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    (Original post by antonfigo)
    Questions in the recent edexcel papers are not that hard really...
    I just hope they give us enough time....I screwed up the physics 1 paper short of a full mark purely due to time ( I had to tumble through the last pages lol).....but i guess that my fault since i get all panicky and stuff towards the end of the session...
    Our school gives us much much harder and longer papers and thats where the panic mentality comes from....


    I hope that the paper will all be about radioactivity lol
    Wow..1 mark short of getting full marks! I wish i had a natural Physics brain, i have to work soo hard just to get a B. I find all types of questions really hard, even the ones in the books.

    I'm quite worried because there aren't any past papers for this unit. I have no idea what to expect.

    Radioactivity questions would be great..just about alpha, beta and gamma. I would definitenly pass that exam. :p:
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    (Original post by Dr.Black Knight)
    yeah I too hope so, what were your unit 1 2 3 marks?
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    114 Edit: i meant if i had time i would have got full marks sureley
    120
    53 (lol i wrote a mythbusters style experiment on this paper)


    btw what are you guys doing in school now?

    We are doing a mock exam and look at this crazy timetable!
    http://i.imgur.com/C5VzN.jpg
    so much pressure!
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    (Original post by BPat)
    Wow..1 mark short of getting full marks! I wish i had a natural Physics brain, i have to work soo hard just to get a B. I find all types of questions really hard, even the ones in the books.

    I'm quite worried because there aren't any past papers for this unit. I have no idea what to expect.

    Radioactivity questions would be great..just about alpha, beta and gamma. I would definitenly pass that exam. :p:

    LOL i am not a natural either...its luck....you should see some of the student at our school...they study so less, yet they ace the tests... i envy them :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by BPat)
    Wow..1 mark short of getting full marks! I wish i had a natural Physics brain, i have to work soo hard just to get a B. I find all types of questions really hard, even the ones in the books.

    I'm quite worried because there aren't any past papers for this unit. I have no idea what to expect.

    Radioactivity questions would be great..just about alpha, beta and gamma. I would definitenly pass that exam. :p:
    I'm guessing you haven't seen this as yet?

    http://cid-5432f573d3fc3f5a.skydrive...Public/Physics

    It's really helpful :yep:
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    (Original post by Doughboy)
    I'm guessing you haven't seen this as yet?

    http://cid-5432f573d3fc3f5a.skydrive...Public/Physics

    It's really helpful :yep:
    I've already seen that but thanks anyway.

    Will certainly be doing all the questions i can get.
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    (Original post by BPat)
    I've already seen that but thanks anyway.

    Will certainly be doing all the questions i can get.
    I personally feel that the past paper pack I linked you to is all one needs for this syllabus. No other past papers are needed.
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    (Original post by Doughboy)
    I'm guessing you haven't seen this as yet?

    http://cid-5432f573d3fc3f5a.skydrive...Public/Physics

    It's really helpful :yep:
    Wow, that's amazing. Are all those topics/questions from the new syllabus?
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    (Original post by The Magnificent KoloToure)
    Wow, that's amazing. Are all those topics/questions from the new syllabus?
    Its not from the new syllabus but for the new syllabus!!
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    (Original post by Dr.Black Knight)
    Its not from the new syllabus but for the new syllabus!!
    The topics ARE from the syllabus :P
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    (Original post by Doughboy)
    The topics ARE from the syllabus :P
    I meant the questions!!
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    (Original post by antonfigo)
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    114 Edit: i meant if i had time i would have got full marks sureley
    120
    53 (lol i wrote a mythbusters style experiment on this paper)


    btw what are you guys doing in school now?

    We are doing a mock exam and look at this crazy timetable!
    http://i.imgur.com/C5VsN.jpg
    so much pressure!
    so are we. Almost everyday we have been having an exam for three weeks!! Luckily only 4 papers left...
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    guys how much do you write for the plan in the A2 coursework?

    any tips?
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    (Original post by Kameo)
    guys how much do you write for the plan in the A2 coursework?

    any tips?
    Its about quality not quantity.

    But seriously, just write down as much as you can think of (trying not to contradict yourself or sounding silly) for each point in the marking scheme.

    I did my plan yesterday and i only wrote two sides of a page.
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    what was the case study about?

    I've already flopped 2 pieces of coursework!!! for physics A2
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    I finally understand SHM!!! Or at least i think i do. :p:

    Just need to do practise questions to see if i actually understand it.
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    Hey can someone explain me what standard candles are( in astrophysics) ?
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    The stars, for which we can determine absolute luminosity separately from other measurements, and hence determine their distance from Earth.
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    (Original post by yadas)
    The stars, for which we can determine absolute luminosity separately from other measurements, and hence determine their distance from Earth.
    Yea, i went through the glossary and the book and now i got it! thanks neway !
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    I am not going to revise phy5 till phy4 is over.
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    This exam is going to be mad. I can feel it.
 
 
 
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