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1. C3 and C4 are fine, I think they're fairly easy. But I just can't do S1 at all. I don't understand any of it. The rest of the class finds it really easy, and the class last year all got As.

Does anyone else find it hard? Or does anyone have any good resources for learning in?
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3. (Original post by JordanL_)
C3 and C4 are fine, I think they're fairly easy. But I just can't do S1 at all. I don't understand any of it. The rest of the class finds it really easy, and the class last year all got As.

Does anyone else find it hard? Or does anyone have any good resources for learning in?

(Original post by Jeffrey98)
Examsolutions.com
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4. (Original post by Zacken)

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5. Which exam board are you with?

Whatever it is, I would suggest sitting down with the textbook, opening up the first page, read through everything and practice all of the questions there, and then if that's all fine, move on to the next topic etc.. So in a sense, teach it to yourself at your own pace, from the start.
6. (Original post by JordanL_)
C3 and C4 are fine, I think they're fairly easy. But I just can't do S1 at all. I don't understand any of it. The rest of the class finds it really easy, and the class last year all got As.

Does anyone else find it hard? Or does anyone have any good resources for learning in?
Try a textbook.
7. S1 has complicated-looking equations.

Then you plug the numbers into them.

Return a weird number with 15 decimals. write down

???

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8. (Original post by JordanL_)
C3 and C4 are fine, I think they're fairly easy. But I just can't do S1 at all. I don't understand any of it. The rest of the class finds it really easy, and the class last year all got As.

Does anyone else find it hard? Or does anyone have any good resources for learning in?
I self taught myself S1. At a glance it looks very daunting but it's actually very straightforward. The key with mathematics is to practise as much as you can. Also, before you start/finish each chapter use exam solutions to supplement your learning. This will help to clarify points you are struggling with. Start by testing yourself with the s1 end of chapter questions and past papers and then, if you are really brave, try Solomon papers.

Also, don't focus on what other people got and how other people are finding it because this can further contribute to anxiety making a difficult task seem impossible. It makes no difference to you. Remember, you are the lion in this jungle and the S1 book is the unsuspecting antelope.

All the best and hope everything works out.
9. Hi
I used to have the same problem.
But I found these resources which have helped me reasonably well since I started using them (I went from U to D so far):
http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/...-statistics-1/
and the CGP revision books

I hope this helps and good luck

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