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i have done all of them but it all depends on u ,, i can give u advice on the kind of things u have to do in them..

D1 is basically common sense but u have to remember the rules. There are a bit which need a lot of algebraic manipulation but the rest is fine

S1 is fine as well , u have to remember some rules to fond medians quartiles etc and calculate values etc but it is not hard

P2 is moderate.. u just need to have good calculus and graph drawing skills and u will be fine with it

D1 is basically common sense but u have to remember the rules. There are a bit which need a lot of algebraic manipulation but the rest is fine

S1 is fine as well , u have to remember some rules to fond medians quartiles etc and calculate values etc but it is not hard

P2 is moderate.. u just need to have good calculus and graph drawing skills and u will be fine with it

hero

thanks might choose S1 then, but the OCR S1 textbook is 81pages bigger than the D1 text book

Ahh, OK...I'm talking about the Edexcel syllabus. However, I'd imagine OCR S1 is still pretty easy. I might be biased though. D1 was a self-taught module and I hadn't done any practice exam papers before I sat the exam, so I found it a bit more thought-provoking than S1.

hero

I've been told that I need to do either S1 (statistics), D1 (Discrete) or P2 (pure 2) to complete me AS course. which one do u people sugest i do.

im thinking or doin either s1 or d1 since p2 is the hardest.

im thinking or doin either s1 or d1 since p2 is the hardest.

P2 is probably the most useful, S2 probably comes second, and D1 found a bit pointless to be honest.

In terms of difficulty, P2 is probably the hardest and D1 the easiest, but I found D1 really boring..

hero

I've been told that I need to do either S1 (statistics), D1 (Discrete) or P2 (pure 2) to complete me AS course. which one do u people sugest i do.

im thinking or doin either s1 or d1 since p2 is the hardest.

im thinking or doin either s1 or d1 since p2 is the hardest.

D1 is a bit obscure, to the extent that I won't see anything more of it until a unit called "PMA301: Graphs" in the 3rd Year of my Uni course.

However, if it's easy marks that you want, then D1 would be my choice - it's a typical Applied unit, in that you learn the method, and if you get enough practice at those methods (ie past papers), then you will drill it in and get into a set routine come the time of sitting the exam.

S1 is again applied, but probably more applicable in terms of any relevance to anything at all - involves calculation with a lot smaller numbers looking up data tables and such, and more importantly will most probably encorporate a piece of coursework, something which D1 doesn't !

P2, Pure, and as per most Pure is more difficult than any of the Applieds - given the choice (something I never had), I wouldn't be do this unit in your current position.

i would say d1

hero

I've been told that I need to do either S1 (statistics), D1 (Discrete) or P2 (pure 2) to complete me AS course. which one do u people sugest i do.

im thinking or doin either s1 or d1 since p2 is the hardest.

im thinking or doin either s1 or d1 since p2 is the hardest.

P2 without a doubt. To cut a long story short, S1 and D1 are both easy, useless and mind numbingly boring. P2 is the hardest of the three but it is more interesting and I would advise against doing modules just because they are easy. Another consideration is that if you don't do P2, I don't think your modules will constitute a Maths AS-level, I think you will get an 'Applied Maths' AS-Level.

D1 is tedious but relatively simple when you master the principles, S1 is about the same but slightly more interesting, and P2 is inherently harder than both of them (AQA). I'd go for S1, if you're looking for an easy time, D! is you like to be bored, and P2 if you want to learn anything useful.

I think S1, its not necessarily easier, but in D1 there is a lot to remember, and the different algorithms are sure to give you endless headaches.

Although I have a good memory in that I can remember formulas and principles easily so I did better at D1. But I know a lot of people in my school who were heading for A's and then just completely failed D1 and I go to a very good school.

So for a safe bet take D1.

Although I have a good memory in that I can remember formulas and principles easily so I did better at D1. But I know a lot of people in my school who were heading for A's and then just completely failed D1 and I go to a very good school.

So for a safe bet take D1.

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