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M3 v S3 v D1 for my 6th further math module. Who do you think should win the war? watch

1. Need help guys. Gonna start my A2.
I have four IAL subjects: math further math phy chem.
I had 5 units: C12 M1 S1 S2 and F1 for AS.
Now for A2 I think I am going to take C34 M2 F2 F3 and either M3/S3/D1.
I am taking F3 because apparently it is extremely valued by top universities (correct me if I'm wrong). I know its hard but for this reason I'm willing to take the challenge.
4 units make up my math, and 6 for further math. What do you think my 6th fm module should be? (you are free to comment about my other modules as well. trying to get all the help i can get!)
2. D1. Not sure about the difficulty of M3 but it is easier than S3 by some way.
3. As D1 is an AS module it could be considered slightly easier - meaning you could spend more of your time on FP3...
4. Taking a look at your other subjects - M3, no doubt.
5. D1
6. (Original post by Ayman!)
Taking a look at your other subjects - M3, no doubt.
Wrong. I've done M3, S3 and D1. It's a split between S3 and D1. S3 is just remembering how to do a test. D1 is probably on par with S3.
7. S3 if you want something easy and just want a grade
M3 if you want something interesting
DONT DO D1 ITS VERY VERY BORING

M3 if you want to do engineering/physics etc at uni
S3 if you want to do finance.

maybe, if you want to do computer science, D1 would be good.
8. (Original post by Lucasium)
Wrong. I've done M3, S3 and D1. It's a split between S3 and D1. S3 is just remembering how to do a test. D1 is probably on par with S3.
Why is it "wrong"?
9. Look up the specifications for each one and see which interests you the most.

Don't do a module simply because it's easier than the alternatives. You might end up hating it which can counteract how "easy it is". D1 is very boring (imo) and I imagine it will be useless to you, looking at your other subjects.
10. D1 is the easiest but is also the most painfully boring module ever

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11. I would say D1, but then I love decision and discrete maths
12. I think D1 is the best decision in this
Personally I have taken some of the modulus suggest and can say the following:

1. D1 - very easy unit in which you should just learn all algorithms and definitions.

2. S3 - the unit is also not hard itself. Only 5 chapters in it. However, grade boundaries for it are quite high and questions can be tricky (like last 2 tasks this year paper)

3. Do not recommend u to take FP3, because I have never heard that it gives advantages for top universities. Moreover, it is VERY VERY HARD

Have a nice day !!
13. After doing d1 and m3 this year I would honestly pick m3, this module is much more interesting, and helps so much making m2 a breeze. after putting off all year d1 was my worst exam

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