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    Hi I'm doing AS Maths and I know that exams are steadily approaching.

    At the beginning of the year I was doing really well in maths but seem to just keep going down hill , from getting A's to D's

    Has anyone got any revision tips or recommendations for me?

    I'm really struggling at the moment and just doing past papers doesn't seem to be helping, I just keep getting more frustrated.
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    Use the website examsolutions then do some past papers
    That will help you understand how to do the questions
    He also has videos of him going through past papers which is also really useful
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    (Original post by LarissaP)
    Hi I'm doing AS Maths and I know that exams are steadily approaching.

    At the beginning of the year I was doing really well in maths but seem to just keep going down hill , from getting A's to D's

    Has anyone got any revision tips or recommendations for me?

    I'm really struggling at the moment and just doing past papers doesn't seem to be helping, I just keep getting more frustrated.
    I would say, identify the subjects you have an issue with and use the textbook examples and exercises to build your confidence in them.
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    Identify what it is about those past papers that causes you to lose marks. Is it excellent knowledge in some topics and no knowledge in other topics, or 'okay' at every topic but struggling to get extra marks? Or any other combination, identifying it is probably the first step.

    I would suggest getting the textbook again and working through it, picking out medium/difficult questions and practicing those.
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    (Original post by TheAlphaParticle)
    Use the website examsolutions then do some past papers
    That will help you understand how to do the questions
    He also has videos of him going through past papers which is also really useful
    Yeah I've been using that to go through the questions I've been getting wrong when Doug past papers. I think I'm going to look at his videos on individual topics first then attempt some questions on that topic and then go back to doing past papers.
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    Identify what it is about those past papers that causes you to lose marks. Is it excellent knowledge in some topics and no knowledge in other topics, or 'okay' at every topic but struggling to get extra marks? Or any other combination, identifying it is probably the first step.

    I would suggest getting the textbook again and working through it, picking out medium/difficult questions and practicing those.
    Thanks for the reply I think I'm going g chose a topic a night and do this and then work through some text book questions and then past paper questions. I think panic mode is starting to set in slightly as well when I do a past paper and can't do one question and this is knocking my confidence.
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    (Original post by LarissaP)
    Thanks for the reply I think I'm going g chose a topic a night and do this and then work through some text book questions and then past paper questions. I think panic mode is starting to set in slightly as well when I do a past paper and can't do one question and this is knocking my confidence.
    Good plan, just do things in chunks.

    I know what it's like to be disappointed when you can't answer a question, and feel demotivated. But you just have to keep going and be thankful that you're making mistakes now and not later.
 
 
 

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