Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher Paper 2016 Unofficial Markscheme

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    (Original post by iMacJack)
    If anyone is struggling with a question, tell me the details of the question and I'll provide an answer for you to stop ye debating (hopefully)

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    last que. v hard
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    (Original post by Esra Oksuz)
    Is the calc meant to be harder?
    No but I found the non-calc to be pretty easy, so I expect the calc to be harder.
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    It's been posted like 50 times m8
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    (Original post by TheDragonGuy)
    68/100 is most probably an A, but a low one. To get an A*, you would need about 95+ on the second paper unless the grade boundaries are extremely low. Good luck
    ... You know he isn't getting that.
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    Mixed numbers

    A) 1 1/5 * 2 1/3

    B) 2 7/15 - 1 2/3
    Would you get any marks for 2 12/15 instead of 2 4/5?
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    It's been posted like 50 times m8
    Oh **** ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
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    (Original post by rajboy3)
    last que. v hard
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    My solution to the last question:

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    (Original post by Esra Oksuz)
    Is the calc meant to be harder?
    Thats what they usually do, they make it harder because you have the calculator to help you
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    (Original post by lukejameskilleen)
    Would you get any marks for 2 12/15 instead of 2 4/5?
    Thank you
    You *should* get full marks unless the question explicitly asked for it to be simplified fully. In which case you would only drop 1 mark maximum.
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    (Original post by lukejameskilleen)
    Would you get any marks for 2 12/15 instead of 2 4/5?
    Thank you
    Im unsure. sorry.
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    (Original post by TheYearNiner)
    ... You know he isn't getting that.
    Thats just rude. If I try I will.
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    well that's what the unofficial mark scheme from the teacher has is at. I can't remember what I put down for it now. You might be right though

    The coordinates of P are 5,7 and M is 1,2.5


    So Qx = 5+x/2 = 1

    5+x = 2
    x=-3


    Qy = 7+y/2 = 2.5
    7+y = 5
    y = -2

    Therefore the coordinates of Q are -3, -2
    Actually now acknowledging the question it must be 4.75 as the y co-ordinate for the midpoint because according to the rule of y1+y2/2 which we learn in further maths gcse. 2.5+7 = 9.5
    Then you will need to divide 9.5 by 2 to get the midpoint. So it is 4.75 as the y co-ordinate
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    (Original post by lukejameskilleen)
    Would you get any marks for 2 12/15 instead of 2 4/5?
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    I don't think so, however I could be wrong.
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    The angie question is 50 cm squared as you spilt the two squares which are five 2 take off 6 is 4 then times ten is 40 surely ?
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    (Original post by 34908seikj)
    I don't think so, however I could be wrong.
    2 12/15 is equvilent to 2 4/5 so I think you would unless it said to express in simplest forms
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    (Original post by Rakstar)
    Actually now acknowledging the question it must be 4.75 as the y co-ordinate for the midpoint because according to the rule of y1+y2/2 which we learn in further maths gcse. 2.5+7 = 9.5
    Then you will need to divide 9.5 by 2 to get the midpoint. So it is 4.75 as the y co-ordinate
    That doesn't make sense you have the mid point and point P. P is given as (5,7) the midpoint is (1,2.5) therefore the Q y coordinate must be <2.5

    What I did was correct.
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    I thought the paper was alright, I made a lot of silly little mistakes. I think that i got 77-82 marks. How much would i need on paper two to get an A*

    Also, i know that it's not possible to predict the grade boundaries until paper two (which i believe is going to be much more difficult) but how high or low do you think they will be.

    Thank you and Good luck. x
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    (Original post by LivMalseed)
    Do you get a mark for putting
    3.5 x 10^?
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    5 x 10^?
    I put = X 10^8
    I knew the x 10 bit but didn't know what was the first number. I tried working it out on the side of the page..
    0.5
    0.5
    0.5
    0.5
    0.5
    ----
    2.5
    Then tried putting extra one in for all to see if it add up to 3.5 and it went on for ages...๐Ÿ˜ Gave up after 10 minutes, luckily I had extra time so I finished others, couldn't do the last 3 questions and some questions so I left some working outs to hopefully earn at least 1 or 2 marks.
    All together I think I got 49 to 53 marks. Hopefully I'll doreally good on on the calculator paper and boost to maybe a A or a B
    You should be fine! Don't worry I just made that silly mistake and my wording might have been a bit off so I may have lost some marks on those
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    Could you have had 4 over 100 instead of 0.04?
 
 
 
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