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1. For me, I have been studying C12 > S12 > C34 books simultaneously with FP1,2,3 and M12 books.
However as I am moving on to FP2 and FP3, often I have trouble understanding those calculus-type questions - especially with these differentiation and trigo formulae that pop out of nowhere - because it requires C4 content, which we haven't even started because we're doing S2.
What are the "typical" formulae that you have to memorize (those not in formula booklet)? Advice is also appreciated
2. you should follow the standard order ....
If I was self teaching I would however do
C12....C34 ..... F1 .... F2 .... F3... and then all the applied
3. (Original post by WilsonDS)
For me, I have been studying C12 > S12 > C34 books simultaneously with FP1,2,3 and M12 books.
However as I am moving on to FP2 and FP3, often I have trouble understanding those calculus-type questions - especially with these differentiation and trigo formulae that pop out of nowhere - because it requires C4 content, which we haven't even started because we're doing S2.
What are the "typical" formulae that you have to memorize (those not in formula booklet)? Advice is also appreciated
You should not be touching F2 or F3 unless you're a 100% solid and exam ready for C12, C34 and F1.

I studied in the following sequence: C12/M1 - F1/C34/S1/M2/S2 - F2/M3/F3, and now S3 last as an "insurance" module.
5. (Original post by TeeEm)
you should follow the standard order ....
If I was self teaching I would however do
C12....C34 ..... F1 .... F2 .... F3... and then all the applied
Sadly that my school doesn't follow that order, because they "want to finish all AS-syllabus before moving on to A2 (wut?) and timetable constraint" and most students were confused except a few.
My school is an International school in Singapore btw.
So I guess I have to self teach then.

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