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    Re: If you are in year 11, read this first.

    Quote Originally Posted by zozoraneem View Post
    how does the 3 U and 4 U marking go
    like is it ot of 50 or 100 if you pick 4 U maths

    and what happens to 2 unit maths?
    2 unit is not counted on your atar because it is assumed you will get a band 6 in it by doing 4 unit.

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    Exclamation Re: If you are in year 11, read this first.

    Hey I got 50% in my first exam for complex numbers (last out of a group of four, with the second lowest at 91%) and I got far below the class average, but my 3-unit mark was the highest by far with a lead of 15%, and I already completed 2-u through the accelerated course and got 94%, so should I drop 4-u or does it sound like it was just a very very bad test.

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    Re: If you are in year 11, read this first.

    Well for me, what I get in 2u is surprisingly similar to what I get in 3u and 4u. In fact, for the first set of assessments tasks in Maths last year in HSC mode, I got a 60% for 2, 3 and 4u. However my ranks had variances. While 2u was not ranked for 4u students, in 3u I was 8/19 and 4u was 3/6 (I am the only bloke in my school doing 4u😀). Also, yes I go for tutoring (but only 3 and 4u...). What are your thoughts?

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    Re: If you are in year 11, read this first.

    As a qualified mathematics teacher and someone who went through the after school tutoring program during High School, I would suggest that you do
    Mathematics Extension 2 (formerly 4 Unit) if you have a passion for the subject and can show a strong degree of creative thinking. The mechanics and
    conics sections in my opinion require a lot of unconventional methods to solve the questions, as its really more algebra rather than a direct application
    of physics and conical equations. You must also be highly committed, willing to spend a lot of time studying mathematics and doing after hours
    tutoring.

    I did Mathematics Extension 1 at school and found it was reasonably challenging, but more straightforward in the problem solving approach compared to Mathematics Extension 2. If I had to do school again, I would have picked Mathematics Extension 2, despite my reservations about the conics and mechanics sections. So far I have found most of the topics like complex numbers, graphs, polynomials to be more methodical in the problem solving
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