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    I've done some past papers and average around 50-56 in the Non-calculator. I am aiming to get around 65-70 but I'm finding it difficult. Anything that I don't understand, I would go over the topic but the next paper would have a much a hard question. I find the summer series much easier compared November papers which are too hard. I got a week to prepare for the next exam, any advice?
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    My advice is to do as many papers as possible, so that instead of 'rote learning' the material, you actually get to put it into practise. In maths, the only way to engage with the topics and really understand how it works is to try the questions.

    Your technique of going over topics you don't understand after each past paper is a great idea, perhaps you could enhance it further by going through the relevant 'exam style' questions in your textbook after you've revised the topic?

    Good luck!
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    My advice is to do as many papers as possible, so that instead of 'rote learning' the material, you actually get to put it into practise. In maths, the only way to engage with the topics and really understand how it works is to try the questions.

    Your technique of going over topics you don't understand after each past paper is a great idea, perhaps you could enhance it further by going through the relevant 'exam style' questions in your textbook after you've revised the topic?

    Good luck!
    Thank you! I honestly despise rote learning but I've done papers from 2012 up to now. I guess I'll learn the last 5 questions as they're usually worth 15-20 marks but I find them fairly difficult.
 
 
 
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