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    Which is easier, taking into account content, grade boundaries, tendencies to make mistakes etc?

    I'm not interested in which one is 'more credible' (obviously that would be FP3), this is purely based on an interest to secure my Cam offer - they're allowing me the option to switch maths modules

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    (Original post by Nikhilm)
    Which is easier, taking into account content, grade boundaries, tendencies to make mistakes etc?

    I'm not interested in which one is 'more credible' (obviously that would be FP3), this is purely based on an interest to secure my Cam offer - they're allowing me the option to switch maths modules

    Thanks!
    Never done or intend to do D2 so can't judge. FP3 imo is pretty hard but doable, as a Cam offer holder who requires STEP you'll probably find it a lot easier than I do. Contains six chapters: hyperbolic functions, further coordinate systems, diff, inte, vectors and matrices. If you find STEP III okay you'll make mince meat out of this. It's interesting and usually the grade boundaries (at least for the last two years) are low, unlike D2, which is a plus. You can probably guess which module I suggest you do
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    Fp3 was my best module. I haven't taken D2 but would take Fp3 over it.
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    (Original post by MathsAstronomy12)
    Never done or intend to do D2 so can't judge. FP3 imo is pretty hard but doable, as a Cam offer holder who requires STEP you'll probably find it a lot easier than I do. Contains six chapters: hyperbolic functions, further coordinate systems, diff, inte, vectors and matrices. If you find STEP III okay you'll make mince meat out of this. It's interesting and usually the grade boundaries (at least for the last two years) are low, unlike D2, which is a plus. You can probably guess which module I suggest you do
    Haha my offer is actually for Law, not maths, and so I won't be doing STEP :P
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    D2 is easy, and if you don't intend on doing maths at University just take it for an easier ride.. The only criticism i have found of D2 so far is having to draw stuff out when learning it, but this is not a problem in the exam where they will provide you with drawings (e.g. the networks or rows and columns to present values)..
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    If you are taking STEP III do FP3.
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    (Original post by Bobjim12)
    D2 is easy, and if you don't intend on doing maths at University just take it for an easier ride.. The only criticism i have found of D2 so far is having to draw stuff out when learning it, but this is not a problem in the exam where they will provide you with drawings (e.g. the networks or rows and columns to present values)..
    Hey thanks for your response! Did you do FP3 as well?
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    The Decision modules are just painfully tedious; at least the Further Pure modules are actually full of interesting new concepts. Being interested helps keep one motivated to do better, of course.

    All I can say is that D2 contains game theory, which is actually quite interesting. Apart from that, though, I'd recommend to just keep on going with FP2, especially considering you must already be going half-way there with FP1&2.
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    (Original post by Nikhilm)
    Hey thanks for your response! Did you do FP3 as well?
    I have not, but have read through its content to an extent..
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    (Original post by sjgriffiths)
    The Decision modules are just painfully tedious; at least the Further Pure modules are actually full of interesting new concepts. Being interested helps keep one motivated to do better, of course.

    All I can say is that D2 contains game theory, which is actually quite interesting. Apart from that, though, I'd recommend to just keep on going with FP2, especially considering you must already be going half-way there with FP1&2.
    Tbh I think i'll be able to survive through any possible boredom haha, i'm just focusing upon easiness - i know it sounds bad but that's my only interest atm: FP1 and FP2 weren't that bad but I feel like D2 will take less time to learn than FP3 no?
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    (Original post by Nikhilm)
    Which is easier, taking into account content, grade boundaries, tendencies to make mistakes etc?

    I'm not interested in which one is 'more credible' (obviously that would be FP3), this is purely based on an interest to secure my Cam offer - they're allowing me the option to switch maths modules

    Thanks!
    With D2, if you drop marks at the start of a question you may **** up that whole question, and theres only like 5 or 6 per paper so they're worth more. I think the boundaries for UMS is lower on FP3 aswell
 
 
 
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