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    I really want a silver but with a score of about 71 I’m not sure. How did the rest of you find it?
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    I think I got about 102. Don't discuss questions and answers yet because there will be a few people doing it today.
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    It was horrendous 😂 I made so many stupid mistakes - eg on reading the question wrong, making basic maths errors ect. I think I got 6 of the 14 questions I did right...oops

    I don’t know why but I just can’t do those papers.
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    (Original post by J843126028)
    I think I got about 102. Don't discuss questions and answers yet because there will be a few people doing it today.
    Okay, thanks. And well done! Would you say it was easier than last year’s?
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    It was horrendous 😂 I made so many stupid mistakes - eg on reading the question wrong, making basic maths errors ect. I think I got 6 of the 14 questions I did right...oops

    I don’t know why but I just can’t do those papers.
    Aww I think I got 12/14 for the one second I answered, but idk what I put for one of them. Have you somebody the smc before?
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    Aww I think I got 12/14 for the one second I answered, but idk what I put for one of them. Have you somebody the smc before?
    Well done! This is the first year I’ve sat SMC - it’s frustrating because I know I could’ve got another 12 points at least if I hadn’t made ridiculous errors - basic mistakes like standard form which I’d never normally make; not reading questions fully. Definitely haven’t even got a bronze 😂😂😂...oh well there’s still next year.
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    I've found it harder than past papers. Answered 23 with 3 wrong so I'm standing at 102. Hopefully low boundaries as I hope to qualify for BMO. I'm quite happy as last year I didn' even get bronze so I progressed quite a bit.
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    The first 15 questions were more straight forward than other years.
    There are way too many Geometry questions. I normally do the paper as a race with some good students and I did 1 question less than usual. I also cheated a little bit by using some advanced techniques. Normally the paper only required GCSE knowledge.
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    I was getting a bit cocky at first because the first 10 questions were pretty easy, but then there were some pretty tough ones after that

    I answered 18 but I’ve got one wrong that I know of, so currently on 92–hopefully enough for gold and maybe kangaroo qualification but I’ll need a bit of luck for that
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    In year 12 and got 76. Not really happy but I was so tense in that exam that I read qs 17 wrong - (I just sat there like: why is it when I substitute in, NONE of these are right? for 40 mins. Rah).

    Also I'm pretty poor at geometry - I didn't know that a quadrilateral in a square divides it into half its area, etc. I like combinatorics and number theory questions and there were so few of those

    I was stressed and careless, got a silver probably but I'm praying for low boundaries because I have a track record of gold and kangaroo, although SMC this year made me want to never do maths again...
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    Coming out I realized I might have made a dumb mistake on a question I thought I was sure about.

    I was expecting silver but now I'm hoping I got at least bronze.
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    I think I got 121 because I spent way too long on 22 and therefore ran out of time for the last question, even though I did it afterwards and it was super easy! Should be enough for BMO XD
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    Do you think 85 (year 10) will be good enough for gold or SKANG
 
 
 
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