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    Hi, next year I will be an A2 student and just wondering whether decision is easier than mechanics. I heard some mixed opinions about this. Is the grade boundary for edexcel decision maths generally lower than M2? Thanks.
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    It depends on how ur brain works. I am doing decision and wld do that any day over mechanics but then decision is all about logic and following instructions, if that makes sense?? *Im more of an 'english' person, and tbh i get decision better than my maths*teacher...
    Does that help???
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    I'm currently studying both.

    You'll find D1 significantly easier, but definitely boring. If you want an easy grade D1 is the module for you.

    Personally I would choose M1, just because revising for D1 is incredibly boring and I never feel like I've learnt anything - it's a very uninteresting module. M1 however is a little harder but introduces physicsy maths; if you like Physics and applications of it you'll love M1.
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    If you mean pure maths then decision is by far much easier to learn, however a large amount of the marks are given from the method and not the final answer so there is alot of theory to learn and memorize aswell as being able to show it. Mechanics is more physics maths, I personally cannot do mechanics to save my life and am doing decision 1 and 2 (D2 for further maths), After having tried both I would definitely say D1 is easier than M1 however it does also depend on how your brain works, and do you really need M1? Overall decision is the better grade.
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    i will vote for team mechanics on this one

    (not on difficulty but on which I recommend doing)
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    I study decision maths and I really like it. I agree with others it depends how your brain works. But for decision you basically learn loads of instructions and act like a computer by following these exactly and strictly.

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    What do you want to study/do afterwards? Not that it matters hugely but it says what kind of person you are.

    I would always vote for Decision for ease.
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    (Original post by Mitul106)
    If you mean pure maths then decision is by far much easier to learn, however a large amount of the marks are given from the method and not the final answer so there is alot of theory to learn and memorize aswell as being able to show it. Mechanics is more physics maths, I personally cannot do mechanics to save my life and am doing decision 1 and 2 (D2 for further maths), After having tried both I would definitely say D1 is easier than M1 however it does also depend on how your brain works, and do you really need M1? Overall decision is the better grade.
    I am doing m1 at the moment and could only just about to handle it. Next year it's either m2 or d1.
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
    What do you want to study/do afterwards? Not that it matters hugely but it says what kind of person you are.

    I would always vote for Decision for ease.
    Okay that's what most people say as well. I am going for d1 cuz m2 just too much work. Thanks
 
 
 
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