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Edexcel: 11th and 14th June 2013 (Linear) 1MA0/1H + 2H (Official Thread) Watch

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    Can someone explain this properly?? The mark scheme isnt very clear..
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    Anyway good luck everyone!!


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    (Original post by gGinaa)
    Can someone explain this properly?? The mark scheme isnt very clear..
    you do:

    18^2=k^2x50 (you basically want to get the scale factor, k)

    then rearrange to give 18^2/50=k^2
    sqroot 18/50 to give scale factor of 0.6

    then,

    mass= k^3 x 500
    =0.6^3 x 500
    =108g
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    anyone know how many marks approx it will take me to hit a B this time?

    thanks in advance
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    Anyone else not prepared enough for this test?
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    OH GOD! Judgement day.
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    (Original post by esteta)
    oh god! Judgement day.
    let's hope the test is easy!
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    If anyones done it yet please talk XD

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    No one has yet. Mine starts at 9
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    Going over random Mathswatch topics to fired up the brain haha!
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    (Original post by tw15st3d)
    you do:

    18^2=k^2x50 (you basically want to get the scale factor, k)

    then rearrange to give 18^2/50=k^2
    sqroot 18/50 to give scale factor of 0.6

    then,

    mass= k^3 x 500
    =0.6^3 x 500
    =108g
    Thanks!


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    I start the exam in an hour and a half :/ hope it's easier than Tuesday's as I reckon I did really badly in that one. I need at least a C for next years college course. I tend to get more marks on paper 2 than paper 1 though so hopefully it will be ok. Good luck everyone!


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    Goodluck everyone! I hope they don't give us a difficult last question like work out the volume of a pyramid....(the formula is area of base x height x 1/3, i just googled it!)
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    Does anyone have a solutions page like the paper 1 one?
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    Thread is back on guys! and i'm sure one will be made in the next day or so ^^
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    Overall, I think I've got between 125-135 marks out of 200. I hope the grade boundaries are decent so I can get my A. Made a few stupid mistakes and on some questions messed up completely but fingers crossed!
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    I couldnt come close to managing the final 6 marker on the calculator paper! and I ran out of time and dropped an easy 2 marks on the upper/lower bounds question (only managed lower in time)
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    I got between 172-180. Will this be enough to get an A*?
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    (Original post by victoria98)
    I got between 172-180. Will this be enough to get an A*?
    Yes, definitely.
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    In comparison to paper one, (which wasn't excessively hard itself) I found the calculator to be almost ridiculously easy. I was very surprised. Strangely enough, the guy in my maths set who is generally regarded the best at maths is adamant that he messed up in paper 2 which is odd as he finished paper 1 30 minutes before the end.
 
 
 
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