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# Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme

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2. (Original post by Omz123)
Nope..
Coz -18+-2 doesn't equal -24
I got different answers I think
it would be -18x and -6x (2 x 3) which does = 24x
3. (Original post by tig16v)
IIRC it was:
A teacher is picked at random. There is a 3/5 chance they are female.
There are 36 male teachers.
How many teachers are there all together.

Take this with a grain of salt though as I'm knackered and could well be wrong.
can you send it to my home address please, we ran out of salt yesterday
4. (Original post by ellamoon_22)
What was the female one
11
5. (Original post by NextGenRemix)
Was the number of 16 year olds 150? (box plot question)
i got 147
6. Ugh **** this!! I've got everything wrong!!!! ;-; (from the anwsers you guys are giving)
7. Do you remember any of the questions?
8. (Original post by natstudentgcse)
can you send it to my home address please, we ran out of salt yesterday
oh sorry man, that was my last grain!
9. (Original post by ithinkitslily)
it would be -18x and -6x (2 x 3) which does = 24x
Yup that's what I got
10. (Original post by lily628)
lol what i got 6 and 2 for this q??
I just attempted this and got this too - you're right. Simply square rooting both sides will eliminate solutions.
11. (Original post by notnek)
I believe that advice is not applicable to GCSE. It's okay to discuss today,
TheOtherSide It's fine to discuss this exam today! Edexcel have made sure that all international students are sitting it at the same time throughout their different time zones so chat away!
12. [QUOTE=natstudentgcse;65191153][QUOTE=erodedsoul;65190991]
(Original post by natstudentgcse)

Yeah, maybe I'll get one mark?

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dream on honey
Not sure if you've ever acquainted yourself with a mark scheme but they regularly give marks for correct method

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13. (Original post by notnek)
I believe that advice is not applicable to GCSE. It's okay to discuss today,
Oh wait, I checked the official thread again, and it's definitely fine. Thanks for that!
14. Any questions you remember? Tell me them and I'll give an answer
15. (Original post by DrPeter)
There are people on this forum who have not yet sat this exam. Some may be asking to confirm questions and answers only to get the questions and answers for when they sit it later today.The grades will rise if you give answers on here. Do not jeopardise your grade by giving answers until tomorrow.
Schools isolate pupils who have not sat the exam yet

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16. (Original post by Sumayyah K)
There was a two-way table question where you had to find out the number of females that went to the art gallery, I got 11.
All I can remember is that 66 students went on a trip, there were 3 activities (skating, art gallery, and bowling), it wanted to know how many females went to the art gallery, and the answer was 11.
17. (Original post by Sumayyah K)
There was a two-way table question where you had to find out the number of females that went to the art gallery, I got 11.
11 is correct. Can I please have the number and the other values? Thank you!
18. There are people on this forum who have not yet sat this exam. Some may be asking to confirm questions and answers only to get the questions and answers for when they sit it later today.The grades will rise if you give answers on here. Do not jeopardise your grade by giving answers until tomorrow.
19. (Original post by tig16v)
IIRC it was:
A teacher is picked at random. There is a 3/5 chance they are female.
There are 36 male teachers.
How many teachers are there all together.

Take this with a grain of salt though as I'm knackered and could well be wrong.
2/5 are male

0.4 = 36
0.1 = 9
times by 10 = 90

90 teachers, 36 male 54 female
20. 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

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