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    Hello there,
    I posted previously on this forum in regards to M3, saying I'm finding chapter 2 difficult. I was just wondering, are the exam questions anything like the questions in the book? Are the exam questions easier?
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    (Original post by Resonxnce)
    Hello there,
    I posted previously on this forum in regards to M3, saying I'm finding chapter 2 difficult. I was just wondering, are the exam questions anything like the questions in the book? Are the exam questions easier?
    very much the same
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    very much the same
    I'm gonna die 😩. Did you find chapter 2 difficult when you first learned it and done the questions in the book?
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    (Original post by Resonxnce)
    I'm gonna die 😩. Did you find chapter 2 difficult when you first learned it and done the questions in the book?
    He's not a student.

    I agree though - about the same. There are questions marked E which are actually past questions.
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    So far chapter 2 is the most difficult, 1 and 3 seem pretty simple so far
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    Hm I think I disagree.

    Maybe the questions are of similar difficulty, but I have found the past papers a lot easier than when I was doing the exercises in the book.

    Though this might be because the exercises were doing whilst learning the material, so appeared much harder
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    (Original post by 雷尼克)
    So far chapter 2 is the most difficult, 1 and 3 seem pretty simple so far
    I struggled on the Mixed Exercise 2E, what about you? What part are you on on chapter 3?
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Hm I think I disagree.

    Maybe the questions are of similar difficulty, but I have found the past papers a lot easier than when I was doing the exercises in the book.

    Though this might be because the exercises were doing whilst learning the material, so appeared much harder
    Did you find chapter 2 difficult? What was the hardest chapter for you?
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    (Original post by Kvothe the arcane)
    He's not a student.

    I agree though - about the same. There are questions marked E which are actually past questions.
    Who is he?
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    (Original post by Resonxnce)
    Did you find chapter 2 difficult? What was the hardest chapter for you?
    2 was quite simple in my opinion. I felt SHM and the harder Circular Motion questions were hardest topics
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    (Original post by Resonxnce)
    Who is he?
    That's a secret I'll never tell xoxo.

    I think the physics and maths tutor website has banks of past paper questions? Maybe look there to scan what that topic is like . Anyway, learning is always hard. Once you have it, practice and application is easier.

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    (Original post by Resonxnce)
    I struggled on the Mixed Exercise 2E, what about you? What part are you on on chapter 3?
    Yeah same I struggled with 2D and 2E,

    we just started gravitation in chapter 3
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    (Original post by Kvothe the arcane)
    That's a secret I'll never tell xoxo.

    I think the physics and maths tutor website has banks of past paper questions? Maybe look there to scan what that topic is like . Anyway, learning is always hard. Once you have it, practice and application is easier.

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    lol @ GG

    I have only done chapter 1, which is fairly straightforward?
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    (Original post by Mihael_Keehl)
    lol @ GG

    I have only done chapter 1, which is fairly straightforward?
    Yea ch1 is easiest lol
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Yea ch1 is easiest lol
    Fortunately I have covered hookes law and SHM in physics, still need to wrap my head around statics though.

    I dislike mechanics, much better at stats/core/pure/decision.

    Also I have got FP2/M1 and M2/D1 on the same day :facepalm:
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    (Original post by Mihael_Keehl)
    Fortunately I have covered hookes law and SHM in physics, still need to wrap my head around statics though.

    I dislike mechanics, much better at stats/core/pure/decision.

    Also I have got FP2/M1 and M2/D1 on the same day :facepalm:
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    jk.. Yeah I got M2/D1 on the same day.. But damn that sucks with Fp2/M1 =/ Statics isn't too bad if you just use the formulae
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    jk.. Yeah I got M2/D1 on the same day.. But damn that sucks with Fp2/M1 =/ Statics isn't too bad if you just use the formulae
    how many a levels are you doing :P

    FP2 I am pretty set tbf.

    Once loci and the polar stuff is done I am pretty confident.
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    (Original post by Mihael_Keehl)
    how many a levels are you doing :P

    FP2 I am pretty set tbf.

    Once loci and the polar stuff is done I am pretty confident.
    Oooh nice

    I'm doing 4 (M/FM/Ph/Ger)

    But I'm retaking a German paper and I did a Physics paper already, and also taking M3 as an extra

    Wbu?
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Oooh nice

    I'm doing 4 (M/FM/Ph/Ger)

    But I'm retaking a German paper and I did a Physics paper already, and also taking M3 as an extra

    Wbu?
    Wait, how are you doing M3 as an extra if you do M4 and M5?
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    (Original post by aymanzayedmannan)
    Wait, how are you doing M3 as an extra if you do M4 and M5?
    M4/M5 not taking the exams as I don't like the date of M4 and there's not much point sitting M5 if I'm not sitting M4.

    M3 I'm taking as an extra because I think I have a shot at full.

    That way I get a free "get out of jail free" card if I muck up another module - easy substitution in to get rid of the bad one
 
 
 
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