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    Haven't seen any threads on this paper yet so thought I'd post one. How are you all feeling? Personally, I'm more confident than I was on the non-calc paper - I just hope they don't throw in any really nasty questions towards the end.

    I'm aiming for an A*, and think I got 80-85 marks on the last paper (made a few silly errors under the pressure) - so I need to get at least 90 on tomorrow's paper (the bar is well and truly set high). Anyone have any idea about the grade boundaries? I know last year it was 169 marks for the A*. I hope they lower them this year, but my suspicion is that they'll raise them slightly.

    Anyway, thanks for putting up with my rambling - what are your thoughts?
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    Anyone actually doing this paper? I notice there's a dearth of material about it, and I read that only 20,000 students actually take it...
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    I'm gonna be doing this paper tomorrow. I'm aiming for an A and think I got about 70-80 marks on the Non-Calc paper. Got any predictions about what gonna be on the test tomorrow?
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    (Original post by degiorgi.zico)
    I'm gonna be doing this paper tomorrow. I'm aiming for an A and think I got about 70-80 marks on the Non-Calc paper. Got any predictions about what gonna be on the test tomorrow?
    Good luck - here's a list of predicted topics:

    % increase/decrease
    Equations with x on both sides
    Factorising quadratics
    Proportion
    Nth term
    Ratio
    Probability trees
    Pythagoras
    Use of a calculator
    Angles in parallel lines
    Sampling
    Scatter graphs
    Compound interest
    Reverse %
    Substituting negatives/decimals into expressions
    Find the mean of a frequency table
    Recurring decimals
    Similar shapes
    Trig
    Prime factors
    Circle areas
    Trig formulas (sine/cosine rules)
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    (Original post by Thin White Duke)
    Haven't seen any threads on this paper yet so thought I'd post one. How are you all feeling? Personally, I'm more confident than I was on the non-calc paper - I just hope they don't throw in any really nasty questions towards the end.

    I'm aiming for an A*, and think I got 80-85 marks on the last paper (made a few silly errors under the pressure) - so I need to get at least 90 on tomorrow's paper (the bar is well and truly set high). Anyone have any idea about the grade boundaries? I know last year it was 169 marks for the A*. I hope they lower them this year, but my suspicion is that they'll raise them slightly.

    Anyway, thanks for putting up with my rambling - what are your thoughts?
    I reckon it will be easier than the non-calc. Im only doing foundation so hoping for that C grade Only miniutes to go now! ^_^
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    is there an unofficial mark scheme??
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    I think it was a okayish paper, I had to think properly for most of the questions
 
 
 
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