How to do well for EMath O Level Paper 1

How to do well for EMath O Level It’s the end of the year, and you’ve just completed your final exams for Sec 3 recently, and are looking forward to a nice, long break before the start of Sec 4. Although you can certainly take a deserved break, it is impossible not to notice the rapidly looming O levels that will happen, in June for Mother Tongue, and October onwards for the rest of the subjects. One key subject that many students fear and worry about is EMath. EMath is often a problem for less than meticulous students, due to the large amount of opportunities for misconceptions and mistakes to crop up. In Paper 1, there are 25 short answer questions, spanning a large range of topics taught in both Sec 3 and Sec 4. Hence, here is how to do well for Paper 1 for the EMath O level. 1) Pace yourself through the papers. To do well in both papers, especially Paper 1 is a matter of pacing. To figure out your ideal pacing, use your past exams and practice papers to gauge your speed. If you’re always about five questions away from finishing the paper when time is up, adjust accordingly. The same applies if you are always able to finish your Paper 1 with a lot of time remaining. This could potentially indicate that you’ve gone through the questions too quickly, and could possibly have missed out important details or made mistakes due to haste along the way. At the end of the day, it is best to find a good balance between too little...

Tips for moving from Sec 3 to Sec 4

Finding it tough to get into the O Level Mindset? It’s the end of the year, and you’ve just completed your final exams for Sec 3 recently, and are looking forward to a nice, long break before the start of Sec 4. Although you can certainly take a deserved break, it is impossible not to notice the rapidly looming O levels that will happen, in June for Mother Tongue, and October onwards for the rest of the subjects. A key subject that many students fear and worry about is EMath. EMath is often a problem for less than meticulous students, due to the large amount of opportunities for misconceptions and mistakes to crop up. In paper 1, there are 25 short answer questions, spanning a large range of topics taught in both sec 3 and sec 4. In paper 2, there will be 10 to 11 questions of varying marks and lengths. To do well in EMath Paper 1, pace yourself accordingly, using your past practice papers as a gauge for how much time you spend on each...