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    So my maths GCSE is coming up very soon and ever since i can remember i’ve been awful at maths. It takes me such a long time to remember /understand different topics and got a 4 in my mock exam, but NEED to achieve a grade 5. Are there any last min tips to help me have a better chance of passing it? I have put in extra hours of practice but not hardcore intense revision yet. Any help is appreciated
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    (Original post by siennaheaton)
    So my maths GCSE is coming up very soon and ever since i can remember i’ve been awful at maths. It takes me such a long time to remember /understand different topics and got a 4 in my mock exam, but NEED to achieve a grade 5. Are there any last min tips to help me have a better chance of passing it? I have put in extra hours of practice but not hardcore intense revision yet. Any help is appreciated
    Learn formulas and just throw them in whenever. I did that for my T4 last year (ccea) and I just threw in the quadratic formula or the cosine rule etc for triangles, it’s a good way if you’re not sure because just writing a formula can get you some marks.
    Also try different methods but don’t scribble out other tries (but make it obvious to the marker that it’s a different method you are trying) this way they have to mark both and you could still get some method marks
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    (Original post by Letmesleep)
    Learn formulas and just throw them in whenever. I did that for my T4 last year (ccea) and I just threw in the quadratic formula or the cosine rule etc for triangles, it’s a good way if you’re not sure because just writing a formula can get you some marks.
    Also try different methods but don’t scribble out other tries (but make it obvious to the marker that it’s a different method you are trying) this way they have to mark both and you could still get some method marks
    I know that’s probably not the most helpful advice but all I did was past papers (maths I enjoy so maybe it was easier for me to do them?) but try and look/focus on similar questions that have appeared on most papers. For example, if simultaneous equations have come up most years and you aren’t sure how to do them, focus on those (they’re usually around 6/7marks so that’d be helpful)
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    (Original post by Letmesleep)
    I know that’s probably not the most helpful advice but all I did was past papers (maths I enjoy so maybe it was easier for me to do them?) but try and look/focus on similar questions that have appeared on most papers. For example, if simultaneous equations have come up most years and you aren’t sure how to do them, focus on those (they’re usually around 6/7marks so that’d be helpful)
    6-7 marks??? I’d say about 4 at most
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    6-7 marks??? I’d say about 4 at most
    Are they 4? Maybe I’m getting confused with AS (probably am. I’m so dim)
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    u doing higher or foundation
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    (Original post by Vadizv)
    6-7 marks??? I’d say about 4 at most
    Yep you’re right I was getting mixed up with AS. Thank you for correcting me
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    Are they 4? Maybe I’m getting confused with AS (probably am. I’m so dim)
    (Original post by Letmesleep)
    Are they 4? Maybe I’m getting confused with AS (probably am. I’m so dim)
    At least at Gcse it seems most of them are 3, some 4 ( quadratic and linear) but yep. Gl with exams
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    At least at Gcse it seems most of them are 3, some 4 ( quadratic and linear) but yep. Gl with exams
    True. Thanks, you too
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    (Original post by siennaheaton)
    So my maths GCSE is coming up very soon and ever since i can remember i’ve been awful at maths. It takes me such a long time to remember /understand different topics and got a 4 in my mock exam, but NEED to achieve a grade 5. Are there any last min tips to help me have a better chance of passing it? I have put in extra hours of practice but not hardcore intense revision yet. Any help is appreciated
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