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Bullet Points in AQA GCSE Science Exams

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    When the question asks you to suggest, say, three reasons for something, I always use bullet points; however, I always seem to include more than one point from the mark scheme in each bullet point. It's completely unintentional and I genuinely feel that it fits together as one mark. If I said three correct points in my first bullet point, would the examiner count it as one mark or as three?And would they then look at my other bullet points?

    I know that the examiner will usually take the first three correct answers but is this different when it is clear that the candidate has presented it as one singular point?
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