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Mr M's 1MA0 GCSE Maths Linear Foundation Tier Paper 1 Answers Feb 2013

1. Pictogram

a) 8 (1 mark)

b) 11 (1 mark)

c) Two and one quarter circles (1 mark)


2. Angles

a) Mark parallel lines (1 mark)

b) 8 cm (1 mark)

c) Acute (1 mark)

d) 125 degrees (1 mark)


3. Ordering numbers

a) 98, 145, 358, 709, 835 (1 mark)

b) -8, -5, -1, 4, 7 (1 mark)

c) 0.2, 1/4, 40%, 0.5, 3/4 (2 marks)


4. Probability

a) Cross on \frac{1}{2} (1 mark)

b) Cross on 0 (1 mark)

c) i) (H, 2) (H, 3) (H, 4) (H, 5) (H, 6) (T, 1) (T, 2) (T, 3) (T, 4) (T, 5) (T, 6)

ii) \frac{1}{4} (4 marks)


5. Fruit

Sarah has 20p left (5 marks)


6. Squares and rectangles

a) Four lines of symmetry (2 marks)

b) 2 (1 mark)

c) 70 (2 marks)


7. Bar chart

a) 4 (1 mark)

b) 13 (1 mark)

c) 11 and 14 (1 mark)

d) 4 (2 marks)

e) 17 (2 marks)


8. Times

a) 2045 (1 mark)

b) Half of Ninal’s time is 3 mins 44 secs so she is wrong (3 marks)


9. Algebra

a) 4a (1 mark)

b) 3cd (1 mark)

c) 7ef (1 mark)

d) g = 3 (1 mark)

e) h = 2 (2 marks)


10. Quadrilateral and triangle

a) Parallelogram (1 mark)

b) Isosceles (1 mark)

c) 6 (2 marks)


11. Coordinates

a) i) (4, 3)

ii) (-4, -1) (2 marks)

b) (0, 1) (2 marks)


12. Transformations and angles in a quadrilateral

a) Correct reflection (2 marks)

b) Correct enlargement (2 marks)

c) 105 degrees (2 marks)


13. Hiring a car

a) £32 (2 marks)

b) 7 hours (3 marks)


14. Conversion graph

a) $8 (1 mark)

b) £550 (4 marks)


15. Prime numbers

2, 7 and 11 OR 2, 5 and 13 (3 marks)


16. Trams

9.36 a.m. (3 marks)


17. Data collection sheet

Columns for colour, tally and frequency (3 marks)


18. Angles

Angle BDC = 70 degrees as angles in a triangle add up to 180 degrees

Angle ADC = 110 degrees as angles on a straight line add up to 180 degrees

Triangle ADC is isosceles so angle x = angle DCA = 35 degrees (angles in a triangle add up to 180 degrees) (4 marks)



19. Multiplication

86.01 (3 marks)


20. Questionnaire

a) No time period and overlapping boxes (or non-exhaustive boxes) (2 marks)

b) Unsuitable location as people in a CD store are likely to buy CDs (1 mark)


21. Garden

Arc of circle radius 5 cm centre C

Line parallel to DC 3 cm away

Angle bisector of DAB

Region shaded (4 marks)


22. Insurance

£730 (5 marks)


23. Schools

240 (4 marks)



Please find attached a Mock Paper 2 to use in preparation for the calculator exam.

L'Evil Fish has come up with some answers for this paper. I haven't checked them but he is quite reliable. If you strongly disagree with any of his answers let me know and I will check them.
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Thank you Mr M.

I've noticed I have got a few questions wrong but are Edexcel markers harsh? If i get the method (working out) correct and the question wrong would i still get for example 1/3 marks?

And what are the grade boundaries? I've heard that Paper 2 calculator is the most difficult

Oh god, I think I've done fairly bad on this paper
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To be honest, this paper was quite hard. I did multiply nnumber of paper before the exam and in past 3 years there wasn't a such hard questioner... What do you think people? How many marks will be required to get C ?
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Thank you Mr M.

I've noticed I have got a few questions wrong but are Edexcel markers harsh? If i get the method (working out) correct and the question wrong would i still get for example 1/3 marks?

And what are the grade boundaries? I've heard that Paper 2 calculator is the most difficult

Oh god, I think I've done fairly bad on this paper
Many of the marks are for using a sensible method.

No-one knows the grade boundaries as they are only decided after all of the papers have been marked.
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Guys is it possible that if I got 67 marks from non-cal and will get about 80-85 marks from the calculator paper then I still have a chance for C in overall ?
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Mr M, thanks for your upload, was this quite a difficult test for foundation? if you had to predict a grade boundary what would it be? thanks again.
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It was hard, I would say 65 and up for C

Is there a chance that we can obtain the question paper for this exam ?

For question 4) c) ii) if i put a fraction 2/8 and its 1/4 will i get at least 0.5 or 1 point ?
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For question 4) c) ii) if i put a fraction 2/8 and its 1/4 will i get at least 0.5 or 1 point ?
2/8 is correct. It doesn't say you have to simplify the answer.
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Mr M, thanks for your upload, was this quite a difficult test for foundation? if you had to predict a grade boundary what would it be? thanks again.
I really don't like to guess boundaries.
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I really don't like to guess boundaries.
Ok thanks anyway, how about the difficulty??
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It was fairly hard.

November 2012 grade boundaries were 139/200, so about 70 on both papers, meaning the difficulty of them papers were quite easy.
June 2012 grade boundaries were 130/200, and both of them papers were hard (similar to today) so everyone should be aiming for at least 65 and up on both papers.

By the way, does anyone remember what you needed to do for question 22?
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Guys is it possible that if I got 67 marks from non-cal and will get about 80-85 marks from the calculator paper then I still have a chance for C in overall ?
I'm sure that will be fine.
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Mr M, thanks for your upload, was this quite a difficult test for foundation? if you had to predict a grade boundary what would it be? thanks again.
I don't like to guess but there have been easier papers in the past.
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Ok thanks anyway, how about the difficulty??
I've seen easier papers.
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In my opinion, I thought paper 1 was quite hard. I hope paper 2 is better, though. I've heard that to gain a C in Foundation Tier, you'll need 139/200; that's like 70 on one, and 69 on the other. This is the updated grade boundaries, apparently. Good luck!
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It was fairly hard.

November 2012 grade boundaries were 139/200, so about 70 on both papers, meaning the difficulty of them papers were quite easy.
June 2012 grade boundaries were 130/200, and both of them papers were hard (similar to today) so everyone should be aiming for at least 65 and up on both papers.

By the way, does anyone remember what you needed to do for question 22?
From what I remember, the question 22 was about some guy who was selling the car and house insurance.

Each car insurance was £xxx and each house was £xxx

That guy had 5% of all car insurances he sells and 10% from all house insurances sold

He sold 4 car insurances and x (don't remember the figure) house insurances in May. He also had the £530 base income. The question was to calculate what is the total income (base + sales). He basically had £530 base and £200 from sales.

Is it possible to obtain the question paper yet ?
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I've heard that to gain a C in Foundation Tier, you'll need 139/200; that's like 70 on one, and 69 on the other. Good luck!
The grade boundaries have not been decided yet so someone is winding you up!
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These are the answers to the mock paper provided in the OP. If you'd like a specific question to have workings out, please quote and be patient.

1) 6.834375

2)a) 19,482
b) 7,800
c) 300

3) 22, 26

4)a) 46
b) 3.4
c) 3rd mark after 400
d) 3rd Mark before 4

5)16
6) Cylinder, Cone
Cuboid, Square Based Pyramid

7)a) 37,6,56,14,24,46 (left to right)
b) 9/34

8)-26

9)a) 1.8m
b) 5.5m (no idea on these :lol:)

10) N/A

11) B is cheapest option

12)a)
g
Cm
Ml
b) 5km

13)
0 | 7 8 9 9
1 | 0 0 0 2 5 5 6 7 8 9
2 | 1 1 3 8
3 | 0 2

1|5 = 15 (or any example)

14)a) 9:30
b) 2 hours 45 minutes
c) 17minutes

15)a) 22cm
b) 15cm^3

16)a)£21
b) 47kg (2sf)

17) £32.89

18) Number of degrees for each section: 108,45,126,81

19)a) 12x-15
b)5(y+8)

20)a) 3x
b) x-9

21)a) x = 0.6
b) 60

22)a) 7854cm^2 (4sf)
b) 126cm (3sf)

23) 42cm^3

24)a) 15minutes
b)13km
c) straight horizontal line till 3pm
Straight line down to 5pm

25) 80.25g

26) Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1362164564356.jpg
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27) N/A

28) x^2 + 12x + 35

29) x = 2.8

30) 13.6cm (3sf)
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(Original post by L'Evil Fish)
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(Original post by Mr M)
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It took much longer :eek:
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