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# Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme

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1. Wasn't number 24) 100 not -100 unless you just meant it as a dash rather than a negative sign
2. Any guesses on the grade boundaries for this paper? thanks. I know no one will know for sure but an estimate would be great, thanks
3. (Original post by HateOCR)
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE PAPER GUYS: http://mrkibria.weebly.com/uploads/7..._mr_kibria.pdf
Can you please comment or reply to me and tell me what you got roughly? I got 75 out of 100
49-53/100. Happy.Could do more if I haven't run out of time though. Annoyed.
4. (Original post by lukejameskilleen)
Hi, could i get some help on Question 18, what did that involve again? Thanks
Mixed numbers

A) 1 1/5 * 2 1/3

B) 2 7/15 - 1 2/3
5. (Original post by hhannah_b)
Aw! Yeah I wished I didn't do decimals that way I would have got it right but oh well hopefully we'll get one mark!
Do you get a mark for putting
3.5 x 10^?
--------------
5 x 10^?
I put = X 10^8
I knew the x 10 bit but didn't know what was the first number. I tried working it out on the side of the page..
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
----
2.5
Then tried putting extra one in for all to see if it add up to 3.5 and it went on for ages...😐 Gave up after 10 minutes, luckily I had extra time so I finished others, couldn't do the last 3 questions and some questions so I left some working outs to hopefully earn at least 1 or 2 marks.
All together I think I got 49 to 53 marks. Hopefully I'll doreally good on on the calculator paper and boost to maybe a A or a B
6. (Original post by LogicalFallacy)
I'll create a foundation one here too.
Wher is the foundation one
7. Also for one of the midpoint co-ordinates for one of the questions I have put the midpoint of the y being 4.75. Is it correct?
8. (Original post by Rakstar)
Also for one of the midpoint co-ordinates for one of the questions I have put the midpoint of the y being 4.75. Is it correct?
That doesn't sound right. Y = -2
9. (Original post by Arifmumin)
Wher is the foundation one
If someone can link me the paper, I can knock together a quick one for you guys if you want.
10. does anyone think that the calc will be just as hard or d you think that they will make it harder than the non calc?
11. [QUOTE=34908seikj;65215449]Mixed numbers

A) 1 1/5 * 2 1/3

B) 2 7/15 - 1 2/3[/QUO

Cheers for that mate
12. (Original post by emsypol)
does anyone think that the calc will be just as hard or d you think that they will make it harder than the non calc?
harder than non calc
13. (Original post by sanu1999)
either C or B
Must be 'B'!!!
14. Could you do a foundation one pleaseeee
15. I got 68 out of 100. What grade would that be? And could I possibly get an A* with both papers combined?
16. (Original post by 34908seikj)
That doesn't sound right. Y = -2
I believed the midpoint equation would be y1+y2/2 which is how you would work out the midpoint. I cant remember the figures, but i applied that knowledge to it. And also it cant have been a whole number as one of the co-ordinates of the y was a decimal and the other was a whole integer.
17. (Original post by Esra Oksuz)
I got 68 out of 100. What grade would that be? And could I possibly get an A* with both papers combined?
Would need a very high grade on calc, it's possible .
18. (Original post by Esra Oksuz)
I got 68 out of 100. What grade would that be? And could I possibly get an A* with both papers combined?
68/100 is most probably an A, but a low one. To get an A*, you would need about 95+ on the second paper unless the grade boundaries are extremely low. Good luck
19. (Original post by 34908seikj)
Would need a very high grade on calc, it's possible .
Is the calc meant to be harder?
20. (Original post by Rakstar)
I believed the midpoint equation would be y1+y2/2 which is how you would work out the midpoint. I cant remember the figures, but i applied that knowledge to it. And also it cant have been a whole number as one of the co-ordinates of the y was a decimal and the other was a whole integer.
well that's what the unofficial mark scheme from the teacher has is at. I can't remember what I put down for it now. You might be right though

The coordinates of P are 5,7 and M is 1,2.5

So Qx = 5+x/2 = 1

5+x = 2
x=-3

Qy = 7+y/2 = 2.5
7+y = 5
y = -2

Therefore the coordinates of Q are -3, -2

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