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If your allowed a cheat sheet, wouldn't it be easier?
Does physics have much theory questions? If so, cant the cheat sheet have all the answers?

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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2011, 10:29:50 pm »
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The more cheats you get, the harder they'll make the exams.
The less cheats you get, the easier they'll make the exams.

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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2011, 10:38:26 pm »
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If your allowed a cheat sheet, wouldn't it be easier?
Does physics have much theory questions? If so, cant the cheat sheet have all the answers?

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you will end up learning everything on your cheat sheet eventually when you use it so often. Sometimes it is good for a backup, just in case option if you forget what your doing.

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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2011, 10:48:27 pm »
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If your allowed a cheat sheet, wouldn't it be easier?
Does physics have much theory questions? If so, cant the cheat sheet have all the answers?

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You get a whole book for Specialist, and that's arguably one of the hardest subjects conceptually in VCE.
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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2011, 11:48:21 pm »
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I don't know. Why do people find quantum physics difficult to understand when there's a HUGE number of resources on it?
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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2011, 12:04:24 am »
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Why do people find writing essays hard when they give you the damn pen and paper in the exam?

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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2011, 02:26:47 am »
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to answer op, check out some physics exams :)
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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2011, 09:41:50 am »
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With the knowledge that you have in VCE physics, you have the potential to work with some pretty hard questions. VCAA probably won't ask them, but the difficulty in physics is picking out the key concepts and setting up the problem. Regurgitating information usually isn't required.

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Re: Why is physics hard if your allowed a cheat sheet in the exams???
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2011, 12:37:18 pm »
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You may have a cheat sheet for the physics exam but thinking realistically are you going to be reading in an exam where roughly one mark is a minute? The cheat sheet is there for difficult problems, formulaes and if you panic you have something to refer to. :D
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