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    (Original post by valbrechts)
    Hydrostatic pressure> osmotic @ arterial end so net movement out (ultrafiltration)

    Reverse in venous end via osmosis

    Not really sure of its importance though :/
    It's important as it allows molecules like glucose and hormones to enter cells, and to collect waste products, such as CO2


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    (Original post by RasputinReborn)
    "Comparable to the legacy specification." I surely can't be the only who was comfortably getting A grades, and now begging for a B/C. If they want to make it comparable, then Lord there's going to have to be some real low grade boundaries.


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    I'm in the same position as you , It's so unfair I doubt I'll even pass biology this year someone should start a petition or something ! :confused: The most annoying part is that the revision guides didn't have any questions that were similar to those on the real paper?!
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    (Original post by AsiaEH)
    I'm in the same position as you , It's so unfair I doubt I'll even pass biology this year someone should start a petition or something ! :confused: The most annoying part is that the revision guides didn't have any questions that were similar to those on the real paper?!
    Ironically, the textbook/revision guide is written by the same ***** that write up the exam paper.
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    (Original post by RasputinReborn)
    Ironically, the textbook/revision guide is written by the same ***** that write up the exam paper.
    Hey guys am I write in saying the grade boundaries come up the day before results day? if we see that they are not lowered to reflect that exam then we need to complain
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    (Original post by clairebear101)
    Hey guys am I write in saying the grade boundaries come up the day before results day? if we see that they are not lowered to reflect that exam then we need to complain
    Yes
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    FOR EVERYONE THAT THOUGHT THE EXAM PAPER WAS UNFAIR / TOO DIFFICULT

    http://qualificationswales.org/news/...2016/?lang=en&

    ANSWER THIS
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    I can't remember anything because nothing is sticking in my head
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    dreading BY2 today, praying it wont be as crappy as the BY1 because I know I'm failing that
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    did anyone do the legacy paper? if so what did you think?
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    Did anyone do the new spec BY2 paper today? How did everyone find it? I personally found it quite easy
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    I thought it was horrible, but still better than Unit 1 😂
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    On the question where they talk about which two animals could be classified in the same group and showed you 3 pictures....

    do you think they will mark me down for spelling incisors as insicors



    And on the bat frequency graph thing, how many pulses did you put in a second?

    AND, what did you put in the heart defect question?
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    (Original post by ActuallyIDo)
    On the question where they talk about which two animals could be classified in the same group and showed you 3 pictures....

    do you think they will mark me down for spelling incisors as insicors



    And on the bat frequency graph thing, how many pulses did you put in a second?

    AND, what did you put in the heart defect question?
    Well is said that they both has large canines and indents on their jaw and skull. I put that there was no septum and that the atrium and ventricles had no values between them and i got 41 pulses, check out the tread i made for this exam as this is educas not wjec
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    (Original post by science2001)
    did anyone do the legacy paper? if so what did you think?
    Yeah I did, is there a thread for it? I thought it was okay, some questions were worded weirdly and I think I read into it wrong but who knows. How did you find it?
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    (Original post by clairebear101)
    Well is said that they both has large canines and indents on their jaw and skull. I put that there was no septum and that the atrium and ventricles had no values between them and i got 41 pulses, check out the tread i made for this exam as this is educas not wjec
    What is exam was this ? There was no dentition of animals or heart question on WJEC BY2 I did
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    There are two WJEC BY2 papers, one Eduqas and the other just WJEC. I did the one you did with no heart. I thought it was better than BY1 but it wasn't that nice either xx


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    (Original post by pharmhopeful16)
    There are two WJEC BY2 papers, one Eduqas and the other just WJEC. I did the one you did with no heart. I thought it was better than BY1 but it wasn't that nice either xx



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    Ahhh thank you ! That one sounds better than the ones we did :c I can do dentition and everything to do with the heart and nothing came up!! Yeh both were crap , BY2 slightly less crap
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    Same! Those were my favourite topics. I found the last diversity question threw me a bit. They gave an index of 10.24 but I thought it couldn't exceed one 😕 but the essay question wasn't too bad though


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    (Original post by pharmhopeful16)
    Same! Those were my favourite topics. I found the last diversity question threw me a bit. They gave an index of 10.24 but I thought it couldn't exceed one 😕 but the essay question wasn't too bad though


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    haha no..... ours was not easier, they may me liked topics but were NOT nice questions. I feel our papers were of equal difficulty
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    Is there an AS Biology U2 thread?


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