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1. (Original post by pkchips)
you're formula seems to work, but there is a much easier way of working it out.

If you look at the june 2002 examiner's report, it says that the 100 UMS boundary is the difference between the A and B boundaries, multiplied by 2 and then added to the A grade boundary.
thats the same formula mate!!
double the difference between A and B = 2(A-B) = 2A - 2B
then add to A = 2A - 2B + A = 3A - 2B
lol. i would say both ways are equally easy.... i.e. 2(A-B) + A is just as easy as working out 3A - 2B!
2. lol....zuber...your just hoping for 72 for 100UMS, coz of the marks you lost...and just curious....y do u want 100UMS so much ne way??
3. (Original post by yoyo12345)
lol....zuber...your just hoping for 72 for 100UMS, coz of the marks you lost...and just curious....y do u want 100UMS so much ne way??
lol, i was giving my estimate of the grade boundaries, and as some people (including myself) were discussing 100 UMS i thought i might as well give it.
also i am in L6, and so doing a full A level this year, and if i can get 100UMS, i can make taht count for my further maths next year (gives me more cushion).
and finally i hope to study maths at cambridge....and something near a 600 would definetly work to my favour!
4. seen...makes sense...but if u get say 95...then its not the end of the world though is it?
5. if it like that i can get a high b!!!!!!!!!! yaaaaaaaaaay!
6. (Original post by yoyo12345)
seen...makes sense...but if u get say 95...then its not the end of the world though is it?
yeah i know! dont worry, i'm not that crazy and senseless! i would be thrilled with anything above 95.
i was just annoyed at knowing i lost such stupid marks, mainly because i do it so often! i would prefer actually getting something wrong (ie not doing it correctly mathematically) and losing marks. know what i mean?
7. (Original post by ossoss87)
if it like that i can get a high b!!!!!!!!!! yaaaaaaaaaay!
if its a high B, why not even aim for a low A??? lol
8. (Original post by Zuber)
lol, i was giving my estimate of the grade boundaries, and as some people (including myself) were discussing 100 UMS i thought i might as well give it.
also i am in L6, and so doing a full A level this year, and if i can get 100UMS, i can make taht count for my further maths next year (gives me more cushion).
and finally i hope to study maths at cambridge....and something near a 600 would definetly work to my favour!
I got an offer from Cambridge when I got 515/600. It's now been bosted to 535/100 (with a 95 in P3) and probably more after this M2 paper (which I only got 71/100 on last summer). Getting close to 600 won't really matter - just concentrate on getting well into an A so that you can afford to mess Further Maths up a bit.
9. (Original post by JohnSPals)
I got an offer from Cambridge when I got 515/600. It's now been bosted to 535/100 (with a 95 in P3) and probably more after this M2 paper (which I only got 71/100 on last summer). Getting close to 600 won't really matter - just concentrate on getting well into an A so that you can afford to mess Further Maths up a bit.
true and cheers. but as i said,i know its not a big deal. so i'm cool
i might post my results on results day...i am still undecided whether i will or wont. unsure if i want everyone to know have access to them!
is anyone else going to post their results?
10. does any1 know the marks for each question???
11. (Original post by simiddd)
Wot did u people get for Question 6 heres my answers
1)a)35
b)14.9
2a)31/11
b)15/77
3a)c=4
b) -36i + 8j
4a) 1.8m
b)6.75
5a) 2/3
b) proof
6a) -----------
b) ---------
c)--------
7a)117.6J
b) 10N
c) 0.393
d) 5.4

Guys I made some kind of mistake, pls do check this, for the last question,last subquestion too.
mgsinθ-Fr=ma
4.7=3a
a=1.567
then into; V²=u² + 2as
then to get v=5.39m/s

now bcos they said they changed the block, i thought the Frictional force was going to be different, so I did some stupid thing(and I still used d stupid friction. Please could u check what I mis-wrote here, Thanks.

workdone against friction = change in total energy
8 * 10=(3/2 v² - 1/2 .3.2²) + mg(4)
then made v the subject of the formula, but I got a different value.
Please u guys should do me a favour and check if the principle utilised was the right thing to do.
Thanks
12. (Original post by mackin boi)
wat tha fuk u lot on.,..that was sum HARD ****...and i average 90z all da time
i got bout 20/75
Yup..same here

Now I cant get an A in maths..its lowered my average
13. (Original post by Zuber)
i would guess 58 - A, 51 - B, 44 - C, 38 - D, 32 - E
(out of 75 of course)
which means 72 for 100UMS!
****..and I had 3 high As for the other ones...I prob got a low C on this one....
14. (Original post by mikeA1)
Guys I made some kind of mistake, pls do check this, for the last question,last subquestion too.
mgsinθ-Fr=ma
4.7=3a
a=1.567
then into; V²=u² + 2as
then to get v=5.39m/s

now bcos they said they changed the block, i thought the Frictional force was going to be different, so I did some stupid thing(and I still used d stupid friction. Please could u check what I mis-wrote here, Thanks.

workdone against friction = change in total energy
8 * 10=(3/2 v² - 1/2 .3.2²) + mg(4)
then made v the subject of the formula, but I got a different value.
Please u guys should do me a favour and check if the principle utilised was the right thing to do.
Thanks
i am afraid you did make a mistake
change in total energy is NOT
(3/2 v² - 1/2 .3.2²) + mg(4)
but it is:
mg(4) - (3/2 v² - 1/2 .3.2²)
(seeing as that is PE lost - KE gained, not plus)
hence, work done by friction = total energy loss
see this post for full working out:
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...&postcount=100
15. most ppl at my skl found it a load of pantaloons (i.e. bad) and i didnt like it either ah forshame, hopefully Bath will take me on the BEng (entry grades BCC, with B in maths) here's hopin btw, most of the ppl who found it relatively easy, r u all further maths ppl? xxx
16. (Original post by Zuber)
i am afraid you did make a mistake
change in total energy is NOT
(3/2 v² - 1/2 .3.2²) + mg(4)
but it is:
mg(4) - (3/2 v² - 1/2 .3.2²)
(seeing as that is PE lost - KE gained, not plus)
hence, work done by friction = total energy loss
see this post for full working out:
http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...&postcount=100
yes, that's another one right!
17. (Original post by tishysquishy)
btw, most of the ppl who found it relatively easy, r u all further maths ppl? xxx
nope i'm a L6 student!
18. (Original post by Zuber)
nope i'm a L6 student!
grrrrr......me no likey u
.... ah well , hope u get ur 100 ums
... i am beyond hope <sniffle>
19. (Original post by tishysquishy)
grrrrr......me no likey u
.... ah well , hope u get ur 100 ums
... i am beyond hope <sniffle>
frickin heck. Why are you all obsessed with 100UMS?
I'd be happy with 90+ UMS.
20. (Original post by Widowmaker)
frickin heck. Why are you all obsessed with 100UMS?
I'd be happy with 90+ UMS.

exactly!!! I'd be happy with a C

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