100 UMS in C1/C2

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    Do alot of papers know how a mark scheme works and just practice exam technique.


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    Don't bother with many Edexcel papers in that case. Stretch yourself with some extension material and then attempt the most recent papers (including R/IAL).
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    (Original post by Acrux)
    Any students have any advice or tips to get 100 UMS in C1 and C2?
    how many marks on average would you need for 100 UMS on a C1 or C2 paper?

    tbh i'm going for 100% but it doesn't look that way >.> i can get a good grade but i won't get 100% :/
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    (Original post by thefatone)
    how many marks on average would you need for 100 UMS on a C1 or C2 paper?

    tbh i'm going for 100% but it doesn't look that way >.> i can get a good grade but i won't get 100% :/
    You need to aim for full raw marks.
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    (Original post by SaadKaleem)
    You need to aim for full raw marks.
    .-. this sucks so how many would that be? 60/75? 65/75? 70/75? or even full marks?
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    You just need a good exercise/text book and to have done the questions from it, once you've done it you should have enough experience at spotting what technique is needed in the exam. Probably worth doing a couple of past papers to ensure your timing is good though. Also probably study the previous couple papers to see recurring pattersn/questions. There's onlu a need to do more than a couple past papers if your timing is off imo but it all depends on how you want to work
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    (Original post by thefatone)
    .-. this sucks so how many would that be? 60/75? 65/75? 70/75? or even full marks?
    he just said full raw marks
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    (Original post by Student403)
    he just said full raw marks
    Some people r slow init.


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    (Original post by thefatone)
    .-. this sucks so how many would that be? 60/75? 65/75? 70/75? or even full marks?
    75/75.
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    (Original post by thefatone)
    .-. this sucks so how many would that be? 60/75? 65/75? 70/75? or even full marks?
    Full=100% raw
    So we have
    (x/75).100=100
    Upon dividing by 100=/=0
    <-> (x/75)=1
    Multiplying by 75
    X=75
    Hence 75/75 is the required mark.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Full=100% raw
    So we have
    (x/75).100=100
    Upon dividing by 100=/=0
    <-> (x/75)=1
    Multiplying by 75
    X=75
    Hence 75/75 is the required mark.


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    (Original post by thefatone)
    how many marks on average would you need for 100 UMS on a C1 or C2 paper?

    tbh i'm going for 100% but it doesn't look that way >.> i can get a good grade but i won't get 100% :/
    74 if you're lucky. xD

    There's always people like Zacken and Physicsmaths inflating dem boundaries.
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    (Original post by Ayman!)
    74 if you're lucky. xD

    There's always people like Zacken and Physicsmaths inflating dem boundaries.
    Lol not me.
    Im **** with exams since i end up doing nothing till a few days before the exam really hurts my applied marks. I have only done M4 M5 (last year lol) and abit of S3. Have not touched S4 D1 D2 and the exams are quite soon lol.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Lol not me.
    Im **** with exams since i end up doing nothing till a few days before the exam really hurts my applied marks. I have only done M4 M5 (last year lol) and abit of S3. Have not touched S4 D1 D2 and the exams are quite soon lol.


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    If you can do M5 I think D1 will be a breeze
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    I'm pretty sure. my english isn't that vague. :toofunny:
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    (Original post by Student403)
    he just said full raw marks
    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Some people r slow init.


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    (Original post by Zacken)
    75/75.
    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Full=100% raw
    So we have
    (x/75).100=100
    Upon dividing by 100=/=0
    <-> (x/75)=1
    Multiplying by 75
    X=75
    Hence 75/75 is the required mark.


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    (Original post by Ayman!)
    74 if you're lucky. xD

    There's always people like Zacken and Physicsmaths inflating dem boundaries.
    i see ok

    i didn't understand what raw meant...
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    (Original post by Kieran1996)
    If you can do M5 I think D1 will be a breeze
    Im weird. I got a E in S2.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Im weird. I got a E in S2.


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    Haha I am the same.

    My best module: FP1 (100 ums)
    My worst module: C2 (75 ums)

    Idk how I found further maths easier than core
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    I got 98/100 UMS in C1 and I just did past papers.
    (Original post by serah.exe)
    I got 100 UMS in C1 :ahee: (not so much in C2 lmao). Do a LOT of past papers, practice a lot. If you get stuck on a particular question, I found it helpful to not go straight to the mark scheme, but go to your textbooks etc and do similar questions. This will give you an idea of the methods etc. After that then attempt to do the question again. Also, make sure to do the Solomon Bronze/Silver/Gold papers, especially Gold.
    Did you do AS last year?
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    Getting 100 requires a fair amount of luck tbh with you. You can do all the practice in the world, understand every little bit of content involved but ultimately to get 100 it comes down to being able to flawlessly execute an exam, since most of the time you will need 75/75 to get it. Yes, there are things you can do to reduce the chances of silly mistakes, misreads etc but ultimately the risk will always be there, whether you have done 6 papers or 30. You just have to stay calm when you inevitably make mistakes and do what you can to rectify them in the exam.
 
 
 
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