Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme

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    I got 1-√6 over 4 for the last question.

    I wrote 3-√6 over 12 above it, but for some stupid reason, thought i could simplify further so i divided the 3 and 12 by 3 and wrote that as my final answer Think the marker will still give me the mark, considering i still WROTE the correct answer in the workings section or no? :closedeyes:
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    (Original post by studentnumber87)
    question 16 i got 7x10 to the 2??? how do you get 7 x 10 to the 8? someone please help
    i got that too. how many marks was that? will i get at least a mark?
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    question 16 i got 7x10 to the 2??? how do you get 7 x 10 to the 8?

    oh i stupidly realised that when subtracting the powers i didn't take into account that it is essentially 10 to the 6 --3 meaning it gets added
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    Unofficial mark scheme for maths please Foundation today
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    Really?? I remember a past paper (2012) I think & it was 62 for a C. Are you sure 67 is an A? It seems like quite low for an A.
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    (Original post by ozziess)
    U see the triangle and the shaded area?
    we had to find the area of the shaded area

    the two long sides were equal and were both root 2 over 2.
    the shorter sides was smaller and was root 3 over 3.
    we then had to times root 2 over 2 by itself then divide by 2, then do the same but with root 2 over 2 x root 3 over 3 then divide that by 2.
    Finally had to minus the larger area by the smaller to get the smaller one.

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    For question 9, the answer was
    T = 5x + 20y


    but I wrote: T = 5(x+4y). will I still get the mark?
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    If you had 100/25pi you MIGHT get an extra mark for the 25pi, idk though.
    Do u think I would get a mark for putting 100-25PIE all over 4 i put stupidly as I assumed it was the same as a past question


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    I think I got 64 what would I need to get a an A Or A*
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    (Original post by Lmao123451)
    For question 9, the answer was
    T = 5x + 20y


    but I wrote: T = 5(x+4y). will I still get the mark?
    Yes, as its equivalent to 5x+20y
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    (Original post by esmeralda123)
    i got that too. how many marks was that? will i get at least a mark?
    its because when you subtract a negative power it becomes positive.... possibly one mark, i made the same mistake
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    How many marks did you get altogether?
    Some of the questions don't have marks so I cannot say?


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    (Original post by Milly09025)
    Really?? I remember a past paper (2012) I think & it was 62 for a C. Are you sure 67 is an A? It seems like quite low for an A.
    62 is normally a high B. My teacher reckons it's 65 for an A on this paper
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    Being an idiot when I got 100-25pi, I divided everything by 5 to 'simplify' but that was quite wrong! Only a mark lost though
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    For question 5, I out 45 first then changed it to 50, would answer 50 days still get full marks?
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    (Original post by DamnDaniel2)
    Some of the questions don't have marks so I cannot say?


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    http://mrkibria.weebly.com/uploads/7..._mr_kibria.pdf

    add them up.
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    someone please explain how you get 10-5m for question 4?!!
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    have you got the full question and workings for question 13?
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    (Original post by Milly09025)
    Really?? I remember a past paper (2012) I think & it was 62 for a C. Are you sure 67 is an A? It seems like quite low for an A.
    They mean on the one paper so like , about 31 would have been a C on each paper


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    (Original post by DamnDaniel2)
    Some of the questions don't have marks so I cannot say?


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    what grade do you think 146/200 would be?
 
 
 
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