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DoleWhip
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Back in december, I decided to take the math 1 test because the CB practice tests were so easy. The test was much harder than the 2 practice tests, and I ended up with a 730, which kind of disappointed me.

So I decided to take math 2 in january. I actually found this to be easier than math 1, and it's an 800. I'm really excited about this, because my math subject test is out of the way.

But today in school someone said to me, "How could you do so badly on the easy test and so well on the hard test?" It didn't seem like much, but now it has me worried.

Will it hurt me that I got 800 on math 2 but only 730 on math 1? I would think that it's better to do well on the harder test, but math 2 obviously has a much better curve so I don't know what to think.

So I decided to take math 2 in january. I actually found this to be easier than math 1, and it's an 800. I'm really excited about this, because my math subject test is out of the way.

But today in school someone said to me, "How could you do so badly on the easy test and so well on the hard test?" It didn't seem like much, but now it has me worried.

Will it hurt me that I got 800 on math 2 but only 730 on math 1? I would think that it's better to do well on the harder test, but math 2 obviously has a much better curve so I don't know what to think.

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## Replies to: good math 2 score but bad math 1 score?

669Member1,944Senior MemberBut khoitrinh is right, for those who know all the concepts on Math II that test is probably easier than Math I because of the curve.

308Member241Junior Member183Junior MemberIn Math I i got 740 (all the practice tests, including CB ones, had been 790 or 800), and 780 in Math II (again mostly 790+ in practice tests). I'm so angry ****

I'm in Canada so i had self-studied quite a few things (just started calculus now), and all the stuff i self-studied wasnt on the Level II; even some **** on the level I i had no idea what it was talking about - statistics related crap.

I'M SO ANGRY ****

3,033Senior Member1,944Senior Member362Member183Junior MemberInstead, buy the Barron's book for Math II - if you can nail all those concepts you'll be fine for level I.

If you're only taking I and NOT II then go online to as many places as possible I guess