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# Edexcel Physics Unit 2 "Physics at work" June 2013 Watch

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1. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
Yep

Try to get over 90% for A2 for that A*
Good luck!
Thanks and good luck to u too! btw, what u got?
and what is the A* range out of 600? 500 is min for A* ?
2. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
I reckon you need >90% at A2 which is like more than 270/300

PLUS >80% overall
540 needed for A*
3. (Original post by krisshP)
540 needed for A*
Nope .
For you its 559
4. (Original post by Daniel Atieh)
Thanks and good luck to u too! btw, what u got?
and what is the A* range out of 600? 500 is min for A* ?
For A* you need to fulfill 2 criteria

1. Overall it should be more than 80% which is more than 480/600
2. For A2 you should get more than 90% that is more than 270/300.
5. (Original post by krisshP)
But the coursework isn't an exam. The cheating that goes in schools inflates the grade boundaries a lot and they give you the mark scheme. I'd prefer 2 exams only as the coursework tends to drag down grades due to very high grade boundaries and only 2 exams makes the A2/AS course be shorter and simpler and quicker.
I see,
For me no coursework cause I am international.
We have the unit 8 paper which is pretty easy.
6. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
For A* you need to fulfill 2 criteria

1. Overall it should be more than 80% which is more than 480/600
2. For A2 you should get more than 90% that is more than 270/300.
aha so now my AS is 255, so if i get 280 at A2, i ll get an A* right?
7. TheKingOfTSR
what raw marks u got in phy1 2 & 3 ?
8. (Original post by Daniel Atieh)
aha so now my AS is 255, so if i get 280 at A2, i ll get an A* right?
Yes.
All you need is more than 270 for A2....
9. (Original post by Daniel Atieh)
TheKingOfTSR
what raw marks u got in phy1 2 & 3 ?
Erm.

118 120 60
10. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
I see,
For me no coursework cause I am international.
We have the unit 8 paper which is pretty easy.
Lucky
8 units? WTF
11. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
Erm.

118 120 60
Wow, congrats
12. (Original post by krisshP)
Lucky
8 units? WTF
I do
Units 1,2,7 for AS
Units 4,5, 8 for A2

Written papers for unit 3 and 6 has been replaced by units 7 and 8 (I think)
13. (Original post by krisshP)
Wow, congrats
Thank you,
Good luck to you!
14. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
Erm.

118 120 60
wow congratz!!!
here it's 94, 103, 58 :/ :/ :/
15. (Original post by Daniel Atieh)
wow congratz!!!
here it's 94, 103, 58 :/ :/ :/
Thank you,
Yours are pretty good too.
Good luck , go for that A*
16. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
Thank you,
Yours are pretty good too.
Good luck , go for that A*
heehe thanks so much!
so did u start unit4 yet? and is there any thread created for unit4?
17. (Original post by Daniel Atieh)
heehe thanks so much!
so did u start unit4 yet? and is there any thread created for unit4?
Started unit 4...just completed circular motion and now onto Electric field and stuff. Paused for the moment , will continue from next week
I am not aware of any unit 4 thread but I doubt that there won't be one.
18. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
Thank you,
Good luck to you!
May I ask, what textbooks do you use?
19. (Original post by krisshP)
May I ask, what textbooks do you use?
Erm...
I don't use any textbooks for physics. I think they are crap. I think only the "How Science Works" sections in the endorse textbook is cool, the other stuffs are not really focused on the actual exam

Tutor notes, past papers and markshemes, specification and examiners reports are the only materials I used.
20. (Original post by TheKingOfTSR)
Erm...
I don't use any textbooks for physics. I think they are crap. I think only the "How Science Works" sections in the endorse textbook is cool, the other stuffs are not really focused on the actual exam

Tutor notes, past papers and markshemes, specification and examiners reports are the only materials I used.
Okay, thanks good luck to you

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