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    I've covered most topics but I'm finding it hard to apply logic and identify what the worded questions are asking me to do. I have 11 days and plan to spend 4/5 hours a day on maths. What can I do to improve this skill?
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    (Original post by TSAntidote)
    I've covered most topics but I'm finding it hard to apply logic and identify what the worded questions are asking me to do. I have 11 days and plan to spend 4/5 hours a day on maths. What can I do to improve this skill?
    depends give an example and we can help work it through with you
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    (Original post by Steelmeat)
    depends give an example and we can help work it through with you
    Thank you !
    All three questions are 3 marks
    Question 1&2- I have already done this with my teacher https://imgur.com/QDW2w72
    https://imgur.com/2Bmcmyr

    Question 3- I didn't go over this with my teacher and I'm not sure what topic this is
    https://imgur.com/SXDtNZh

    This is from the 2016 predicted paper, not sure on how I can do improve these skills
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    (Original post by TSAntidote)
    Thank you !
    All three questions are 3 marks
    Question 1&2- I have already done this with my teacher https://imgur.com/QDW2w72
    https://imgur.com/2Bmcmyr

    Question 3- I didn't go over this with my teacher and I'm not sure what topic this is
    https://imgur.com/SXDtNZh

    This is from the 2016 predicted paper, not sure on how I can do improve these skills
    Which exam is this for? The third on requires you find 75% of a previous results several times - does that help you remember the topic?
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    Which exam is this for? The third on requires you find 75% of a previous results several times - does that help you remember the topic?
    Edexcel 2016 calculator paper predictions, here's a link for it http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/resources/june2016p2.pdf

    and not really? What is the actual topic called?
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    (Original post by TSAntidote)
    Edexcel 2016 calculator paper predictions, here's a link for it http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/resources/june2016p2.pdf

    and not really? What is the actual topic called?
    Hmm - not impressed by that - it's just a cut and paste of old questions!

    I'd call the question 'growth and decay' - usually questions are set on compound interest [growth] and depreciation [decay].
 
 
 
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