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1. Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
Hi,

How did everyone think they did on yesterday's GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 exam with Edexcel???

Also, I don't suppose anyone has a copy of the paper that they could upload?

Thanks
2. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
I thought it was a an easy paper
The only possible question i cuda gotten wrong was calculating the margin of safety, but 2 marks, eh
Last year i got 43/50 for my unit 1 exam and 38/40 for my cw, so im hoping i get an A* overall
The grade boundaries were around 70/90 in the last 2 years for an A* and im hoping it stays that way
How'd u find it?
3. (Original post by Kakashidude101)
I thought it was a an easy paper
The only possible question i cuda gotten wrong was calculating the margin of safety, but 2 marks, eh
Last year i got 43/50 for my unit 1 exam and 38/40 for my cw, so im hoping i get an A* overall
The grade boundaries were around 70/90 in the last 2 years for an A* and im hoping it stays that way
How'd u find it?
The margin of safety is pretty easy to calculate.
The formula is:
Margin of safety = (Actual sales) - (Break even sales)
Break even is defined by fixed costs / contribution.

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4. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
I got 1750 for the margin of safety one..
There was a question that i can't remember, whether it was to give 2 examples of secondary research or quantitative data.. can anyone remember?
5. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
(Original post by stenhorse)
I got 1750 for the margin of safety one..
There was a question that i can't remember, whether it was to give 2 examples of secondary research or quantitative data.. can anyone remember?
Hey i got 1750 too! and i think it wasn't that specific, it was like market research, i put internet statistics and i can't really remember the other one, i think i put opinions from questionnaires? How about you?
6. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
(Original post by Wintabix)
Hey i got 1750 too! and i think it wasn't that specific, it was like market research, i put internet statistics and i can't really remember the other one, i think i put opinions from questionnaires? How about you?
Yay No-one seemed to get the margin of safety question so i'm glad I looked over it I put questionnaires and statistics off the internet. I was worried in case questionnaires wasn't secondary data but i can't even remember what the question was now aha
7. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
(Original post by stenhorse)
Yay No-one seemed to get the margin of safety question so i'm glad I looked over it I put questionnaires and statistics off the internet. I was worried in case questionnaires wasn't secondary data but i can't even remember what the question was now aha
Aha but the graph was quite hard to read, can you remember what you put for the profit? And I put the same thing for that answer as well :L
8. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
(Original post by Wintabix)
Aha but the graph was quite hard to read, can you remember what you put for the profit? And I put the same thing for that answer as well :L
Urm.. I think I put 2800
Yeah overall it wasn't so bad, I'm hoping for an A
9. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
I got 2800...
it was 1750 for one of them though I think...
Got a lil tripped upp on the salary/ remuneration one... :/
10. Re: Edexcel GCSE Business Studies Unit 3 30th May 2012
Does anyone have an unofficial mark scheme for this?
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