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    (Original post by mosisgansta)
    Is A Level Maths hard, what book I will do in A levels?
    I don't know how to measure hardness. What I find easy you might find hard and what is very straightforward for you may be totally impossible for me. With an A or better at GCSE and a lot of work you should be able to cope with maths A level and achieve a useful grade, especially if you are good at algebra and trigonometry. It's harder to guess the likely outcome if you gained a B (or less than a 7 in the new reformed GCSE)

    Which books you would use will depend on which A level examiner and specification you are studying.

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    Who would get a better grade in A levels Maths a person who has a A in maths ot the other who has a B? Or is dependence on the person?
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    (Original post by mosisgansta)
    Who would get a better grade in A levels Maths a person who has a A in maths ot the other who has a B? Or is dependence on the person?
    Usually the person with an A. Indeed many schools will not allow anyone with less than an A to study A level maths. However, it does depend on the person to some extent. Someone who didn't do much work or revision for maths GCSE and achieved B could make massive progress at A level if they are prepared to put in the effort required.
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    (Original post by mosisgansta)
    Who would get a better grade in A levels Maths a person who has a A in maths ot the other who has a B? Or is dependence on the person?
    You can't really tell. Someone I know had a C in GCSE maths and got an A in A-Level maths and also someone who had an A* in GCSE maths and had a B in A-level maths. It's really up to the person on how much effort they put in
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    I got an A in maths at GCSE but at AS I got an E in one of my exams. I still feel like I'm struggling now but I guess it's because most of the stuff is new. I'd say if you enjoy maths you're more likely to get a good grade in it and not find it so hard.
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    Hi.
    Im from Portugal and I'm doing an exam to enter university. This exam has standard a-level maths but I've seen past papers and there are things I haven't learned here in Portugal.
    Is there a place with a list of contents or topics learned in a level maths so I can check what I have learned and what I haven't?

    Thank you very much
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    (Original post by catty29)
    Hi.
    Im from Portugal and I'm doing an exam to enter university. This exam has standard a-level maths but I've seen past papers and there are things I haven't learned here in Portugal.
    Is there a place with a list of contents or topics learned in a level maths so I can check what I have learned and what I haven't?

    Thank you very much
    Hi, this would depend from examboard to examboard as well as the modules you're taking, however, here is OCR's A level spec starting from page 34.
    http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/67746-specification.pdf


    To answer OP, A level maths is hard but very rewarding, if you plan to study anything to do with engineering then it is a must.
 
 
 
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