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1. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
Everyone asleep now is a lightweight.
2. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Blutooth)
NT challenge of the day, if anyone is interested.
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A positive integer is written on each face of a cube. Each vertex is then
assigned the product of the numbers written on the three faces intersecting
the vertex. The sum of the numbers assigned to all the vertices is equal to
1001. Find the sum of the numbers written on the faces of the cube
So far I've narrowed it down to 21, 33 or 39

31 obvs ...
Last edited by bananarama2; 10-08-2012 at 12:34.
3. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Arva)
Everyone asleep now is a lightweight.
How did you get warning points?! - that's uncharacteristic of you...
Last edited by silentlife; 10-08-2012 at 11:02.
4. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
I get 31
5. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Yawë)
I get 31
Yep, 7 + 13 + 11 = 31

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Reminds me of the hypercube graph thing - plot a power of 2 number of nodes, label them in binary and connect nodes with a one bit difference...
6. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Yawë)
I get 31

We have a winner . Are you also applying for maths?

(Original post by silentlife)
Yep, 7 + 13 + 11 = 31

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Reminds me of the hypercube graph thing - plot a power of 2 number of nodes, label them in binary and connect nodes with a one bit difference...
Nicely done, what with the hypercubes and all :P. I liked the problem because there was a geometric significance behind the numbers: you had to factor out opposite faces.
Last edited by Blutooth; 10-08-2012 at 11:21.
7. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
Oh no, I'm nothing at maths compared to some others my age..

I have to admit - I wrote out the question and then my brother peered over my shoulder, muttered something about prime factors, and said it was 31.

It took me a while to realise there was only one solution because the opposite sides form "pairs" (I'm trying to explain what silentlife posted). If I hadnt been told the answer i'd have given up sooner.
8. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Yawë)
Oh no, I'm nothing at maths compared to some others my age..

I have to admit - I wrote out the question and then my brother peered over my shoulder, muttered something about prime factors, and said it was 31.

It took me a while to realise there was only one solution because the opposite sides form "pairs" (I'm trying to explain what silentlife posted). If I hadnt been told the answer i'd have given up sooner.
Haha, no cheating . That's nice you have a bro to solve problems with.
9. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Blutooth)
Nicely done, what with the hypercubes and all :P. I liked the problem because there was a geometric significance behind the numbers: you had to factor out opposite faces.
It's just that it reminded me of the hypercube thing and it gave me a quick insight in the problem - I don't know how they're strictly related, but my mind thinks really irratically.

Yeah neat problem - the connections between vertices and sides are really nice.
10. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Blutooth)
Haha, no cheating . That's nice you have a bro to solve problems with.
How on earth did I miss that. I'd done all the working and everything

Edit: Majorly p***** off about that.
Edit 2: I knew the answer.
Edit 3: When I build a TARDIS I'll go back and correct myself.
Last edited by bananarama2; 10-08-2012 at 12:30.
11. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
I can't stop stressing about chemistry result, argh
12. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by berryripple)
I can't stop stressing about chemistry result, argh
I have a similar problem with M2 and Physics unit 2.

What board?
13. I've lost my Edexcel slip thingy...

Now I'll have to wait even longer to see whether or not I have failed at Maths/F.Maths/AEA.

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14. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by silentlife)
I have a similar problem with M2 and Physics unit 2.

What board?
AQA.

Desperate for that A. But it's going to be a B. I can feel it in my VEINS!!
15. (Original post by berryripple)
I can't stop stressing about chemistry result, argh

Try to take your mind off it if you can. Keeping yourself busy is a very good distraction.

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16. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Maths_Lover)

Try to take your mind off it if you can. Keeping yourself busy is a very good distraction.

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I'm flying home on Sunday and get back Monday so hopefully time will pass quickly from then onwards. And then I have Wednesday night to look forward to, whatever it actually is.
17. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by wcp100)
How on earth did I miss that. I'd done all the working and everything

Edit: Majorly p***** off about that.
Edit 2: I knew the answer.
Edit 3: When I build a TARDIS I'll go back and correct myself.
Well, at least you have a good sense of humour.
Last edited by Blutooth; 10-08-2012 at 13:07.
18. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by berryripple)
AQA.

Desperate for that A. But it's going to be a B. I can feel it in my VEINS!!
I'm sure you did better than you say you did.

I hate AQA science exams! They're so wordy, have barely any actual scientific questions that have answer that aren't ambiguous, have such high grade boundaries and are difficult to prepare for. What's with all the how science works questions and stupid massive marks question where you describe an experiment.

/rant
Last edited by silentlife; 10-08-2012 at 12:57.
19. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by silentlife)
How did you get warning points?! - that's uncharacteristic of you...
Because I'm a rebel

I'm a bit surprised to be honest:

I mistook a poster for a girl, and a troll butted in saying "Yeah that's why he has a male symbol next to his name... *attention, ****head on the loose* (except uncensored, I'm trying to avoid more warning points here). Naturally I was a bit surprised at this, so I replied "you're right there is one on the loose... Who let you out?!

Then I got warned...
20. Re: Current Year 12 Thread Mark VI
(Original post by Arva)
Because I'm a rebel

I'm a bit surprised to be honest:

I mistook a poster for a girl, and a troll butted in saying "Yeah that's why he has a male symbol next to his name... *attention, ****head on the loose* (except uncensored, I'm trying to avoid more warning points here). Naturally I was a bit surprised at this, so I replied "you're right there is one on the loose... Who let you out?!

Then I got warned...

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I'm with you there, I don't understand either... he instigated it... you didn't swear or anything...
Last edited by silentlife; 10-08-2012 at 13:11.
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