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    What will boundary C be. Is it going to be 70 or 65.
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    (Original post by bethanyjx)
    Say I got around 80 on both papers (160/200) do you think that would just scrape an A* ???? .. I know it was like 155/200 last year for an A* but the boundaries are likely to rise
    I think gb are gonna go up substantially, maybe around 140 for A and around 170 for A*
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    (Original post by failureofaperson)
    Yeah I'm thinking I got 132-134 but idk what that would be😔
    thats a solid A. A* tends to be around 165 - check last years grade boundaries on the edexcel website
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    (Original post by epage)
    For the trial and improvement one my few ids were saying they got 3.7 but I got 3.8 and I was 100% sure that was right?


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    I am 99.999999% sure it is 3.8 because 3.75 was slightly too small but 3.85 was too big and therefore it would have rounded to 3.8 either way. You are definitely right!!
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    (Original post by Giovanni_)
    I think gb are gonna go up substantially, maybe around 140 for A and around 170 for A*
    It's not going to be that hard, if it was that high then that would suggest 2016 was one of the easiest exam year for maths so far, which it wasn't
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    For the stratified sampling i rounded 10.8 to 10 instead of 11, will i lose a mark?
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    (Original post by Djstacks)
    For the stratified sampling i rounded 10.8 to 10 instead of 11, will i lose a mark?
    Yes, you can't round down like that for stratified sampling.
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    Btw Q11 is actually £42.28. You shouldn't round your answers until the end.
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    I feel this paper was much better than the first.
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    I got 132/200 what is that
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    I got 132/200 what grade is that. Plus I was able to work the length using the area of the triangle and I then used the sin rule how man marks would I get on the last question
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    I got 130 - 132 is that an A?
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    How many marks would I get if I only wrote 9/20
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    (Original post by femzz15)
    no, it should be the same as last year
    Last years paper was awful compared to this paper I reckon 168-170 easy for an a* literally everyone is saying it's easy but I don't lol
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    (Original post by Djstacks)
    For the stratified sampling i rounded 10.8 to 10 instead of 11, will i lose a mark?
    the mark scheme accepts both usually.


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    That was the first step to it you then needed to cosine like a^2 = b^2+c^2 - 2bccos A where you put 40 as angle c as 7 b as 8 and you got like 27. Something and then you square root that and got 5.2 something then you use that in sine rule where you did 5.2... / sine40.0052 = 8 / sine Angle needed ...rearrange 8/(5.2... /sine40.0052) = sine angle needed... inv sin and presto 80.4 but you can argue with degrees of accuracy
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    (Original post by Meegan543210)
    Last years paper was awful compared to this paper I reckon 168-170 easy for an a* literally everyone is saying it's easy but I don't lol
    it surely can't be 168-170. the 2013 paper which was much easier than this had an A* boundary of 165, this is clearly a harder paper and so i fail to see how the grade boundaries would increase significantly
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    (Original post by ronin.k)
    the depreciation of the car question. was the overall depreciation 7,777k something and that it wasnt half the value
    I got something like that, but i think i misread the depreciation for year one. My teacher says the answer should be no.
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    (Original post by MovedMasterMike)
    For question 3, I PUT x=37/4 INSTEAD OF 9.25. Will I still get all the marks???
    Yes you get the marks for that
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    can anyone please explain question on the fuel? i adding on the 2 journey to work and back and the parking fee but got something around 30?
 
 
 
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