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    Also, has anyone got any speculations as to what the grade boundaries are?
    I'm thinking;

    84 - A*
    75 - A
    63 - B
    51 - C

    and so on
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    (Original post by cenxo)
    Also, has anyone got any speculations as to what the grade boundaries are?
    I'm thinking;

    84 - A*
    75 - A
    63 - B
    51 - C

    and so on
    I don't know... 84 is quite low. For one of the past papers it was 91 for an A* :/ and I thought the difficulty was roughly the same... But others might of found this exam more difficult than previous papers


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    can anyone recall any of the questions? I got the first one for definite! I suppose that's a start. I would love to re work some of them to give me an idea!
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    Does anyone know what the pythagoras question was about. The one with the triangle and you had to find x abd the other side given was (x-2) ??
    Was a bit confused how you could answer it

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    (Original post by Joy2013)
    Does anyone know what the pythagoras question was about. The one with the triangle and you had to find x abd the other side given was (x-2) ??
    Was a bit confused how you could answer it

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    Lots of people used Pythagoras and then the Quadrtatic formula but I Don't know for definite that that is the correct method...


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    (Original post by Joy2013)
    Does anyone know what the pythagoras question was about. The one with the triangle and you had to find x abd the other side given was (x-2) ??
    Was a bit confused how you could answer it

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    a right angled triangle with sides 3, and x. The hypotenuse is x+2

    pythagoras shows 9 + x^2 = x^2 + 4x +4 (a^2+ b^2 = c^2)

    rearraging the sides and cancelling the x^2 gives us 4x -5 = 0

    4x = 5
    x = 5/4 (1.25)
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    (Original post by acestudentnot)
    can anyone recall any of the questions? I got the first one for definite! I suppose that's a start. I would love to re work some of them to give me an idea!
    There was the right angled triangle with the hypotenuse being (x+2) and then the other sides being 3 and x and you had to find X... There was f(x) = 3x + 2 what is it if it was f(4), 2f(x) and f(2x). Can't remember the simultaneous equation one, but I remember the one which was 6 1/4 miles to school and you had to figure out how long the bus travelling at 20mph took to get there


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    Here's one of the questions:

    A cuboid has measurements of 70cm length, 60cm width and 55cm height.

    a) Find the total surface area

    b) Prove the volume of the cuboid is 231 litres

    Answers

    a) 70 x 60 = 4200
    70 x 60 = 4200
    60 x 55 = 3300
    60 x 55 = 3300
    55 x 70 = 3850
    55 x 70 = 3850

    total = 22700 cm^2

    b) 70 x 60 x 55 = 231000 cm^3

    one litre = 1000 cm^3

    231000 / 1000 = 231 litres
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    (Original post by cenxo)
    a right angled triangle with sides 3, and x. The hypotenuse is x+2

    pythagoras shows 9 + x^2 = x^2 + 4x +4 (a^2+ b^2 = c^2)

    rearraging the sides and cancelling the x^2 gives us 4x -5 = 0

    4x = 5
    x = 5/4 (1.25)
    Thanks!
    Didn't get that answer, but hopefully some marks for workings out

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    Does anyone remember what they put for identifying three graphs?
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    (Original post by Nelly10)
    Does anyone remember what they put for identifying three graphs?
    A parabola, a cubic and a trig graph, I put;

    1) y = x^2 + 4

    2) y = x^3

    3) y = sin x
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    (Original post by cenxo)
    A parabola, a cubic and a trig graph, I put;

    1) y = x^2 + 4

    2) y = x^3

    3) y = sin x

    Same How did you find the paper?
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    (Original post by Nelly10)
    Same How did you find the paper?
    I thought it was quite easy, I only messed up on the construction question but hopefully I can still get some marks for that. I'm fairly confident I got 90+
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    (Original post by cenxo)
    I thought it was quite easy, I only messed up on the construction question but hopefully I can still get some marks for that. I'm fairly confident I got 90+
    Well done that sounds good hope you do well. what do you think the grade boundaries will be?
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    (Original post by cenxo)
    when do you reckon the paper will be available online (if ever)?
    I'll put it up soon
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    I'll put it up soon
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    I think you'll find for the graph transformation questions, the correct answers were;
    y=x^2+4
    y=x^3-2x
    y=sin(X)

    The reason it was x^3-2x is because the x^3 graph has been squashed in the x axis, hence the -2x.
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    I'll try and answer as many of the questions that I can remember,

    For the travelling to and from school question, I did the following method;
    6.25miles*2=12.50 miles a day.
    12.50x5=62.5 miles per week

    Work out how long it takes to get to school when the bus averages a speed of 20mph;
    6.25/20=0.3125
    0.3125*60=18.75 minutes= 18 minutes 45 seconds

    For the question about working out the volume of the childs toy;
    it was the area of the cone (1/3*pi*r^2*h) plus half of the area of the sphere (4/3*pi*r^3)/2
    (I have replaced the numbers from the question with letters because i cannot remember accurately)

    For the question about the incorrect price of the jacket (easy 7 marker)
    Divide the incorrect price of the jacket (£104) by 80 and then multiply the answer by 100 to get the original price, which was £130.
    Then multiply the original price (£130) by 0.85 to find the correct sale price, which was £110.50
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    I thought the last question, the probability one was good! I got George with the highest chance.
    There was also the question where you had to say how long the cuboid would take to fill (231l) at 0.6 litres/second?
 
 
 
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