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    Do you know if you would get full marks on a question worth 3 marks, if the working is wrong but the answer was correct


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    From an examiner of 4 years..No
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    Depends how. If it's just done with a different method you'd get full marks but if they can clearly see you have got the answer by pure luck then I doubt it. Some mark schemes do give full marks for just giving the answer though, it really depends on the type of question.
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    From an examiner of 4 years..No
    Thanks for the help. Could I expect to receive 1/3 and still get an answer mark?


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    (Original post by outsider95)
    Do you know if you would get full marks on a question worth 3 marks, if the working is wrong but the answer was correct


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    No.

    1 or 2 of the marks are awarded for correct showing of working.
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    (Original post by outsider95)
    Thanks for the help. Could I expect to receive 1/3 and still get an answer mark?


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    You can never get an answer mark without marks awarded for a method
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    (Original post by mrmanps)
    You can never get an answer mark without marks awarded for a method
    Ok, 0/3 it is then for that question. I should be able to get an a* still, so it's ok. Thanks for the help!


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