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    you can apply to have your marked paper sent to you at a price. btw how much does it cost to request your paper back?

    (Original post by chats)
    wow 80% and you only got a low B. how do you know you got 60/75?
    i got the original sent back to me, cuz i didn't think id done that badly....
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    (Original post by CoolDude13)
    i got the original sent back to me, cuz i didn't think id done that badly....
    lol you think that was bad! i would love that.
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    SO SO SO EASY>>>>>>>>>>>this is great
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    Thought I did OK, Only things I got Wrong were parts a & d of geometric series question. Forgot to revise how to prove the formula and know I got d wrong cos I put a value of r which was > 1. (I put 11/10 which means something went wrong with it but was close ot 10/11 which was correct)

    1
    b: y = 1.5x + 0.5

    2
    a: 17 - 12 root 2
    b: 0.5 + 0.25 root 2

    3
    a: Draw Graphs

    b: Meets Axis at (-2,0), (2,0) & (0,-4)

    C: (xx or XX = X squared)

    Use quadratic equation to find points of crossing (y= (xx) -4) and (y=-3x)

    So: xx + 3x -4 = 0
    Meet at: (1,-3) and (-4,12)

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    a: X< 65 (NOT X>65 or answer to c) does not make sense)

    b: xx + 20x - 4800 > 0

    c: 60 < X < 65

    Second part of quadratic to do with -80 can be ignored as X>0 from first
    line of question

    5

    a Tan x = 8/3

    b Tan x = 8/3
    x = 69.4 and x = 249.4

    c Change Sin sqaured into 1 - cos squared

    Part where cos x = -3 ignored as no answers

    cos x = 1/3
    x = 70.5 and x = 289.5

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    do dy/dx etc

    prove by taking second derivative is > 0 (I think cos it was a minimum) value, otherwise do opposite

    7

    Screwed up by not revising how to prove formulae but otherwise:

    b: 87.8 to 3sf

    c: 100

    d: answer is 10/11 but I got that wrong

    8

    coordinates of Q are (3,12)

    y coordinate of P is also 12

    Line PQ is parallel to x axis as y coordinates are the same (gradient of PQ = 0)

    Area = 4/3

    Hopefully only dropped 7 marks for those two geometric questions

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    does anyone hav a copy of the p1 paper yesterday that they can scan in?
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    AQA pure 1 was so easy, i think i got 100%.

    Btw the grade boundry for an A is never more than 80%

    (Original post by ram)
    AQA pure 1 was so easy, i think i got 100%.

    Btw the grade boundry for an A is never more than 80%
    for edexcel it is. see http://www.edexcel.org.uk/VirtualCon...port_Jun03.pdf

    last yr for p1, you needed 66/75 to get an A, which is more than 80%
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    well i am pretty sure i got 100%, my teacher even went over the answers after and as i remember i think i got them all right. So i guess 100% means A.
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    How modest.

    BTW the grade boundary is different each year for raw percentages.
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    (Original post by mik1a)
    How modest.

    BTW the grade boundary is different each year for raw percentages.
    so do you think this years was easier than last years?
    i think last years was easier so this year 80 ums will be 64 marks
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    has anyone got a good prediction of the marks needed for an A?

    Does anyone have a scan of the paper?
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    (Original post by chats)
    so do you think this years was easier than last years?
    i think last years was easier so this year 80 ums will be 64 marks

    Was it not 66 marks last year?
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    (Original post by chats)
    so do you think this years was easier than last years?
    i think last years was easier so this year 80 ums will be 64 marks
    I can't remember last year's. But I think on average this year's was, on average, the same as past papers.
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    (Original post by MBR50)
    Was it not 66 marks last year?
    yeh it was 66 last year but this year i think 64.
    p3 was 51 last year! it must be damnnnn hard
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    (Original post by chats)
    p3 was 51 last year! it must be damnnnn hard
    it wasn't too bad looking at it, but then again, i wasn't in the exam hall doing it under timed conditions - that can be much more daunting.
    this year's was quite tough, but still doable. but judging from the reaction on here, i think the grade boundaries for this year's p3 will be close to 51
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    The Grade boundries for P1 for June 2003 Edexcel were:

    A = 80UMS = 66

    B = 70UMS = 57

    C = 60UMS = 48

    D = 50UMS = 40

    E = 40UMS = 32

    I dont think they will be too different this year. I dont think the boundry for an A will be any higher than 67 / 68
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    (Original post by JHJH)
    The Grade boundries for P1 for June 2003 Edexcel were:

    A = 80UMS = 66

    B = 70UMS = 57

    C = 60UMS = 48

    D = 50UMS = 40

    E = 40UMS = 32

    I dont think they will be too different this year. I dont think the boundry for an A will be any higher than 67 / 68
    its out of 75 yea
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    how much UMS approximately needed for an A altogether is it 80% of 300 i.e 240
    is it that also subject to change in accordance with the difficulty fo the papers?
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    (Original post by TheWolf)
    its out of 75 yea
    yo
 
 
 
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