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how different are AQA and Edexcel for maths? watch

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    I ws wondering if anyone new how different the two exam boards are for AS maths. This weekend im planning on getting lots of past papers togethers to get lots of practice at the questions. But im on edexcel and you cant get the past papers off the website. Whereas on AQA you can easily print them off. So would it be ok to use them? If you have any other revision tips for maths then they will be greatly appreciated! xxxxxx

    Im with AQA for Maths, its supposed to be harder? Im not sure though?

    My teacher told me AQA was harder

    I have friends who've sat both exams and the AQA candidates did significantly worse despite having better results at GCSE.

    AQA also teach different things in their separate modules....for example, some of the C1 and C2 stuff is mixed around when you compare it to Edexcel.

    really? i though AQA maths was supposed to be the easiest.
    but yeah things are in different modules

    In terms of subject content, they're pretty much identical, although it's spread out between the 4 core modules a bit differently.

    (Original post by indie_couture)
    But im on edexcel and you cant get the past papers off the website.
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    (Original post by PurpleMonkeyDishwasher)
    I have friends who've sat both exams and the AQA candidates did significantly worse despite having better results at GCSE.
    I think you mean Edexcel there Ryan.
    Unless there's secret Edexcel maths results at Rainhill I wasn't told. I thought everyone at Rainhill, including Mitchell, got like.. at most a B. I'm sure Mitch got a C or D or something.
    And yet us at Carmel on AQA got As all round.

    Why aren't you on msn? I'm bored.

    I've had a look at both papers.

    AQA seems to have more structured i.e. guides you through, asking for a bit at a time whereas edexcel just asks for the end product.

    I'm with AQA. I think i prefer edexcels exam style but i HATE the idea of still having to write on the exam paper i.e. you only have a fixed amount of space for each question
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