You are Here: Home >< Maths

# AQA A2 MFP3 Further Pure 3 – 18th May 2016 [Exam Discussion Thread] watch

1. Hitler was in a better situation than I am after this exam.
2. (Original post by Barbecuetime123)
Same... -4/5 I think? Not 100%
Yeah, definitely correct, -2x -4/5 was PI I think
3. Well that f***ed me in the ass, looks like I'm taking a gap year
4. Can anyone tell me what they did for P and Q? I didn't even know where to start
5. I haven't had internet and struggled with the paper, so I doubt I'll be able to do a markscheme, but I will upload my answers later if no one else does

Posted from TSR Mobile
6. (Original post by Xzielon)
Can anyone tell me what they did for P and Q? I didn't even know where to start
What i did: start by finding the expansion of (1-X^2)^-1
the sub it in and multiply out, then compare coeffs, although they were really awkward fractions so it was easy to make a mistake. It was 4 marks but it took me a while and i lost a lot of precious time because of that.
7. (Original post by Xzielon)
Can anyone tell me what they did for P and Q? I didn't even know where to start
Can you remember the question, I want to re-work it and see if the answer jogs my memory, can't remember what I got.
8. (Original post by XxswagmasterxX)
How many marks did u lose best case scenario?
6 = best case and easily 10+ = worst case. I reckon 10 marks is the most accurate though , hopefully that'll be an A!
9. (Original post by Greenwich24)
For question 2 I got p=5/3 and q=8/5. It's probably wrong...
I think I got that cause my 2p=10/3
10. Can some put the marks for each question?
11. (Original post by Barbecuetime123)
Can you remember the question, I want to re-work it and see if the answer jogs my memory, can't remember what I got.
I think it was Sin2x - 2x(1-px^2)(1-x^2)^-1
12. If fp3 was hard imagine the fp2 paper .....
13. (Original post by Hjyu1)
If fp3 was hard imagine the fp2 paper .....
What's even the point in studying.. they'll change everything anyway. We'll fail and then go live in the woods as hippies. Let's just skip the middle man now.
14. I know they want to make the papers harder, but you have to ease it. Like sex, you don't just plough straight in.
15. 1. Ae^5x/2 - 2x - 4/5

2. 5/3, 8/5

3. Approximation: 2.081, 2.080

4. c=36, d=20, traslate 4 across

5. 0.5x^2 +3x +ln(x+1) +1

6. 1/36

7. I got my constants wrong but I believe this is correct: y= 2cos2x - 1/2(e^pi)sin2x + 1/2(e^4x) + xSin2x - 2xcos2x

8. (1/2)ln3 - 1/2

roast me
16. My student room site is laggy af. I have to do everything multiple times. Is this normal here?
17. (Original post by Hjyu1)
I think I got that cause my 2p=10/3
I agree with this
18. (Original post by Hjyu1)
I think I got that cause my 2p=10/3
I agree with this
19. (Original post by JDMason)
1. Ae^5x/2 - 2x - 4/5

2. 5/3, 8/5

3. Approximation: 2.081, 2.080

4. c=36, d=20, traslate 4 across

5. 0.5x^2 +3x +ln(x+1) +1

6. 1/36

7. I got my constants wrong but I believe this is correct: y= 2cos2x - 1/2(e^pi)sin2x + 1/2(e^4x) + xSin2x - 2xcos2x

8. (1/2)ln3 - 1/2

roast me
I don't remember much because my brain is fried now but some of that looks roughly like my answers
20. (Original post by Xzielon)
My student room site is laggy af. I have to do
everything multiple times. Is this normal here?
Cause everyone's coming on to talk about Core 1 mate

### Related university courses

TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

This forum is supported by:
Updated: August 17, 2016
Today on TSR

### Edexcel C3 Maths Unofficial Markscheme

Find out how you've done here

### 3,287

students online now

Exam discussions

### Find your exam discussion here

Poll
Useful resources

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsStudy Help rules and posting guidelinesLaTex guide for writing equations on TSR

## Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE