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1. (Original post by QuantumStuff)
If I didn't get a correct. Would I get any other marks for the other part?
You'd get some method marks, but it's normally correct answer only. I wish there was error carried forward like in physics
2. (Original post by Person18)
You'd get some method marks, but it's normally correct answer only. I wish there was error carried forward like in physics
That particular question had followthrough as it stated using your value for a. So he would at least get the argument and modulus marks if he did those correctly.
3. (Original post by Person18)
You'd get some method marks, but it's normally correct answer only. I wish there was error carried forward like in physics
there are follow through marks in maths which is basically the same thing
4. (Original post by shuu00)
This exam made me want to kms.

Wtf was with question 8 and 9.
I feel your pain, I'm hoping I've scraped by on the first 7
5. Did anyone find 5a and b really hard?
6. Does anyone have the model answers?
7. (Original post by LukeB98)
I had no clue, I just found the determinant of the matrix.
The transformation 'T' was represented by the matrix 'R'. It turns out, if you find R inverse, it's exactly the same as R. If are R and R inverse are the same, it is defined as 'self-inverse' - which it was. Quite a lot of work for only two marks, hope this helped
8. Would you lose the A1 mark if you do:

9. Did anybody here do M3 on Wednesday and thought it was easier than today's FP1?
10. (Original post by Person18)
Did anyone find 5a and b really hard?
Which one was Q5?

11. Dunno if this was posted already but
12. (Original post by ICantFindMyName)
Would you lose the A1 mark if you do:

If you didn't cross correct out you shouldn't. I think they have to take the highest amount of marks they can award you
13. Honestly not that bad guys. Proof scary but simple if you stick through it.
14. what in the **** was that
15. (Original post by celecia01)
Which one was Q5?
Parabola
16. (Original post by Sophie Wilczek)
Did anybody here do M3 on Wednesday and thought it was easier than today's FP1?
M3 was definitely easier, compared to the past papers. Although I still managed to mess up M3 (the 9 mark question) and do fairly well in FP1.
17. (Original post by LeopardK)
Yeah you're right don't worry
What was the question about for 12.468?
18. edexcel? more like ed not excel just stay in same place for long period of time
19. (Original post by Yua)
what in the **** was that
My exact reaction
20. Has Arsey posted a mark scheme yet?

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