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Maham123
NONSENSE

Higher level maths is the most unrealistic subject on the leaving cert course. It's literally so difficult, no matter how much I study or do questions I can never get higher than 60%. I need help


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Mariagordova
same
Matthew_7270
i know the feel, but you can't give up. it's possible for anyone to do, just easier for others.
Sara122
Sara122
omG same, i hate life, the exam paper questions r so demonic
Tin Tin
Tin Tin
It isn't. I got 50-60% in Junior, now I get no lower than 85% in higher level LC. Apply yourself to understand the material of each topic and how they can link in with one another. Maths all links up and each topic mostly isn't an individual topic. It'd be bad to see it this way as it really is just previous knowledge but being built upon. Statistics, complex numbers, probability and calculus are new though. Aside from that its just building upon your foundation. To summarise, try think about how each topic links and how you can apply that. It makes maths much easier and more enjoyable!
bridgetown1
Sooooo, if something is hard it should be made easier??? Is that the only way you can cope, by having challenges reduced??
wasCF
wasCF
You should just see Applied Maths if you think the exam questions in Maths are difficult! Nah, in fairness, it could be that you're studying it incorrectly. Practising questions is vital since while an understanding is important, I feel that most questions don't really test it (unlike Applied Maths) so I feel that you can get by with a H3, maybe even a H2 just bruteforcing your way through problems and bullsh***ing your way through the rest (it works a lot of the time!). If you're really just having problems understanding the fundamentals of the subject (addition, subtraction, algebra and the like, relationships and all that) then you can't really bullsh*** I'm afraid so get help ASAP if that's the problem. Just spend time learning the basics/fundamentals, you've no idea how helpful it is to know them (and how to abuse your calculator and log tables, part of the bullsh***ing factor I was talking about earlier).
EpicArtifex
also the fact that there is no choice with the questions, like Chemistry, Physics, etc are freaking hard but at least there is a choice?? Math is the most difficult AND no choice like why?
wasCF
wasCF
EpicArtifex, Yeah, that's annoying. You used to get a choice apparently. But remember that HL Maths has 25 bonus points going for it, Chemistry and Physics don't. For 25 bonus points, it's well worth it imo. It's by no means easy, but it's not at all more difficult than other subjects, at least in my opinion.
Southpaw
Southpaw
i mean its pretty hard but if you actually spend time trying to learn it instead of whining on here you would do better.
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