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    Edexcel C3 - 20th/23rd June 2017 - Official Thread
    YES it's very early, in fact 8 months (almost) to the day. But it's useful to have a 'directory' of resources during the year and a large number will have already finished C3 and so will begin some form of preparation for the exam. If you have any extra resources, whether you've just found them or made them, just post here and I'll link them!

    Exam Dates
    Tuesday 20th June 2017 pm - C3 - 90mins
    Friday 23rd June 2017 am - C4 - 90mins

    Exam Info/Guidance:
    C3:
    It doesn't matter whether you're aiming for an A* or a C grade. You HAVE to do well in this, prepare thoroughly and you'll ace it. Make sure you continually do C3 work over the year, and do trig at least once a week because that **** is nasty.

    C4:
    HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA HHA! Binomial expansion is fun. Make sure you know your stuff lol, especially if you're wanting an A*.

    Want an A* overall?
    You need to get 80% across the whole A-level and 180/200 in C3 and C4. The minimum requirement is to get 75/100 in C1, C2, your AS applied module and your A2 applied module. Then you'll need 180/200 across C3 and C4.

    Before you ask, you don't need 90/100 in both, you need to average 90 in both - so 80/100 in C3 and 100/100 in C4 along with an A at AS will give you an A*.

    Resources:
    Exam solutions videos for C3
    Exam solutions videos for C4
    Various C3 resources
    Various C4 resources
    MyMaths
    HegartyMaths C3
    HegartyMaths C4
    TSR guide for C4 Vectors exam questions

    Past Papers/Practice Papers:
    Edexcel C3 Papers
    Edexcel C4 Papers
    OCR C3 Papers
    OCR C4 Papers
    OCR MEI C3 Papers
    OCR MEI C4 Papers
    Solomon C3 Papers
    Solomon C4 Papers
    Bronze/Silver/Gold C3 Papers (Bronze = easy, Silver = intermediate, Gold = hard)
    Bronze/Silver/Gold C4 Papers (Bronze = easy, Silver = intermediate, Gold = hard)
    IYGB C3 Papers
    IYGB C4 Papers
    IAL Papers (C3 and C4 combined, hard)
    AEA Papers (C1-4 combined, hard)

    Now you've got no excuse for saying you don't have any maths work to do! This would last a lifetime, but in the unlikely event you do run out of maths to do - buy some cheap secondhand textbooks off of Amazon and that should keep you going!

    Have fun!








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    If you've seen when I've started previous threads, you'll realise I'm super eager.
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    I'm doing 6 units of maths edexcel (c1-4 and s1-s2) I hope to finish it all by January as i'm working 6 hours a day. RIP ME. I hope I get an A*!
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    Excited!

    How is C3/4 going for you?
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    (Original post by hellomynameisr)
    Excited!

    How is C3/4 going for you?
    C3, everything but trig is great. C4 if fine but that's probably because we haven't started integration lol.

    How is it going for you?
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    (Original post by samantham999)
    I'm doing 6 units of maths edexcel (c1-4 and s1-s2) I hope to finish it all by January as i'm working 6 hours a day. RIP ME. I hope I get an A*!
    I would recommend spreading the workload out a bit lol, cramming it all in four months before the actual exams isn't beneficial for you.
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    C3, everything but trig is great. C4 if fine but that's probably because we haven't started integration lol.

    How is it going for you?
    My teacher isn't the best so I ended up self teaching it all and past papers are going great, getting good UMS. Hopefully can get this in the real thing haha
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    (Original post by hellomynameisr)
    My teacher isn't the best so I ended up self teaching it all and past papers are going great, getting 90 ums+ Hopefully can get this in the real thing haha
    Haha fair enough and that's great!! I haven't really started past papers yet. I need to get some kind of schedule going, like one a week
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Haha fair enough and that's great!! I haven't really started past papers yet. I need to get some kind of schedule going, like one a week
    The IYGBs and Solomons are really good - they make the past papers look simpler haha.

    We're only in Oct so there is plenty of time
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    (Original post by hellomynameisr)
    The IYGBs and Solomons are really good - they make the past papers look simpler haha.

    We're only in Oct so there is plenty of time
    True but I finished C3 over a month ago and haven't done too much!

    I'll do some trig revision tomorrow and maybe a past paper?!
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    True but I finished C3 over a month ago and haven't done too much!

    I'll do some trig revision tomorrow and maybe a past paper?!
    Yeah lol.

    Anyways, I have a 'pre-mock' exam tomorrow for C3 :lol:

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by hellomynameisr)
    Yeah lol.

    Anyways, I have a 'pre-mock' exam tomorrow for C3 :lol:

    Good luck!
    Good luck with your mock mock lol
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    I would recommend spreading the workload out a bit lol, cramming it all in four months before the actual exams isn't beneficial for you.
    Lol i am not cramming in revision. When I finish I hope to complete past papers from other exam boards and solomon papers. I am on a gap year so I have a lot of time in a day.
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    Hi, how long do you think C4 should take?
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    Is there a thread for mechanics too?


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    (Original post by zozozo99)
    Hi, how long do you think C4 should take?
    You can get the first 4 chapters done in a day. The last two will require a bit more practice though.
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    i'm such an idiot, i've posted in this thread before loooool
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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    i'm such an idiot, i've posted in this thread before loooool
    Hahaha you're not but I did notice that
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    (Original post by jamestg)


    I have 5 sets of C3/4 practice papers on my site: www.crashmaths.com/a-level-practice-papers

    Please could you link to them in the OP so that people can find them
 
 
 
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