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    Hi Notnek,

    I understand, and I'm not put off at all. I'm willing to put it what it takes to fully understand everything I need. As I said before, there is no formal requirements for the MEng from Open University, so the primary reason for my study is self improvement and understanding, not just to pass an exam. So just repeating the text book examples would defeat the purpose of why I'm doing this.

    That link you provided is really useful, thank you. I'll be using that lots.

    I've only bought the one text book so far, which is "A Level Mathematics for AQA - Student Book 1 (AS/Year 1)" by Stephen Ward & Paul Fannon - which is the new spec.

    I spent some time researching the differences in exam boards, and feel like AQA was best (at least for me). But in the end I'm more focused on learning the math as opposed to learning the exam.
    The topic list is now exactly the same for the different exam boards so there isn't much difference at this stage which one you pick - AQA should be fine. I gave you the Edexcel ExamSolutions link above but you'll want the AQA link, although I'm not sure if there's any difference!

    I assume you're aware of the structure of the new A Level and that you'll need to learn Mechanics and Statistics? You'll also need to become familiar with the large data set in stats, which you may already know about. There's some info here about the new maths spec which may be useful.
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    (Original post by Notnek)
    The topic list is now exactly the same for the different exam boards so there isn't much difference at this stage which one you pick - AQA should be fine. I gave you the Edexcel ExamSolutions link above but you'll want the AQA link, although I'm not sure if there's any difference!

    I assume you're aware of the structure of the new A Level and that you'll need to learn Mechanics and Statistics? You'll also need to become familiar with the large data set in stats, which you may already know about. There's some info here about the new maths spec which may be useful.
    Hi Notnek,

    Yep I'm aware of the new structure

    Thanks for the info, that has cleared up a few things.

    Do you think it would be too much to take on Further Maths also?
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    Hi Notnek,

    Yep I'm aware of the new structure

    Thanks for the info, that has cleared up a few things.

    Do you think it would be too much to take on Further Maths also?
    I think it's too early to say, especially since you haven't done any maths for 8 years. If you're finding A Level maths easy then you can start to consider it. But no decision has to be made at this stage since you could learn all of maths first and then learn FM.
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    (Original post by Notnek)
    I think it's too early to say, especially since you haven't done any maths for 8 years. If you're finding A Level maths easy then you can start to consider it. But no decision has to be made at this stage since you could learn all of maths first and then learn FM.
    OK understood.

    Thank you for all the info and time to help me out! And for the warm welcome to TSR!
 
 
 
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