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1. I've covered most topics but I'm finding it hard to apply logic and identify what the worded questions are asking me to do. I have 11 days and plan to spend 4/5 hours a day on maths. What can I do to improve this skill?
2. (Original post by TSAntidote)
I've covered most topics but I'm finding it hard to apply logic and identify what the worded questions are asking me to do. I have 11 days and plan to spend 4/5 hours a day on maths. What can I do to improve this skill?
depends give an example and we can help work it through with you
3. (Original post by Steelmeat)
depends give an example and we can help work it through with you
Thank you !
All three questions are 3 marks
Question 1&2- I have already done this with my teacher https://imgur.com/QDW2w72
https://imgur.com/2Bmcmyr

Question 3- I didn't go over this with my teacher and I'm not sure what topic this is
https://imgur.com/SXDtNZh

This is from the 2016 predicted paper, not sure on how I can do improve these skills
4. (Original post by TSAntidote)
Thank you !
All three questions are 3 marks
Question 1&2- I have already done this with my teacher https://imgur.com/QDW2w72
https://imgur.com/2Bmcmyr

Question 3- I didn't go over this with my teacher and I'm not sure what topic this is
https://imgur.com/SXDtNZh

This is from the 2016 predicted paper, not sure on how I can do improve these skills
Which exam is this for? The third on requires you find 75% of a previous results several times - does that help you remember the topic?
5. (Original post by Muttley79)
Which exam is this for? The third on requires you find 75% of a previous results several times - does that help you remember the topic?
Edexcel 2016 calculator paper predictions, here's a link for it http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/resources/june2016p2.pdf

and not really? What is the actual topic called?
6. (Original post by TSAntidote)
Edexcel 2016 calculator paper predictions, here's a link for it http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/resources/june2016p2.pdf

and not really? What is the actual topic called?
Hmm - not impressed by that - it's just a cut and paste of old questions!

I'd call the question 'growth and decay' - usually questions are set on compound interest [growth] and depreciation [decay].

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