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# Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme Watch

1. I think u will got 2 out of 3 because u didn't simplify it
(Original post by junayd1998)
http://prnt.sc/b8rnz5 Would I still get 3 marks for this i didnt simplify it I simplifed the first answer the part a) but not that. ?????????
2. For Question 19(b), would I get a mark for graphing x+y = 6?
And getting an answer that's dependent on my incorrect answer to part(a)?
3. (Original post by Joseph_1028)
what would the grade boundaries be for this
probably around 100 for a B .. ?
4. Overal marks for a C on this paper?? Anyone got an idea??
5. (Original post by Moustafa123r)
I think u will got 2 out of 3 because u didn't simplify it
ffs it just says work out .. does not state simplify
6. (Original post by junayd1998)
ffs it just says work out .. does not state simplify
Always simplify fractions...ALWAYS
7. I think I got around 80 in this one, does anyone know what I need in the calculator exam to have a good chance at getting A*?
8. For the solving equations graphically the last part it said to just find x value
I wrote down both x values and the y values.
Do you think they will deduct points off me
9. (Original post by junayd1998)
ffs it just says work out .. does not state simplify
Yh i nw i alsoost one mark
10. (Original post by uw0tm9)
I think I got around 80 in this one, does anyone know what I need in the calculator exam to have a good chance at getting A*?
around above 84
11. (Original post by 34908seikj)
Always simplify fractions...ALWAYS
No im not simplifying if it dont say f off edexcel gonna give it to me anyway/
12. (Original post by 34908seikj)
Funny how according to yourself 7 hours ago, you didn't even sit the exam? How odd.
Lol
13. (Original post by Moustafa123r)
I got 89% is it A*
yea defo
14. (Original post by jaspreetb)
Do you guys think that the grade boundaries are going to be low?
i think they will be the same as every year. so 164 around for an A*
15. (Original post by Undec)
around above 84
The calculator test is almost always harder so I guess I'll just have to revise really ****in' hard. Thanks for the answer btw.
16. (Original post by 34908seikj)
No, it does't work like that.
i cancelled it down to 1-√6 / 4 (divided the three and 12 by 3)... Would that work..? The annoying thing is that i wrote the right answer (3-√6 /12) above it, but for some stupid reason i thought that i could simplify it further.. think I'll still get the mark for writing the correct answer even though my final answer was incorrect?
17. (Original post by J-ved)
What grade is 76 - 80 marks?
I got the same mark between that range, hopefully for the sake of us two that will have a moderately of strong chance of helping us get an A* overall. You will probably need 86 in the calculater paper to secure an A*, just in case they do not lower the grade boundaries. But good luck mate!
18. (Original post by Samantha2009)
Hi I think you've made a big mistake some kids are doing maths GCSE tommorow I think you need to take this down
This is for the Edexcel only Maths GCSEs, you must be doing AQA or WJEC, Edexcel would never let open a paper one day and use the same one next day as it would be very unfair for everyone as the next day students could cheat and get higher marks. All exam boards uses different questions and different style of it. I assure you that none of the answer/questions on here will be on the tomorrow maths GCSEs paper. Maybe you've gotten the exam board messed up because Edexcel isn't stupid enough to repeat the paper, hope your students get the marks they want
19. (Original post by Zx12r1)
is 85/100 an a*?
yes
20. For the estimating one I did 900 divided by 18 (rather than rounding 18.7 to 20) and got 50 days. Would I still get the marks do you think??

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