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    (Original post by CD223)
    How come you were doing the A level units before you'd covered GCSE, may I ask, or were you doing it simultaneously?

    I found it rather easy. I agree that the written answers were where I'm most likely to lose marks. Not because I didn't know the answer, but because from past papers I'd never got the wording right :/




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    I wish there was less written answers and more working out type of thing. If you know what I mean like more calculations rather than writing. btw in some of the diagrams did you guys do it in pen or pencil because if the examiner cant see it properly (in pencil) can you lose marks?
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    (Original post by CD223)
    How come you were doing the A level units before you'd covered GCSE, may I ask, or were you doing it simultaneously?

    I found it rather easy. I agree that the written answers were where I'm most likely to lose marks. Not because I didn't know the answer, but because from past papers I'd never got the wording right :/




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    Yeah, I hate wordy ones :unimpressed:

    Did my A2 in Maths before, and was covering some f.maths
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    (Original post by Millerman)
    What do you need for an A* in maths, history and economics at a level?
    Hard work, one would assume.
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    I did stats as well for edexcel. I worked out the standard deviation question and got 9.8, but it must have been a really easy question to guess because all the people I spoke to said they judged it from the size of the second curve, and got 10. Ah well

    Seemed laughably easy though
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    (Original post by jjpneed)
    I did stats as well for edexcel. I worked out the standard deviation question and got 9.8, but it must have been a really easy question to guess because all the people I spoke to said they judged it from the size of the second curve, and got 10. Ah well

    Seemed laughably easy though
    I put ten down :L 9.8 is a bit too "accurate" for my liking
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I put ten down :L 9.8 is a bit too "accurate" for my liking
    It was just the min or max value minus the mean, then divided by 3 = 9.8

    Ten will probably be accepted, but I'm not sure how 9.8 is too accurate?
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    (Original post by jjpneed)
    It was just the min or max value minus the mean, then divided by 3 = 9.8

    Ten will probably be accepted, but I'm not sure how 9.8 is too accurate?
    I had that three standard deviations out covers 99.8% of data. So I got 30/3 = 10
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I put ten down :L 9.8 is a bit too "accurate" for my liking
    (Original post by jjpneed)
    It was just the min or max value minus the mean, then divided by 3 = 9.8

    Ten will probably be accepted, but I'm not sure how 9.8 is too accurate?
    You both must be feeling confident about a getting a good grade.. I can't remember a single question on the paper, apart from the final limits one!
    And unless the question asks for a certain number of s.f, 9.8 isn't too accurate.
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    (Original post by H0PEL3SS)
    You both must be feeling confident about a getting a good grade.. I can't remember a single question on the paper, apart from the final limits one!
    And unless the question asks for a certain number of s.f, 9.8 isn't too accurate.
    Not too accurate, as in for the answer to be, it wasn't scaled so
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    (Original post by CD223)
    Don't worry, there wasn't a person I know who took it who found it even vaguely alright, including myself. Out of all my results that will be the one terrible grade I hope no one asks me about.

    What did you get in your coursework project?


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    So glad to hear I'm not the only one! I think I got 84 or 86 out of 90, which I was really happy with because it was the highest in my class, but the exam went so badly I'm not even sure if I'll pass with the coursework combined, I completely left out the sketches.
    How about you?
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Not too accurate, as in for the answer to be, it wasn't scaled so
    I don't follow... You mean there wasn't a set number of figures to be given?
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    (Original post by H0PEL3SS)
    I don't follow... You mean there wasn't a set number of figures to be given?
    No, it was a sketch with some values on the bottom
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    [QUOTE=JustaDreamer;43660192]I think you're talking about a part time job, I don't know my timetable yet so I didn't want to risk getting one which would interfere with an actual lesson!

    Oh yeah! sorry. I was thinking about part time jobs in the holidays like winter holidays which are coming up in december time.. Do you know anything about that then?
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    Well I used the same method as you but I can't remember how the hell I got 9.8... I remember being satisfied with it in the exam after checking multiple times, so no idea
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    My school have said anybody who didn't bring back a form saying all school subject books had been returned wouldn't get their results... And I didn't hand mine in...
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    (Original post by badlands)
    My school have said anybody who didn't bring back a form saying all school subject books had been returned wouldn't get their results... And I didn't hand mine in...
    I'm fairly certain that's an empty threat
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    No, it was a sketch with some values on the bottom
    Ah.. Well, good luck!
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    (Original post by jjpneed)
    I did stats as well for edexcel. I worked out the standard deviation question and got 9.8, but it must have been a really easy question to guess because all the people I spoke to said they judged it from the size of the second curve, and got 10. Ah well

    Seemed laughably easy though
    Someone posted the answers for the statistics exam. Its on this site somewhere...
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    ​so what actually happens on results day what do school give you when you go
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    (Original post by monisj1)
    ​so what actually happens on results day what do school give you when you go
    I think it varies a bit between schools. But in my school you go in, sign next to your name to say you are collecting them, then get your envelope. My school decide to give us a really confusing grade sheet from which trying to find what I actually got is a task in itself. Then again, other people managed to see what their grades were easily, so maybe it's just me
 
 
 
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