# Foundation Specimen Paper, Edexcel

Edexcel Specimen Paper - foundation level. Those doing foundation may want to download this, look at it, see what you can and cant do, or print it off and attempting it yourself.

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Surname Initial(s)

Centre Paper Reference

No.

Candidate Signature

No.

Paper Reference(s)

Examiner's use only

Edexcel GCSE Team Leader's use only

Mathematics

Paper 2 (Calculator)

Foundation Tier

Specimen paper

Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Materials required for examination Items included with question papers

Ruler graduated in centimetres and Nil

millimetres,…

Centre Paper Reference

No.

Candidate Signature

No.

Paper Reference(s)

Examiner's use only

Edexcel GCSE Team Leader's use only

Mathematics

Paper 2 (Calculator)

Foundation Tier

Specimen paper

Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Materials required for examination Items included with question papers

Ruler graduated in centimetres and Nil

millimetres,…

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GCSE Mathematics

Formulae: Foundation Tier

You must not write on this formulae page.

Anything you write on this formulae page will gain NO credit.

a

1

Area of trapezium = 2 (a + b)h h

b

Volume of a prism = area of cross section × length

cross

section

length

Formulae: Foundation Tier

You must not write on this formulae page.

Anything you write on this formulae page will gain NO credit.

a

1

Area of trapezium = 2 (a + b)h h

b

Volume of a prism = area of cross section × length

cross

section

length

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Answer ALL TWENTY FOUR questions.

Write your answers in the spaces provided.

You must write down all stages in your working.

1. A shaded shape has been drawn on the centimetre grid.

(a) (i) Find the area of the shaded shape.

................... cm2

(ii) Find the perimeter of…

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Answer ALL TWENTY FOUR questions.

Write your answers in the spaces provided.

You must write down all stages in your working.

1. A shaded shape has been drawn on the centimetre grid.

(a) (i) Find the area of the shaded shape.

................... cm2

(ii) Find the perimeter of…

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2. (a) Write down the number shown by the arrow.

0

300 100

200

..........................

(1)

(b) Write down the number shown by the arrow.

3

2 4

..........................

(1)

(c) Find the number 38 on the number line.

Mark it with an arrow ().

30 40 50…

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2. (a) Write down the number shown by the arrow.

0

300 100

200

..........................

(1)

(b) Write down the number shown by the arrow.

3

2 4

..........................

(1)

(c) Find the number 38 on the number line.

Mark it with an arrow ().

30 40 50…

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(d) Find the number 5.4 on the number line.

5

Mark it with an arrow ().

6

(1) Q2

7

(Total 4 marks)

3. Write down the mathematical name of each of these two 3-D shapes.

(i) (ii)

(i) ........................................ (ii) ........................................

Q3

(Total 2 marks)

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(d) Find the number 5.4 on the number line.

5

Mark it with an arrow ().

6

(1) Q2

7

(Total 4 marks)

3. Write down the mathematical name of each of these two 3-D shapes.

(i) (ii)

(i) ........................................ (ii) ........................................

Q3

(Total 2 marks)

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4. Alex carried out a survey of his friends' favourite colours.

Here are his results.

Red Blue Yellow Blue Red

Green Red Blue Red Yellow

Red Blue Yellow Green Red

Yellow Red Red Blue Red

(a) Complete the table to show Alex's results.

Colours Tally Frequency

Red

Blue…

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4. Alex carried out a survey of his friends' favourite colours.

Here are his results.

Red Blue Yellow Blue Red

Green Red Blue Red Yellow

Red Blue Yellow Green Red

Yellow Red Red Blue Red

(a) Complete the table to show Alex's results.

Colours Tally Frequency

Red

Blue…

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5. The table below shows the cost of three types of pen.

Gel pen £2.20

Fibre tip pen £2.05

Roller ball pen £2.60

Tim buys one fibre tip pen and one gel pen.

He pays with a £5 note.

(a) How much change should he get?

..........................

(4)…

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5. The table below shows the cost of three types of pen.

Gel pen £2.20

Fibre tip pen £2.05

Roller ball pen £2.60

Tim buys one fibre tip pen and one gel pen.

He pays with a £5 note.

(a) How much change should he get?

..........................

(4)…

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6. (a) The 1st even number is 2

(i) Find the 4th even number.

..........................

(ii) Find the 11th even number.

..........................

(2)

(b) Write down a method you could use to find the 200th even number.

.......................................................................................................................................

.......................................................................................................................................

(1)

Here are some patterns made with crosses.

X…

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6. (a) The 1st even number is 2

(i) Find the 4th even number.

..........................

(ii) Find the 11th even number.

..........................

(2)

(b) Write down a method you could use to find the 200th even number.

.......................................................................................................................................

.......................................................................................................................................

(1)

Here are some patterns made with crosses.

X…

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7. The diagram shows a triangle drawn on a grid of centimetre squares.

A

(i) Give the special name of this type of triangle.

..........................................

(ii) Measure the size of the angle marked with the letter A.

....................... °

.

(iii) What type of angle have you measured?…

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7. The diagram shows a triangle drawn on a grid of centimetre squares.

A

(i) Give the special name of this type of triangle.

..........................................

(ii) Measure the size of the angle marked with the letter A.

....................... °

.

(iii) What type of angle have you measured?…

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8. Helen writes down the reading on her gas meter on the first day of each month.

Reading on 1st January 2004: 3580 units

Reading on 1st February 2004: 3742 units

Gas is charged at 56p for each unit used.

(a) Work out how much Helen is charged…

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8. Helen writes down the reading on her gas meter on the first day of each month.

Reading on 1st January 2004: 3580 units

Reading on 1st February 2004: 3742 units

Gas is charged at 56p for each unit used.

(a) Work out how much Helen is charged…

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