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# Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme

1. Thanks for this.
I ****ed up
2. (Original post by tig16v)
oh sorry man, that was my last grain!
oh the service is just ghastly nowadays. don't worry I have amazon prime, free next day delivery !
3. What did you get for the solving equation question? Something starting with xsquared = .....
4. (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.
No there are not - everyone sits the examination in the morning and everyone sitting this exam will have of finished it by now.
5. (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.
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(Original post by Fox Corner)
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!
6. What percentage will he spend on rent now that question
7. Damn I got that standard form one VERY wrong...
Also for the one asking about the quadratic where the -2 had changed to -6, was it not just X=2 as it was the vertex of the curve?
And will it matter if I wrote 12/15 instead of 4/5? As it didn't specifically ask for simplest form

Sorry for all the questions!
8. (Original post by imanx2)
What percentage will he spend on rent now that question
i got 36%, wbu?
9. (Original post by vrajpatel)
Q1 750cm^3
Q2 too vague and no timeframe
The class is a small sample/biased
Q3 p^7
g^2
k^6
10-5m
n(n-7)
45
90
No not enough varnish cos she needs 50cm^2 but has 37.5cm^2
60
T=5x+20y
(-3,-2)
11 females
100-25pi
36%
I compared median, IQR and range
150
7x10^8
X<7
7/5
2 4/5 in mixed fraction form
4/5
x=-0.4 and 4.4
X=-1.1 and 5.1
X=-1.7 and 4.7
Angle MST 69
Probability is 0.04
X=2&6
a+b
-a+3b
3/4(a+b) for vector
Point s is on both lines and it is point where they intersect
100,25,4
Final questions is (3-root6)/12
do you reckon you would drop a mark for not putting +- 2 and 6?
10. (Original post by soph.browne)
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
I think alternate segment could have been applied for the circle theorem but I didn't use it. My answer was 69 degrees. Alternate angles tend to be part of parallel lines.

The envelope question is bugging me to. I put the same as you but I think it's wrong. Surely it cannot be worth 3 marks?
11. For the last question, I got 1/4 - root 6/12 but this can be written as one fraction. So simplify 3/12 - root 6/12 = 3-root6
______
12
12. (Original post by erodedsoul)
Schools isolate pupils who have not sat the exam yet

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People in other regions of the World have not sat this exam yet, hence my comments
13. Maybe 1 or 2 marke
(Original post by dh12345)
do you reckon you would drop a mark for not putting +- 2 and 6?
For the last question, I got 1/4 - root 6/12 but this can be written as one fraction. So simplify 3/12 - root 6/12 = 3-root6
______
12
Can you please draw a little sketch of this question for me
15. (Original post by vrajpatel)
Q1 750cm^3
Q2 too vague and no timeframe
The class is a small sample/biased
Q3 p^7
g^2
k^6
10-5m
n(n-7)
45
90
No not enough varnish cos she needs 50cm^2 but has 37.5cm^2
60
T=5x+20y
(-3,-2)
11 females
100-25pi
36%
I compared median, IQR and range
150
7x10^8
X<7
7/5
2 4/5 in mixed fraction form
4/5
x=-0.4 and 4.4
X=-1.1 and 5.1
X=-1.7 and 4.7
Angle MST 69
Probability is 0.04
X=2&6
a+b
-a+3b
3/4(a+b) for vector
Point s is on both lines and it is point where they intersect
100,25,4
Final questions is (3-root6)/12
Well s*** there goes that B i thought i could get....
For the last question, I got 1/4 - root 6/12 but this can be written as one fraction. So simplify 3/12 - root 6/12 = 3-root6
______
12
i got this too, but then i was talking to people after the exam and apparently it wasn't a right angled triangle? so that could be wrong?
17. damn i did so gd looooool
18. [QUOTE=LogicalFallacy;65190495]Hey, if anybody is willing to contribute the answers, and preferably the questions, then I shall set up a mark scheme for you all. Thanks in advance!

Can people please attach question numbers to their answers? Method would be appreciated.
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19. (Original post by iMacJack)
No there are not - everyone sits the examination in the morning and everyone sitting this exam will have of finished it by now.
People in other regions of the World have not sat this exam yet, hence my comments
20. (Original post by vrajpatel)
Q1 750cm^3
Q2 too vague and no timeframe
The class is a small sample/biased
Q3 p^7
g^2
k^6
10-5m
n(n-7)
45
90
No not enough varnish cos she needs 50cm^2 but has 37.5cm^2
60
T=5x+20y
(-3,-2)
11 females
100-25pi
36%
I compared median, IQR and range
150
7x10^8
X<7
7/5
2 4/5 in mixed fraction form
4/5
x=-0.4 and 4.4
X=-1.1 and 5.1
X=-1.7 and 4.7
Angle MST 69
Probability is 0.04
X=2&6
a+b
-a+3b
3/4(a+b) for vector
Point s is on both lines and it is point where they intersect
100,25,4
Final questions is (3-root6)/12
Is the 60 answer supposed to be the percentage that Ali's rent increased? I bloody hope so, lol

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