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06 Aug 2015 - 06:40:37 am

New Higher Maths exam - why did the crocodile cross the stream? - BBC News

Scotland's exams body offers now admitted the actual new exam was too tough along with altered the grading of the results.

One query highlighted asked candidates to calculate time taken for a crocodile for you to cross any river as well as just take down a zebra, travelling at different speeds in water and land.

An on the internet petition had quickly known as around the SQA for you to review grades after the outcry via students, some of whom discussed the stress it caused, being inside tears and also becoming involved more than the actual effect on future studies.

A number of people who did felt it was as well hard as well as didn't reflect the style along with style involving paper these people ended up expecting.

The revamped exam was designed to fit a lot more closely using the new Curriculum with regard to Excellence, but not most pupils took the manufacturer new edition involving test this year.

How would you've coped using the new Higher Maths? Anyone can easily try the 2015 Past Paper here.

Other questions included an 16th Century problem about a frog and a toad falling down a new well, along with designing a new plaque in order to commemorate Alice's Adventures throughout Wonderland.

In 20 may this coming year a few students using Scotland's new Higher Maths paper were left in shock.

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