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 20130215 13:32:44
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Hi all Basically I need some last minute help about retaking GCSE maths. I took my GCSE's last year and im doing AS levels now. I got a C in maths (about 2 UMS of a B) which i thought wouldnt be a problem, but now ive been looking at more uni's, a lot of what I want to do needs a B. What do I do? Am i too late to retake? I called AQA ear...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130418 12:45:15
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Hello guys, Have you got your Maths GCSE Result from the exams you sat in February and March? I was really worried I got a B because I wouldn't be able to do Further Maths but I got an A. I was still really disapointed so hopefully I will retake it. What are your thoughts on me retaking and also what did you get? HadjerBoum :)...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130206 00:06:48
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Hi all, I retaked my gcse maths and in the summer of 2012 found out I got a grade C AGAIN! I wasn't far off a grade B. I took AQA Gcse Maths unit 3 in June 2012 however I want to retake the exam again in June 2013 hopeing to boost my overall grade to B. Is this possible as I really need Grade B in GCSE Maths ??...




thestudentroom.co.uk
 20121102 11:56:33
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Basically, I got a B for maths in GCSE. Don't get me wrong, I'm happy that I didn't fail or anything, but I just feel that a B isn't 'good enough', and I'm somewhat considering resitting the two exams that I did in June. I'm in two minds about it, as most uni's require at least a B at GCSE, which I already have, but I just want an A at le...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130502 02:59:21
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I want to do A&F at uni and have a decent set of GCSE results, 1 A* 5 As 4 Bs, and and predicted AAA for next year, but one of my Bs at GCSE is in maths... I want to appy to Durham, Newcastle, Leeds and Exeter but they require A in maths. I was going to email them and ask if it's worth applying and get the A in maths GCSE part of a condit...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130514 12:46:12
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Basically, I'm doing ASlevels and they are going really well. Just had my first exam yesterday and it (hopefully) went well. Fingers crossed! But I'm predominately an English student and NOT a maths student. I have struggled with Maths since I was in primary school. My highest grade I have ever gotten in Maths GCSE was an E... and to bec...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20120826 19:14:28
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Hello ! So I messed up my English GCSE exam and scored a D grade on it !! And I just realised that all universities want at least a B at English GCSE ! Am I allowed to retake my GCSE English during my sixth form ? If not , what should I do ? I will be doing the IELTS exam too as I am an international candidate ! Can this be a substitute f...




thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130323 16:31:19
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I'm currently taking AS Maths and AS Stats, and hopefully I wish to carry this subject onto A2, but doing a lot of the AS material has made me realise my foundation for maths isnt very strong as my GCSE Maths grade says (I got an A). Most of what I learned at GCSE has slipped out through my head, probably because I didnt learn it properly...



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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,...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130425 22:19:51
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I'm doing GCSE maths, I've failed about 5 times now, I've tired tuition from 2 or three different people which was a waste of money as i didn't learn much, and i can't learn this way for some reason. maths is one of those subjects you have to practice of but I've tired a few ways like cgp books, past papers, mathswatch, it still doesn't...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130521 20:03:23
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Hi there:) I was wondering whether there was a large difference between the Additional Maths FSMQ and GCSE? I'm planning on applying to do one of these whilst independently studying for it. Also, are there any actual textbooks for Additional Maths or is it just a mix of books put together? Like the GCSE maths textbooks and then just C1 an...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130419 18:01:53
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So I am going to be studying Alevel physics, biology, chemistry and Mathematics. I got my A in maths for GCSE and now I got a B overall for Core science (10 marks off an A) i believe I can get an A but I would have to retake 2 GCSE's so it's like. If i want to retake my Chemistry 1 exam, I will have to do another exam exam like Physics 1...




thestudentroom.co.uk
 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...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 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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 20121011 11:28:35
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Probably the most challenging areas of examinations for a lot of students is actually GCSE maths. Maths is made to check not just knowing about it associated with mathematical topics, but...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130411 17:13:46
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I love maths and ive got a C grade in alevel maths and A in gcse maths. But i find other subjects boring, but i have a huge passion for maths. Isit worth getting a degree in maths at Kingston uni? I want to be a maths teacher, if i get a 2:1 or a 1st, can i still get a well paid job with a maths degree and become a secondary maths teacher...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130502 17:52:06
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Basically I'm currently retaking GCSE Mathematics within college but I am not expecting a C. Does UCS require a Mathematics GCSE for (BA) English? I'm just interested as to whether anyone is currently taking English and hasn't got a Maths GCSE or has applied and been accepted without one? Thanks! :)...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130324 02:17:04
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Hi guys repeating my gcse maths again and again and I'm so tired of failing it :( has anyone passed OCR maths foundation and be willing to give me exam techniques or encouragement on what I could do to hopefully pass these exams in June 2013? Thanks much appreciated :( :( This was posted from The Student Room's iPhone/iPad App...




thestudentroom.co.uk
 20120902 01:20:18
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Hi guys, I am doing the modular system to gain my GCSE mathematics qualification and I was wondering what type of grade in maths I would need to get into a grammar sixth form. I am not looking to carry on maths as an ALevel but I am aware that your GCSE maths qualification is important for gaining access to good sixth forms and uni's. So...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 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...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 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...




thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130521 19:52:41
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Hi there:) So I'm planning to apply to do an Additional Maths GCSE/FSMQ after encouragement from my teacher but it will be all independent study. I was wondering whether to do GCSE or FSMQ and whether one was much harder than the other? And if there are any actual textbooks out there for additional maths? I have C1 & C2 textbooks already...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130610 17:59:49
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My GCSEs results/predictions: Maths: A* Eng Lang: A Eng Lit: A* Biology: A Chemistry: A Physics: A History: B German: B Gov and Pol AS Level (early): C (But I think I can get a B :D) Anyway, basically, I'm doing Bio, Chem, Maths and Economics at A Level. Hopefully at UCL or Queen Mary's. My question is: If I do end up getting AAA at A2 fo...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130411 17:45:56
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Hi, I know it's a bit early.. but I'm starting GCSE maths in september and I was just wondering what the best maths textbooks/ revision books are? I'm really bad at maths, and I'm predicted to get an A/A*.




thestudentroom.co.uk
 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...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 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...



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 20130322 01:02:48
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Dr Mark Jones (PhD Maths) Hi Guys, This is a Smart Worksheet for GCSE, Maths Exam, June 2012, Higher Tier, WJEC, past papers 1 and 2. The worksheet includes worked video solutions of all the questions. There's a host of extras and useful tools too including a plotter,... FREE




thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130411 19:28:34
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Hey people This thread is mainly referring to this question: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...3 #post42185013 I want to study Computer Science at university, however what worries me is how much maths will be in the course. I know that there is basic maths in programming as I have programming experience, and I have no problem with mat...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130605 18:44:56
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Ok so for ALevel I have chose: ~Maths: Got an A at GCSE ~History: Got an A at GCSE ~Physics: Got a B at GCSE ~Chemistry: Got an A at GCSE Are these good choices? Because I would like to go into a career in either chemical engineering or accountancy, are these subjects suitable for that?...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 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...




thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130609 07:56:40
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So I'm trying to choose my options for Sixth Form and I was wondering whether it'd be a really bad idea to take all sciences, particularly Physics, without Maths? I'm currently on high A's in Biology, Chemistry and Physics so I'm pretty confident with those. I'm basically scraping a B in Maths because I really don't like it so I'm only co...



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 20130608 00:21:59
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I am 21 and looking at retaking my GCSE'S in English, Maths, Science, German and i was just wondering can you just pay to take your exams and get the gcses books and study at home. As this would work out cheaper than these study at home courses companies are doing?...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130531 18:51:16
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Hey, I'm looking into what career to go into after university (I'm a second year at a top 10), and working in tax is something that has taken my interest. I've had a look at a few firms (Ernst and Young in particular) and I meet their basic requirements, but I'm finding it hard to work out how good at maths you need to be and how much mat...




thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130315 12:21:22
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Hi, I am 19 at the moment and after some time out of education for personal/medical reasons I returned to college this year to do my ALevels. I am doing maths, further maths (AS), physics, chemistry and biology and I have just got my results back for my January units, I achieved: Maths/F.Maths C1  94/100 C2  90/100 S1  98/100 Biology...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130304 11:54:25
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Nottingham university requires an A at GCSE maths for economics but I got B, however if I decided to take AS maths and got B/C would that exceed their requirement?...



thestudentroom.co.uk
 20130409 16:52:28
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Okay so basically, I have 5 A Level Maths Exams in May/June (C2, D1, M1, C3 and C4)  they're all resits except for C4. I'm basically failing maths.. can someone help me from where to go from here. I really need a C for University...




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 20130228 09:13:05
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Hi, I wanted people to benefit of these papers. Here the GCSE Maths Nov2012 both calc and noncalc. Please rate me good.:D Attached Files Higher_November_2012_Calculator_1.pdf (227.7 KB) Higher_November_2012_Non__Calculator_Ma rk_Scheme.pdf (202.5 KB) Higher_November_2012_Non__Calculator.pd f (239.7 KB) Higher_November_2012_Calculator_...



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 20130417 10:24:43
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I took the higher tier maths gcse in march 2013 and I just saw the grade boundaries which have gone up considerably :(. I don't think I did that well in my exam and I made quite a few silly mistakes so I'm hoping for an A but I'll likely get an B. I'm so scared for the results tomorrow, my parents will kill me if I get anything less than...



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 20130610 18:29:30
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What type of questions constantly come up on the non calculator gcse maths higher paper (Edexel), I would like to focus tonight's revision on the harder A/A* topics that are more likely to come up in tomorrows exam. And can someone help me out with this question, neither me or any of my friends can work it out Make K the subject of the fo...




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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...
