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Section A Short Answer Questions Paper 1 AS

Section A (a) 2 marks ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade(3 x Section A(a) qs)4 minsDefine6 % Structure There are usually 3 Section A (a) questions on paper 1, and 2 marks for each one so that’s 6 marks in total or 15% of the total marks for the paper.  In AS paper 1 you’ve

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(a) Analysis 8 mark Paper 1 AS

Overview ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade16 minsAnalyse8 % Structure There is one 8-mark analysis question on paper 1 to answer, so that’s 20% of the total marks for the paper.  In AS paper 1 you’ve got nearly 2 minutes per mark so spend 16 minutes on the 8 mark question. This question is split

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(b) 12 mark Section B AS

Overview ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade24 minsEvaluate12 % Structure There is one 12-mark (b) question on paper 1 section B, so that’s over  30% of the total marks for the paper or 12% of your final AS grade. We’ve got nearly 25 minutes for this question, almost 7 minutes more than the similar (d)

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(a)(i) Paper 2 Question Guide

⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade1.5 minsIdentify 2 %(2 on Paper 2) Structure There are two (a)(i) questions on paper 2, 2% of your final AS grade.   In AS paper 2 you’ve got 1 and a half minutes per mark so spend just 90 seconds on (a)(i). ⭐⭐⭐Pro Tip – Clear and Concise⭐⭐⭐ Keep your

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(a)(ii) Paper 2 Question Guide

Overview ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade4.5 minsExplain 6 %(2 on Paper 2) Structure There are two (a)(i) questions on paper 2, 6% of your final AS grade.  The command word is ‘explain’, to secure all the marks we need one knowledge point followed by developed application. We don’t need to refer to the case

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(b)(i) Calculation Paper 2 Question Guide AS

Overview ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade4.5 minsCalculate 6 %(2 on Paper 2) There are two (b)(i) questions on paper 2, 6% of your final AS grade. The command word is ‘calculate’. There are roughly 1.5 mins per mark on paper 2 so allocate 4.5 minutes to answer this question. ⭐⭐⭐Pro Tip – Write the

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(b)(ii) Paper 2 Question Guide AS

Overview ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade4.5 minsExplain 6 %(2 on Paper 2) Structure There are two (b)(i) questions on paper 2, 6% of your final AS grade. The command word is ‘explain’. There are roughly 1.5 mins per mark on paper 2 so allocate 4.5 minutes to answer this question. A knowledge point followed

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Analysis

(c) Analysis Paper 2 Question Guide AS

Overview ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade12 minsAnalyse 16 %(2 on Paper 2) Structure There are two 8 mark analysis questions on paper 2, so that’s over a quarter of the total marks for the paper or 16% of your final AS grade. To secure all of the marks we must build 2 chains of

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(d) Evaluation Paper 2 Question Guide AS

Overview ⏰ Timing▶ Command Word% Final Grade16 minsEvaluate/Recommend 22 %(2 on Paper 2) Structure There are two 12 mark (d) questions on paper 2, so that’s 40% of the total marks for the paper, or 24% of your final AS grade. The command word is evaluate. To secure all the marks we must reach a

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8 mark Question Guide A2

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