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    (Original post by Dan1997)
    just dont get the reasoning behind exam boards twisting phrases like that to throw students off, simply missing the word magnitude in the question and i miss out on easy marks, if they werent trying to throw people off they would have used the word speed as opposed to "magnitude of velocity"
    yeah i know, its so annoying
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    (Original post by mbh16)
    how did u find it?
    i thought it was ok
    I thought very well IMO. Definitely dropped 2 for the first sub-part (wrote damn VdW's instead of metallic bonding) and I'm not entirely sure about the 2 step mechanism (hydration of propan-1-ene).

    Everybody I spoke to after the exam used water as the nucleophile but I used sulfuric acid - which is technically speaking the correct mechanism (also confirmed by the internet and my Chemistry teacher). Not entirely sure about it though. What did you do?

    The main thing was I finished the exam - usually I don't because of slow writing and writing far too much for some parts.
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    For the first part Im not sure but I think I wrote either about van der waals or electrostatic attraction, I can't remember, and wasn't it hydration of propan-2-ene?
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    (Original post by txnilxnur)
    Was the centre of mass definition only 1 mark?
    It was.
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    (Original post by boyyo)
    lol yh, I thought you were talking about the similarity and difference one
    For the similarity one the mark should be forces acting on both the spacecraft and space station are of the same magnitude.
    For the difference one, I suspect the mark is 'in opposite directions'.
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    I just saw Aqa's provisional 2017 exam timetable and found out we can resit this paper next year?
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    Has anyone got a copy of this paper to look at yet?
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    [QUOTE=CALI1198;65615237]I got 2.8 something for the speed. You had to find the acceleration using f=ma then use suvat. It seemed like an M1 and M2 paper with some physics thrown in there at the end. I thought it was a decent paper all in all.

    The way i did that question was to re-write F=ma to F=mv/t and then you could find V which would act in the opposite direction. Take that V away from the 3.5 to find the resultant which i remember to be roughly 2.8ms-1
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    (Original post by CALI1198)
    I got 2.8 something for the speed. You had to find the acceleration using f=ma then use suvat. It seemed like an M1 and M2 paper with some physics thrown in there at the end. I thought it was a decent paper all in all.

    The way i did that question was to re-write F=ma to F=mv/t and then you could find V which would act in the opposite direction. Take that V away from the 3.5 to find the resultant which i remember to be roughly 2.8ms-1
    Yeah mathematically that'll be the same since you use v=u+at within F=ma

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    (Original post by Ayaz789)
    I just saw Aqa's provisional 2017 exam timetable and found out we can resit this paper next year?
    Isn't this the last PHYA2 paper?

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    (Original post by CALI1198)
    Isn't this the last PHYA2 paper?

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    Thats what i thought! But they have said in the provisional exam timetable they'll do Phya2 in 2017
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    Does anyone have a copy of the paper?! If so please upload pictures.
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    Predictions for grade boundaries? I had many major brainfarts so hoping 44 will get me an A but v v unlikely

    Thoughts?
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    (Original post by davgen7)
    Predictions for grade boundaries? I had many major brainfarts so hoping 44 will get me an A but v v unlikely

    Thoughts?
    Last year was about 47 for an A but I this year was much harder i reckon. I seriously doubt them dropping it to 44 though, if everyone on this website is saying it was rape and this is people that clearly put a lot of effort then maybe on average people did **** and it drop a lot.

    **** knows what A2 could be like if they're heading down this route, I dread to think what they could to unit 4 and 5 if they somehow made unit 2 into an actual **** show.
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    (Original post by palacefloor)
    Last year was about 47 for an A but I this year was much harder i reckon. I seriously doubt them dropping it to 44 though, if everyone on this website is saying it was rape and this is people that clearly put a lot of effort then maybe on average people did **** and it drop a lot.

    **** knows what A2 could be like if they're heading down this route, I dread to think what they could to unit 4 and 5 if they somehow made unit 2 into an actual **** show.
    Trust me man this was ****eries, i did every available past paper for it and got As every time but this one ****ed me over. I reckon i got A in unit 1, maybe a C in this, and Cs in units 4 and 5, i wanted a B overall but that ent gonna ****ing happen now cus of this paper

    Wbu, how you feeling and what you aiming for? Feel so **** about this one man, its gonna drag my grade down bare
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    (Original post by davgen7)
    Trust me man this was ****eries, i did every available past paper for it and got As every time but this one ****ed me over. I reckon i got A in unit 1, maybe a C in this, and Cs in units 4 and 5, i wanted a B overall but that ent gonna ****ing happen now cus of this paper

    Wbu, how you feeling and what you aiming for? Feel so **** about this one man, its gonna drag my grade down bare

    Last year i did no work and got a D so i definitely improved. Unit 1, i found it really easy apart from a few electricity questions and the 6 marker. So A/B. With this unit 2 i don't know, i reckon i did okay but wouldn't say A. I recently did the CHEM 2 resit and that paper was even more ****ed than PHY2, it was insane compared to any past papers. **** knows, it is what it is. Just have to hope for the best.
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    (Original post by palacefloor)
    Last year i did no work and got a D so i definitely improved. Unit 1, i found it really easy apart from a few electricity questions and the 6 marker. So A/B. With this unit 2 i don't know, i reckon i did okay but wouldn't say A. I recently did the CHEM 2 resit and that paper was even more ****ed than PHY2, it was insane compared to any past papers. **** knows, it is what it is. Just have to hope for the best.
    Agreed phya1 was kinda piss, chem 2 was a bit easier than this in my opinion... Some of my answers simply dont correspond to what people are putting on here so ent feeling good about phya2 and doubt i can make up for it in unit 4/5 realistically
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    (Original post by davgen7)
    Agreed phya1 was kinda piss, chem 2 was a bit easier than this in my opinion... Some of my answers simply dont correspond to what people are putting on here so ent feeling good about phya2 and doubt i can make up for it in unit 4/5 realistically
    I think i just expected CHEM 2 to be piss when they threw a few weird questions at us. In PHY 5 as long as you revise a lot you could get an A.
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    (Original post by palacefloor)
    I think i just expected CHEM 2 to be piss when they threw a few weird questions at us. In PHY 5 as long as you revise a lot you could get an A.
    Thanks for the motivation man, i needed it cus i was really banking on an A in this one

    I agree, chem 2 was imo much more like the new spec than the spec we were actually supposed to ****ing do

    **** aqa
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    (Original post by davgen7)
    Thanks for the motivation man, i needed it cus i was really banking on an A in this one

    I agree, chem 2 was imo much more like the new spec than the spec we were actually supposed to ****ing do

    **** aqa
    You tend to only remember questions that you struggled with anyway, good luck with the rest of your exams.
 
 
 
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