Maths AQA 2018 GCSE NO EQUATIONS GIVEN?! Watch

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Why were there NO equations given in the maths gcse 2018 aqa when on the website it says it does give a few and even in the CGP maths revision guide it says we get those certain equations - however in paper 1 ive done i didn't get it
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Why were there NO equations given in the maths gcse 2018 aqa when on the website it says it does give a few and even in the CGP maths revision guide it says we get those certain equations - however in paper 1 ive done i didn't get it
Where does it say this? You get no formulae nowadays in GCSE maths exams.
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Where does it say this? You get no formulae nowadays in GCSE maths exams.
On the AQA SPEC

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/mathe...tical-formulae

part 3

scroll down and it gives a list of a few that you get
and the ones you don't
so i didn't revise the ones they said we would get

also in the cgp revision guide on the back cover on the inside it says the ones we get and the ones we dont and the book is for the 9-1 gcse
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If you read the top it says these are formulae that you need to learn and they’re not given in the exam.
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If you read the top it says these are formulae that you need to learn and they’re not given in the exam.
yh but scroll down to part 3 and it says students are not expected to learn the following - these will be given

yet they weren't
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Why were there NO equations given in the maths gcse 2018 aqa when on the website it says it does give a few and even in the CGP maths revision guide it says we get those certain equations - however in paper 1 ive done i didn't get it
none of the exam boards get equations anymore u meant to recal them the exams now prepare u better than students before
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none of the exam boards get equations anymore u meant to recal them the exams now prepare u better than students before
in the spec it says we get some
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yh but scroll down to part 3 and it says students are not expected to learn the following - these will be given

yet they weren't
For these formulae, if a formula is needed in a particular question then that formula will be given to you in that question.
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in the spec it says we get some
u probably didnt need them in the test u had then?
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They do give you them, it’s just that they give you them when you get to the question. So for example one of the given formulas is the formula for the volume of a sphere and if you needed that for a question it would tell you in the question and give you the formula for it, there was no missing formulas for the AQA paper 1 non calculator paper
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best to ask on the thread of the unofficial mark scheme
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Why were there NO equations given in the maths gcse 2018 aqa when on the website it says it does give a few and even in the CGP maths revision guide it says we get those certain equations - however in paper 1 ive done i didn't get it
They only give you the formulas if on a question, they don’t have a insert with all of them on. If you need them They will give you it in the question. Some equations such as the quadratic one you need to know thought and the trig and cos/sine rules.
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no you do get the formulas they said they'll give you but it will be on the actual question but in paper 1 there wasn't a question in which you needed any of the equations
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no you do get the formulas they said they'll give you but it will be on the actual question but in paper 1 there wasn't a question in which you needed any of the equations
oh right thank you so much! got a bit worried

BUT say if you had another method for approaching a question that needed an equation that should have been there - what then?
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Thank you to everyone!
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oh right thank you so much! got a bit worried

BUT say if you had another method for approaching a question that needed an equation that should have been there - what then?
If they are supposed to give the equation they will give the equation don't worry but if you approach a question and you need the equation then you should probably learn it because they won't give you it unless they expect you to use it
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If they are supposed to give the equation they will give the equation don't worry but if you approach a question and you need the equation then you should probably learn it because they won't give you it unless they expect you to use it
Oh okay thank you!
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Perhaps in the question they give you the formula. For example in my OCR chemistry exam they gave us the formula for atom economy and concentration under the question. I sat AQA paper 1 and all the formulae required for the questions arwnt difficult.
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Perhaps in the question they give you the formula. For example in my OCR chemistry exam they gave us the formula for atom economy and concentration under the question. I sat AQA paper 1 and all the formulae required for the questions arwnt difficult.
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