# Further Math questions

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Are the old spec past paper (FP1,FP2,FP3) equivalent to the new spec (C1,C2,FP1,FP2)
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#2
(Original post by LeoHsieh20040725)
Are the old spec past paper (FP1,FP2,FP3) equivalent to the new spec (C1,C2,FP1,FP2)
No - not if you are talking about Edexcel new Linear spec
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#3
(Original post by LeoHsieh20040725)
Are the old spec past paper (FP1,FP2,FP3) equivalent to the new spec (C1,C2,FP1,FP2)
The old spec had regular maths A-level:
Core maths: C1,C2,C3,C4 plus 2 from: S1,S2,M1,M2,D1

& old spec further maths:
FP1,FP2,FP3,FP4 plus 2 from remaining S1,S2,M1,M2,D1 (but not ones used towards A-level maths).
FP1,FP2,FP3 plus 3 from remaining S1,S2,M1,M2,D1
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#4
(Original post by Muttley79)
No - not if you are talking about Edexcel new Linear spec
Well like how much of a percentage of the old spec is to the new one would u say
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(Original post by mnot)
The old spec had regular maths A-level:
Core maths: C1,C2,C3,C4 plus 2 from: S1,S2,M1,M2,D1

& old spec further maths:
FP1,FP2,FP3,FP4 plus 2 from remaining S1,S2,M1,M2,D1 (but not ones used towards A-level maths).
FP1,FP2,FP3 plus 3 from remaining S1,S2,M1,M2,D1
I want to know if the old spec fm past papers contents is 100% equal to the new one tho
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#6
(Original post by LeoHsieh20040725)
I want to know if the old spec fm past papers contents is 100% equal to the new one tho
I imagine it won’t be, I think they’ll be significant differences. You might be able to pick out individual questions from past papers but I don’t think you can use the paper as representative.
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#7
(Original post by LeoHsieh20040725)
Well like how much of a percentage of the old spec is to the new one would u say
Difficult - try thi mapping document - third one down

https://qualifications.pearson.com/e...ning-materials
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#8
(Original post by mnot)
I imagine it won’t be, I think they’ll be significant differences. You might be able to pick out individual questions from past papers but I don’t think you can use the paper as representative.
So how should I prepare myself for the fm exam with the so limited past papers available
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#9
(Original post by Muttley79)
Difficult - try thi mapping document - third one down

https://qualifications.pearson.com/e...ning-materials
Okok let me see
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#10
(Original post by LeoHsieh20040725)
So how should I prepare myself for the fm exam with the so limited past papers available
You use what they provide, its the same for everybody.

2 or 3 sample/past papers is enough so that you can get a feel for the structure and timing.
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#11
(Original post by LeoHsieh20040725)
So how should I prepare myself for the fm exam with the so limited past papers available
Ask your teachers -we were provided with loads of speimen papers and practice papers. 2019 will be released soon ... I presume you've found Dr Frost's brilliant website?
https://www.drfrostmaths.com/sow.php...2017&term=Main
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