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    I'm looking to potentially self-teach 6 additional a-level maths modules, on top of the 12 I'm doing at school. This is so I can exchange them for Alevel maths, further maths, and further maths additional. I was wondering how long each module might take, based on experiences (in or out of school) & how difficult one might find them.
    At school I'll be doing:
    C1 (already covered most of it in IGCSE FM)
    C2
    C3
    C4
    S1
    S2
    FP1
    FP2
    M1
    M2
    D1
    D2
    Looking to self-study:
    FP3
    S3
    S4
    M3
    M4
    M5
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    In terms of hours?
    Id say for the average person to know it very well 35 hours mimimum
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    (Original post by abjolm)
    I'm looking to potentially self-teach 6 additional a-level maths modules, on top of the 12 I'm doing at school. This is so I can exchange them for Alevel maths, further maths, and further maths additional. I was wondering how long each module might take, based on experiences (in or out of school) & how difficult one might find them.
    At school I'll be doing:
    C1 (already covered most of it in IGCSE FM)
    C2
    C3
    C4
    S1
    S2
    FP1
    FP2
    M1
    M2
    D1
    D2
    Looking to self-study:
    FP3
    S3
    S4
    M3
    M4
    M5
    FP3 Not too long out of school, couple of weeks.

    Applied stuff idk.
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    (Original post by abjolm)
    I'm looking to potentially self-teach 6 additional a-level maths modules, on top of the 12 I'm doing at school. This is so I can exchange them for Alevel maths, further maths, and further maths additional. I was wondering how long each module might take, based on experiences (in or out of school) & how difficult one might find them.
    At school I'll be doing:
    C1 (already covered most of it in IGCSE FM)
    C2
    C3
    C4
    S1
    S2
    FP1
    FP2
    M1
    M2
    D1
    D2
    Looking to self-study:
    FP3
    S3
    S4
    M3
    M4
    M5
    Before you take the decision to self study an extra 6 you might want to learn more of the course to see if it is right for you
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    S1, S2, S3 and S4 for Edexcel are fairly straightforward for self teaching (S4 is only 3 chapters long!) and nothing that requires a teacher or any other resources to learn the content - it's all in the book! How long they would take.. not too long to learn, but you must give yourself time to practice lots as well.
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    Out of school, it depends how good you are at maths (surprisingly) and how you learn. I taught myself M1 last year, which took 1-3 hours per chapter, plus lots of past papers. However, I'd covered most of the content in Physics.

    In school, it depends on your school. So far, we do roughly 1/3 of the time for each module in normal maths, and 1/4, 1/4, 1/2 for applied module 1, applied module 2, further pure module, in further maths. It is certainly possible to go quicker if you are good.

    Presuming you plan to do these across two years, it's important to realise you won't be able to start self-teaching until next year, as the modules you've picked to do that for require C3 and C4 (amongst others).
 
 
 
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