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Naruke
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What knowledge should I have under my belt before getting into AS physics?
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What knowledge should I have under my belt before getting into AS physics?
A GCSE knowledge of Physics at a grade A (in my opinion)

Good knowledge of basic trigonometry (sin, cos and tan functions), cosine rule, sine rule and use these to solve unknowns in triangles. (This will be used a lot in vector problems)

Basics of calculus in mathematics. (eg dy/dx is the rate of change of the variable y in respect to x)

Good mathematical manipulation, including the use powers, roots etc.

Basic algebra, and good unknown solving (EG Simultaneous equations)

(I've just finished A2 Physics at an A grade fyi)
Good Luck!
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What knowledge should I have under my belt before getting into AS physics?
I'd say you need to know the vast majority of the triple science edexcel gcse courses and gcse maths up to A grade things
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