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    I am currently in year 12 doing the new specification for A-level Maths and I don't know how to revise for the subject. I have bought the endorsed textbook by Pearson but haven't started any excercises. Should I answer every single question s in the textbook then move onto past papers? Or should I do mixed exercise questions from each chapter, watch exam solutions and do past papers.
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    Do every past paper you can find (literally every single one), if you're doing reforms use the old style past papers if the modules are the same. Also as your teachers, if any specific concepts confuse you. Pretty much it.
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    I'm in the same boat but i've heard that you have to know the content like the back of your hand so you can do it quickly and correctly, and the only effective way to do that is by practising exam technique and familiarity of questions through past papers - but the old exam papers might not be correct for our spec which is a problem but examiner's reports always help.

    I'm not too sure about your textbook question though.
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    Maths is different from other subjects, you have to practice rather than revise
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    (Original post by CashBlack)
    I am currently in year 12 doing the new specification for A-level Maths and I don't know how to revise for the subject. I have bought the endorsed textbook by Pearson but haven't started any excercises. Should I answer every single question s in the textbook then move onto past papers? Or should I do mixed exercise questions from each chapter, watch exam solutions and do past papers.
    Try to push yourself. If you can breeze through a certain type of question, there is no need to do 10 of them to reaffirm that, as many textbooks would have you do. Focus on the content that you find difficult as opposed to working through every question.
 
 
 
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