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# OCR M1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!It's so hard +complicated watch

1. OMG....M1 is soooooo complicated i can't even do the first question. I juz kept on making up answers...argh.. C1+C2+M1= The AS Grade? Do they calculate the national average, then use a curve to set the grade boundaries??
2. Do they buse the curve to set the grade boundaries??
???

Is this MEI or regular OCR?
3. regular OCR
4. (Original post by Euniceee)
OMG....M1 is soooooo complicated i can't even do the first question. I juz kept on making up answers...argh.. C1+C2+M1= The AS Grade? Do they calculate the national average, then use a curve to set the grade boundaries??
Yeah I know, I did the exam too, it was so fu****g difficult
5. Yes the grade boundaries are raised/lowered slightly each year.
6. i couldnt even do the first question part 2, it basically told you the answer, but still I couldnt figure it out! So frustrating!!!!!
I'm depressed.
7. The set the scalars for each individual module, so it isn't necessarily that you need 80% in raw marks to get an A in each module, but rather if it was a really hard paper when they scale it up to UMS, they add extra marks and don't just straight convert it. I did the old syllabus M1 today (as in I had an hour and twenty minutes to do it) and I found it fine. I guess you can always retake next year.

The way your AS grade is determined is your UMS from each of the three modules is added together to a score out of 300 and there are then UMS boundaries for each grade.
8. (Original post by naystar)
The set the scalars for each individual module, so it isn't necessarily that you need 80% in raw marks to get an A in each module, but rather if it was a really hard paper when they scale it up to UMS, they add extra marks and don't just straight convert it. I did the old syllabus M1 today (as in I had an hour and twenty minutes to do it) and I found it fine. I guess you can always retake next year.

The way your AS grade is determined is your UMS from each of the three modules is added together to a score out of 300 and there are then UMS boundaries for each grade.
One annoying thing about ums is if you get a low B, its still a B, oppositely, if you get a high C it only counts as a C, regardless of high or low.
9. indeed true.

but that's just the way it is

another annoying feature is that getting 100% UMS does NOT mean you got the paper perfect.
10. A rough estimate (i've been VERY strict): 70% C1, 70% C2 and 40% M1 on average 60%. (Baring in mind M1 was confusing). Normally a C is around 62% isn't it?
Oh i'm so annnoyed, probably won't even get a C!
11. OMG....It so complicated to calculate those marks..I don't want to get a C!!!!!!!!!
12. Only 1 word describes that M1 exam:

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARHG !!!!!!!!!!!!!

:thumpdown
13. I know, all the past papers were easy i could do them and drop about 2 marks, but that was impossible. All the questions about strings being attached to rings, i didnt even know which direction the forces (like friction) were acting in. I couldnt do 1. ii) either. That should get scaled up cos it was ridiculous.
14. I'm so glad I'm not the only one who thought it was horrible. At least there's hope they'll lower the grade boundaries.
15. m1 was easy. q5 appeared difficult at first but turned out to be striaghtforward.
16. Ehat About Question 4 On Ocr M1 (new) Nearly Everyone In My School Missed It Out And It Was Worth 9 Marks !!!
17. What did everyone put for question part 1 i)? I couldn't believe it when I opened the paper and couldn't even do the very first question
18. (Original post by rayman198)
Ehat About Question 4 On Ocr M1 (new) Nearly Everyone In My School Missed It Out And It Was Worth 9 Marks !!!
19. Q4 Was The Particle On The Slope And It Passed Point P And It Gave A Couple Of Distances And Times, Then It Asked For Speed U And The A Of The Particle, And The Angle Alpha
20. (Original post by rayman198)
Q4 Was The Particle On The Slope And It Passed Point P And It Gave A Couple Of Distances And Times, Then It Asked For Speed U And The A Of The Particle, And The Angle Alpha
i put 3.75 m/sec squared but that didnt work when you went on to calculate the angle... soooo hard

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