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1. (Original post by Bulletzone)
r was 4 for the cone question I think.

The circular graph questions was okay, because I revised last minute for it.
I'm going to stick with 2 because I'm sure I checked it over and subbed it in.
The radius of the cone would've been 4 if r=2.
2. Crap, I may have forgot to divide by 2...
3. (Original post by M451)
I'm going to stick with 2 because I'm sure I checked it over and subbed it in.
The radius of the cone would've been 4 if r=2.
(Original post by Bulletzone)
r was 4 for the cone question I think.

The circular graph questions was okay, because I revised last minute for it.
If someone would just post the exam paper online I would know what I wrote. Anyone know why Edexcel gets their papers leaked and not AQA (After the exam of course)?
4. (Original post by Bulletzone)
Let's just use this time to have a guess at what the answers were because I'm lost for words.

I guarantee it shall be 50 or less for an A.
Then this year they decide to f**king bring Graphs of Circular functions and Transformations (which I luckily revised for).

Bye Bye A* Grade. I'm going back to A
What do you reckon an A* will be?
5. (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
What do you reckon an A* will be?
Considering that it's around 164 for last year. It may drop or remain the same.
6. (Original post by MathsExamUnit3)
If someone would just post the exam paper online I would know what I wrote. Anyone know why Edexcel gets their papers leaked and not AQA (After the exam of course)?
The question is quite easy to recall?

A sphere or radius r has the same volume as a cone of radius (r+2) and height r. Find the value of r.
7. (Original post by MathsExamUnit3)
Considering that it's around 164 for last year. It may drop or remain the same.
You made a typo, It shall drop.
8. (Original post by MathsExamUnit3)
Considering that it's around 164 for last year. It may drop or remain the same.
For that paper though? H
9. (Original post by Bulletzone)
You made a typo, It shall drop.
I like that hehe
10. (Original post by MathsExamUnit3)
Considering that it's around 164 for last year. It may drop or remain the same.
For that paper though? Hopefully 60?
11. (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
For that paper though? Hopefully 60?
Last year it was 67 on unit 3 for an A*. They may drop it by 2-3 marks I believe
12. (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
For that paper though? Hopefully 60?
No doubt, but I can see it falling even lower.
13. (Original post by MathsExamUnit3)
Last year it was 67 on unit 3 for an A*. They may drop it by 2-3 marks I believe
2 or 3 marks is too little and I'm always getting A* in past papers and even my teacher never expected the Sine and cosine graphs to come up.
I'd say the minimum it falls is by 6-7
14. (Original post by Bulletzone)
No doubt, but I can see it falling even lower.
You think? I don't know if they will drop it by 7+ marks. Again, I'm hoping though lol Hopefully you're right
15. (Original post by Bulletzone)
2 or 3 marks is too little and I'm always getting A* in past papers and even my teacher never expected the Sine and cosine graphs to come up.
I'd say the minimum it falls is by 6-7
Marks for an A* on Unit 3

2011: 73
2012: 69
2013: 71
2014: 68
2015: 67

It only drops by 1-4? I don't know if they would drop it that much :/
16. (Original post by Bulletzone)
AQA maths unit 3 was a bloody joke.

I can't even make a fricking mark scheme coz it was that bad ._.
The answers i wrote are here http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4164429
17. (Original post by MathsExamUnit3)
Marks for an A*

2013: 71
2014: 68
2015: 67

It only drops by 1-4? I don't know if they would drop it that much :/
Yes, but I highly doubt anyone is confident to say they only lost 13 marks. Being honest, I feel as if I will have lost 15-23 which Generally is okay.
I'm not a maths genius, but Maths has been my strong subject and I'm not trying to brag but If I feel that I found it hard some parts may have been generally difficult.
(I'm not saying I'm the smartest in maths, but It has been my strong subject).
18. (Original post by Bulletzone)
Yes, but I highly doubt anyone is confident to say they only lost 13 marks. Being honest, I feel as if I will have lost 15-23 which Generally is okay.
I'm not a maths genius, but Maths has been my strong subject and I'm not trying to brag but If I feel that I found it hard some parts may have been generally difficult.
(I'm not saying I'm the smartest in maths, but It has been my strong subject).
True, well the only thing I can do is wait for August. Good luck bullet
19. (Original post by MathsExamUnit3)
True, well the only thing I can do is wait for August. Good luck bullet
Same to you. Same to you all

Anyone wanna do some Chemistry revision for tomorrow?
20. (Original post by Bulletzone)
Same to you. Same to you all

Anyone wanna do some Chemistry revision for tomorrow?
Study the unpredictable, it seemed to have worked for me while I was at school: Anyway for anyone that wants to know my grades:

English language & literature: (A, B)
Maths: B
Science Core & Additional (A, A)
Religious Education (A)
Graphic Products (B)
Drama (A)
Citizenship (A*)
History (B)

Preparing for the unpredictable is the best revision, why? When the normal stuff comes up, it's a breeze. Bullet are you taking AQA too for Science, I did last year.

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