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    So i am in year 13 and i really want to go university next year. I study A level maths and i need advice on how to do well. I got an A at GCSEs, however at AS i got a D. I would say this is down to messing around alot in first year. I am retaking all my AS maths exams. So how can i ensure i get the grade i need? Whats good ways to revise maths? And is there any advice i should take on board? Thank you

    Also i just cant grasp the concept of trig. What can i do to help??
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    (Original post by tania62)
    So i am in year 13 and i really want to go university next year. I study A level maths and i need advice on how to do well. I got an A at GCSEs, however at AS i got a D. I would say this is down to messing around alot in first year. I am retaking all my AS maths exams. So how can i ensure i get the grade i need? Whats good ways to revise maths? And is there any advice i should take on board? Thank you
    just do loads of past papers and watch video tutorials! when you do the past papers look at the mark scheme so you know what the examiners are looking for, just practice practice practice and youllbe fine
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    (Original post by tania62)
    So i am in year 13 and i really want to go university next year. I study A level maths and i need advice on how to do well. I got an A at GCSEs, however at AS i got a D. I would say this is down to messing around alot in first year. I am retaking all my AS maths exams. So how can i ensure i get the grade i need? Whats good ways to revise maths? And is there any advice i should take on board? Thank you
    its all about practise, more past papers you do the better you get.
    id say do one c2 paper a week from now for an easy a in that.
    c1 is quite easy - again one a week maybe less often.
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    Best option for you would be to go through each and individual topic again and work out where your weaknesses are. Then overcome those by learning about the topic and doing lots of questions and exam style questions. Build a basic understanding of the topic. Once you go through the topics, do full exam papers in controlled manner and in the time limit. I personally take away some time e.g. if the exam paper is of 1 hour, I would give myself 45 minutes at home to recreate the stressful environment of the exam.
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    (Original post by sophiebxx1301)
    just do loads of past papers and watch video tutorials! when you do the past papers look at the mark scheme so you know what the examiners are looking for, just practice practice practice and youllbe fine
    Thank you very much. Ill surely take your advice on board!
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    (Original post by angrypoliceman)
    its all about practise, more past papers you do the better you get.
    id say do one c2 paper a week from now for an easy a in that.
    c1 is quite easy - again one a week maybe less often.
    thank you. I will start doing this, this week
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    (Original post by y.u.mad.bro?)
    Best option for you would be to go through each and individual topic again and work out where your weaknesses are. Then overcome those by learning about the topic and doing lots of questions and exam style questions. Build a basic understanding of the topic. Once you go through the topics, do full exam papers in controlled manner and in the time limit. I personally take away some time e.g. if the exam paper is of 1 hour, I would give myself 45 minutes at home to recreate the stressful environment of the exam.
    thank you. Since year 12 i have went over all of c1 and c2. I am at the stage of completing as much past papers i can
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    (Original post by tania62)
    thank you. Since year 12 i have went over all of c1 and c2. I am at the stage of completing as much past papers i can
    In addition to the advice already given, if you have any trig problems that you are particularly stuck on, you can post them here with your thoughts and someone will help you out.
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    (Original post by tania62)
    thank you. Since year 12 i have went over all of c1 and c2. I am at the stage of completing as much past papers i can
    That's good. Also, if you need some basic notes, I some notes on the theory of some topics so I can post them for you if you need.
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    past papers are amazing! I did pretty much all the Solomon papers too on physicsandmathstutor.com for my C1 and C2 exam although I should have done fewer so close to exams as I found them more entertaining than chemistry revision which didn't happen! I could really tell the difference with S1 though (I didn't do many) which I pretty much winged
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    (Original post by y.u.mad.bro?)
    That's good. Also, if you need some basic notes, I some notes on the theory of some topics so I can post them for you if you need.
    Omg reaally? That would be amazingg!!
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    (Original post by tania62)
    Omg reaally? That would be amazingg!!
    Yeah it's fine. Remind me on the weekend and I will take pictures or post them here. I'm not free this entire week as I have a lot of work to do so can't do it before Friday.
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    (Original post by y.u.mad.bro?)
    Yeah it's fine. Remind me on the weekend and I will take pictures or post them here. I'm not free this entire week as I have a lot of work to do so can't do it before Friday.
    Thats completely fine. And thank you so much for your help
 
 
 
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