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    At the moment im using exam solutions and VLEs to go over topics, im one of those people that does understand it and i can do exam questions right after revisit the topic. But after a week or so im clueless if i'd try to do it again, i wouldn't be able to rememmer formuals or even know the first thing to do. I guess i find it hard to keep what i learn in my long term memory.

    What are your guys opinions on making notes in maths, like having examples written up for revision to go over or structures and templates (hmu if you have any) to follow and fill out etc. Has anyone else done this and seen results or would i be wasting my time?

    If its not worth doing, what you recomend?

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    (Original post by KappaRoss)
    At the moment im using exam solutions and VLEs to go over topics, im one of those people that does understand it and i can do exam questions right after revisit the topic. But after a week or so im clueless if i'd try to do it again, i wouldn't be able to rememmer formuals or even know the first thing to do. I guess i find it hard to keep what i learn in my long term memory.

    What are your guys opinions on making notes in maths, like having examples written up for revision to go over or structures and templates (hmu if you have any) to follow and fill out etc. Has anyone else done this and seen results or would i be wasting my time?

    If its not worth doing, what you recomend?

    Thanks
    why don't you give it a try?
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    I have at some points got reasonably competent at some simple Mozart piano pieces. (I mean really easy ones). If I went back now I would have to do a week or twos work to get back to that point. Maths exams are very similar.

    1) Do the same question lots of times and hand write them completely. Writing by hand is much better at getting you to remember things than reading or typing. (There is a good study on that from Princeton University).

    2) You need to try and peak at the exam, which is hard if you have Maths Physics and Chemistry exams on consecutive sessions but that's life.

    3) By the time you get to six weeks or so from the exam (IMHO) you should be doing only complete exam papers. UIse notes and text books only for reference. You will find this hard at first but it really does get easier and you MUST do the same ones time and time again. Probably at least half a dozen each until you have learned the questions like poem.

    4) Avoid doing a whole set of questions on one topic that you are good at. This may feel good but it is the hard questions that get neglected and they need more effort.
 
 
 
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