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    For anyone taking AEA this summer and general Discussion


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    I've moved it to maths exams for you, don't worry. You didn't need to edit your post! On it as usual.

    TeeEm, should I sit AEA? I'm not sure whether I should or not!
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    I've moved it to maths exams for you, don't worry. You didn't need to edit your post! On it as usual.

    TeeEm, should I sit AEA? I'm not sure whether I should or not!
    Given you are doing STEP it will only serve as a "fun" paper.
    watch this thread
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Given you are doing STEP it will only serve as a "fun" paper.
    watch this thread
    Thanks for making the thread!

    I've had a look at a past paper or two and it seems like a hard C4 paper, not bad at all. What are the usual boundaries for the top mark?
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    I did the solutions to last years paper (2015) and I was shocked as to how bad this paper was ...

    ...and by bad I mean certainly not very advanced.

    The most challenging question was question 3 and maybe 7....
    The rest were simply embarrassing...

    DO YOU LISTEN EDEXCEL?

    2006 - 2009 there were some decent papers.
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    I did the solutions to last years paper (2015) and I was shocked as to how bad this paper was ...

    ...and by bad I mean certainly not very advanced.

    The most challenging question was question 3 and maybe 7....
    The rest were simply embarrassing...

    DO YOU LISTEN EDEXCEL?

    2006 - 2009 there were some decent papers.
    Should I do AEA? Im not doing step
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    (Original post by Rftra)
    Should I do AEA? Im not doing step
    what exactly is your position?
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    what exactly is your position?
    I just want to do it for fun and improve my maths and thus aide with c34. I'm doing engineering in uni
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    (Original post by Rftra)
    I just want to do it for fun and improve my maths and thus aide with c34. I'm doing engineering in uni
    Are you taking C34 this June or this January
    (maths or Further maths?)
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Are you taking C34 this June or this January
    (maths or Further maths?)
    In June not doing FM but most of AEA is pure maths just a little bit of extension
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    (Original post by Rftra)
    In June not doing FM but most of AEA is pure maths just a little bit of extension
    personally I think it might be a distraction unless you finish the C34 course by say March.
    Then it will be no harm and it may help.
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    personally I think it might be a distraction unless you finish the C34 course by say March.
    Then it will be no harm and it may help.
    I've already finished c3&4
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    Shall I do the AEA? I'm teaching myself (with a bit of help) C3 and C4 and I've just finished C4 binomial theorem. I'm in year 12.
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    I did the solutions to last years paper (2015) and I was shocked as to how bad this paper was ...

    ...and by bad I mean certainly not very advanced.

    The most challenging question was question 3 and maybe 7....
    The rest were simply embarrassing...

    DO YOU LISTEN EDEXCEL?

    2006 - 2009 there were some decent papers.
    I agree, the boundaries were worrying low only 10% achieving the distinction.
    It was rather easy after doing step I,II,III the week before. Earlier papers had some beautiful sums and graphs.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    I agree, the boundaries were worrying low only 10% achieving the distinction.
    It was rather easy after doing step I,II,III the week before. Earlier papers had some beautiful sums and graphs.


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    That paper was a joke
    Compared to my papers (if you ever manage to go through a whole one) this AEA was like a C1 ...
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    That paper was a joke
    Compared to my papers (if you ever manage to go through a whole one) this AEA was like a C1 ...
    Shocking that only 10% people scored over 70.



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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    That paper was a joke
    Compared to my papers (if you ever manage to go through a whole one) this AEA was like a C1 ...
    The integration,trig were moderately difficult for AEA id say. The rest was pretty easy. I seen my paper analysis on results plus. Dropped marks on last prt integration since I ran out of time and end part of vectors(used the wrong vector lol OX instead of AX haha).
    I hated the arithematic especially in that series question when integrating the numbers were so bad.
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    Whoop. Didn't know I got a certificate until few days ago.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    The integration,trig were moderately difficult for AEA id say. The rest was pretty easy. I seen my paper analysis on results plus. Dropped marks on last prt integration since I ran out of time and end part of vectors(used the wrong vector lol OX instead of AX haha).
    I hated the arithematic especially in that series question when integrating the numbers were so bad.
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    Whoop. Didn't know I got a certificate until few days ago.


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    (Original post by Zacken)
    I've moved it to maths exams for you, don't worry. You didn't need to edit your post! On it as usual.

    TeeEm, should I sit AEA? I'm not sure whether I should or not!
    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Given you are doing STEP it will only serve as a "fun" paper.
    watch this thread
    In C3/4 could they ask proof by contradiction?
    For example prooFing ln2 is irrational
 
 
 
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