Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme

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    (Original post by SlippyG08)
    Someone plzzz help me!!! Im predicted an A but looking at this paper i've only got 51 marks. How many marks do i have to get in the calculator paper just to get an A overall?
    It really depends on mark scheme, but you're probably looking at 85+ I'd say. Could be wrong though.
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    (Original post by Afro Tail)
    I got the right answer for surds, but then I saw the question asked for "exact area" so I thought it had to be a number; and I found a wrong method to get 1/6 .
    The answer was 3-√6/12, how'd you even get 1/6 lol
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    Does anyone know the overall mark to obtain a C?
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    http://mrkibria.weebly.com/uploads/7..._mr_kibria.pdf

    This is a maths teacher's worked solutions!
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    anyone got anything for 3hr
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    do you know what the grade bounday is
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    For question 22 I only got X=6 so would I still be able to receive full marks or not?
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    what is the grade boudary to get C and i think i got 14 marks on this paper
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    Thanks 😁
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    (Original post by mout)
    what is the grade boudary to get C and i think i got 14 marks on this paper
    Grade boundaries for C on the higher paper are generally between about 57 and 65 over the two papers.
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    (Original post by MARYAM177777777)
    For question 22 I only got X=6 so would I still be able to receive full marks or not?
    No you won't, probably 2/3
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    (Original post by MARYAM177777777)
    For question 22 I only got X=6 so would I still be able to receive full marks or not?
    which method did you use, was it trial and error?
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    I got x=-18 and x=-6 for the quadratic question
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    (Original post by SlippyG08)
    Someone plzzz help me!!! Im predicted an A but looking at this paper i've only got 51 marks. How many marks do i have to get in the calculator paper just to get an A overall?
    It really will depend on the level of difficulty with Paper 2, hence you may need anything from 74-88. This first paper wasn't the most difficult in recent years, so the upper number will probably be closer to the requirement.

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    Focus your efforts on the high end (A* and A) calculator questions. Ensure you don't lose silly marks in the earlier questions. Forget this first paper, it is done.

    Good luck
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    How many marks in each paper do I need to obtain a C, overall?
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    (Original post by Abdul_413)
    Grade B-A 100%
    73 is 100% an A, what grade boundaries are you looking at? 😂


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    (Original post by Lek1)
    I got x=-18 and x=-6 for the quadratic question
    Did you get
    3x^2 - 24x + 36

    If yes, you should have then divided 3x^2 - 24x + 36 by 3, then found the factors. I believe you found the factors of 108 (3 times 36) and sum of -24.
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    the circle theroms one was 90 degrees definatley
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    (Original post by iMacJack)
    If anyone is struggling with a question, tell me the details of the question and I'll provide an answer for you to stop ye debating (hopefully)


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    in question 5 for the amount of days the oil in the tank would last, i rounded 892 litres to 1000, so my end answer was 1000/20= 50 days instead of 45. would i still get both marks, despite not rounding to 900? someone told me you must be specific
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    (Original post by SlippyG08)
    Someone plzzz help me!!! Im predicted an A but looking at this paper i've only got 51 marks. How many marks do i have to get in the calculator paper just to get an A overall?
    Around 80 marks you should be aiming for
 
 
 
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