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1. How did everyone find it 👸🏽💛 I thought it was quite hard 💝
2. how did everyone find it?????
3. same i hope paper 2 and 3 will be better
im so annoyed
4. (Original post by nice18)
same i hope paper 2 and 3 will be better
im so annoyed
Do you guys remember any of the answers you put down?
5. yeah a couple i guess
6. i hope the grade boundaries are low tbh
7. Hopefully we can stick to this thread instead of jumping around making loads of different ones, not really getting anywhere.

Anyone got any answers they would like to share?
8. (Original post by nice18)
i hope the grade boundaries are low tbh
Same 🎀
10. Is this a higher paper thread
11. (Original post by nice18)
I missed out one or two questions
12. (Original post by B1feild)
Is this a higher paper thread
Yeah 💕
13. I spoke to one of my friends and she said it was pretty straightforward.
14. Easy
15. (Original post by Djerun)
Hopefully we can stick to this thread instead of jumping around making loads of different ones, not really getting anywhere.

Anyone got any answers they would like to share?
Q1) Express 36 as a product of its prime factors

I'm sure the answer was 36 = 2^2 x 3^3

Correct me if i'm wrong
16. (Original post by ComputerWhizzKid)
Q1) Express 36 as a product of its prime factors

I'm sure the answer was 36 = 2^2 x 3^3

Correct me if i'm wrong
36
12 x (3)
6 x (2)
(3) x (2)

Yeah I figured that one out too I think. Does it matte which order you put the numbers in, if it's the same result?
17. (Original post by Djerun)
36
12 x (3)
6 x (2)
(3) x (2)

Yeah I figured that one out too I think. Does it matte which order you put the numbers in, if it's the same result?
This is what I done: http://prntscr.com/h58q2w

Sorry it looks a bit dodgy as I drew it on paint

Did you do higher paper?
18. i put down 2 squard x 3 squared
19. (Original post by ComputerWhizzKid)
This is what I done: http://prntscr.com/h58q2w

Sorry it looks a bit dodgy as I drew it on paint

Did you do higher paper?
Nah I did foundation. I'm thinking that I should have squared the numbers instead of just leaving them as they are. It means the same thing, but I don't know if it would be sacrifice some marks :/
20. (Original post by BIGBOY6969)
i put down 2 squard x 3 squared
Yeah that's what I should have done :/

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