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30 days of past papers for maths enough?

I last minute decided to retake maths start of april after i didn’t do well last year. I need to get a B. I have been redoing as and a2 content this month and am almost finished with textbook questions. i’m concerned if 30 days of past papers ( 6 a day) would be enough in time for the exams??
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I feel as though it would certainly be enough in theory, but is it actually doable? Bear in mind that realistically each paper is around 2 hours of time given to take meaning 12hours a day of purely maths crammed into such a short amount of time. I’d aim to work on maybe organising the paper questions by topic and finding which ones come out every year and making sure to be reallyy good on those - you can get it done but your time needs to be used effectively.
Original post by user_ea
I feel as though it would certainly be enough in theory, but is it actually doable? Bear in mind that realistically each paper is around 2 hours of time given to take meaning 12hours a day of purely maths crammed into such a short amount of time. I’d aim to work on maybe organising the paper questions by topic and finding which ones come out every year and making sure to be reallyy good on those - you can get it done but your time needs to be used effectively.

yes i understand. i will do 4 papers and then topic questions on a chapter a day.unfortunately my only option is to cram. would that be enough for a B
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Original post by mathsretaker
yes i understand. i will do 4 papers and then topic questions on a chapter a day. would that be enough for a B

yes - honestly a strong recap video and maybe 2-3 papers a day would probably secure you a B and could secure you an A. Don’t burn yourself out with the questions though - aim to get familiar with the questions not bored of them - that’s how people start to make mistakes by not fully reading through the paper.
Original post by user_ea
yes - honestly a strong recap video and maybe 2-3 papers a day would probably secure you a B and could secure you an A. Don’t burn yourself out with the questions though - aim to get familiar with the questions not bored of them - that’s how people start to make mistakes by not fully reading through the paper.

thank you so much !
Original post by mathsretaker
I last minute decided to retake maths start of april after i didn’t do well last year. I need to get a B. I have been redoing as and a2 content this month and am almost finished with textbook questions. i’m concerned if 30 days of past papers ( 6 a day) would be enough in time for the exams??

the more you do the better so go for it, if you keep putting the work in then i don't see why you couldn't get the grade you want

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