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    hey anyone know the kind of maths questions Cambridge tend to do when giving out interviews? I mean for general colleges, not downing's maths test. Do they tend to involve a bit of economics? (so elasticity, profit maximisation etc.) or purely mathematical such as plotting graphs or integrating a function?
    A friend of mine had an interview at queens which included 15mins of maths (and some maths in econ) 10 minutes of maths and five for questions from her
    ^^thats quoting her but I'd infer it's mostly not maths in econ
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    How did you guys write 'Target 2.0 challenge' in your PS?

    Did you write out the 2.0? Capitalise the C in challenge? Capitalise the T in target?
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    How did you guys write 'Target 2.0 challenge' in your PS?

    Did you write out the 2.0? Capitalise the C in challenge? Capitalise the T in target?
    The T definitely needs capitalisation (it's an integral part of the name), the C I'm not so sure (it depends on what the official name of the competition is).
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    Ahhh still no offers. People are getting Bath offers as well... I sent my UCAS on around the 4-5th of october, is that fairly early!?
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    (Original post by tooambitious)
    A friend of mine had an interview at queens which included 15mins of maths (and some maths in econ) 10 minutes of maths and five for questions from her
    ^^thats quoting her but I'd infer it's mostly not maths in econ
    hey , I am not applying to queens, but if possible, could you please ask your friend what sort of maths questions were asked (something general like differentiation or graph plotting would be tremendously helpful)

    Thanks x
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    (Original post by lordvulture)
    hey , I am not applying to queens, but if possible, could you please ask your friend what sort of maths questions were asked (something general like differentiation or graph plotting would be tremendously helpful)

    Thanks x
    Sketching graphs, differentiation, simple multiplication
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    (Original post by lordvulture)
    hey , I am not applying to queens, but if possible, could you please ask your friend what sort of maths questions were asked (something general like differentiation or graph plotting would be tremendously helpful)

    Thanks x
    It'll be A-Level maths applied to situations you haven't seen before, most likely.
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    Out of our choices, I think one of the universities that hasn't sent out offers yet is Nottingham right?
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    (Original post by tooambitious)
    Sketching graphs, differentiation, simple multiplication
    simple multiplication? like 12 x 4??
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    Out of our choices, I think one of the universities that hasn't sent out offers yet is Nottingham right?
    UCL and LSE are yet to give any Economics offers.

    (Original post by lordvulture)
    simple multiplication? like 12 x 4??
    Do you really think that'd be in a Cambridge interview? :sexface:

    Stop worrying about it! Just be strong on your Maths! Which college have you applied to?
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    (Original post by Groat)
    UCL and LSE are yet to give any Economics offers.
    Ah yes ofc
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    (Original post by Hemzo)
    Ah yes ofc
    i no nottingham have given some maths offers (my friend got one) but i dont no about economics
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    (Original post by lordvulture)
    simple multiplication? like 12 x 4??
    Mire like 105 x 47
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    (Original post by tooambitious)
    Mire like 105 x 47
    YOU'RE IN YEAR 12! :eek:

    p.s. that's not even hard to solve

    47 * 100 = 4700
    47* 5 = 235

    Ans = 4935
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    (Original post by Brand New Eyes)
    YOU'RE IN YEAR 12! :eek:

    p.s. that's not even hard to solve

    47 * 100 = 4700
    47* 5 = 235

    Ans = 4935
    I have heard that simple multiplication is used by many interviewers as a way to see how nervous the candidate is. Apparently, my friend went for a job interview and as soon as he sat he down he was asked what 15 squared was. He answered correct but it is just a little tactic to test the confidence and mental agility of the interviewee, most people deal with such questions with ease
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    (Original post by Brand New Eyes)
    YOU'RE IN YEAR 12! :eek:

    p.s. that's not even hard to solve

    47 * 100 = 4700
    47* 5 = 235

    Ans = 4935
    I know it's not hard to solve, I said simple multiplication (although the girl in question got t wrong as she was nervous in the interview, but still got offered a place)
    Lol I know I'm a bit keen but quite a few from my school go to cam for econ so I know a bit about it
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    (Original post by Competencies)
    How did you guys write 'Target 2.0 challenge' in your PS?

    Did you write out the 2.0? Capitalise the C in challenge? Capitalise the T in target?
    Target 2.0 Bank of England challenge, doesn't matter either way with the C though, but T needs capitalising.
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    (Original post by Tateco)
    Target 2.0 Bank of England challenge, doesn't matter either way with the C though, but T needs capitalising.
    Cheers man, glad I don't have to write out 2.0 in full.
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    Cheers man, glad I don't have to write out 2.0 in full.
    huh?
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    (Original post by Tateco)
    huh?
    I think he means 'two point zero' instead of 2.0. Am I correct?
 
 
 
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