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    Hello friends,

    I'll be sitting AS mathematics and further maths (edexcel) this May.
    Even though I spend a decent amount of time studying, I still feel that I'm not really helping myself prepare.
    I really need very high marks and I'd be grateful if somebody could share the best method to practice etc.
    My main concern is that the syllabi have changed and I cannot find many past papers :/
    Thanks a lot in advance
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    Do all the questions in any textbook you have, all the past papers from the old spec and ask your teachers if they have any questions for the new spec. Doing loads of practice with exam questions is pretty much the best way to prepare and make sure you do some timed papers
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    (Original post by ana bloom)
    Hello friends,

    I'll be sitting AS mathematics and further maths (edexcel) this May.
    Even though I spend a decent amount of time studying, I still feel that I'm not really helping myself prepare.
    I really need very high marks and I'd be grateful if somebody could share the best method to practice etc.
    My main concern is that the syllabi have changed and I cannot find many past papers :/
    Thanks a lot in advance
    Don't worry about the change in syllabus, maths is maths and the concepts will not change that much. It may take a bit more hunting, but past papers are still the best way to revise maths. You can even try papers from other exam boards because the core content is still very similar, just in a different order.
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    (Original post by Samiik)
    Do all the questions in any textbook you have, all the past papers from the old spec and ask your teachers if they have any questions for the new spec. Doing loads of practice with exam questions is pretty much the best way to prepare and make sure you do some timed papers
    Thank you very much!
    Do you think it's a bit late to start doing that now?
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    (Original post by Blazingphoenix)
    Don't worry about the change in syllabus, maths is maths and the concepts will not change that much. It may take a bit more hunting, but past papers are still the best way to revise maths. You can even try papers from other exam boards because the core content is still very similar, just in a different order.
    Thank a lot
    Do you think I should split the past papers and do a chunk everyday?
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    Of course not, it's never too late! You could do the questions from the textbook in your frees and then do past papers and your other topics after school. Just do as much as you can - you still have about 2/3 months to go.
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    (Original post by ana bloom)
    Thank a lot
    Do you think I should split the past papers and do a chunk everyday?
    Honestly its up to you how you want to approach it right now. But I would recommend that at some time before your exam you attempt a few full past papers so that you know if your time management is on the right track.
 
 
 
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