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1. Did people get:
x^36 - 6 x^32 + 16.5 x^28 - 27.5 x^24 for the binomial exapnasion
2.43 for the trapezium rule question
5y = 6x +1 for the tangent
8.70 for some other question which i cant remember
hey guys, was ques 5 the binomials right with [x^3-1/2x]^12? and then 6 was that iteration stuff (zzz) and 7 was that trap rule stuff?
you know for the iteration, how did u show it was 1.70 or whatever, did u just choose 1.65 and 1.75, stick it in and show sign change ya/?
i thought u had to choose 1.71 and 1.69 cos it said to show it was 1.70 to 2 d.p.
......marks
1....4
2....i)4 ii)4
3....
4....
5....
6....
7....
8....

please fill ^ if still remember
3. Question 3: (binomials)
a) 5 marks
b) 3 marks

Question 4: (integration)
a) 7 marks
b) 1 mark
c) 2 marks

I think ???
4. (Original post by RussianDude)
i thought u had to choose 1.71 and 1.69 cos it said to show it was 1.70 to 2 d.p.

no, because if the root was in between 1.71 and 1.69, it could be, say, 1.691 - which would round to 1.69, not 1.70.

Rosie
5. (Original post by RussianDude)
i thought u had to choose 1.71 and 1.69 cos it said to show it was 1.70 to 2 d.p.
......marks
1....4
2....i)4 ii)4
3....
4....
5....
6....
7....
8....

please fill ^ if still remember
Some people from the other thread said you had to use 1.705 and 1.695

1..rearrangement one..4
2...trig identities.i)4 ii)4
3....binomial one i)5ii)term independant of x
4....volume i)7
5....
6....
7....i)3 ii)2 iii)4
8....functions

fill in if you remember the topic of the question too, then i can vaguely work out what i might have in terms of marks....
Some people from the other thread said you had to use 1.705 and 1.695

1..rearrangement one..4
2...trig identities.i)4 ii)4
3....binomial one i)5ii)term independant of x
4....volume i)7
5....
6....
7....i)3 ii)2 iii)4
8....functions

fill in if you remember the topic of the question too, then i can vaguely work out what i might have in terms of marks....
not sure if it was Q7 but there was the one about logs with a and b, and also one where you had to use the trapezium rule (I think that was a separate one anyway)
7. (Original post by crana)
not sure if it was Q7 but there was the one about logs with a and b, and also one where you had to use the trapezium rule (I think that was a separate one anyway)
I think the logs one was Q5... 11 marks for it overall
8. (Original post by crana)
not sure if it was Q7 but there was the one about logs with a and b, and also one where you had to use the trapezium rule (I think that was a separate one anyway)
oh yeah the log one i cant remember what no. that was, but there were 3 parts right?...., this reminds me of a maths joke:

Integrate 1/cabin.dx

=log cabin +c
or technically loge cabin + c or ln cabin but hey!
9. I hated that exam but there are going to be people who get 75/75 but i reckon judging from it you'll get an A for 60/75 because last year it was complete piss and u needed 65 for an A. If we're lucky it will 58 but I can't see it being any higher then that.
I honestly thought P2 would be easy judging from the past papers. Clearly I was wrong.
10. I hated that exam but there are going to be people who get 75/75 but i reckon judging from it you'll get an A for 60/75 because last year it was complete piss and u needed 65 for an A. If we're lucky it will 58 but I can't see it being any lower then that.
I honestly thought P2 would be easy judging from the past papers. Clearly I was wrong.
oh yeah the log one i cant remember what no. that was, but there were 3 parts right?...., this reminds me of a maths joke:

Integrate 1/cabin.dx

=log cabin +c
or technically loge cabin + c or ln cabin but hey!
it would be even better if it involved a sea somehow though!

rosie
12. (Original post by sideshowbob)
Did people get:
x^36 - 6 x^32 + 16.5 x^28 - 27.5 x^24 for the binomial exapnasion
2.43 for the trapezium rule question
5y = 6x +1 for the tangent
8.70 for some other question which i cant remember
yes
13. (Original post by crana)
it would be even better if it involved a sea somehow though!

rosie
but it does !! c=sea!
14. (Original post by Mysticmin)
You don't understand, P2 was supposed to be my redeeming paper. I'm used to doing much better in them! What happens if the A grade boundaries go up? They've been as high as 65 in the past
65??!!! are u joking 60/75 is 80% so that the most it shud go to imo
15. (Original post by XYTER)
I hated that exam but there are going to be people who get 75/75 but i reckon judging from it you'll get an A for 60/75 because last year it was complete piss and u needed 65 for an A. If we're lucky it will 58 but I can't see it being any lower then that.
I honestly thought P2 would be easy judging from the past papers. Clearly I was wrong.
jan o4 woz well easy xam!! this one woz jus well strange!! had 2 history papers as well today so i reali wasn;t in d mood for a crappy p2 paper. honestly edexcel have reali lost the plot!!

4-2 england................!!!yay!
but it does !! c=sea!
thats what i meant... like the sea should be in the integrate.... part. unless there is some connection between 1/cabin and seas that i am missing?? :|
17. (Original post by sideshowbob)
5y = 6x +1 for the tangent
I'm pretty sure I got 5y = x + 1 ??
18. (Original post by lexazver203)
65??!!! are u joking 60/75 is 80% so that the most it shud go to imo
last years P1 was 88% i think , for an A (80% UMS)
19. hi i got
pi(39/2 + 4ln4) for my volume of revolution, can anyone confirm it?
20. (Original post by jonnymcc2003)
I'm pretty sure I got 5y = x + 1 ??
no i am pretty sure it was 5y=6x+1

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