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1. Hey guys,

I was just wondering if I would lose marks for the following:
Picture 1:
In terms of this picture, the question asked basically how could someone confirm their conclusions or make the data more reliable..

- Repeat the experiment
- Carry out experiment with greater range of temperatures
- Test on a different material

Obviously the 'material' is ambiguous and what I really meant was actually different types of fabrics, not only cotton - so it's actually wrong. But, what I was wondering is that if I gave two correct answers and an extra answer, which is incorrect - would I still get 2 marks (full marks)?
Also, in terms of the brackets - does that mean that doesn't have to be included in the answer or does it mean it does have to be included.

Picture 2:
I listed all the fractions in correct order except two - I wrote them the other way round. Does this mean I would be kicked out of the Band 3 as the answer has not met the criteria because it specifically says 'correctly'. I know this is an idiotic question but lol.. I gave the temperature gradient link but just got the fractions in the wrong order.
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2. (Original post by Chittesh14)
Hey guys,

I was just wondering if I would lose marks for the following:
Picture 1:
In terms of this picture, the question asked basically how could someone confirm their conclusions or make the data more reliable..

- Repeat the experiment
- Carry out experiment with greater range of temperatures
- Test on a different material

Obviously the 'material' is ambiguous and what I really meant was actually different types of fabrics, not only cotton - so it's actually wrong. But, what I was wondering is that if I gave two correct answers and an extra answer, which is incorrect - would I still get 2 marks (full marks)?
Also, in terms of the brackets - does that mean that doesn't have to be included in the answer or does it mean it does have to be included.

Picture 2:
I listed all the fractions in correct order except two - I wrote them the other way round. Does this mean I would be kicked out of the Band 3 as the answer has not met the criteria because it specifically says 'correctly'. I know this is an idiotic question but lol.. I gave the temperature gradient link but just got the fractions in the wrong order.
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For the first one I think you would get the marks since you give two right answers.
As you didn't get the second one spot on, I don't think you would get the marks in band 3 for that.
3. (Original post by rayquaza17)
For the first one I think you would get the marks since you give two right answers.
As you didn't get the second one spot on, I don't think you would get the marks in band 3 for that.
Thanks :P.
I make so many silly mistakes in like 5 past papers I've done - all lost 4-5 marks due to silly mistakes. I could always get A* but these mistakes restrict me. I need to start revising lol
4. (Original post by Chittesh14)
Thanks :P.
I make so many silly mistakes in like 5 past papers I've done - all lost 4-5 marks due to silly mistakes. I could always get A* but these mistakes restrict me. I need to start revising lol
You're better off making the mistakes now so you can learn from them. Good luck for your exams.
5. (Original post by rayquaza17)
You're better off making the mistakes now so you can learn from them. Good luck for your exams.
Yeah :P, thanks.
They're all the common sense ones lol.

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