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Edexcel Maths 2016 GCSE Exam Prompts Gallows Humour From Pupils

'Where was the stem and leaf?!?'

26/05/2016 11:45 | Updated 26 May 2016

If you were ever in doubt at just how strong post-GCSE Twitter game is, look no further than #EdexcelMaths.

Thousands of students followed Thursday morning's Mathematics exam with a storm of anger, fury, and very British fatalism.

And our age-old tradition of gallows humour is in no danger of dying out, if these 15 and 16-year-olds are anything to go by...

A pass felt as likely as weather affecting a tennis match

Zingers all round after "Angie's" floor varnishing question

*Where* was the stem and leaf?

That last question though

Last week, students reacted with utter dismay after their AS-level Maths exam left them confused and more than a little irritated.

Some even declared the paper had “destroyed” their future.

At the time, Pearson Edexcel said: "With every paper there there will always be questions that some students find difficult, which is often reflected in social media comment."

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