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    That question was, in my opinion, extremely badly worded. And where does the physics come into it?
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    I agree! I couldn't agree more! Where is the physics? Where? I mean where the heck is it? Can u see it? Where?
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    (Original post by Wootty)
    Physics-Paper 2
    A 56
    B -
    C 37
    D 24

    The grade boundries from the other thread... 56 doesn't seem too high to me, I think that's surprising..! My hopes of my predicted grade are rising slowly, but surely
    was the paper out of 100??? because if so they r quite low boundaries. or are they?
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    I don't know. I had in my mind it was out of a hundred :confused: ...!
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    Exactly - like biology, I found difficulty searching for biology related questions throughout the whole paper. Intensive farming and biological control? Where were questions on the heart and transport and things we actually learnt in the course?

    Last year's science grade boundary was low. It was probably out of 100, seeing that all of this year's science papers were out of 100. Or it might have been 95 or something...but either way, hoping that this year's boundaries would be equally low.
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    (Original post by Wootty)
    I don't know. I had in my mind it was out of a hundred :confused: ...!
    yeh. it is strange because in my mock exams and all other sciences i had, my school graded it so that 80 was an a*, 70 an A, 60 a B.... and that was apparently roughly what the real boundaries were? if those boundaries he said were right, im a very happy person
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    * i mean wooty said
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    nah, i think schools always raise the boundaries for mocks to make people work harder
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    look last year for physics A was 55 - so i wudnt be surprised if this year is 56% as predicted lol

    biology was 72% for A* last year and chemistry 71% A*

    THIS IS JUST FOR THE DOUBLE PAPER BY THE WAY
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    Ah finally feel relieved. Maybe all the marks I lost wouldn't have cost me a grade? Hoping.
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    (Original post by firestone)
    Ah finally feel relieved. Maybe all the marks I lost wouldn't have cost me a grade? Hoping.
    dont jinx ureself!!!
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    it was I who found out the grade boundaries!

    Credit to me!!
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    (Original post by xxjayx)
    nah, i think schools always raise the boundaries for mocks to make people work harder
    yeh. our school has always tried to teach us that gcse's are really hard so we work loads for them, and they set the boundaries high. it's like they are tricking us with the hope that we wont find out that they are do-able and it is possible for lots of people to get high grades, until we get our results. ive actually heard a sixth former at our school getting told off by a teacher because he mentioned to someone in our year that gcse's weren't as hard as they made out.
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    (Original post by Les Mcqueen)
    it was I who found out the grade boundaries!

    Credit to me!!
    Lol well done you! But, as the master challenge, do you know the grade boundaries last year for OCR English Lang and Lit?
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    I found the exam hard, but then I have never been good at Physics..so I was never going to just sail through it.
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    i dont understand - is this thread for ocr dbl science award b physics? coz i dont recognize any of these qs!
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    The ball question I'm pretty sure is:

    When the ball was earthed it became negative (gain of electrons). Then when the negatively charged rod was there it repelled.
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    (Original post by dilinator)
    The ball question I'm pretty sure is:

    When the ball was earthed it became negative (gain of electrons). Then when the negatively charged rod was there it repelled.
    Yeah that's roughly what I wrote too.
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    i wrote that too. some are sayin it was a trick question, but how would that work?
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    it wasn't a trick question at all, the question clearly stated that the ball replaced was NEGATIVELY charged therefore containing no positive ions, so the ball would have been repelled, it however it had BOTH charges present then the negative would have been replled and the positive attracted
 
 
 
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