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    So I'm in my second week of A Levels and am doing Maths, Physics, IT and Creative Media. But I'm not enjoying maths so was wondering whether I should change to photography. I enjoy photography in my own time and think it would suite me better but it won't look as good for employees or uni. Should I change maths for photography or stick as I am?
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    At the beginning of a maths A-level you pretty much do advanced GCSE algebra. It's completely different when you get onto A2, or even when you begin Core 2. What exactly don't you enjoy about maths?If you plan to go into an artistic career, or degree, photography will be more useful than maths.
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    At the beginning of a maths A-level you pretty much do advanced GCSE algebra. It's completely different when you get onto A2, or even when you begin Core 2. What exactly don't you enjoy about maths?If you plan to go into an artistic career, or degree, photography will be more useful than maths.
    Hmm well I think it's that I don't like it but don't hate it either. At the moment we are doing surds which I find difficult, and algebra wasn't something I was skilled at... And currently I'm thinking about a creative career, though if I change my mind I won't have maths as a backup :/
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    (Original post by James178355)
    Hmm well I think it's that I don't like it but don't hate it either. At the moment we are doing surds which I find difficult, and algebra wasn't something I was skilled at... And currently I'm thinking about a creative career, though if I change my mind I won't have maths as a backup :/
    If you want to go into a creative career, maths will be of no benefit unless it's a digital art-form. Maybe you could just do AS in both Photography and Maths? Then you have proven you can do higher maths and can enjoy your hobby and get a qualification for it.
 
 
 
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