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Anyone do this with what other a levels and exambaord lmk how is it I hate maths at gcse getting like 5s/6s and to do statistics in my college need 5 and I was saying how hard is it like I find a level maths hard from just looking at it is too much thinking and sometimes don’t always
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Original post by Brianstudy01
Anyone do this with what other a levels and exambaord lmk how is it I hate maths at gcse getting like 5s/6s and to do statistics in my college need 5 and I was saying how hard is it like I find a level maths hard from just looking at it is too much thinking and sometimes don’t always


It’s still hard but much easier than a level maths, but there are very limited revison resources for statistics because it is a new subject, I do recommend it tho because it’s very useful for future professions, however just start your revision when the subject begins and stay on top, OSFC, has all the videos I needed to do statistics
Original post by Betgans
It’s still hard but much easier than a level maths, but there are very limited revison resources for statistics because it is a new subject, I do recommend it tho because it’s very useful for future professions, however just start your revision when the subject begins and stay on top, OSFC, has all the videos I needed to do statistics

Omg do u go to osfc I literally wanna go there how’s the teaching for this subject their and what get maths at gcse and what your other a levels and what apply for uni lmk thx you from Oldham like me
Hi, I'm doing A-Level Stats pretty much for the same reason as you. I needed a mathsy subject but didn’t want to do maths because I found it very tricky - best decision I ever made.

It is easier than maths for sure but not extremely easily. It is still a very challenging course and lots of people in my class are failing with D’s & E’s. I enjoy the subject much more than I thought I would and I’m currently averaging at a B which I’m very happy with - I definitely think it helps when your actually interested.

My tip is to make sure to keep on top of all the content and do lots of revision. This was my downfall as I hate revision. As long as your on top of all the work you’ll do good. You can’t leave it though and not revise as then you’ll be the person getting E’s.
Original post by Luqmlam
Hi, I'm doing A-Level Stats pretty much for the same reason as you. I needed a mathsy subject but didn’t want to do maths because I found it very tricky - best decision I ever made.
It is easier than maths for sure but not extremely easily. It is still a very challenging course and lots of people in my class are failing with D’s & E’s. I enjoy the subject much more than I thought I would and I’m currently averaging at a B which I’m very happy with - I definitely think it helps when your actually interested.
My tip is to make sure to keep on top of all the content and do lots of revision. This was my downfall as I hate revision. As long as your on top of all the work you’ll do good. You can’t leave it though and not revise as then you’ll be the person getting E’s.

Like what topics you find easy and hard and what did you get at maths gcse
Original post by Brianstudy01
Like what topics you find easy and hard and what did you get at maths gcse

5 at GCSE which was the entry requirement for the course.

Easy wise the distributions are quite easy as well as some of the hypothesis rests such as PMCC or Spearmans rank.

Some of the hypothesis tests are hard such as binomial proportion. And i don't like linear combinations because it involves too much maths for me (Probably the topic with the most pure maths).

The hardest thing about the course however is distinguishing what to do in a test in context. With maths it will tell you but in stats they don't tell you instead they give you 'key words' but it is so vague it could be a few different things so you have to properly read what the question is asking. The context can be very hard and is hard to get your head around to start with but if you keep at it you can definitely get your head around it.

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