Use this page to post requests for help on any Credit Maths related issue.

Please fully explain the problem and give details of the book or past paper including page number/year and question number.

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Robert Jones, on Tuesday 27 March, 2007 at 9:09 said:This is a great idea – I’ll add this site to my feed reader today 🙂

MA, on Tuesday 27 March, 2007 at 20:17 said:Cheers Robert! I’ve wandered into your blog a few times, it and a couple of others led me to give it a go myself.

E.M, on Friday 30 March, 2007 at 14:02 said:which pages would be best for credit revision?

MA, on Saturday 31 March, 2007 at 10:26 said:At this stage your best strategy is to practice as many past paper questions as possible. You can find answers/solutions to the last five years of Credit papers here: Credit Solutions 2002-06

If you come across a question/topic that you are not sure about then use your textbook, jotter, notes, etc to help you work out how to solve it. You can always ask for specific help from your teacher and here too.

dc, on Monday 9 April, 2007 at 16:32 said:Im stuck on number 12 in the yellow h/w book the non calc past paper at the back of the book. Could you help?

MA, on Monday 9 April, 2007 at 21:42 said:Hi dc, this is a good problem solving question.

You need to find the area of the lid which has radius , so .

The area of the curved section (rectangle) is found using , where the length is equal to the circumference of the lid ( or ) and the breadth is given as . So

x

x

The area of the lid as a fraction of the curved area is then:

Which simplifies to by cancelling .

Hope this helps!

dc, on Tuesday 10 April, 2007 at 20:42 said:Sure does help cheers!

dc, on Sunday 29 April, 2007 at 11:01 said:im stuck on the 2003 non calc paper question 11 b and c i was wondering how do you do it?

dc, on Sunday 29 April, 2007 at 16:16 said:Im also stuck on the 2004 non calc paper question 8

MA, on Sunday 29 April, 2007 at 19:58 said:Hi dc,

I don’t have those papers to hand at home but I can point you to the solutions for the moment. Both are about spotting patterns, Q8 then goes on to be simultaneous equations. If you need me to expand on them let me know as I can check the questions at school tomorrow.

Here is the link to the past paper solutions page on the school website. You will find solutions for Credit 2002 to 2006.

Click here for Past Paper SolutionsMM, on Sunday 29 April, 2007 at 20:35 said:Im Stuck!

MA, on Monday 30 April, 2007 at 20:02 said:Can you give me a bit more info, please!!!

KM, on Friday 4 May, 2007 at 16:44 said:When Are The 2007 Answers To The Credit Papers Going On The School Website? 🙂

MA, on Friday 4 May, 2007 at 20:47 said:Hi K, I hope to get them on over the weekend. The General solutions are already there. Good luck with your other exams!

KM, on Friday 4 May, 2007 at 21:33 said:Thank You!

MA, on Sunday 6 May, 2007 at 22:07 said:Hello again! I have completed solutions to the Credit exam but will not be able to upload them to the school website until Tuesday. If you want a sneak preview you can find them here until I transfer them to the school site:

Paper 1 – http://www.mathsroom.co.uk/downloads/2007_credit_p1_solutions.pdf

Paper 2 – http://www.mathsroom.co.uk/downloads/2007_credit_p2_solutions.pdf

Hope you like what you see!! 🙂