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1. (Original post by C0balt)
How many marks was the limit integral question x^-7lnx thing
Part a 3 marks
Part b 4 marks
2. The actual questions weren't too difficult but the layout of everything really put me off. The polar to cartesian conversion and the first part of the integral limit thing I couldn't do. i got 1/3ln3 -1/2 for the very last part of the last question. The second part of the integral limit question I got 1/36. I'm not sure how I did overall because it's so easy to make silly mistakes.
3. (Original post by C0balt)
Yeah ikr I couldn't check my answers so I made an idiotic mistake lol

I feel like it's gonna be 2015 FP1 all over again in that everyone said it was atrocious and boom 74/75 for 100UMS

lol I had flashbacks to FP1 hyperbolic question last year 😑

Was so hard that no one can even make an unofficial MS for it...
4. I got 1/36 for the limit as well and as for the numerical methods question 3 final part i first got 2.081 and then in the final part the maclaurin expansion gave 2.078
5. (Original post by TheLifelessRobot)
The actual questions weren't too difficult but the layout of everything really put me off. The polar to cartesian conversion and the first part of the integral limit thing I couldn't do. i got 1/3ln3 -1/2 for the very last part of the last question. The second part of the integral limit question I got 1/36. I'm not sure how I did overall because it's so easy to make silly mistakes.
I got 1/2ln2 -0.5
6. (Original post by TheLifelessRobot)
The actual questions weren't too difficult but the layout of everything really put me off. The polar to cartesian conversion and the first part of the integral limit thing I couldn't do. i got 1/3ln3 -1/2 for the very last part of the last question. The second part of the integral limit question I got 1/36. I'm not sure how I did overall because it's so easy to make silly mistakes.
I got 0.5ln3 -0.5
7. For the u = dydx questions did anyone use algebtaic lonh division at one point? My friend used a substution which could also work i guess.
8. Well that exam really pushed us to our 'limits'
9. (Original post by Hjyu1)
I got 1/2ln2 -0.5
That's what I got I made a typo on my previous post.
10. (Original post by pawan920)
I got 1/36 for the limit as well and as for the numerical methods question 3 final part i first got 2.081 and then in the final part the maclaurin expansion gave 2.078
I got 1/36 but my maclaurin was 2.080
11. It sucks cuz I worked so hard for this, but as far as I remember, this is what I wrote:

1. Ae^5x/2 + 2x + 4/5

2. 5/3, 3/5

3. Approximation: 2.081, 2.080

4. Fk knows

5. (1/3)(2+x)^3(1+x)^-1 + (2+x)^2ln(1+x) - 5/3

6. I lost hope for humanity on this question

7. 2cos2x - 1/2(e^pi)sin2x + 1/2(e^4x) + xSin2x - 2xcos2x

8. (1/2)ln3 - 1/2

Even though for question 8 I wasn't able to prove the second part, and sort of flopped working out the area. But yeah :'(
12. (Original post by Qcomber)
For the u = dydx questions did anyone use algebtaic lonh division at one point? My friend used a substution which could also work i guess.
Yeah I used long division for that question.
13. (Original post by Qcomber)
For the u = dydx questions did anyone use algebtaic lonh division at one point? My friend used a substution which could also work i guess.
Yeah, I don't know if it's called that but I used a bunch of tricks

ie (x+2)/(x+1)=1+1/(x+1) etc, all the way through, tidied up nice-ish.
14. (Original post by Argylesocksrox)
I got 1/36 but my maclaurin was 2.080
Yeah I got the exact same as you
15. Does anyone know how many marks there were in question 8, the last one?
16. I'm done with life
17. (Original post by Argylesocksrox)
I got 1/36 but my maclaurin was 2.080
I made a silly mistake on the improper integral but i did get 2.080
18. My thoughts and prayers go out to all who sat this exam. RIP 1st choice unis.
19. (Original post by Greenwich24)
Does anyone know how many marks there were in question 8, the last one?
17
20. (Original post by AmashQamar97)
It sucks cuz I worked so hard for this, but as far as I remember, this is what I wrote:
1. Ae^5x/2 + 2x + 4/5
2. 5/3, 3/5
3. Approximation: 2.081, 2.080
4. Fk knows
5. (1/3)(2+x)^3(1+x)^-1 + (2+x)^2ln(1+x) - 5/3
6. I lost hope for humanity on this question
7. 2cos2x - 1/2(e^pi)sin2x + 1/2(e^4x) + xSin2x - 2xcos2x
8. (1/2)ln3 - 1/2
Even though for question 8 I wasn't able to prove the second part, and sort of flopped working out the area. But yeah :'(

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