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General Certificate of Secondary Education

Mathematics 4360
Unit 3 Foundation Tier 43603F

Mark Scheme
Specimen Paper

Mark Schemes
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AQA GCSE Mathematics SP12/43603F / Specimen Assessment Material / version1.0 / For First Teaching 2010

Glossary for Mark Schemes
GCSE examinations are marked in such a way as to award positive achievement wherever possible. Thus, for GCSE Mathematics papers, marks are awarded under various categories. M A Method marks are awarded for a correct method which could lead to a correct answer. Accuracy marks are awarded when following on from a correct method. It is not necessary to always see the method. This can be implied. Marks awarded independent of method. Marks awarded for quality of written communication. A method mark dependent on a previous method mark being awarded. Follow through marks. Marks awarded following a mistake in an earlier step. Special case. Marks awarded within the scheme for a common misinterpretation which has some mathematical worth. Or equivalent. Accept answers that are equivalent. 1 eg, accept 0.5 as well as 2 Each error or omission.

B Q M dep ft SC oe

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AQA GCSE Mathematics SP12/43603F / Specimen Assessment Material / version1.0 / For First Teaching 2010

Unit 3 Foundation Tier
Q
1(a) 1(b)(i) 1(b)(ii) 1(b)(iii) 2

Answer
Fully correct rectangle Sometimes true Never true Always true (£) 13.10 1.50 or (£) 13.50 Logical steps ft their working (with errors) to a conclusion 90 100

Mark
B2 B1 B1 B1 B1

Comments
B1 For one correct side

× 15

M1 A1 Q1

oe

Strand (ii)

3(a)

3×4

M1

3 of grid identified 4

12 3(b)
5 20

A1 (× 100) M1 A1 × 2 × 2 (= 2) M1 Identifies 1 square unshaded or 4 quarters unshaded or 2 squares shaded oe

25 3(c)
1 2

or states 2 out of 3 shaded
2 3

oe

A1

4(a)

(B and) E (A and) F

B1 B1 B2 E and F B1 B1 For two identified with none incorrect

4(b)

All 3 pairs identified B and C D and E

4(c)

C and D shaded

4

AQA GCSE Mathematics SP12/43603F / Specimen Assessment Material / version1.0 / For First Teaching 2010

Q
5(a) 5(b) 5(c) 6(a)(i) 6(a)(ii)

Answer
Top right or bottom left square added Bottom left or top right square added Top left square shaded (£) 15 Company A Cheaper or only £ 10 or £ 5 less

Mark
B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 M1 A1 B1 M1 A1 B1 M1 A1 B2 M1 M1 oe

Comments

6(b)(i)

300 – 250 50

6(b)(ii)

(£) 20 20 ÷ 0.25 80

7(a) 7(b)

12 (4 + 10) ÷ 2 7

7(c) 7(d)

4a + 8b or 4(a + 2b) 5w + w = 9 – 6 6w = 3

B1 For one term correct Allow one sign error For collecting like terms ft Their first line oe Accept 3 6

1 2

A1

8

Height of man 1.8 Their 1.8 × 6 10.8

B1 M1 A1 ft

Accept [1.5, 2] Allow [5, 7]

5

AQA GCSE Mathematics SP12/43603F / Specimen Assessment Material / version1.0 / For First Teaching 2010

Q
9

Answer
4 × 2 or 2 × 2 or 8 or sight of 4, 2 and 2 on diagram 4 × 2 × 2 or 8 × 2 or 4 × 4 or 8 + 8 16

Mark
M1

Comments

M1 dep

A1
±2

10(a) 10(b)

47

B1 B3 B2 For three conditions met B1 For one or two conditions met

An acute, an obtuse and a reflex angle with total 360º

11(a)

1 km = 1000 m or area = 1000 × 10 = 10 000 m
2

B1

11(b)

200 or 7000 seen 7000 ÷ 200 35

B1 M1 A1 B3 B1 180º rotation with centre 0 B1 90º clockwise...
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