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    Since the start of y.11, our maths teacher has held after school lessons once a week for further maths for some students. Now, we have to decide whether we want to do the exam and i'm not sure if i should. tbh i enjoy further maths more than maths it's like more logical but i don't want to put too much pressure on myself. My teacher said if i get an A in my mock i should be capable to do it and i got an A so... im not sure but our school always has students that got A*^ every year, idk if im good enough to get that but i thought it would be worth a try. I want to do a level maths btw
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    Im in the same situation as you and im going to take it
    It makes maths seem easier and will give you a great start to a level
    If you are worried about your grade just know that grase boundaries for aqa further maths gcse are ridiculously low like 60% for an a*.
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    (Original post by whowannadate)
    Im in the same situation as you and im going to take it
    It makes maths seem easier and will give you a great start to a level
    If you are worried about your grade just know that grase boundaries for aqa further maths gcse are ridiculously low like 60% for an a*.
    ik!! but tbh i would be so happy with an a and that's like 87/175 or something stupid like that
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    (Original post by idkidkidkidkidk)
    ik!! but tbh i would be so happy with an a and that's like 87/175 or something stupid like that
    Yeah samee 👊
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    (Original post by whowannadate)
    Im in the same situation as you and im going to take it
    It makes maths seem easier and will give you a great start to a level
    If you are worried about your grade just know that grase boundaries for aqa further maths gcse are ridiculously low like 60% for an a*.
    The A* in this qualification is devalued though, it really is just an A, and an A^ grade is basically just a A* and so by this logic I think a B is really just a C.
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    The A* in this qualification is devalued though, it really is just an A, and an A^ grade is basically just a A* and so by this logic I think a B is really just a C.
    No it's not , ur talking out ur ass
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    Definitely do it, it will make AS (C1 and parts of C2) seem so trivial
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    (Original post by whowannadate)
    No it's not , ur talking out ur ass
    It is. If you look at the marks you need to get a C, it's really low and so it really is just a grade D. In fact take a look at these grade boundaries.
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    It's about 20% for a C. That's on the same sort of lvevel as a D in the normal GCSE right. The A^ grade here is just under 85% which again is about equivalent to the marks (%) needed for an A* grade in the normal GCSE.
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    (Original post by idkidkidkidkidk)
    Since the start of y.11, our maths teacher has held after school lessons once a week for further maths for some students. Now, we have to decide whether we want to do the exam and i'm not sure if i should. tbh i enjoy further maths more than maths it's like more logical but i don't want to put too much pressure on myself. My teacher said if i get an A in my mock i should be capable to do it and i got an A so... im not sure but our school always has students that got A*^ every year, idk if im good enough to get that but i thought it would be worth a try. I want to do a level maths btw
    Yeah, you really should. You have nothing to lose and if you enjoy Maths its great. You learn a lot more maths. I'm taking Further Maths and Additional Maths GCSE and I enjoy it a lot more than Maths GCSe and since the new GCSE is a lot of problem solving, I actually find it easier to do! Little problem solving, they just ask questions.
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    It is. If you look at the marks you need to get a C, it's really low and so it really is just a grade D. In fact take a look at these grade boundaries.
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    It's about 20% for a C. That's on the same sort of lvevel as a D in the normal GCSE right. The A^ grade here is just under 85% which again is about equivalent to the marks (%) needed for an A* grade in the normal GCSE.
    Just stop. If it says A* on results day then it's an A*. If it says A on results day it's an A.
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    (Original post by whowannadate)
    Just stop. If it says A* on results day then it's an A*. If it says A on results day it's an A.
    Yes of course. But what I'm saying is I don't see that as being as impressive as an A* where an A* is the highest grade - you see my point?
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    Yes of course. But what I'm saying is I don't see that as being as impressive as an A* where an A* is the highest grade - you see my point?
    sry but no1 cares about ur dumb opinion
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    (Original post by whowannadate)
    sry but no1 cares about ur dumb opinion
    It's not really an opinion, it's a fact. What's wrong with you?
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    It's not really an opinion, it's a fact. What's wrong with you?
    lol retard, stick to btec
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    (Original post by whowannadate)
    lol retard, stick to btec
    I'm assuming you're still a GCSE kid?
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    It is. If you look at the marks you need to get a C, it's really low and so it really is just a grade D. In fact take a look at these grade boundaries.
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    It's about 20% for a C. That's on the same sort of lvevel as a D in the normal GCSE right. The A^ grade here is just under 85% which again is about equivalent to the marks (%) needed for an A* grade in the normal GCSE.
    Lol maybe it's just bc it's bloody hard - at least harder than normal gcse level, ifs it's still an a gosh
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    It is. If you look at the marks you need to get a C, it's really low and so it really is just a grade D. In fact take a look at these grade boundaries.
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    It's about 20% for a C. That's on the same sort of lvevel as a D in the normal GCSE right. The A^ grade here is just under 85% which again is about equivalent to the marks (%) needed for an A* grade in the normal GCSE.
    Mabye the reason why there are such low grade boundaries is because the test is hard.
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    (Original post by stoyfan)
    Mabye the reason why there are such low grade boundaries is because the test is hard.
    Maybe.
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    Maybe.
    Such a retard holy ****
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    Such a retard holy ****
    What's up?
 
 
 
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