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    (Original post by Someboady)
    My teachers told me they're not very useful. What do you guys think? I find the questions are unorthodox
    they're very useful ,especially up to L papers - and for ALL modules! i'm revising rn with them for the 08/06 exam (resit)
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    (Original post by Someboady)
    My teachers told me they're not very useful. What do you guys think? I find the questions are unorthodox
    They are alright for M1 and a good practice. For other modules they do contain a few annoying questions.

    I prefer Delphis paper for both Mechanics and Statistics though.
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    (Original post by minjinoor)
    they're very useful ,especially up to L papers - and for ALL modules! i'm revising rn with them for the 08/06 exam (resit)
    Hmm, well I've got 4 days to Revise Mechanics, which papers do you recommend?
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    (Original post by Someboady)
    Hmm, well I've got 4 days to Revise Mechanics, which papers do you recommend?
    i'm assuming that you're already decent at it and you're aiming for an A or above:

    Solomon papers past F/G
    the earliest papers that can be found on physicsandmathstutor.com
    gold and silver papers
    practising the recurring questions: lift, pulleys, rebounding particles, v/t graph, vectors, angle between vector and line, collision, towbar, slope w and w/o friction, etc

    there are only about 15 types of qs they can ask, so prepare them and you're good

    also pay attention and revisit the signs and the directions of your forces after doing a question such as direction of a or realising that delta f is negative or whatever
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    (Original post by Someboady)
    My teachers told me they're not very useful. What do you guys think? I find the questions are unorthodox
    They're reasonably useful but I'd stick to past papers primarily, or do them in like a 3:1 ratio of normal:solomon. The issue with solomon is they're not designed for any particular specification so they can contain questions that don't necessarily apply to you. The questions are unorthodox and generally a lot harder (than edexcel at least) but its good practice at worst.
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    (Original post by Someboady)
    My teachers told me they're not very useful. What do you guys think? I find the questions are unorthodox
    depends if you've run out of/are bored with the proper papers
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    but yh i agree with all of the above ie: don't change your methods/answers for a solomon paper MS; stick to what you know about edexcel spec
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    They're really good for C1, C2, M1 and S1 - not so much for the other modules, in my opinion.
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    so how did you find it after all?
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    (Original post by minjinoor)
    so how did you find it after all?
    From the unofficial mark scheme i got every answer right (edexcel) and the solomon papers weren't that helpful because the questions were no way near as challenging as most of the solomon questions
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    I find that they're completely useless, the proper papers themselves are enough to secure whatever grade you want and if you're 'bored' of them and want to challenge yourself, then STEP is a far better alternative to Solomon.
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    I don't like them tbh. Try Madasmaths questions if you want a challenge or STEP as Zacken said
 
 
 
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