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Edexcel Core 3 - 21st June 2016 AM Watch

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    Am i the only one who found the paper horrible.. if that's true then the GB's gonna be bloody high.. Im gonna kill myself now kay bye..
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    (Original post by AJtheconfusedcat)
    What did everyone get for the equation if the line? Was it normal or tangent? And what was your gradient?

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    Gradient was -1/2 I think, it was a normal and dy/dx = 2
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    Anxiety in the exam messed me up... i was so ready for it
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    (Original post by noeyedeer)
    Anyone else struggling to get their exams finished in time?

    Throughout GCSE its never been a problem, nor was it last year in AS, but throughout my A Level Physics and Maths exams this year, its been very difficult to get them finished on time. I had to leave 9c in this paper as i simply ran out of time

    Other than that, the questions were okay, i feel confident i have done them correctly. Maybe its worth sacrificing a couple of marks for to make sure i dont **** up any of the other questions by rushing and making silly mistakes!
    I have the same problem as you. I take extremely long to finish and pretty much never have time to check my answers for mistakes.
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    (Original post by AJtheconfusedcat)
    What did everyone get for the equation if the line? Was it normal or tangent? And what was your gradient?

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    Normal; y - 16 = -1/2(x-3) iirc
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    omg Im actually so stupid at decimals looool, the turning point i put 0.160 something and didnt add bloody pi/4 wjgnlerkjgn i cant tell when decimals are smaller or bigger than other
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    Mark scheme and working out to questions 3, 4, 6, 7 and 9
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    (Original post by jshep000)
    tan-1(3/4) =4x then I divided the answer by 4 and got something like 0.1609 as well
    you were meant to add pi onto that answer as 0.16 is out of the range
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    (Original post by callmesra)
    I got 2cosec4y is that not right then?:/
    Its 0.5 not 2
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    (Original post by Benji12345)
    How did you actually do the solve part of the arcsin graph where it was like 3f(x+1)+pi or whatever?
    you dont use the graph
    3g(x+1) +pi = 0
    3arcsin(x + 1) = -pi
    arsin(x+1) = -pi/3
    x+1 = (sin-pi/3)
    x= -1 + sin(-pi/3) and simplify
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    (Original post by timelizard)
    goodbye to that A* I had hoped for
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    (Original post by Zuzuvela)
    Can someone PM me a link to the model answers when they are out I'm feeling very upset now. People say that they will miss out on Uni jokingly but unless I get full UMS in C4 then I genuinely have.

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    Seriously you might be surprised most of my friends missed the grades for their uni but all got in. Just relax and try your hardest for C4
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    (Original post by christinasa)
    in 6b i have x+2y-31=0 i found y coordinate 14. Can you explain what i did wrong and how any marks i will lose?
    x=3 y=16

    Gradient is -1/2


    -1/2(x-3)=y-16


    -1/2x + 3/2 = y-16

    -x +3 = 2y-32

    -x -2y + 35 = 0

    x+2y-35=0
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    (Original post by callmesra)
    I got 2cosec4y is that not right then?:/
    Nah because it's 1/2 on the bottom, 2cosec4y is actually = 1/cos2ysin2y (I think)
    made the same mistake in my C3 mock and wasn't gonna let it happen again lol
    Think it will only be -1 A mark so you're still all good
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    Does anyone think that this year's grade boundary will be lower than last years? or else i really won't get an A...?
    last years was 59 for an A, which is pretty low, but some people said this year was harder than 2015.. so praying it is
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    if anyone has an honest prediction for boundaries please post
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    might write a MS from memory, if anyone remembers any questions let me know
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    Has anyone got an unofficial mark scheme? That exam was brutal
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    (Original post by AJtheconfusedcat)
    What did everyone get for the equation if the line? Was it normal or tangent? And what was your gradient?

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    Normal, I got y = -x/2 + 35/2
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    Do we have a C3 poll?
 
 
 
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