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# Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme

1. (Original post by 34908seikj)
I've dropped 8 cuz I'm stoooopid feels bad man.
Ahhh I know man, all the marks I ever drop on maths tests are for stupid reasons, and what I really hate is when I come out and realise I actually could have answered it easily!
2. (Original post by mrpaper)
The probability of it not raining in June and the match not being cancelled.
0.04 doesn't make much sense.
Yep I believe it was 0.8*0.95 = 0.76
3. could you please put the marks next to each answer fo the higher answes, thanks
4. How many marks will i have dropped for these answers;
75TT (did have 100-25TT written down) but didnt think to leave it like that.
0.4 for the probability one.
Table of values- 1, 0.25, 0.4.
Read the scalar wrong for the vector and did 1/3 (a +b).
For the x and Y question with the quadratic. I did y= 6 +x (instead of -x) and drew a straight line and found 2 points of interception going through the curved parabola.
5. (Original post by kennethdcharles)
Ahhh I know man, all the marks I ever drop on maths tests are for stupid reasons, and what I really hate is when I come out and realise I actually could have answered it easily!
Yea I flopped so hard on question 23. I don't know what was going through my head. I'll probably pick up 2 marks for method though.
6. (Original post by bantaleg)
Explain yuself
Wha yu mean
Have you got edexcel poetry tomorrow?

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7. For the circle theorem, I got it wrong but I wrote

-Angles in triangle = 180
-Isosceles triangle so two sides are same
180 - 48(2) = 84
How many marks would this get?..
8. (Original post by LogicalFallacy)
It did award that, but I'm worried that if I create one then people will take it too literally and panic. I might anyhow in a bit.

And yes, there was a question, but I can't quite remember the number and that's what's troubling me.

Thanks anyhow!
Yes i put how often do you buy crisps in a week?
Is that right?
and class intervals:
0-1 time
2-5
6-10
more than 10 times
9. what was the answer for the last question and the simultaneous questions
10. I got 100-25pi in the question.

However stupid me didn't think it was that easy and that it was in its simplest form so I put 75pi as my final answer.

However all my working out was correct and the answer is in my working out.

But the answer i put in the box is wrong.

How many marks will I loose?
11. (Original post by #1Mathlete)
Have you got edexcel poetry tomorrow?

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Yeah lol man knowssss #halfcasteisa[s]innocent[/s][s]innocent[/s][s]innocent[/s][s]innocent[/s][s]innocent[/s]
12. (Original post by soph.browne)
I got 1cm for the last question oh well
Also I thought the circle theorem question was an alternate angle question?

I think the envelope question was T= 5x + 20y but I have no idea why it was 3 marks
i got 1cm too :/ hopefully get some marks for workings out
13. (Original post by gcseexamz)
Yes i put how often do you buy crisps in a week?
Is that right?
and class intervals:
0-1 time
2-5
6-10
more than 10 times
Something like that should be correct.
14. (Original post by natashabeth)
its okay mate, you dont have to justify the fact you flopped by saying everyone else is wrong. get therapy and work through you mistakes, im here all of the way
15. (Original post by Xxxibgdrgn)
OMG so i wasted 30 mins trying to figure out the exact figure and then wrote down 0.50?!
damn daniel 30 minutes is a loooooong time
16. (Original post by 34908seikj)
Yep I believe it was 0.8*0.95 = 0.76
But the question was not raining (0.8) and match IS cancelled (0.05) so it's 0.04

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17. For the circle and square question, I wrote

10 X 10 = 100CM"2
Area of circle = PIE R"2
and then did 100/25
How many marks do i get?
18. What was the question for question 19?? Don't remember
19. (Original post by mysticfalls)
what was the answer for the last question and the simultaneous questions
Check the spoilers section of the first post.
20. How

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