AQA GCSE Maths 8300 - Paper 1 - 21st May 2019 (Non-Calculator)

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AQA GCSE Maths 8300 - Paper 1 - 21st May

Exam technique, night before breakdowns and discussion regarding this exam... It's all here Feel free to add resources to the thread as well as anything that may be helpful to others

This thread covers the following papers:
• 8300/1 Written (non-calculator) 1h 30m 21 May 2019 am (Both Tiers)

The official specification: https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resourc...00-SP-2015.PDF
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Last edited by 8472; 1 year ago
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1 year ago
#2
what we thinking will come up im hoping for

Direct and inverse proportion table
Algebraic Simultaneous equation
Histograms
Cumulative Frequency
Algebraic fractions
equation of a circle
circle theroms
vectors
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1 year ago
#3
could anyone tell me what could come in the maths papers in june.
Thank you
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1 year ago
#4
bet there will be a Trig graph
(Original post by Mohamed124)
could anyone tell me what could come in the maths papers in june.
Thank you
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1 year ago
#5
MathsMadeEasy has decent resources on there
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1 year ago
#6
think box plots might show up as well
(Original post by liamlarner)
what we thinking will come up im hoping for

Direct and inverse proportion table
Algebraic Simultaneous equation
Histograms
Cumulative Frequency
Algebraic fractions
equation of a circle
circle theroms
vectors
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1 year ago
#7
i hope box plots come up for me box plots are a free 2 or 3 marks in the exam there so simple to draw and finding the IQR to draw them is straight foward as well
(Original post by beatsbyarj)
think box plots might show up as well
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1 year ago
#8
maybe transformations?
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1 year ago
#9
Has anyone here made a checklist of all the topics likely to come up on the non-calculator?
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1 year ago
#10
maybe compounded ratio questions that can be 5-6 easy marks
(Original post by liamlarner)
i hope box plots come up for me box plots are a free 2 or 3 marks in the exam there so simple to draw and finding the IQR to draw them is straight foward as well
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1 year ago
#11
Anyone else struggling to understand vectors? The questions where the lines are split into ratios are just impossible to me😫
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1 year ago
#12
(Original post by Sarah.w123)
Anyone else struggling to understand vectors? The questions where the lines are split into ratios are just impossible to me😫
I struggle with vector questions that ask you to find k in the ratio. I do Edexcel btw
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1 year ago
#13
I refer you to CorbettMaths on youtube, he is so straightforward and makes it easy to understand. Hope that helps!
(Original post by Sarah.w123)
Anyone else struggling to understand vectors? The questions where the lines are split into ratios are just impossible to me😫
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1 year ago
#14
Thankyou!!
(Original post by BalonSwann)
I refer you to CorbettMaths on youtube, he is so straightforward and makes it easy to understand. Hope that helps!
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1 year ago
#15
Can anyone have a look at this and mark off which ones are likely to show up in the non-calculator paper?
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1 year ago
#16
all of them could come up
(Original post by BalonSwann)
Can anyone have a look at this and mark off which ones are likely to show up in the non-calculator paper?
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1 year ago
#17
Are there not some on there that are exclusively for the calculator paper?
(Original post by Aryan3031)
all of them could come up
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1 year ago
#18
in theory, trigonometry, compound interest and volume/surface area are more likely to come up on the calculator but they have asked questions on these topics with basic numbers that you would not require a calculator for.
The exam boards haven't explicitly said that there are some topics that are reserved only for the calculator paper and vice versa.
(Original post by BalonSwann)
Are there not some on there that are exclusively for the calculator paper?
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1 year ago
#19
Oh fair enough, I didn't know that. What about circle theorems? Do you not need a calculator for those sort of questions?
(Original post by Aryan3031)
in theory, trigonometry, compound interest and volume/surface area are more likely to come up on the calculator but they have asked questions on these topics with basic numbers that you would not require a calculator for.
The exam boards haven't explicitly said that there are some topics that are reserved only for the calculator paper and vice versa.
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1 year ago
#20
you do not need a calculator for circle theorem questions.now that you mention circles, it is very very unlikely that arc lengths and sector areas are likely to come up on the non-calc as you need to use pi and squared numbers
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