OCR (non mei) FP3 Friday 17th June 2016 Watch

TheNicholas
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Hi!
This is for discussion pre and post the up coming FP3 exam
Lets start the discussion!

For past papers and mark schemes:
http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-mathematics-3890-3892-7890-7892/

For some older past papers:
http://www.physicsandmathstutor.com/...apers/fp3-ocr/
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I like FP3 more than FP1 and FP2. I need to brush on some topics though like vectors or else I could totally be screwed over by OCR....
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Anyone else struggling with Vectors?
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(Original post by Sonnyjimisgod)
Anyone else struggling with Vectors?
Yeah it's the weakest topic for me atm
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Does anyone know of any good revision resources online or anywhere? There's not a lot for further maths modules!!


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Examsoloutions is excellent for tutorials, and physucsmathstutors has all the oast paper questions. I self teach so have the FMSP Integral resources which are also good, but tbh just do all the past paper questions and youll be fine
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My next exam now, I'm sensing a tough paper
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My next exam now, I'm sensing a tough paper
same
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How's everyone feeling for this one?
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How's everyone feeling for this one?
Quite good in general, just worried about the polar coordinates/complex number questions, I'll never understand them, yourself?
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Quite good in general, just worried about the polar coordinates/complex number questions, I'll never understand them, yourself?
why can't you understand them?
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Groups/Vectors scare me, so different from everything else in other modules
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Is polar form e^ix with 0<x<2pi ?

Whats cartesian form for complex numbers?

Whats the name of the form cos(x)+isin(x) ?
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Is polar form e^ix with 0<x<2pi ?

Whats cartesian form for complex numbers?

Whats the name of the form cos(x)+isin(x) ?
I believe Cartesian would just be z=re^ix

I think the latter name is polar form.

Tbh you can work out usually f question which one you need to use.
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why can't you understand them?
Idk I guess just cus they ask a different question about it every single time, so its hard to get a routine kind of thing
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Quite good in general, just worried about the polar coordinates/complex number questions, I'll never understand them, yourself?
I'm happy as long as there isn't a weird roots question or a nasty group question. I'm happy with everything else
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is this all FP3 is on student room?

Anyone got any tips for this exam?
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is this all FP3 is on student room?

Anyone got any tips for this exam?
good notes http://mathshelper.co.uk/OCR%20FP3%2...on%20Sheet.pdf
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get the easy questions done as fast as possible as its likely there is going to be a question you'll need to think about and mess around with for some extra minutes.
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I feel like I know everything on the spec and can do it all, but I'm sure I'll still get ****ed over by this exam.
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