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1. Hi I was wondering if there is a way to revise those 6 mark circuit questions that come up about describing a practical and any easy ways to pick up marks?
2. (Original post by mufcCM)
Hi I was wondering if there is a way to revise those 6 mark circuit questions that come up about describing a practical and any easy ways to pick up marks?
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They are 6 marks for a reason: they probe your understanding to a deeper level by taking you out of the comfort zone. You need to fully understand the concepts, be able to apply them to unfamiliar problems and use your logical association to find a path to the answer.

There are no short cuts. You need to learn and fully understand the topic if you are to succeed at reaching the full 6 marks.
3. (Original post by uberteknik)
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They are 6 marks for a reason: they probe your understanding to a deeper level by taking you out of the comfort zone. You need to fully understand the concepts, be able to apply them to unfamiliar problems and use your logical association to find a path to the answer.

There are no short cuts. You need to learn and fully understand the topic if you are to succeed at reaching the full 6 marks.

Wasteman
4. (Original post by mufcCM)
Hi I was wondering if there is a way to revise those 6 mark circuit questions that come up about describing a practical and any easy ways to pick up marks?
The 6 marks are not necessarily always about circuits...
But normally they give u a few bullet points to follow.

The main things you need are

-What things you will be measuring (voltage, temperature, length, extension, mass)
-Then how you will measure these things (voltmeter, thermometer, metre ruler, micrometer, top-pan balance)
-Always mention how you will reduce the uncertainty in these measurements too (take several and take an average, avoid parallax, zero the micrometer/balance)
-Then you will NORMALLY be able to draw a graph. State the two axes you will draw (independent on X and dependent on Y normally)
-Here you can also quote a formula along with the graph/instead of it, depending on what topic the question relates to
-You may also then need to use the graph to work out one value from another - so you metion something along the line of (draw a line from point Z on the X axis to the line and then join it across to the Y axis to find the corresponding value) you get the jist
-Then you always mention repeating the experiment - this is given a mark every year and is an easy mark to get

Hope this helps

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