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    This September, I could do Edexcel Further Maths to either AS or A2 level.

    I'm doing Maths and Physics, hoping to get an 8 and A* in them, come August.

    Having looked at the spec, half of the qualification is Mechanics,so as I'd do that in Physics anyway at AS, how hard would the Pure Paper 1 Maths actually be? I don't think i'm naturally gifted at Maths, I just put in the effort and enjoy it.

    I wasn't originally sure how well I could cope with it, but if I take the mechanics papers, would it be a viable option?

    The specification is here: https://qualifications.pearson.com/e...le-assessments
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    (Original post by bjt1882)
    This September, I could do Edexcel Further Maths to either AS or A2 level.

    I'm doing Maths and Physics, hoping to get an 8 and A* in them, come August.

    Having looked at the spec, half of the qualification is Mechanics,so as I'd do that in Physics anyway at AS, how hard would the Pure Paper 1 Maths actually be? I don't think i'm naturally gifted at Maths, I just put in the effort and enjoy it.

    I wasn't originally sure how well I could cope with it, but if I take the mechanics papers, would it be a viable option?

    The specification is here: https://qualifications.pearson.com/e...le-assessments
    I don't know how well you would cope with A level further maths but based on what I've seen with previous specifications, the mechanics covered in A level physics really isn't much help in maths outside of some of the basic mechanics topics covered in the normal A level maths.
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    FP1 easy but time consuming and pointless

    FP2 interesting but really hard to get 90UMS, depends on luck due to super-high grade boundaries also, you can be amazing at maths but depends on exam
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    (Original post by Teenage Hype)
    FP1 easy but time consuming and pointless

    FP2 interesting but really hard to get 90UMS, depends on luck due to super-high grade boundaries also, you can be amazing at maths but depends on exam
    There is a new specification.
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    (Original post by S2M)
    There is a new specification.
    RIP Maths/Further Maths students gg
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    (Original post by Teenage Hype)
    RIP Maths/Further Maths students gg

    :laugh: Why?
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    (Original post by S2M)
    :laugh: Why?
    Ehh idk about the new spec but Maths/FM was really easy to revise for assuming you had a good foundation.

    So many past papers, you can literally prepare for 100% (or close to it)

    New spec you can't really to the same extent

    edit: I was **** at fp2 and I found the real exam a piece of cake due to just doing all the past papers available
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    (Original post by Teenage Hype)
    Ehh idk about the new spec but Maths/FM was really easy to revise for assuming you had a good foundation.

    So many past papers, you can literally prepare for 100% (or close to it)

    New spec you can't really to the same extent

    edit: I was **** at fp2 and I found the real exam a piece of cake due to just doing all the past papers available
    Ah I see but in this one there is no AS or A2 you only have 3 exams after 2 years.
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    (Original post by S2M)
    Ah I see but in this one there is no AS or A2 you only have 3 exams after 2 years.
    hahahahaha that sounds terrible sorry if i'm being a insensitive but that sucks
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    (Original post by Teenage Hype)
    hahahahaha that sounds terrible sorry if i'm being a insensitive but that sucks
    Don't worry lol it's fine. To be honest I'd rather have less exams.
 
 
 
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