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    (Original post by FrostShot)
    were these papers taken year (14) students? (as in year 13 then went out of a school for a year before uni)
    year 13 ...
    that was the STEP of my days
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    (Original post by FrostShot)
    were these papers taken year (14) students? (as in year 13 then went out of a school for a year before uni)
    If you're talking about 'S' levels, then I believe there was a specific rule that they had to be sat at the same time as you sat your A levels - they were basically like an extension paper which you could choose to sit, but you were only awarded an S level grade if you achieved something like a minimum grade B in the standard A level papers at the same sitting.
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    year 13 ...
    that was the STEP of my days
    Must have been fun having to do this instead of STEP II and III...
    How long did you have per question?
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    do you still have my e-mail?
    post them over please.
    Check your email
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    Did Q3 in precisely 25 minutes just now. (Timed self-test)
    Am I too slow for STEP 1 standards?
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    (Original post by FrostShot)
    Must have been fun having to do this instead of STEP II and III...
    How long did you have per question?
    there were separate special papers for further maths
    this is the cover page
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    (Original post by Tiri)
    Check your email
    Many thanks
    will check when I get home... teaching at the moment
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Many thanks
    will check when I get home... teaching at the moment
    Out of curiosity do you have any TSR students that you teach in real life?
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    (Original post by FrostShot)
    Out of curiosity do you have any TSR students that you teach in real life?
    several
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    several
    -..
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    (Original post by kprime2)
    So far I've got
    69/75 in FP2
    65/75 in M2

    What UMS do you think those equate to? Need to calculate what I'd need in S2 to get an A* in further maths.
    I have forgotten the papers now but I think you have more or less 180 UMS for these two together. So you will need 90 UMS for S2
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    (Original post by FunkItsMechanics)
    are these generally considered easier than STEP 1? I just did Q1, I found it a bit too easy to be for STEP 1, but just interesting enough to keep it worthwhile to do. (A STEP 1 question tends to take me ~45 minutes but Q1 on this paper took me about 20-25.)

    How long did you actually have to do one of these in the past?
    three hour paper
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    (Original post by davros)
    If you're talking about 'S' levels, then I believe there was a specific rule that they had to be sat at the same time as you sat your A levels - they were basically like an extension paper which you could choose to sit, but you were only awarded an S level grade if you achieved something like a minimum grade B in the standard A level papers at the same sitting.
    you are right, I do not quite remember the rules...
    It was indeed an extension, more like the A* of those days, they were highly valued by Universities
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    Standard Special Paper, London Board, Spec D, 1980, Q1
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Standard Special Paper 1985, Q10



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    I am a teenagur and I find this question offensive and dimeaning
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    (Original post by Scarlet Sword)
    I am a teenagur and I find this question offensive and dimeaning
    it was the good old days of no political correctness ...

    I remember a question about a drug dealer seeking to evade capture throwing down a cliff a sack of drugs (projectile question)

    I remember a man suddenly died leaving one third of his debt unpaid (arithmetic series)

    loads of fun.

    ( I was warned in 2011 when I made a question on arithmetic series with 2 accountants called OSAMA and OBAMA)
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    it was the good old days of no political correctness ...

    I remember a question about a drug deal seeking to evade capture throwing down a cliff a sack of drugs (projectile question)

    I remember a man suddenly died leaving one third of his debt unpaid (arithmetic series)

    loads of fun.

    ( I was warned in 2011 when I made a question on arithmetic series with 2 accountants called OSAMA and OBAMA)
    lol have you even read the question
    i was jokeing
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    Some of these problems are quite cool! Thank you so much for uploading these problems, I now have several hundred extra hours worth of practice material for STEP for me to work through!
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    (Original post by Scarlet Sword)
    Some of these problems are quite cool! Thank you so much for uploading these problems, I now have several hundred extra hours worth of practice material for STEP for me to work through!
    I will do my best
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    I will pause the uploading of the Special Maths Papers for the moment (I hope not to the relief of many) as the papers that pre-date these need formatting first and I have no time at present.
    I hope to resume if people are still interested next year.

    Hope you found some interesting questions ...
 
 
 
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