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 20130421 16:18:58
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I am predicted A* in GCSE Edexcel Maths, and I was wondering whether AS Further Maths is right for me. I will be doing normal maths to A2, and Further Maths to AS. However, people have said FM is very VERY hard. Can i still manage Further maths even if i'm doing it only to AS Level , or is still that hard? (Also, is it true that ASFM is...



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 20130213 01:39:50
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Hi, I have chosen Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics for AS. Unfortunately, I was unable to choose Further Maths because I switched colleges and they had no spaces for FM by the time I joined. I am thinking in applying for either Computer Science or some sort of engineering course at Uni, and have realised that I'm most likely at some...



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 20130409 10:31:33
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As I am going further and further into A level maths eg nearly finishing C2 Edexcel book, I am finding the book isn't sufficient to learn from on my own.. I am coming across new maths which I haven't covered before and am finding it difficult to learn it from the edexcel book from scratch... Does anyone recommend a better textbook to self...




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 20130604 00:17:12
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Hey. I'm currently doing my ALevel maths exams (C3, C4). My offer is AAB and I'm most likely to get A*AC (C in maths, just because I wasted my first year). So I have decided to do a distance (or self taught) course in maths, because I'ts still fresh in my memory and I know I can get an A, so I would have A*AA. I don't need any materials...



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 20130323 14:05:12
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My sister is currently in year 8 at the moment and doing well with maths. Her teachers have suggested, she could take her GCSE maths next year, so would have less to do in year 11.She also wants to study maths at alevel. She clearly will forget most or what she has learnt if she doesn't do any "real" maths for the next two years. We are...



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 20130424 11:04:12
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My modules as of now: C1  99 C2  98 C3  95 C4  Pending D1  85 M1  95 M2  96 FP1  100 S1  90 S2  Pending FP2  Pending FP3  Pending I understand for maths I need an average for 90 over C3 and C4, meaning I need to get 85 for C4 and my A* in maths in sorted. Now onto further maths: If C1C4, D1, M1 go into my maths A level then I...



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 20130608 15:13:54
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I'm in university already but it's looking like I have to take Alevel math to meet certain job requirements. I think I'm going to do Edexcel because I don't know the difference between them all and it's the first one I saw. Can anyone who has taken it advise me if the following textbooks are worthwhile, and all I would need to pass the e...




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 20130420 19:15:38
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Hi im going to self teach myself GCSE maths (edexcel) and was wondering what book/guide I should buy and if there are any online resources I can use? Also do you think it is possible to do this to A/A* standard in 4 weeks (between 1525 hours a week) as I will be start teaching it to myself after my AS exams on the 5 of june and will do a...



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 20120922 13:50:35
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Hey Guys! This thread is for anyone doing the Edexcel Further Maths course this academic year and sitting the exams FP1, D1 and D2 I just thought this would be good, because incase any one of us got stuck on a topic and needed help, we'd be able to ask people doing the same thing! I hope it's of some use! =)...



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 20130610 18:58:17
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Hi everyone! I am in 6 form and nearly finishing my first year At the start of the year I did Maths Chemistry Biology and Law. I got dropped from Law as I wasn't making any effort to do homework and revise for half term tests (which i regret) So now I have no choice but to do Maths Chemistry and Biology at A2 next year. I am loving maths...



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 20130611 22:48:21
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So I have just finished my AS year and am about to start my A2 taking Maths, Physics and Music tech however about halfway through the year I realized that I really wish I'd taken further maths because I've now realized that maths is what I want to do at uni. So what I'm doing is taking a gap year to finish the modules that would secure me...



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 20130606 13:14:21
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Hi, I did D1, S1, FP1 for AS further maths then dropped it. I have now done M1, M2, C1/2/3/4 for the full maths A level. I was wondering if I could swap S1 with M2 in my full maths A level, or would S1 have been cashed in and so unable to swap? I don't really understand why/how the AS gets cashed in, but I need to swap them to get a bette...




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 20130612 12:21:02
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Hopefully going to do a Physics degree starting at the end of this summer at UCL. I've done A level maths, and got a solid A, but I recognise that the maths gets allot harder at degree level and I haven't done A level further maths. Is it worth me trying to get ahead and learn some further maths, or does the university usually compensate...



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 20130610 18:51:45
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Hi. I'm in Year 10 and my school is offering an options taster afternoon this July, which has got me thinking about Alevel options. I don't know what I want to do explicitly, but I do know I want to work in the Science/Finance industry, preferrably with a language under my belt. We get to try out 6 subjects with a reserve, but when it co...



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 20130320 08:50:33
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Hi, in my school there are some Year 11's who feel that they really want to do A Kevel Maths next year. They work hard and I am in no doubt they they can do well if they put their minds to it at A Level. The only issue is, one is working at a B Grade at GCSE ant the other a C, meaning that their knowledge of trig/simultaneous equations et...



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 20130505 16:02:52
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I have already sat C1 and M1. This summer I am sitting C2 FP1 S1 S2. Which units will go towards Maths and which towards Further Maths? This is Edexcel btw. Thanks.



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 20130221 16:29:19
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Hi, I'm currently studying maths at uni and I've always enjoyed it, and always will. As far as what job I want to do, I can't think of anything that would interest me apart from perhaps teaching, but even that I feel a bit 'meh' about. I feel as though I do want to have a career that involves maths, as it seems such a shame for me to neve...



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 20130501 22:47:04
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I was wondering if it is possible to self teach core 2 in a level maths in 3weeks. I need to learn it but I only have a 3 week period to do so. I got A* at gcse maths and finished core 1. Thanks!...




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 20130306 09:46:17
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I am currently a year 12 student, hoping to study dentistry in universtiy. Unfortunately, due to ill health, I have been forced to take a year out of school and will, therefore, be repeating year 12 next year. I am currently studying Biology, Chemistry, Maths and French. I have completed the entire AS level for maths and am halfway throug...



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 20130322 00:06:48
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Hi everyone, So I'm starting medicine in September I didn't study A level maths and I got a B in GCSE maths back in the day when I took it! The last time I properly used my maths skills was for the GAMSAT which I sat in September which was without a calculator. I'm okish at maths but I'm a bit worried I might be behind other students as...



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 20130409 11:48:24
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Hi all, I am currently studying for OCR AS Maths and Further Maths. I have completed C1: 98 and S1: 87 (resitting) for Maths and FP1: 96 for Further. In May/June I am sitting C2 and M1 for Maths and S2 and M2 for Further. Therefore next year I just have C3 and C4 for Maths, and will be doing FP2, Fp3 and one other module for A2 FM. Howeve...




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 20130528 12:21:54
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I want to apply for medicine, and last year when i sat my gcse maths i missed out a double page in one of the papers. i still ended up with an A (4 ums marks off an A*) which is very annoying, i currently take AS further maths and am more than capable of getting A* if i were to resit Getting this extra A* would say me up to 8 A*'s, but ho...



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 20130514 23:15:26
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Currently I am planning to go to sixth form and do Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry at AS level then drop Chemistry in my second year and go on to do Maths, Further Maths and Physics at A level. Is it vital that I have a related subject as my fourth AS or can I pick something I would enjoy more, in this case Politics? If I take...



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 20130609 21:27:33
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does anyone know what will be the grade boundaries for the edexcel maths linear exams on the 11th and 14 june 2013 higher?...




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 20130317 00:10:48
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I'm currently in year 11. I completed my Edexcel Maths GCSE (Linear, 1ma0) in year 10 (last year). I got an A overall, with 147 marks which is a comfortable A (164 A*, 126 A). Our Maths teacher asked us in September 2012 if we wanted to resit in March 2013 (the exam was 2 weeks ago) and I said no, I was extremely happy with an A. But rece...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20120915 17:42:47
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Does anyone have access to the June 2012 Edexcel Maths Foundation papers mark schemes for 1MAO/1F & 1MAO/2F. They're on the Edexcel website but under secure download so can't get at them :/ My daughter is resitting her maths in November (10 marks off a C). I've managed to print off this years papers for her to revise but I need the ma...



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 20130504 11:49:12
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Hey guys!! :) I'm currently doing the Edexcel IGCSE Mathematics A qualification (and the Further Pure Mathematics one urgh). I was wondering if the Edexcel IGCSE Maths A papers are generally difficult? I mean I'm finding them pretty easy, well the past papers, but I was wondering if the trend continues. Also, does anyone know the grade bo...




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 20130219 14:36:10
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Hi guys, im currently doing Edexcel maths unit 3, i just wanted to know whether i had to learn about trapeziums, i remember doing a big in the unit 2 parts of the course but im slightly confused about this one some please help...



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 20130611 22:20:18
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Hello there guys. I was itching myself this particular question all day and thought i might need different opinions. I have done my maths exam for GCSE and obtained a A*. However i am being urged by my teachers and parents, that I should take further maths at Alevel, which I am not sure of. Therefore I would like to know whether or not,...



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 20130319 16:07:52
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the website www.jonathanb.co.uk/cds/ had all the edexcel A level modules online with all the solutions.. now as you can see it has been shut down.. is there any other website which has all the solutions to questions from Edexcel A level modules such as FP2, M3, D1 etc. i dont want download links, as i dont know how to make them work, i h...




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 20130607 22:13:41
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Next year I'm definitely taking maths and physics at A2 but as a third subject I'm trying to decide whether to carry on with further maths or geography, I did AS maths, further maths, physics geography and world development. I like the idea of just doing maths, further maths and physics next year but I want to go to uni's that ask for A*A...



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 20130317 23:27:58
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Hi I have received offers from university of bath and kings college for maths and I am not sure which one to pick. I am a very sporty person so the bath applies to me and I think I would enjoy my time there more. However I'm not sure which is better with regards to career prospects and if kings is more respected? Also if I manage to get 3...



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 20130321 23:18:45
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Hi, I'm in year 12 now and i'm doing chemistry, biology, english lit and classics (soo varied i know) and i want to know if i could apply and get on a chem course at a Russell group uni. i'm aware a chemistry degree does entail physics and maths but the only reason i'm not doing them at the moment is due to the fact i don't particularly e...




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 20130420 23:45:29
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I'm in Year 11 at the moment but since I'm half German, I've always been a bit ahead in the subject and I'm taking the AS (Edexcel) this year. I'm definitely expecting an A, hopefully above 90% UMS. Next year, I'm going to be taking Maths, FM, Physics, Chemistry, EPQ and the Engineering Education Scheme so whilst I could be doing more, I'...



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 20130420 17:43:30
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im retaking gcse maths to try and get a B/A this time round however, i tried to download past papers from the edexcel website but it wants a password and login username... so does anyone have access to edexcel past papers that they wouldnt mind sending me a link to please? as i have the exam in june and should probably start on the past p...



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 20130411 19:40:13
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I sat the Alevel Edexcel S1 exam in January and got a U which means I have to resit in May. I had to hand in my S1 book back to school to recieve the C2 book. Can anyone tell me what the chapters are all colled and possibly put up the 'summary of key points' for each chapter up please :)...




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 20130612 13:18:52
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HIYA If I have done maths A level with further maths at AS which modules will contribute to my maths A level. If for example these were my scores, what would I need in mechanics 2 to get an A? I.e, which modules will make up A level maths and which ones will make AS further maths. Core 1 95 Core 2 100 FP1 90 mechanics 80 Stats 85 decisio...



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 20130607 00:13:00
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Hi guys, I'm doing maths and further maths..So in my school I had to take whole alevel maths in my AS year..I've done 4 of my exams (C3 and C4 are left)...I'm likely to achieve As in all of them except one module (M1) which went really bad and I don't even want to think about the grade I would get :D Anyways lets say if my overall maths...



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 20130501 00:37:12
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Hi. I am supposed to pick my choices for next year, but I'm really confused. I want to do Industrial Design in university, and therefore I know that I should take Art for sure, so that's my first choice. Also, I intended to do Physics and leave Maths alone, but people tell me that Maths is easier and that without Maths, taking Physics wou...




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 20130301 10:36:18
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Hi. I have been offered a place at University of Lincoln for Computer Science. However, I do not currently hold a C in GCSE Maths. But they accept my Level 2 City and Guilds Numeracy Qualification. I don't think I will be able to achieve a C in Maths this year. I got one mark off a C in the first unit. The second unit is on Monday which I...
