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    If I'm an A grade gcse maths student how difficult would I find A level maths? I was going to pick it but am worried I won't be good enough and will fall behind because I find it hard.
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    (Original post by Ileeletro)
    If I'm an A grade gcse maths student how difficult would I find A level maths? I was going to pick it but am worried I won't be good enough and will fall behind because I find it hard.
    I found it easy to be honest. Got an A* at GCSE and A level. Also got an A in further maths GCSE and A-Level. The only problem is that it takes a lot of time and effort to do the exercises and practice the material but once you know how to solve a specific problem, you cannot go wrong. The core material you learn will be like this anyway. It is likely that you could struggle with mechanics or statistics etc... as you probably wouldn't have done something similar to these modules before. May be best to talk to a teacher about it? See what they say, or ask to borrow an A-level textbook, see how you find it. Don't be scared about the material in it though, obviously it will look a lot harder as to what you are doing now, that's kinda the whole point, but you will learn. I didn't find it that big of a jump from GCSE to A-level difficulty-wise, but I spent a lot more of my time studying and actually doing the work. Be prepared to put in the effort. A-levels are a bit different to GCSE's.
    Though I am in uni doing a maths degree now so... I obviously am better at maths compared to other subjects, so I could only give you my opinion
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    (Original post by Ileeletro)
    If I'm an A grade gcse maths student how difficult would I find A level maths? I was going to pick it but am worried I won't be good enough and will fall behind because I find it hard.
    tough enough compared to GCSE
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    I currently studying my first year of A Level maths now. I didn't find the jump to big and tbh some of it is developing your A/A* knowledge from GCSE. You will obviously get something you will struggle with the new material but if you keep working at it you would do fine!

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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    tough enough compared to GCSE
    I genuinely believe you sit spamming "maths" in the search bar for threads with maths in them.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    I genuinely believe you sit spamming "maths" in the search bar for threads with maths in them.
    you are entitled to your opinion
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