You are Here: Home >< Maths

# AQA Maths Non Calculator Paper 26th May 2016 Watch

1. Hey

Does anyone have a topic list of strictly non calculator stuff that is essential to know?

Thanks
2. I thought that was a pretty nasty paper tbh it could have been much worse i guess but it defo wasn't easy in my opinion
3. I thought that was a really good paper actually
Some of the stuff was really hard though, but all in all, not bad.
4. (Original post by Sam1999__)
I thought that was a pretty nasty paper tbh it could have been much worse i guess but it defo wasn't easy in my opinion
(Original post by hxfsxh)
I thought that was a really good paper actually
Some of the stuff was really hard though, but all in all, not bad.

Mark scheme http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...5#post65189425
5. Help in questio
6. I thought it was an easy enough paper, wasnt easy but it wasnt impossibly difficult like it could have been. I know for a fact i made a few dumb mistakes though.

(Putting 265 instead of 256.5 for the first question)
7. Did anyone understand the question with the triangle and you had to assume that sine 45 degrees was a surd??
Did anyone understand the question with the triangle and you had to assume that sine 45 degrees was a surd??
I had exactly no clue when it came to that
Did anyone understand the question with the triangle and you had to assume that sine 45 degrees was a surd??

Posted from TSR Mobile
10. It was alright, but got harder through the middle
11. (Original post by gordon123)

Posted from TSR Mobile
how?
12. (Original post by harveytom)
how?
I can't remember what the numbers were but it was because you use the area of a triangle formula so 1/2(abSinC) =12 when you had all the numbers in the brackets multiplied and stuff you had two root 1's which cancelled eachother our to remove the surd and so it was 8 but I can't remember the numbers so that's not much use hahah
13. (Original post by gordon123)
I can't remember what the numbers were but it was because you use the area of a triangle formula so 1/2(abSinC) =12 when you had all the numbers in the brackets multiplied and stuff you had two root 1's which cancelled eachother our to remove the surd and so it was 8 but I can't remember the numbers so that's not much use hahah
I didn't get that question at all
But good on you for getting somewhere with it xD
14. http://imgur.com/a/Bw6gY

Sorry for the poor quality but is is all explained
15. Right that question was very easy if you know how to use fractions. One of the sides was 3 root 2 and the surd was 1 over root 2. When you times them together, the two surds cancel each other giving you 3. You know the triangle area is 12cm2, so knowing the formula you would know that side c would be 8.
16. hi does any one hv a link to the markscheme of may 2016 foundation paper plz
17. (Original post by vjsl)
hi does any one hv a link to the markscheme of may 2016 foundation paper plz
Papers from last year are not released yet as it is useful for teachers to set these papers as mock exams. To get access you will require your teacher to login to the AQA website and get the paper, I'm sure your teacher will be happy to do this for you.

Posted from TSR Mobile

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: February 3, 2017
Today on TSR

### What is the latest you've left an assignment

And actually passed?

### Simply having a wonderful Christmas time...

Discussions on TSR

• Latest
• ## See more of what you like on The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

• 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
Discussions on TSR

• Latest
• ## See more of what you like on The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

• 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

Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.