AQA A2 Mathematics (Old Spec) - Mechanics 3 MM03 - 06 June 2018 [Exam Discussion]

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AQA A Level Maths Discussion Thread - 2018 Edition

Hey guys, I thought I'd make this niiiiiice and early so we can all share how we're preparing for our Maths exams this year?

Mechanics 3
Date: Wednesday 6th June 2018
Time: Morning
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Days to go?: 31

Probably the most important way to prepare for maths is to do plenty of past papers! You can find the more recent papers here and the older ones here.

Also, Physics & Maths Tutor has some good resources for revision - everything from revision notes to questions on specific topics. You can find the Mechanics 3 materials here.

Good luck with the preparations everyone, let the countdown commence! Image

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AQA A2 Core 3 (MPC3) - 13th June
AQA A2 Core 4 (MPC4) - 15th June
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Is anyone else doing this exam?
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aPPARENTLY NOT
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whom is relative motion ???
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can anyone actually do relative motion... I get fed up with it so just gona wing it
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whom is relative motion ???
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can anyone actually do relative motion... I get fed up with it so just gona wing it
nope lol i cant rly do m3 at all

imagine they give us a paper like the 2016 one...
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nope lol i cant rly do m3 at all

imagine they give us a paper like the 2016 one...
jesus i hope not !!

whenever i go through a relative motion q from a past paper i'm like "yeah this isn't so bad actually, this makes perfect sense" and then i'll try the next paper and my mind goes totally blank !

out of interest, are you guys self teaching M3 or did you have timetabled lessons?
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jesus i hope not !!

whenever i go through a relative motion q from a past paper i'm like "yeah this isn't so bad actually, this makes perfect sense" and then i'll try the next paper and my mind goes totally blank !

out of interest, are you guys self teaching M3 or did you have timetabled lessons?
yeah im hoping its an easy relative motion question... i make dumb mistakes all over the paper smh

i had timetabled lessons for m3, wby?
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yeah im hoping its an easy relative motion question... i make dumb mistakes all over the paper smh

i had timetabled lessons for m3, wby?
ah nice, no i'm the only person in my year sitting the exam so i've had to self teach p much the whole course rip me haha
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ah nice, no i'm the only person in my year sitting the exam so i've had to self teach p much the whole course rip me haha
lol twins im also the only person in my year doing the exam!! what did you use to teach yourself?

how prepared are you for tomorrow?
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lol twins im also the only person in my year doing the exam!! what did you use to teach yourself?

how prepared are you for tomorrow?
mostly past papers, really

i feel maybe 65% prepared? i haven't looked at M3 for a few days bc of other exams so i feel like i've forgotten everything!
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mostly past papers, really

i feel maybe 65% prepared? i haven't looked at M3 for a few days bc of other exams so i feel like i've forgotten everything!
same tbh im not fully prepared at all fml, i kinda regret leaving it all so late lol... if the exam isn't deathly we could try to make some sort of an unofficial mark scheme?? im prob gon fail tho so rip

what other modules are you taking?
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same tbh im not fully prepared at all fml, i kinda regret leaving it all so late lol...
100% agree! i didn't really start properly preparing until about a month ago haha i hate myself

(Original post by ppdtg)
if the exam isn't deathly we could try to make some sort of an unofficial mark scheme??
hahhahahaahaha good one

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what other modules are you taking?
C3, C4, S2, M2 and FP2. Pretty standard i guess. (should've done D2 instead lmao)
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100% agree! i didn't really start properly preparing until about a month ago haha i hate myself
hahhahahaahaha good one
C3, C4, S2, M2 and FP2. Pretty standard i guess. (should've done D2 instead lmao)
lol dw i hate myself too !!!

lucky you didnd't take fp3 lol i think i died after that exam it went so badly, i'm taking the rest too, along with s1, d1, and fp1
decision is soooo boring tho

defo haven't revised enough rippPpP
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Just “did” the 2016 paper, and if that sort of rel-velocity stuff comes up I’m going to fashion a noose during the paper...
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Just “did” the 2016 paper, and if that sort of rel-velocity stuff comes up I’m going to fashion a noose during the paper...
lol ikr that paper was genuinely something else, if it's anything like that im getting a big U
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lol ikr that paper was genuinely something else, if it's anything like that im getting a big U
I may force AQA into making negative scores possible 😂
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absolutely praying that this is nice tomorrow, I'm abs screwed ahahahah. I do 13 modules so one of them won't count towards my final maths/ f maths grade and I'm 99% sure it'll be this
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absolutely praying that this is nice tomorrow, I'm abs screwed ahahahah. I do 13 modules so one of them won't count towards my final maths/ f maths grade and I'm 99% sure it'll be this
13?!? We are doing 7 and one doesn’t count!!
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absolutely praying that this is nice tomorrow, I'm abs screwed ahahahah. I do 13 modules so one of them won't count towards my final maths/ f maths grade and I'm 99% sure it'll be this
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13?!? We are doing 7 and one doesn’t count!!
help me ALL OF MINE COUNT
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