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    I am thinking of dropping further maths after As due to the fact that both my Physics and Chemistry courses are linear and I would rather get 3 really good A level than 4 ok A levels, but if I do M1 in As further maths and drop it after As, would I be able to do M1 in normal maths at A2 or would I have to do a different unit.

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    (Original post by Minzky)
    I am thinking of dropping further maths after As due to the fact that both my Physics and Chemistry courses are linear and I would rather get 3 really good A level than 4 ok A levels, but if I do M1 in As further maths and drop it after As, would I be able to do M1 in normal maths at A2 or would I have to do a different unit.

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    Why not drop Physics or Chemistry?
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    (Original post by Minzky)
    I am thinking of dropping further maths after As due to the fact that both my Physics and Chemistry courses are linear and I would rather get 3 really good A level than 4 ok A levels, but if I do M1 in As further maths and drop it after As, would I be able to do M1 in normal maths at A2 or would I have to do a different unit.

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    if you are using M1 for your further maths AS then you cannot use it for Maths Alevel also, you will have to pick another module
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    Why not drop Physics or Chemistry?
    I can not drop Physics or Chemistry as the government have made them linear course so you only sit the exams in year 13 :/
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    (Original post by DylanJ42)
    if you are using M1 for your further maths AS then you cannot use it for Maths Alevel also, you will have to pick another module
    Which module would you recommend for getting the highest grade possible?
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    (Original post by Minzky)
    I can not drop Physics or Chemistry as the government have made them linear course so you only sit the exams in year 13 :/
    Ah ok, forgot about that lol. Well depends what you are doing for uni. If you are doing Maths or Physics I recommend doing it, even if it means you just turn up to lessons as the content is rather useful.
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    (Original post by Minzky)
    Which module would you recommend for getting the highest grade possible?
    What exam board?
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    Ah ok, forgot about that lol. Well depends what you are doing for uni. If you are doing Maths or Physics I recommend doing it, even if it means you just turn up to lessons as the content is rather useful.
    At uni I would like to do civil engineering, I feel that if I carry on further maths at A2 it would impact my other grades :/ and the exam board for maths is Edexcel
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    (Original post by Minzky)
    Which module would you recommend for getting the highest grade possible?
    AS Further Maths

    FP1, M1, M2

    Maths

    C1-C4, S1, D1 or S2 (S2 is easy and pretty enjoyable but grade boundaries are ridiculous, if you're prone to silly mistakes don't bother with it, never done D1 but apparently its piss)
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    (Original post by Minzky)
    At uni I would like to do civil engineering, I feel that if I carry on further maths at A2 it would impact my other grades :/
    I don't know anything about civil engineering (Apart from one of my friends is doing it.) so I can't really comment.
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    (Original post by DylanJ42)
    AS Further Maths

    FP1, M1, M2

    Maths

    C1-C4, S1, D1 or S2 (S2 is easy and pretty enjoyable but grade boundaries are ridiculous, if you're prone to silly mistakes don't bother with it, never done D1 but apparently its piss)
    At further maths we are doing fp1, m1 and d1 so I guess I would have to do either s2 or d2, I hear we are getting a stats specialist in September so s2 may be the better option
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    (Original post by Minzky)
    At further maths we are doing fp1, m1 and d1 so I guess I would have to do either s2 or d2
    for maths alevel id suggest C1-C4 S1 and M2 then
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    (Original post by DylanJ42)
    for maths alevel id suggest C1-C4 S1 and M2 then
    Ok, is m2 easier than s2 and d2 from your knowledge?
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    (Original post by Minzky)
    Ok, is m2 easier than s2 and d2 from your knowledge?
    nah, S2 imo is easier than M2, but the grade boundaries for S2 are stupidly high

    last year i slipped up on a S2 question and got 67/75, still pretty decent right? wrong, 80UMS

    one mistake and S2 is out the window

    M2 is more forgiving, my 70/75 last year was 92UMS
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    (Original post by DylanJ42)
    nah, S2 imo is easier than M2, but the grade boundaries for S2 are stupidly high

    last year i slipped up on a S2 question and got 67/75, still pretty decent right? wrong, 80UMS

    one mistake and S2 is out the window

    M2 is more forgiving, my 70/75 last year was 92UMS
    Opinions on D2 ?
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    (Original post by DylanJ42)
    nah, S2 imo is easier than M2, but the grade boundaries for S2 are stupidly high

    last year i slipped up on a S2 question and got 67/75, still pretty decent right? wrong, 80UMS

    one mistake and S2 is out the window

    M2 is more forgiving, my 70/75 last year was 92UMS
    Ah ok, I will have to talk to my teachers to get further advice, but thank you for the response
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    Opinions on D2 ?
    sexy module :coma: i wish my maths alevel could be D1-D6 tbh
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    jk never done it, apparently it sucks and ive never had a need to study it so i stay away
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    (Original post by DylanJ42)
    sexy module :coma: i wish my maths alevel could be D1-D6 tbh
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    jk never done it, apparently it sucks and ive never had a need to study it so i stay away
    You missed something good.
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    (Original post by zetamcfc)
    You missed something good.
    shall i get started?

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