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    Besides my exam results how else can i back up the claim i'm "good" at maths and i'm interested in it?
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    (Original post by dskinner)
    Besides my exam results how else can i back up the claim i'm "good" at maths and i'm interested in it?
    Win the BMO
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    (Original post by Lucasium)
    Win the BMO
    BMO?
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    (Original post by dskinner)
    BMO?
    British math olympiad
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    (Original post by dskinner)
    Besides my exam results how else can i back up the claim i'm "good" at maths and i'm interested in it?
    Recite Pi to 1000 digits.
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    British math olympiad
    ah i'm not that good but i'm a dedicated student who'll work hard(many teachers can back this up) and is willing to spend hours on end working on mathsy stuff myself
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    Recite Pi to 1000 digits.
    k, but that's not gonna be much help, that just says i gotta big memory which in reality i don't have memory that big
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    (Original post by dskinner)
    BMO?
    You're not off to a good start
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    Read books. Watch documentaries. Research topics studied in more depth.
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    (Original post by Lucasium)
    You're not off to a good start
    wholly agree, i'll be giving in my personal statement in this coming september
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    Read books. Watch documentaries. Research topics studied in more depth.
    How can i show i'm competent then??
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    (Original post by dskinner)
    wholly agree, i'll be giving in my personal statement in this coming september

    How can i show i'm competent then??
    Read math books, related to the topics in maths you're interested in, talking about them. Try to also link some of the concepts you've learnt and are interested in together, etc...
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    Read math books, related to the topics in maths you're interested in, talking about them. Try to also link some of the concepts you've learnt and are interested in together, etc...
    hmmmm i see, well i guess i need to learn more since i don't know much about differentiation and other calculus like that since i've not gone very far with my maths modules....
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    Learn maths extensions beyond the syllabus
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    speak maths on a daily basis to people
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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    speak maths on a daily basis to people
    What does that even mean?


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    (Original post by dskinner)
    Besides my exam results how else can i back up the claim i'm "good" at maths and i'm interested in it?
    pretend you've read a book....
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    watch youtube videos related to maths and then pick your favourite and write a few sentences about it
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    (Original post by fefssdf)
    pretend you've read a book....
    I can't lie well

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    watch youtube videos related to maths and then pick your favourite and write a few sentences about it
    Ok sounds good, recommend any for an AS/A level student like myself?
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    Ah, know about famous mathematicians and why certain formulae exist - um, do a higher level exam paper and get a good result and show them it!?!?
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    (Original post by dskinner)
    I can't lie well


    Ok sounds good, recommend any for an AS/A level student like myself?
    Number file is good ! - videos on stuff like how big is infinity to get you thinking...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elvOZm0d4H0

    the guy doing it however is realllly nerdy and cringey at times
 
 
 
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