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    (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!
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    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??
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    (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!
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    seen...makes sense...but if u get say 95...then its not the end of the world though is it?
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    if it like that i can get a high b!!!!!!!!!! yaaaaaaaaaay!
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    (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?
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    (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
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    (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.
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    (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 :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?
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    does any1 know the marks for each question???
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    (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.
    Instead of doing;
    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
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    (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 :dito:

    Now I cant get an A in maths..its lowered my average
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    (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....:bawling:
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    (Original post by mikeA1)
    Guys I made some kind of mistake, pls do check this, for the last question,last subquestion too.
    Instead of doing;
    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
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    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
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    (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!
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    (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!
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    (Original post by Zuber)
    nope i'm a L6 student!
    grrrrr......me no likey u :p:
    .... ah well , hope u get ur 100 ums
    ... i am beyond hope <sniffle>
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    (Original post by tishysquishy)
    grrrrr......me no likey u :p:
    .... 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.
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    (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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