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    (Original post by PolarisVega)
    What did everyone get for the question where you had to find the shaded area of the square with the circle in it?
    100-25pie
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    Can anyone put up the questions with answers please???
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    Can someone publish the questions???
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    Is 65 marks alright in paper 1 do you guys think?
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    (Original post by TheyCallMeSir)
    I did that too xD But all my friends were like NO YOU IDIOT...
    It is the most sensible thing to do right?
    YAS OFCOURSE IT IS. I thought you were meant to do it....they definately wouldn't mark you down for it
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    (Original post by Fractite)
    I simplified it down to 4 - pi, but I'm not too sure if that's right as they're two seperate values (if that makes sense). But if you factorised 100 - 25pi, you'd get 4 - pi, so that may be correct.

    Generally, I found that exam to be pretty easy - I'm hoping I get around 96 or 97 (I haven't got 100 lol).
    I put 25(4-pi) instead of just 4-pi, because the answer is actually 100-25pi, I just factorised it, but it means the same thing.
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    YES SAAAME!i forgot to go to the circle theorem Q as well... I remembered 2 mins before the end and I made a squeaky noise, everyone tutted at me but they took the paper right before I could work out the final answer, hopefully I only lost one mark, cuz you see I told myself I was Gona come back to it but I forgot, THIS IS ALWAYSSSS MY PROBLEM!
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    (Original post by Dizgurl)
    I put 25(4-pi) instead of just 4-pi, because the answer is actually 100-25pi, I just factorised it, but it means the same thing.

    So if i wrote 4-pi is that still correct?
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    (Original post by Sam_-_)
    what did you get for the activities day question ?
    I think that it was 11
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    (Original post by negzi)
    So if i wrote 4-pi is that still correct?
    No idea...idk if I'm correct either
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    (Original post by wildjones)
    Pretty sure I got that wrong too, something like 100-25Pi and I knew it was wrong
    That's right but then you have to simplify it further to 25(4- pi)
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    (Original post by abbeyak)
    I did the exact same thing, the graph questions were awful too! i didn't even consider looking at angle bisectors either so i can tell i've lost a lot of marks. A lot of people came out saying the exam was easy and i just broke down into tears. I cant believe i even got the varnish one wrong too, i said she had enough
    Don't worry. I did that too. Hopefully we can make the marks up in the calculator paper even though it is usually harder but i suppose we do have calculators ??x
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    (Original post by JakeTurner16)
    Is 65 marks alright in paper 1 do you guys think?
    You've already got your C if it's accurate enough and the mark scheme from November hasn't changed much, fingers crossed
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    (Original post by nicolebodgersxo)
    Don't worry. I did that too. Hopefully we can make the marks up in the calculator paper even though it is usually harder but i suppose we do have calculators ??x
    i usually do better in calculator paper, I reckon ive got at least 57/100 on that paper, 67 at the most... I'm gutted because i know i could get an a* but ive got no chance now, especially as that was an easy paper according to everyone on twitter so the boundaries will be high. I just hope they follow the trend of lowering them and i get like 95/100 on the calc which is unlikely lol
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    I got 67-78 marks, 67 being harsh and only given marks for exact answer, and 78 for answers + working out. Could someone please tell me what grade it is and how many more marks do i need for an A, and is it possible to get an A*, thanks x
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    (Original post by mariyahx)
    I got 67-78 marks, 67 being harsh and only given marks for exact answer, and 78 for answers + working out. Could someone please tell me what grade it is and how many more marks do i need for an A, and is it possible to get an A*, thanks x
    id deffo say you can get an a*, last year was 155 for a*, but i reckon the boudaries this year will be 162-167. If you do well in the calc you can. Id say at best ive got 67
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    Please remove the paper and tell your teacher he lost a mark but not giving an answer in its simplest form -
 
 
 
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