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    (Original post by zed963)
    It's going to be worth it at the end.
    I'm sure it will be, it's rewarding and opens up several careers paths. What career are you looking at?
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    (Original post by Dalek1099)
    This is not true, my headteacher changed the timetables for Y10 to make sure we studied French and one of History/Geography, which weren't compulsory before the announcement of the Ebacc - lots of teachers go on about how important it is and say that they have all been given special intervention abilities because of their importance.The English Baccalaureate will probably become as important as the 5A*-C including English and Maths and is seriously being considered to replace the 5A*-C including English and Maths due to grade inflation and you have 100% failed your GCSEs without 5A*-C including English and Maths.
    They say it's important because they want you to take interest in their subject. Look at it this way: at my school, all the MFL teachers go on about how important the English Baccalaureate is. The technology teachers, on the other hand, think that it's an utter waste of time. Even some of the History teachers agree. As far as I'm aware, the only university in the Russell Group which requires a language GCSE is UCL but you can still get in without and study the course whilst at uni. If the Baccalaureate was so important, universities would have said at the time of announcement that yes, they do only want students with this standard. They didn't.
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    (Original post by Arva)
    There's a proof for that? :lolwut: :lol:
    Well.

    The pattern nx^n-1

    Yeah there kind of is.

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    And you can also find out that when y=ax^2+bx+c then dy/dx=2ax+b
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    (Original post by elixirs)
    I'm sure it will be, it's rewarding and opens up several careers paths. What career are you looking at?
    You guessed it medicine! Well for now until the 22nd.
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Well.

    The pattern nx^n-1

    Yeah there kind of is.

    You can derive Name:  Eqn14.gif
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    And you can also find out that when y=ax^2+bx+c then dy/dx=2ax+b
    I knew what you meant, and thanks for explaining it to me but I know that proof.

    I was teasing because you forgot to write "proof that d/dx (x^2) = 2x

    Laving us with the statement that one can prove that x^2 actually = 2x
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    I'm so freaking nervous it's unreal, did bad in art oh well, I want to be a chef! Just need the results in catering
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    (Original post by elixirs)
    I predict an up in A*/A grades...
    and a down in C grades
    I hope you're right:bigsmile:
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Well.

    The pattern nx^n-1

    Yeah there kind of is.

    You can derive Name:  Eqn14.gif
Views: 70
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    And you can also find out that when y=ax^2+bx+c then dy/dx=2ax+b
    That looks complicated. I was taught to multiply the coefficient of x by the power and then subtract the power by 1 and that was it. I've never seen anything like that in my life.
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    (Original post by Arva)
    I knew what you meant, and thanks for explaining it to me but I know that proof.

    I was teasing because you forgot to write "proof that d/dx (x^2) = 2x

    Laving us with the statement that one can prove that x^2 actually = 2x
    Oh true, but I did mention that I was studying differentiation in the previous posts therefore I didn't think there was a need to mention it again.

    But as you correctly spotted there should really be dy/dx.
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    Im sooo scared and seen articles bout a level results. aargh
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    (Original post by zed963)
    You guessed it medicine! Well for now until the 22nd.
    Ahahah, after the 22nd? Then what? Will you opt for hair and beauty:giggle:

    Jokes aside, i'm sure you'll be fine! Good luck!
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    (Original post by Red Fox)
    That looks complicated. I was taught to multiply the coefficient of x by the power and then subtract the power by 1 and that was it. I've never seen anything like that in my life.
    Imagine how I felt when I saw this for the first time in my life. I felt like banging my head over a wall. But once I finally understood it, the feeling of satisfaction was worth living for.
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    (Original post by elixirs)
    Ahahah, after the 22nd? Then what? Will you opt for hair and beauty:giggle:

    Jokes aside, i'm sure you'll be fine! Good luck!
    I'll still stick to the science areas but may do something different.

    I hope just hope I don't get anything lower than an A.
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    (Original post by sr234)
    I hope you're right:bigsmile:
    Of course

    Well judging by Ofqual's response they're attempting to curb grade C inflation in subjects like maths and science.
    As for A*/A grades, each year they see a gradual increase.
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Oh true, but I did mention that I was studying differentiation in the previous posts therefore I didn't think there was a need to mention it again.

    But as you correctly spotted there should really be dy/dx.
    Well of course you did, because the proof is not that x^2 - 2x

    But that's all I was doing, teasing on a simple mistake

    (I'm very bored right now)
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    (Original post by zed963)
    I'll still stick to the science areas but may do something different.

    I hope just hope I don't get anything lower than an A.
    I see. You should be fine!
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Imagine how I felt when I saw this for the first time in my life. I felt like banging my head over a wall. But once I finally understood it, the feeling of satisfaction was worth living for.
    Haha, I'm lucky I did OCR Additional Maths because I know pretty much all of C1 and it has topics from C2 M1 M2 S1 and D1 in it aswell (all modules I'm doing).
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    (Original post by Tibbz2)
    Weirdly I don't care about the subjects that I need to get into 6th form and that I enjoy the most... I know that I can't really fail to get into 6th form in them all now. I'm most worried about German. I'm predicted a B, and I would be content with that, as I'm not the best, but I would really like an A because of the effort I put into it compared to everything else
    Same, I'm predicted all As and A*s except dance, which is a B but I put so much effort in and it was so stressful, I'd really like an A just so I can prove my teacher wrong


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    (Original post by Arva)
    Well of course you did, because the proof is not that x^2 - 2x

    But that's all I was doing, teasing on a simple mistake

    (I'm very bored right now, woke up after falling asleep on my sofa after results, feeling a bit disoriented.
    Oh well I'm glad you did, it's better you correcting me rather me believing all my life that x^2=2x lol.

    Congratulations, I've heard you got into Oxford.

    Which course will you be doing?
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    (Original post by Red Fox)
    Fair enough. Next June I'll be sitting C1 C2 M1 M2 FP1 S1 D1 and maybe S2 if I have the time to learn it but I don't wanna do too many modules. Then 2014 will be C3 C4 FP2 FP3.
    Those should be fine.

    I feel as if I cant even give maths advice anymore... I'm inadequate
    (Original post by elixirs)
    Agh, a few marks like that can be heartbreaking
    That's probably best and since you were so close, you should be able to secure the A* (not to jinx anything)
    As for history, you can bring that up in another unit!

    However, you still did really well and you only missed out on your expected grades by an inch!
    It really is :/

    I haven't gor any units to make it up I've done both
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    x
    ^ this awesome guy isn't GCSE you know :rofl: he's in Oxford :teeth:

    How were your grades?
 
 
 
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