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    General Thoughts: Design and Technology

    Fairly easy exam compared to all the others. I have to agree that multiple choice was the hardest part. It was really difficult to choose between the different options! Just rambled on for ages in the essay questions. Wrote two pages for the first one and three pages for the second one.
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    THE LAST EXAM....Design and Technology

    Totally agree...Design and tech exams are all about general knowledge and BS-ing. For study i've been hand-writing summaries from my textbook and reading articles online about emerging technologies.
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    Anyone have any regrets about not studying a certain syllabus point enough?

    Wish i'd focused more on Geographical Information Systems in particular. In the DSS topic, I had a general idea about each of the systems but not enough specific knowledge for a question that focused completely on GISs.
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    Can an external entity be a data file?

    The answer should be B. A general rule about external entities is that they must be 'an intelligence', meaning that they represent people. A timetable file is a data store so it should not appear on a context diagram. Entities don't store data like a data store, they just supply inputs and...
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    General Thoughts: English Advanced Paper 2

    I thought the paper was actually very good. Did anyone else do: Mod A: Richard III and Looking for Richard Mod B: Cloudstreet Mod C: Fiftieth Gate Richard and Fiftieth Gate were awesome! :D The Cloudstreet extract was very specific but you could pretty much talk about anything you wanted...
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    How did everyone go?

    What did people say the data types and field sizes were for 21 a?
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    How did everyone go?

    I checked with my textbook and 13 should be B.
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    How did everyone go?

    D for 19 was the "What if analysis to explore trends/sequences in large amounts of data" Personally, I thought it was A, as OLAP is much better for identifying trends and sequences than what-if analysis.
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    Routers, Modems, Bridges and Gateways

    From what my textbook says, modems have two functions: "Today most modems are used to connect a computer to a local ISP; the ISP supplying a high-speed ADSL or cable connection to the internet." They also convert digital computer signals into a form that allows them to travel over phone lines...
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    IPT:HSC Examination Focuses

    Does anyone here study the Decision Support Systems option topic? Kinda freaking out right now. D':
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    Routers, Modems, Bridges and Gateways

    Here's my notes on routers: -They are smart and complicated, capable of looking beyond the network they are connected to -They store information about surrounding networks -They look at the destination address of the data and determine the quickest and clearest path to follow -They have a user...