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# Edexcel As maths 2016 GRADE BOUNDARIES!!!!!

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Core1
Core 2
Mechanics
What is a realistic target for a B or a A
2. (Original post by Monkeyrevision)
Core1
Core 2
Mechanics
What is a realistic target for a B or a A
C1 was normal difficulty conceptually, but the arithmetic (without a calculator) was slightly harder than usual, so maybe 61-62 for an A, 55-56 for a B.
C2 was again normal difficulty apart from the last question which scared a few people, so I'd estimate around 60 for an A, 53-54 for a B.
M1 I can't say since I don't do mechanics.
3. (Original post by Monkeyrevision)
Core1
Core 2
Mechanics
What is a realistic target for a B or a A
C1 - 61 A 56 B (A won't be lower than 58)
C2 - 65 A 60 B (A won't be lower than 61)
M1 - 60 A 55 B (A won't be lower than 58)

(roughly)

M1 was definitely easier than last years, however the boundaries are rarely high. C2 easier again, maybe not that easy though... C1 most of it was okay except the fractions and discriminant question.

I expect though I might be overestimating the grade boundaries. Although it's difficult, because this year is the first year when post 16+ education is compulsory and the extra people coming to sixth form could be lowering the boundaries a little. Especially as maths is one of the most popular ones.
4. (Original post by jamestg)
C1 - 61 A 56 B (A won't be lower than 58)
C2 - 65 A 60 B (A won't be lower than 61)
M1 - 60 A 55 B (A won't be lower than 58)

(roughly)

M1 was definitely easier than last years, however the boundaries are rarely high. C2 easier again, maybe not that easy though... C1 most of it was okay except the fractions and discriminant question.

I expect though I might be overestimating the grade boundaries. Although it's difficult, because this year is the first year when post 16+ education is compulsory and the extra people coming to sixth form could be lowering the boundaries a little. Especially as maths is one of the most popular ones.

Last year for a B was 164
This year apparently to u is 171 nd ur telling me they gonna lower grade boundaries? SERIOUSLY mate what kind of drugs r u on
Methamphetamine? Heroin? nd seriously that is just ridiculous no offence
5. (Original post by Monkeyrevision)
Last year for a B was 164
This year apparently to u is 171 nd ur telling me they gonna lower grade boundaries? SERIOUSLY mate what kind of drugs r u on
Methamphetamine? Heroin? nd seriously that is just ridiculous no offence
M1 and C2 were MUCH better this year than last year. And these predictions aren't exactly the highest they've ever been.

C1 was the only dodgy paper, but it was't horrific. The rest had one or two dodgy bits but no more than other papers and most can gain marks for all bits.
6. (Original post by jamestg)
M1 and C2 were MUCH better this year than last year. And these predictions aren't exactly the highest they've ever been.

C1 was the only dodgy paper, but it was't horrific. The rest had one or two dodgy bits but no more than other papers and most can gain marks for all bits.
The "most" ur on bout is a very small minority a minority thats probably 10-20% so i reckon it will be lower than last years for all grades trust me
7. I think for an A in C1- 61 and C2-64
8. (Original post by jamestg)
C1 - 61 A 56 B (A won't be lower than 58)
C2 - 65 A 60 B (A won't be lower than 61)
M1 - 60 A 55 B (A won't be lower than 58)

(roughly)

M1 was definitely easier than last years, however the boundaries are rarely high. C2 easier again, maybe not that easy though... C1 most of it was okay except the fractions and discriminant question.

I expect though I might be overestimating the grade boundaries. Although it's difficult, because this year is the first year when post 16+ education is compulsory and the extra people coming to sixth form could be lowering the boundaries a little. Especially as maths is one of the most popular ones.
From what you're saying, a person that gets 59/75 (78.67%) would get a C in C2? Highly unlikely mate.
9. (Original post by Monkeyrevision)
The "most" ur on bout is a very small minority a minority thats probably 10-20% so i reckon it will be lower than last years for all grades trust me
The only question out of all three papers where a significant proportion may gain no marks whatsoever was the impulse question in M1.
10. (Original post by obeyyy)
From what you're saying, a person that gets 59/75 (78.67%) would get a C in C2? Highly unlikely mate.
I did say my prediction may be a little high for C2, but it will definetly be in the 60s. 63 is probably the best bet IMO if it's not 65. It was undoubtedly easier than last year's paper, and most in my school (a bog standard one at that) said it was pretty good.
11. (Original post by jamestg)
I did say my prediction may be a little high for C2, but it will definetly be in the 60s. 63 is probably the best bet IMO if it's not 65. It was undoubtedly easier than last year's paper, and most in my school (a bog standard one at that) said it was pretty good.
Ur school is most definitely not the only school in the country doing the c2 edexcel maths paper nd that i will vouch for
Plus there are people doing the papers that may have done terrible nd dont have the courage to come on TSR so cmon you get my point
12. (Original post by Monkeyrevision)
Ur school is most definitely not the only school in the country doing the c2 edexcel maths paper nd that i will vouch for
Plus there are people doing the papers that may have done terrible nd dont have the courage to come on TSR so cmon you get my point
I guess we'll see when they come on the 17th :-)
13. C1 - 61
C2 - 62
I dont do M1 sorry :/

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