagrams for solving homework

    Also I could use it for brainstorming to work something out

    Have you tried it? Would you advise me to get one?
    I generally use a whiteboard to avoid any of the scribbling and ****, so I would advise it. But I wouldn't get a big whiteboard, like a have a small a4 one which I can take around so it isn't that bad. You could also just laminate a plain sheet of paper and use that....

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    (Original post by ravioliyears)
    I generally use a whiteboard to avoid any of the scribbling and ****, so I would advise it. But I wouldn't get a big whiteboard, like a have a small a4 one which I can take around so it isn't that bad. You could also just laminate a plain sheet of paper and use that....

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    Thats an awesome idea about the laminator, thanks!!
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    I often used to have an A2-sized whiteboard on my lap and do maths on it. I actually dearly miss it!
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    (Original post by number23)
    Im considering buying an A3 one, to help with my maths course..writing out equations, diagrams for solving homework

    Also I could use it for brainstorming to work something out

    Have you tried it? Would you advise me to get one?
    I have a quite big whiteboard (180cm*120cm) but I think that's mostly good for when you want to explain something to a friend (which enhances your own understanding also).
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    (Original post by number23)
    Thats an awesome idea about the laminator, thanks!!
    No problemo

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    hey, where do you get these big whiteboards from please??
    (Original post by Mehrdad jafari)
    I have a quite big whiteboard (180cm*120cm) but I think that's mostly good for when you want to explain something to a friend (which enhances your own understanding also).
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    You don't need an actual whiteboard. Get one of these: http://www.magicwhiteboard.co.uk/cat...ic-whiteboard/

    I'd definitely recommend it for maths.
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    Yes, I have a whiteboard on my bedroom wall and I mainly use it for Maths revision or when I need to memorise key definitions in Bio/Chem then I'll write them out and leave them on there until I've done it, also for writing out tasks which I need to complete etc and I find it really helps tbh. I'd recommend that you get one if you're already considering it, it's worth it. :yep:
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    I used whiteboards in work and it was so much better than scribbling on buts of paper!

    Go for the cheap option with laminated paper. I'm stealing this idea 😃
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    (Original post by lozzie-xx)
    hey, where do you get these big whiteboards from please??
    I got it from ebay
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    (Original post by number23)
    Im considering buying an A3 one, to help with my maths course..writing out equations, diagrams for solving homework

    Also I could use it for brainstorming to work something out

    Have you tried it? Would you advise me to get one?
    I have a big one on my wall and it's amazingly useful. Cost less than £25 on eBay.:groovy:
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    Do you have a tablet? You could do this on a tablet.....
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    After realising how useful it would be for maths, I went ahead and bought a 90cm x 60cm one from euroffice. It's incredibly useful when working with proofs. I used to use paper and focused more on the presentation causing the whole process to be slow and me forgetting what I wanted to prove in the first place.. With a whiteboard, it's much more fluid and a lot quicker; plus it looks cool so yeah, very useful. Wouldn't recommend A3 though, the bigger the better.
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    More cons than pros if u ax me since I have a large class room sized one and rarely use it; every time I just end up doodling tbh

    Its easier, quicker and smoother to write on imo for some reason, can help clear thoughts more simply with brainstorms, spider diagrams and so on.

    However, you cannot keep notes with you as much, not as portable unless u get small ones, have to buy pens more often cuz they tend to run out quicker than normal pens, accidentally rub out work due to ur clumsiness or over time if u have annoying siblings, for the more academic subjects tan creative or expressive ones and many other things that I dnt have the time to list

    But what might not work for me might work for you so gather more opinions
 
 
 
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