# Core mathsWatch

#1
I've never heard of core maths before my sixth form induction day and tbh I've googled it and still have no clue exactly what it is or how good/useful it is... Be honest with me, is core maths any good? 'cause I've never seen any unis ask for it...
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5 days ago
#2
I'm not sure about your specific exam board but I think core maths is the same as pure maths (algebra, calculus, etc.) as opposed to the side areas like statistics or mechanics. You take A Level Maths and I believe core maths (pure maths) is just the main part of it. Might be wrong tho.
(Original post by foofung)
I've never heard of core maths before my sixth form induction day and tbh I've googled it and still have no clue exactly what it is or how good/useful it is... Be honest with me, is core maths any good? 'cause I've never seen any unis ask for it...
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1 day ago
#3
Uh I don't know much about it but I'm pretty sure its more to do with real life mathematics, so calculating VAT etc. I've also seen like standard deviation questions which is in a level maths (stats), but I think it is simplified. Regarding is it useful, it depends on what you're taking it for, if you're studying a level maths then no - its pretty useless. However, if not then I guess its a way to explain to uni's that you've further explored the maths curriculum past gcse level. Hope this was somewhat useful
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1 day ago
#4
Uh I don't know much about it but I'm pretty sure its more to do with real life mathematics, so calculating VAT etc. I've also seen like standard deviation questions which is in a level maths (stats), but I think it is simplified. Regarding is it useful, it depends on what you're taking it for, if you're studying a level maths then no - its pretty useless. However, if not then I guess its a way to explain to uni's that you've further explored the maths curriculum past gcse level. Hope this was somewhat helpful.
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1 day ago
#5
https://amsp.org.uk/universities/core-maths
(Original post by foofung)
I've never heard of core maths before my sixth form induction day and tbh I've googled it and still have no clue exactly what it is or how good/useful it is... Be honest with me, is core maths any good? 'cause I've never seen any unis ask for it...
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