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    (Original post by jn13)
    damn not even method marks ?? all i did was copy +1 instead of -1 :'(
    Unsure, dependant on how many marks the questions was worth which I can't remember will determine how many method marks. I think it was a 5 marker so you could get 2 m1's.
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    (Original post by corey7695)
    how many marks did people get based on the mark scheme?
    I marked harshly and gave myself 68 considering there was one question where I couldn't remember my answer, but if they allow things like +or- in 3b, and unsimplified answers, hopefully 72
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    (Original post by Jim997)
    Unsure, dependant on how many marks the questions was worth which I can't remember will determine how many method marks. I think it was a 5 marker so you could get 2 m1's.
    meh not bad, seems to b the only q i got wrong
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    Ok, so iv found every A grade boundary for all the C1 papers, the average since june 2005 to get an A = 57.11 marks.
    The highest mark required has been: 62; June 2010 and june 2013. second highest: 61; june 08, jan 09, june 2014.
    Lowest A grade: 50; jan 07. second lowest: 51;jan 10.

    since 2011: Jan 11: 54; June 11: 55; Jan 2012: 59; June 2012: 57; Jan 2013:58; June 2013: 62 (:/) and June 2014: 61.
    There is NO pattern. such a cluster **** in the marks. one year it was 54 for an A, the next exam it was 61...
    jan 2010: 52 but the june exam was 62!
    Just to show how much of a waste of time i just did by working out the average since there was no pattern lol... well at least u have it.
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    On the whole do you guys think it was a harder or easier paper than usual, ie lower or higher grade boundaries than usual? Just interested on the general consensus
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    I got 70 ffs so annoyed


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    (Original post by StrangeBanana)
    pretty sure this is correct
    Could you give workings for q5? It looks wrong to me, but im not sure
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    Looks like someone deleted the unofficial markscheme :/
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    (Original post by StrangeBanana)
    The square root sign already gives the positive root, you don't have to put the + sign.
    No it doesn't? The square root sign gives you both positive and negative. You need to say that it only applies to the positive root by putting the plus sign.
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    (Original post by Slenderman)
    Looks like someone deleted the unofficial markscheme :/
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    (Original post by EG16)
    Could you give workings for q5? It looks wrong to me, but im not sure
    The correct answer is (7/8, 19/8). Checked and double checked.
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    The guy above is 100% right. When I got that in the exam I was skeptical at first but it was right.
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    (Original post by Slenderman)
    The guy above is 100% right. When I got that in the exam I was skeptical at first but it was right.
    Same, thought it couldn't be right but it is for sure I've tried it three times now.
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    (Original post by Velocity_)
    for radius, i just put the radius it said in square root form. i didn't simplify it. I just put, squareroot125.
    please tell me i wouldn't lose a mark for that trivial mistake.
    Omg I did the same thing!!! I hope we don't lose a mark for square root of 125


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    (Original post by TurkeyKnobblers)
    Same, thought it couldn't be right but it is for sure I've tried it three times now.
    I'm so pissed off.. In question 11 part 2.

    I used the discriminant but I forgot the -k attaches on the three .. sucks.

    How many marks out of 5 will I get for just putting down the discriminant and attempting to do it? 1? 2 if I'm extremely lucky?
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    (Original post by Supermanxxxxxx)
    I got 70 ffs so annoyed


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    Lol not good enough you should've got 72


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    Also with 12)i) luckily I got the right answer! But previously I said that the discriminant must equal 0 to have 2 distinct roots which is stupidly mad cause it was supposed to be greater than 0. So even if I used the wrong idea but got the right answer would I get the full 5 marks??


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    (Original post by Supergirlxxxxxx)
    Omg I did the same thing!!! I hope we don't lose a mark for square root of 125


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    I did the same.
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    (Original post by TurkeyKnobblers)
    I did the same.
    Doubt you'll lose a mark, most mark schemes of the past papers for similar questions say accept root 125 or better, i.e. 5root5
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    (Original post by AndrewC19)
    Doubt you'll lose a mark, most mark schemes of the past papers for similar questions say accept root 125 or better, i.e. 5root5
    Cool thanks man.
 
 
 
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