GCSE maths exam 11th June (WJEC)

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    Anyone else do the WJEC paper one exam today for maths?

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    I did! How did you find it? I thought it wasn't that bad. Any ideas on boundaries?
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    I messed up.
    Kill me now.
    we were taught up to grade B so I couldn't do any A work at all.
    UGhhhhhh.

    I'm quite happy with a couple of questions but a lot of it was just uncertain.
    For example, the one where you had to use the cumiliative frequency graph and write down the frequency, i wasn't too sure about that one, but did it anyway
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    If it's the Unit 1 Higher you're talking about then yes I did do it and found it was ok thought that most of the questions were fairly easy but q13. the one on arc length was difficult, and most others required a lot of thought and reading the question over and over. And in reply to 'killmenow' previous grade boundaries have been about 80 percent A star, 60-65 A, 50 ish B and 35 there or there abouts for a C. I will say that grade boundaries change every year based on the average marks people had, so if this is regarded as a particularly easy paper, the C grade boundary could go up to 50 percent. Hope this helps
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    I thought the exam was okay I think about 95% hopefully, what did everyone get for:
    Angle of x in the eight marker and length of xcm in the seven marker???
    I got 111 and 10...
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    (Original post by shadab786ahmed)
    I thought the exam was okay I think about 95% hopefully, what did everyone get for:
    Angle of x in the eight marker and length of xcm in the seven marker???
    I got 111 and 10...
    Yay, So did I

    High Five! Although, we could be wrong haha.
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    (Original post by HerroKitty)
    Yay, So did I

    High Five! Although, we could be wrong haha.
    I don't think we are how about the area under a curve :|... I got something between 75 and 80... Cant remember... Failed that one question...
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    Yeah, I found most of the paper okay, I got stuck on the one where Fred goes to work and the x and y thing haha! Any unofficial mark schemes?!

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    (Original post by molly23)
    Yeah, I found most of the paper okay, I got stuck on the one where Fred goes to work and the x and y thing haha! Any unofficial mark schemes?!

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    I never had a copy.of th paper to take home... Anyone know the questions and I'll.post answers...

    The Fred one I put y/x multiplied by 60 for minutes :P

    Also the co.ordinates of T in terms of A and B... I put
    T (a, 2-b)
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    (Original post by molly23)
    Yeah, I found most of the paper okay, I got stuck on the one where Fred goes to work and the x and y thing haha! Any unofficial mark schemes?!

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    Ahah, I do similar GCSEs to you including welsh
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    (Original post by shadab786ahmed)
    I never had a copy.of th paper to take home... Anyone know the questions and I'll.post answers...

    The Fred one I put y/x multiplied by 60 for minutes :P

    Also the co.ordinates of T in terms of A and B... I put
    T (a, 2-b)
    Ah I didn't have a clue haha! And I put (a>5, b<3) for that one.. btw it's not supposed to look like a heart haha

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    (Original post by molly23)
    Ah I didn't have a clue haha! And I put (a>5, b<3) for that one.. btw it's not supposed to look like a heart haha

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    Lmao! :P and that was 5 marks... :| all in all I'm hoping it's an A*... I'm in year ten, and loads of younger peeps sat it and I think they failed :/
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    (Original post by shadab786ahmed)
    Lmao! :P and that was 5 marks... :| all in all I'm hoping it's an A*... I'm in year ten, and loads of younger peeps sat it and I think they failed :/
    I'm year 11 and I did it haha! Was yours a mock?

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    (Original post by molly23)
    I'm year 11 and I did it haha! Was yours a mock?

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    No, I did the actual exam :P
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    (Original post by shadab786ahmed)
    Ahah, I do similar GCSEs to you including welsh
    Oooh get you I was put up a year so ha

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    Angles Questions - 4 Marks (x was 142) (y was 59) (z was 89 I think... Can't remember) (w can't remember)
    111 degrees - 8 marks
    more angles - 5 marks (y was 6 degrees)
    transformations - four marks
    215 degrees - two marks
    Loads of little number questions - 7ish marks all together
    x = 10cm - 7marks
    Gradient at x = 0 was 0 - 1 mark
    Estimate gradient, I got -4 ish...
    Total Area under graph - 4 marks
    (I got something between 75-80 not sure though)
    Decimal as a fraction - 2 marks
    Simplify surds was 20 - 3 marks.

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    (Original post by molly23)
    Oooh get you I was put up a year so ha

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    Ha? :P was that some bragging, I can brag too
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    (Original post by shadab786ahmed)
    Ha? :P was that some bragging, I can brag too
    Hahah I can't remember any of my anwsers!

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    (Original post by molly23)
    Hahah I can't remember any of my anwsers!

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    I'll remember it if someone says them :P
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    (Original post by shadab786ahmed)
    I'll remember it if someone says them :P
    Yeah same probably haha.. but I hate talking to people after the exam and exchanging answers as it usually makes me realise how many I got wrong

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