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Hii, I had the c1 exam too....how was your exam I was really confused with the last question. I really had no idea how to find c. I feel it went really horrible. I also have an exam on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Ohhhh I don't feel good.
For the last question, i looked at it for ages thinking i had to work out what x was from the completing the square. Anyway fortunately it told you what the gradient was at y=4x+c so the gradient was 4 so you just plugged this in as the dy/dx of 2x^2+8x+3which was 4x +8 and equal it to -1 from (-2,25)then you find x, and then y and i got y as 1 to find x it's 4x+8 = 4giving you an giving x = -1so find y=2(-1)^2+8(-1) + 3, y=2-8+3 so y=-3 so (-1,-3)and -3=4(-1)+c c=-3+4 c=1 giving y=4x+1
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Hii, I had the c1 exam too....how was your exam I was really confused with the last question. I really had no idea how to find c.
I feel it went really horrible. I also have an exam on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Ohhhh I don't feel good.
I'm disappointed with how it went. I felt really prepared before going in, I've been getting As in all of the mocks (with the occasional high B) but I thought it was one of the hardest C1 papers I've done. For me there were a few harder longer mark questions which made me feel very uneasy. I just need to pull it out of the bag for C2 and D1 now!
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(Original post by a.ghalib)
Hii, I had the c1 exam too....how was your exam I was really confused with the last question. I really had no idea how to find c.<br>
I feel it went really horrible. I also have an exam on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Ohhhh I don't feel good.
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I'm disappointed with how it went. I felt really prepared before going in, I've been getting As in all of the mocks (with the occasional high B) but I thought it was one of the hardest C1 papers I've done. For me there were a few harder longer mark questions which made me feel very uneasy. <img title="" class="inlineimg" alt="" src="images/smilies/frown.png" border="0" smilieid="11"> I just need to pull it out of the bag for C2 and D1 now! <br><br type="_moz">
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for the triangle i got 106/6 which is the same as 53/3 which most of my peers got!
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for the triangle i got 106/6 which is the same as 53/3 which most of my peers got!
OMG I got that too ahhhh I'm so happy
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I dont know how I feel about the exam. Defo dropped 4 marks in the last sequence question, atleast 3 in the area question and the graph question. Cant believe I drew it wrong!!!!!!
What did you guys get in the inequality question for b & c?
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I think the grade boundaries will be low, considering a lot of people are saying they found it hard...(praying they will be!!)
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Heyy..
I screwed up a lot...probably dropped 20ish marks
what do i need to get on my c2 and d1 paper for an A??
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Hi many solutions to the two cuve equations


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Sorry, how many solutions were there to the two curve equations combined ( 1 mark) ?


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I am quite surprised so many found it so difficult, i thought it was a respectable paper.
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Two. The cubic and the hyperbola intersect twice.
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Sorry, how many solutions were there to the two curve equations combined ( 1 mark) ?


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2 solutions
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I am quite surprised so many found it so difficult, i thought it was a respectable paper.

yeah same, I came out of that pretty chuffed with myself to be honest.

I managed to do the last question because Ive done quite a few solomon papers, and that kind of question came up in them once or twice so I had no problem with it
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what year did everyone get for the computer one?
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yeah same, I came out of that pretty chuffed with myself to be honest.

I managed to do the last question because Ive done quite a few solomon papers, and that kind of question came up in them once or twice so I had no #problem with it
haha i hate solomon papers so much! They make you feel like you're really bad!
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for the triangle i got 106/6 which is the same as 53/3 which most of my peers got!
All my class got 104/6 or 52/3 ...,


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All my class got 104/6 or 52/3 ...,


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Oh yeah whoops, that's what i meant haha.
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Thanks for confirming that there were two, now I can tell my friend that she was wrong and not me


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yeah same, I came out of that pretty chuffed with myself to be honest.

I managed to do the last question because Ive done quite a few solomon papers, and that kind of question came up in them once or twice so I had no problem with it
Yep! This paper just proved to me that mathematical ability doesn't really matter at A-level (at least AS) as long as you put in the hard work with the past papers. Solomon papers especially.

I can probably find gradients/tangents/normals to curves in my sleep.
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