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    matrices are interesting. eigen stuff. the Cayley Hamilton theorem is really neat.
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    if you're comfortable with mechanics, I recommend doing M2. i don't think you should FP2 if you're still getting to grips with C1-C4 and FP1.
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    (Original post by RonnieRJ)


    Well I just decided to do it, no one stopped me lol. It's not a requirement but I didn't want to drop any of my subjects and I wanted to pick up further maths because I was regretting not doing it, so doing it on my own now.
    My offer is still based on 3 A levels but it's very flexible, so I can get the grades in any of the four subjects
    Yeah I am so gutted I didn't do further maths last year, so many people got 100% UMS and i was there thinking to myself "why the heck did I decide not to do it?".

    What boards are you doing for sciences? I'm starting to think about paying for the exams now after you. I'm just wondering if I'll be able to revise for my Empas and further maths.

    I wish I could be an independent woman who don't need no man (or further maths teachers).
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    (Original post by RonnieRJ)
    I do three sciences and maths A2 and doing further maths AS on my own this year. Definitely doing FP1 and M1, but I've not really started the third unit and only have about two months left till the exam.
    I'm fine with both pure and mechanics but which one is easier to self teach in a short period of time? Kinda need an A lol :|
    Not sure what syllabus you're doing, but I'd say if you're good at learning lots of things by rote then go for mechanics. If you prefer to work intuitively then go for further pure. Mechanics will have lots of different types of question which you just have to learn the methods to (especially circular motion and centre of mass stuff, it's such a bore). Further pure will have weird questions where you don't necessarily need to memories methods, but you will need to be able to think on your feet.
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    OP, have you done D1 or S2? Those are probably the easiest to pick up.
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    (Original post by aymanzayedmannan)
    OP, have you done D1 or S2? Those are probably the easiest to pick up.
    OP has done D1 and S1, I don't think she does S2. Taking that is a good idea, good one. :yep:
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    (Original post by Student403)
    No. One can be an insurance module
    See I thought about it but I've 17 exams already lmao I dont want to overdo it haha. I'm doing more subjects than in year 12 and I don't want my life for the next few months to only consist of revision 😂

    (Original post by Oil lamp)
    Yeah I am so gutted I didn't do further maths last year, so many people got 100% UMS and i was there thinking to myself "why the heck did I decide not to do it?".What boards are you doing for sciences? I'm starting to think about paying for the exams now after you. I'm just wondering if I'll be able to revise for my Empas and further maths.I wish I could be an independent woman who don't need no man (or further maths teachers).
    Lmaooo I'm doing AQA for all three sciences. You know there's still time to enter for FM? I mean you'd have to pay late entry fee but it's still alright. I did a quarter of FP1 (complex numbers) in 20 mins when I started!! Pls do it with me yes 🌚
    (Original post by Luke Kostanjsek)
    Not sure what syllabus you're doing, but I'd say if you're good at learning lots of things by rote then go for mechanics. If you prefer to work intuitively then go for further pure. Mechanics will have lots of different types of question which you just have to learn the methods to (especially circular motion and centre of mass stuff, it's such a bore). Further pure will have weird questions where you don't necessarily need to memories methods, but you will need to be able to think on your feet.
    I do edexcel, and I don't think edexcel has circular motion? I did it in physics this year so if it's in there it'll be familiar enough to make it easy. Thanks for the advice
    (Original post by aymanzayedmannan)
    OP, have you done D1 or S2? Those are probably the easiest to pick up.
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    OP has done D1 and S1, I don't think she does S2. Taking that is a good idea, good one.
    I did D1 but I can't stand statistics so S2 is basically Satans module haha. I'm much more interested in pure and mechanics
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    (Original post by Alcohonick)
    I said highly proficient not decently proficient. You need to be highly proficient to learn FP2 in just two weeks, given that the OP hasn't even touched M2 or FP2, it is too early to say that they are 'highly proficient'.
    I was understating. It's a language device
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    (Original post by RonnieRJ)
    See I thought about it but I've 17 exams already lmao I dont want to overdo it haha. I'm doing more subjects than in year 12 and I don't want my life for the next few months to only consist of revision 😂

    Lmaooo I'm doing AQA for all three sciences. You know there's still time to enter for FM? I mean you'd have to pay late entry fee but it's still alright. I did a quarter of FP1 (complex numbers) in 20 mins when I started!! Pls do it with me yes 🌚I do edexcel, and I don't think edexcel has circular motion? I did it in physics this year so if it's in there it'll be familiar enough to make it easy. Thanks for the advice I did D1 but I can't stand statistics so S2 is basically Satans module haha. I'm much more interested in pure and mechanics
    S2 is not satan's module. M4 chapter 1 is satan's chapter!
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    (Original post by Student403)
    S2 is not satan's module. M4 chapter 1 is satan's chapter!
    Really not sure why you guys torture yourselves with M3+ and S2+
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    Really not sure why you guys torture yourselves with M3+ and S2+
    Ain't torture. It's a lot of fun aside from that one chapter

    Also learning is love
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    (Original post by RonnieRJ)
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    Lol just saw this thread. Good luck b. I'll be calling you on results day if that motivates you at all.
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Ain't torture. It's a lot of fun aside from that one chapter

    Also learning is love
    So true.
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Ain't torture. It's a lot of fun aside from that one chapter

    Also learning is love
    Absolutely, but your obsession with applied modules scares me :hide:

    Pure :ssaw: Applied


    :laugh:
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    Absolutely, but your obsession with applied modules scares me :hide:

    Pure :ssaw: Applied


    :laugh:
    What if you're equally obsessed with both?
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    Absolutely, but your obsession with applied modules scares me :hide:

    Pure :ssaw: Applied


    :laugh:
    Funnily enough last year (AS) I averaged over 99% in my 4 pure modules (C1, 2 and 3 + FP1) but only avgd 84% in M1/S1
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Funnily enough last year (AS) I averaged over 99% in my 4 pure modules (C1, 2 and 3 + FP1) but only avgd 84% in M1/S1
    :eek: Really?
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    :eek: Really?
    Yep lol

    Disaster in S1 (81) and M1 (87)
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    (Original post by RonnieRJ)
    I do three sciences and maths A2 and doing further maths AS on my own this year. Definitely doing FP1 and M1, but I've not really started the third unit and only have about two months left till the exam.
    I'm fine with both pure and mechanics but which one is easier to self teach in a short period of time? Kinda need an A lol :|
    As someone learning both in A2 FM I would recommend M2. FP2 is loooooong in comparison and also more difficult.
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    I do Edexcel - go for M2, especially if you want to do a Physics based degree, because FP2 is a nightmare, in my opinion XD
 
 
 
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