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# Senior Maths Challenge 2015 predicted thresholds and past thresholds watch

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1. (Original post by Johann von Gauss)
You know Tim the Terrible of Sweden was buried with a statue of his pet rabbit, I don't think houseplants are too difficult to statuate/instatufy/enstatute/?
My question was more along the lines of why would you want a statue of a houseplant rather than how would you make one XD.
2. (Original post by LaurenLovesMaths)
Does anyone know the thresholds from years prior to 2014?

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I would just use last years as a guideline, they never seem to fluctuate too much each year.
3. (Original post by Bruhh)
I would just use last years as a guideline, they never seem to fluctuate too much each year.
Okay
4. (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
The fact that it refers to lines rather than line segments is what makes the question and corresponding answer actually correct, but I don't think most people sitting the SMC are going to make that distinction.
(at least I think this is the case; are we not still assuming infinite paper)

It depends on the assumption. Like at GCSE you'd have questions like "it takes 2 men 5 hours to make a statue of a houseplant, how long does it take 5 men" or some bull like that. You technically have to assume the men work at the same rate and independently but nobody's going to think about that.

Indeed. If I was a year younger this would have probably screwed me in the exam. Reminds me of last year where I got stressed out by a question on "sharing" boundaries or something; sharing meant sharing an entire boundary but I wasn't sure whether to interpret it as such or interpret it as sharing part of a boundary, after that I completely flopped the paper lol
I was wrong, I retract my statement completely, I misread the question after trying to read into it too much, classic
5. when are boundaries released!!!
6. (Original post by 11234)
when are boundaries released!!!
No one knows... Should be up by tomorrow though
7. (Original post by DavidBick)
No one knows... Should be up by tomorrow though
ok. How do you reckon y you did. Mu teacher counted I got 103, do you think its enough to qualify. I really hope it is...
8. (Original post by 11234)
ok. How do you reckon y you did. Mu teacher counted I got 103, do you think its enough to qualify. I really hope it is...
Should be...

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9. (Original post by physicsmaths)
Should be...

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Could be inflated severly due to answers posted prior to everyone finishing, just saying
10. I hope 115 should be enough??? Would be really disappointed if it isnot, cuz i did stupid mistakes
11. (Original post by Ramil Ahmadov)
I hope 115 should be enough??? Would be really disappointed if it isnot, cuz i did stupid mistakes
It will be enough.

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12. (Original post by theworkkid)
Could be inflated severly due to answers posted prior to everyone finishing, just saying
Also, I felt that the paper was easier than last year.
13. (Original post by physicsmaths)
It will be enough.

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What you got?
BTW i like your nickname i am big admirer of physics and maths. Still regret i refused to become Maths Olympiad kid as i had a great opportunity years ago
14. Thresholds are out!

Bronze - 50
Silver - 65
Gold - 82
Senior Kangaroo - 86
BMO1 - 104

I either got a high silver or low gold - pretty happy tbh!
15. (Original post by LaurenLovesMaths)
Thresholds are out!

Bronze - 50
Silver - 65
Gold - 82
Senior Kangaroo - 86
BMO1 - 104

I either got a high silver or low gold - pretty happy tbh!
Dammit. Congrats to you though
16. based on the what I remember that i put down and the thresholds I just about qualified for BMO1 (105 marks) hopefully I'm correct in what I remmeber
17. Anyone know when schools start receiving results by email?
18. (Original post by LaurenLovesMaths)
Thresholds are out!

Bronze - 50
Silver - 65
Gold - 82
Senior Kangaroo - 86
BMO1 - 104

I either got a high silver or low gold - pretty happy tbh!
That's great, probably i will be invited to BMO1. Thanks for the good news!
19. (Original post by Student403)
Dammit. Congrats to you though
Why, what did you get? & thank you

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20. (Original post by Ramil Ahmadov)
That's great, probably i will be invited to BMO1. Thanks for the good news!
Well done!

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