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So I am taking maths because I want to do physics. At the school I go to, you have to study maths in order to take physics. Well, I am struggling a lot in maths but I am worried that if I drop the subject then I might have to drop physics and I am doing OK in physics. We have only done one topic on differentiation and just started tangents. I don't want to keep asking for help. On the baseline test I only managed 23/48. I don't even need to ask the teacher for help no more. I just look up and he comes over. Its only the pure maths I struggle with. Should I stick it out or just drop it and then take the risk of losing physics?
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Go through the maths curriculum for ur exam board and pick out ur weak topics and make sure u revise them A LOT. use past paers and a LOT of exam style questions
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(Original post by dude999)
So I am taking maths because I want to do physics. At the school I go to, you have to study maths in order to take physics. Well, I am struggling a lot in maths but I am worried that if I drop the subject then I might have to drop physics and I am doing OK in physics. We have only done one topic on differentiation and just started tangents. I don't want to keep asking for help. On the baseline test I only managed 23/48. I don't even need to ask the teacher for help no more. I just look up and he comes over. Its only the pure maths I struggle with. Should I stick it out or just drop it and then take the risk of losing physics?
When you say you "want to do physics" is that purely in the A level sense, or are you looking at doing something physics-related at uni? Because if you don't have Maths then you will struggle with more advanced physics work.
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I do want to do Physics at uni. I'm slowly coming to understand maths though so I might stick it out a bit longer. My only concern now is the amount of maths that is in physics at uni as physics is applied maths.

(Original post by davros)
When you say you "want to do physics" is that purely in the A level sense, or are you looking at doing something physics-related at uni? Because if you don't have Maths then you will struggle with more advanced physics work.
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(Original post by dude999)
So I am taking maths because I want to do physics. At the school I go to, you have to study maths in order to take physics. Well, I am struggling a lot in maths but I am worried that if I drop the subject then I might have to drop physics and I am doing OK in physics. We have only done one topic on differentiation and just started tangents. I don't want to keep asking for help. On the baseline test I only managed 23/48. I don't even need to ask the teacher for help no more. I just look up and he comes over. Its only the pure maths I struggle with. Should I stick it out or just drop it and then take the risk of losing physics?
I don’t know what board you’re doing, but I suggest this book, it has step by step example, and I can give you a free version if you want, good luck anyways. I hope everything goes well


https://www.ebooks.com/en-ae/book/20...MaArnfEALw_wcB
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At the moment I am starting to get the hang of it now. My teacher said that we had started off with harder stuff so that we had longer to go over it
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At the moment I am starting to get the hang of it now. My teacher said that we had started off with harder stuff so that we had longer to go over it
This is a great website:
https://www.drfrostmaths.com/sow.php...2017&term=Main
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Thanks, I just checked out the website and it is based off the same book we use in class
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Thanks, I just checked out the website and it is based off the same book we use in class
There are worked examples in the PPTs.
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