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    So I just saw a thread about regular maths a level advice and was wondering if anyone had any advice for further maths as well? I know asked this a while ago but wasn't really satisfied with the answers. Plus I've got my actual GCSE grade now to help indicate ability.

    I got an A* (176/200) so yea not the best A* but hopefully it can help indicate ability to cope with FM?

    Some people say it's impossible but others say it's fine I'm so confused );
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    (Original post by Bernie2016)
    So I just saw a thread about regular maths a level advice and was wondering if anyone had any advice for further maths as well? I know asked this a while ago but wasn't really satisfied with the answers. Plus I've got my actual GCSE grade now to help indicate ability.

    I got an A* (176/200) so yea not the best A* but hopefully it can help indicate ability to cope with FM?

    Some people say it's impossible but others say it's fine I'm so confused );
    Same advice from maths goes to FM. But if you're doing both, you should spend considerably more time on FM.
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    Who says it is impossible. If you work hard and you actually enjoy doing maths then you should find it relatively comfortable and if you try working above the standard required for exams then you should find it quite easy.
    But please put the work in.
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    (Original post by Bernie2016)
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    Almost everyone who has done further maths in this forum will tell you how easy maths and further maths are, and its true. That's because if you're 18 years old and are on the TSR maths forum you actually care somewhat about maths and (mostly) really enjoy it.

    If I had of studied history at alevel and put the amount of time into it as I did maths and FM Im sure I would have got an A* in it too, but the difference is I could work at further maths for 4-5 hours after I came home from school and it would feel like 2 hours because I really enjoyed what i was learning!

    Basically if you enjoy maths and are prepared to work at it you'll find it easy enough. If you think of maths as a chore and are only doing it for the "prestige" of having a further maths alevel you'll struggle somewhat (keep in mind doing both means you'll have 6 modules a year to do, combining the textbooks that's about 1000 pages of maths work a year), however I'm not saying you still couldn't get an A*
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    (Original post by Bernie2016)
    So I just saw a thread about regular maths a level advice and was wondering if anyone had any advice for further maths as well? I know asked this a while ago but wasn't really satisfied with the answers. Plus I've got my actual GCSE grade now to help indicate ability.

    I got an A* (176/200) so yea not the best A* but hopefully it can help indicate ability to cope with FM?

    Some people say it's impossible but others say it's fine I'm so confused );
    DO THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS. Helps out sooooo much.
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    DO THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS. Helps out sooooo much.
    Isn't that something the school decides?
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    (Original post by Bernie2016)
    Isn't that something the school decides?
    no i mean do them for revision as they are always harder. Not for your real exam, lol. So you do really difficult exam questions and nail the your modules at the end of the year.
 
 
 
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