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    Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Hey Everyone,

    Just wanted to start a quick thread to find out what every one thought about the exam.

    Thanks all
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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    BEST EXAM EVER!!!

    after doing physics, i thought nothing could get any easier but clearly i was wrong

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Dammit.

    I was hopeing that it wasn't the exam that was easy, just that I'm super good.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    easy and straightforward test, way longer than i expected though

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    IT is long..
    DAm....
    and hard..somehow
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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Moderate some I knew some I didn't =[

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    I'm tempted to say easy, but anything is easy compared to my screwing up 4u math yesterday, so I went with moderate:mad1:

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by ianc
    BEST EXAM EVER!!!
    You said it.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    I thought it wasn't too bad, but some of the questions were very odd. The last question of 25 threw me a bit. Also division using twos complement, I never did that :|

    Hopefully 90+... but probably 85 or something... I figure my max is about 96 cause of randomness of some.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Easy. Easier than Physics. The only thing is it seemed to drag on for ages, perhaps given that it went till 5pm.
    mace*net - v5 & v6

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    Lol dont think your that bad i can imagine the people that are on this site are here to brag anyway lol half my class walked out we had a whole 6 sit the exam :P but the rest of us sed it was ok ... could of been worse, alot worse. then again on here were not going to get the opinion of the lower half of the people who did the exam..

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    I reckon I did pretty well. Wasnt the easiest exam I've ever done for software design but wasnt hard either. Just required lots of writing. I dont like exams that require lots of writing :P Question 24 was good, could have been much harder. However I was suprised at how general or simple some questions were. For example describing how the flowchart worked, anyone could do that... it gave you the bloody answer.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    for the hardware topic, part b ii, could you only use the OR/NOT/AND Gates because i used a XOR gate for sensors b and c and then used that output along with sensor a (in an and gate).

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Would have been a lot easier if I wasn't a diabetic that kept having hypoglycemic episodes every 5 minutes...:burn:

    Doesn't matter, I can appeal anyway. I thought it was a pretty easy test - just had troubles with that.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by highvoltageacdc
    Would have been a lot easier if I wasn't a diabetic that kept having hypoglycemic episodes every 5 minutes...:burn:

    Doesn't matter, I can appeal anyway. I thought it was a pretty easy test - just had troubles with that.
    you should have applied for special provisions

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by Sober
    you should have applied for special provisions
    I did - I get maximum 20 minutes every paper for "remedial action" against hypos if I need them. When you go over the 20 minutes (like I did today), you can either stop doing the paper and appeal, or continue doing the paper and appeal. I chose the second option.

    It's just impossible to get back into the right frame of mind for an exam after you've taken 3 time-outs which involve feeling incredibly spaced out and woozy. :mad1:

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    I thought it was a moderatly easy test. No big suprises (well except that context diagram or watever!), hoping for a high Band 5 to Band 6 after this test.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

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    Last edited by Sober; 14 Feb 2008 at 5:53 AM.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by Preditor.89.N7G
    I thought it was a moderatly easy test. No big suprises (well except that context diagram or watever!), hoping for a high Band 5 to Band 6 after this test.
    Isn't it just a dataflow diagram with alot more information on it?

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Doom
    Isn't it just a dataflow diagram with alot more information on it?
    The exact opposite? A context diagram shouldn't contain much information.. it's very basic..
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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by djbettridge
    Lol dont think your that bad i can imagine the people that are on this site are here to brag anyway lol half my class walked out we had a whole 6 sit the exam :P but the rest of us sed it was ok ... could of been worse, alot worse. then again on here were not going to get the opinion of the lower half of the people who did the exam..
    I agree, anyone who is on this site cares enough to actually come to this site meaning they probably don't do too bad or study alot. In either case they are the people who would have known their stuff to do yesterdays exam. I know for a fact that everyone in my class who just played games all year would not have gone too well.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by adgala
    for the hardware topic, part b ii, could you only use the OR/NOT/AND Gates because i used a XOR gate for sensors b and c and then used that output along with sensor a (in an and gate).
    I though it only needed an OR gate and an AND gate, since it didn't specify for eXclusively OR. But don't worry about it, I could very well be wrong.

    Also I'm sure hotcocoa is right, a context diagram shows the system and external entities. Basically it is an incredibly simplified dataflow diagram.
    Last edited by EraserDust; 1 Nov 2006 at 12:19 PM.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    whitng: All my class played games all year, so did last years yr 12 HSC etc...
    Doesnt mean we suck :P You need to learn to relax a bit

    A context diagram is dataflow diagram but with only ONE process and NO data store. IPT + SDD helps so much, cause you learn half the stuff twice.

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    Re: Rank The SDD HSC Exam Please

    Quote Originally Posted by Xachro
    whitng: All my class played games all year, so did last years yr 12 HSC etc...
    Doesnt mean we suck :P You need to learn to relax a bit
    Hehe, i played games too and i don't think i suck either. I just know if you don't do the work then you can't get all that suff right. Not that big an assumption to make.

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    Yeah, all in all pretty easy....though I didnt really get the algorithm for "PRocessAuthorisation"....confused the f*** outta me, but anywho...

    Those last few weeks after the trials were sweet....Q3 DM all day long...
    though half my class will fail like they usually do.

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