A-level Edexcel Maths Paper 1,2 and 3 Revision and Study Chat

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Welcome A-level Edexcel Maths Paper 1,2 and 3 Revision and Study Chat!

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The exam timetable is:

Wednesday 3rd June 2020: Pure Mathematics 1 (*Paper code: 9MA0/01)

Wednesday 10th June 2020: Paper 2: Pure Mathematics 2 (*Paper code: 9MA0/02)

Friday 12th June 2020: Paper 3: Statistics and Mechanics (*Paper code: 9MA0/03)

How are you feeling about these exams? Do you feel prepared? What have you started doing to prepare for your exams? Comment down below! Image

How to prepare for the exams (general tips)


1. Create revision resources, whatever they may be it needs to be what works for you. If writing out notes over and over doesn't work for you, please don't waste your time!

2. Use the revision guide to make your notes, the copy from the exam board is your best bet - rather than using copies from other sources.

3. Create a revision timetable if this works for you.

4. Re-read your notes, repetition is the best method of drilling notes into your brain.

5. As it gets closer to the exams complete past papers. The more the better in the end!


This thread is for anyone that is studying A-level Maths (Edexcel). Chat below and find other students in the same situation as you! Help each other revise, study and find resources. Good luck everyone Image
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Will keep updating this post with all the recommended resources, links and useful posts that are mentioned in this group

Specification: Edexcel A-level Maths Specification

Recommended resources:

JJJJJAAAAMES's A-level Maths revision resources (Google drive)


Recommended TSR resources:

A Level Maths : Common Mistakes/misconceptions
How To Revise A level Maths (New Spec)
A Level Maths Checklist
Find your Uni group chats here!
Find the 2020 Maths Applicants Thread here >>

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What chapter is everyone on?
We r on Chapter 11 pure (integration)
chapter 5 mechanics (forces and friction)
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Chapter 11 - last chapter in pure and chapter 1 in stats
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Hi guys. Which is the best website which has exam-style questions organised by topic?
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chapter 7 pure, chap 5 mechanic, just starting a2 stats
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Hi guys. Which is the best website which has exam-style questions organised by topic?
physics and maths tutor, has Solomon papers by topic and past papers
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Anyone have revision strategies? E.g When to start revision? How to revise? Number of hours of Maths revision a week? etc :chaplin:
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Hi guys. Which is the best website which has exam-style questions organised by topic?
Revisely is good for mechanics, but I also like physics and maths tutor, best place for past papers and the markschemes with it.
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What chapter is everyone on?
We r on Chapter 11 pure (integration)
chapter 5 mechanics (forces and friction)
Pure - we're on chapter 9, but only have 10 and 11 left
Mechanics - Chapter 7
Statistics - Chapter 3
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I can't believe how fast you progress through the course when doing further maths. I am in year 12 now, so I have had 1 term and one week of teaching, however, we have just finished the entirety of Single Maths Applied - finishing hypothesis testing last week.
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anyone know any good sites for stats, easily the worst one
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We have finished mechanics about a month ago. We're on chapter 9 (still haven't started) in pure yr 2 but skipped chapter 4 for now. We're on the 2nd chapter in stats yr .
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What chapter is everyone on?
We r on Chapter 11 pure (integration)
chapter 5 mechanics (forces and friction)
finished pure, chaper 4 in mechanics and havent started a2 stats yet
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Hi guys. Which is the best website which has exam-style questions organised by topic?
dr frost is pretty decent and its free to sign up
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Hi guys. Which is the best website which has exam-style questions organised by topic?
Physics and maths tutor and also exam solutions!
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I have left:
Pure - Ch 10 -12
S&M - Ch 6 -8

Estimate of Finishing Early March 2020
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anyone know any good sites for stats, easily the worst one
Madasmaths is pretty good. It has exam style questions for everything including stats.
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Hi guys. Which is the best website which has exam-style questions organised by topic?
dr frost is good, it also has past papers - but I think you need a log in for that.
my teacher says not to use maths genie that much because the questions are apparently not the same level of difficulty as the actual exam.
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hey do we need to know the cofunction identities? I was doing a madasmaths practice paper and they used it to answer a question on arccos and arcsin.

It’s not in the formula booklet either
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