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Poll: How many marks (out of 100) do you think you got? (37 member(s) have cast votes)

How many marks (out of 100) do you think you got?

  1. Less than 30 (6 votes [16.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.22%

  2. 30-50 (4 votes [10.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.81%

  3. 50-60 (5 votes [13.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.51%

  4. 60-70 (11 votes [29.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 29.73%

  5. 70-80 (5 votes [13.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.51%

  6. 80-90 (2 votes [5.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.41%

  7. 90-100 (4 votes [10.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.81%

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#1 albidalbibab

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 02:52 PM

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:17 PM

You thought it was good? huh.gif

Speak for yourself matey - I'd be surprised if I got a grade at all! What a complete and utter shambles that was! That's the first time I've ever felt out of my depth in an exam, but it's my last one and it's meaningless for me so hey-ho. wink.gif
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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:20 PM

If someone can, please send me a scanned copy of the exam? I'm sooo curious to see what the exam was like...tongue.gif

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:21 PM

failed it by a f*cking mile

absolutely hated it

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:30 PM

That exam was a nightmare. MUCH harder than any of the past papers I've tried. I thought I'd get an A, but I'll be lucky to get a B now I think!!!

Hard Questions IMO: 9) Gaussian Elimination (redundant???), 13) Proof by induction (I literally multiplied both sides by A. theres NO WAY that's right considering its 5 marks), 16) Geometric Sequence (meh) and 17) WTF WAS THAT?????
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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:38 PM

QUOTE(The Wedge Effect @ May 19 2006, 04:20 PM) View Post
If someone can, please send me a scanned copy of the exam? I'm sooo curious to see what the exam was like... tongue.gif
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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:41 PM

Nice to see I'm not the only one who couldn't cope - makes me feel a lot better! smile.gif

I noticed the Gaussian was redundant too....I ended up guessing answers using the one equation! laugh.gif
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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:46 PM

I didn't think the Guassian elimination was redundant as for it to be redundant doesn't 0z=9 eg whereas in the exam 0z=0 hence z=0. if you used that to solve the rest it worked out fine....I hope!

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:51 PM

felt like cryin after tht exam:( was horrible

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:59 PM

so am i the only one that got 3 values for the Guassiam elimination?


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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:02 PM

no binomial, no euclidian, no partial fractions sad.gif bit gutting really

and i got x = 1, y = 1 and z = 0 for the gaussiam

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:02 PM

Yea. I think I failed it by a mile too.

There were no Partial Fractions, and all the other garbage which pupils always get bad marks in were put in the paper.
What were these people thinking. They put around a dozen Integration questions in. It is SO easy to make a mistake in integrations questions and mess everything up.

I hope the cut off for an A will be 25%. It better be.

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:03 PM

QUOTE(DaveyG @ May 19 2006, 05:02 PM) View Post



and i got x = 1, y = 1 and z = 0 for the gaussiam




oh well i got x = 1 y =0 z = -1/2 for the gaussiam laugh.gif laugh.gif

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:05 PM

QUOTE(south lanarkshire jag @ May 19 2006, 05:03 PM) View Post

oh well i got x = 1 y =0 z = -1/2 for the gaussiam laugh.gif laugh.gif


im hardly holding out for an A myself so your probably right smile.gif


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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:05 PM

ewwww, that paper was horrible.

It was nice until about Question 6 and then it went downhill.

Glad I don't need to pass that to get into uni! laugh.gif

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:07 PM

QUOTE(DaveyG @ May 19 2006, 05:05 PM) View Post

QUOTE(south lanarkshire jag @ May 19 2006, 05:03 PM) View Post

oh well i got x = 1 y =0 z = -1/2 for the gaussiam laugh.gif laugh.gif


im hardly holding out for an A myself so your probably right smile.gif



27% in the prelim

noone else got it

QUOTE(lilac_turtle @ May 19 2006, 05:05 PM) View Post

ewwww, that paper was horrible.

It was nice until about Question 6 and then it went downhill.

Glad I don't need to pass that to get into uni! laugh.gif



i do laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:14 PM

I got 68% in the prelim. A high B. I hope my teacher will appeal.

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:14 PM

Was just talking to one of my mates who got a Band 1 in the prelim. Thinks he only got a B in this exam.

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:17 PM

QUOTE(djh1878 @ May 19 2006, 04:41 PM) View Post

Nice to see I'm not the only one who couldn't cope - makes me feel a lot better! smile.gif

I noticed the Gaussian was redundant too....I ended up guessing answers using the one equation! laugh.gif



I got that to! smile.gif I really want to see the answers!

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:21 PM

i really really dont wanna see the answers

actually f*ck it i have failed anyway may as well





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