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55/70 was the band 6 cut-off for 2012 which was really easy.

Most years when it was /84 had band 6 cut-offs of ~67%, which would be 47/70. But with the new format I'm predicting a 50/70 cut-off.

Though obviously this could be wrong.
if the cut-off was around 55/70 for e4 in 2012, then it definitely wouldn't be 50/70 this year. This test wasn't much harder than the last years, except for the binomial.
i think the cutoff should be around 52-53.. not 50/70. That's pretty low. Just because of a few hard questions the cut-off isn't gonna change by 5 marks.

Though obviously this could be wrong
 

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if the cut-off was around 55/70 for e4 in 2012, then it definitely wouldn't be 50/70 this year. This test wasn't much harder than the last years, except for the binomial.
i think the cutoff should be around 52-53.. not 50/70. That's pretty low. Just because of a few hard questions the cut-off isn't gonna change by 5 marks.

Though obviously this could be wrong
Well before last year the cut-off has been (equivalently) 47/70. So the cut-off can jump around quite a bit.
 

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SuperSAI, I got 62/70, did u beat me?
looking at carrotsticks and sy123's solutions, so far i know i got q6 wrong. And in the long binomial 3 marker, i got the right answer, but since i rushed im not sure if i wrote n or 2n on top of the sigma sign. I think i already posted this in the general thoughts thread. lol
 
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I would you say the paper was relatively easy.
To each their own i guess. But this is coming from the perspective of 4u students (i'm assuming you do 4u), but we should also consider people who are only doing 2 and 3u and imo it will definitely not be high 50's e4 cut off
 

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To each their own i guess. But this is coming from the perspective of 4u students (i'm assuming you do 4u), but we should also consider people who are only doing 2 and 3u and imo it will definitely not be high 50's e4 cut off
take a look at past projectiles, the one they gave was fairly simple.
 
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take a look at past projectiles, the one they gave was fairly simple.
I'm not questioning the difficulty of the exam and I definitely have to agree with you on that. But overall, it was arguably on the harder end of the scale and I wouldn't be surprised if e4 cut off is around 49-50
 

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