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For question 11a) in the image I have attached, would I only get 1 mark for just writing 4.08 (2 decimal places) instead of 4.081 (3 decimal places)? We were meant to round to 3 decimal places but I only rounded to 2! The actual answer is 4.081. Would I only get 1 mark for rounding to 2 decimal places rather than 3?
2. Unfortunately, it is likely as 1 mark would be for correct value and 1 mark would be for the correct number of decimal places.
3. (Original post by NeverLucky)
Unfortunately, it is likely as 1 mark would be for correct value and 1 mark would be for the correct number of decimal places.
so only 1 mark???😢😢😢
4. (Original post by dp00)
so only 1 mark???😢😢😢
Yes unfortunately but in the grand scheme of things, 1 mark won't make difference and you'll know to not make the same mistake twice.
5. (Original post by NeverLucky)
Yes unfortunately but in the grand scheme of things, 1 mark won't make difference and you'll know to not make the same mistake twice.

okay... thanks for replying anyway!! For question 12, in the image I have attached, would I only get 1 mark for putting x=2, when in fact it should be x is <2. If I wrote "=" symbols in my working would I also lose a mark? I really need the marks so please tell me I would only lose 1!! Surely I should get 1 mark for showing that I could almost get the answer?
6. (Original post by dp00)

okay... thanks for replying anyway!! For question 12, in the image I have attached, would I only get 1 mark for putting x=2, when in fact it should be x is <2. If I wrote "=" symbols in my working would I also lose a mark? I really need the marks so please tell me I would only lose 1!! Surely I should get 1 mark for showing that I could almost get the answer?
Yeah it's definitely possible but it's been ages since I've touched a GCSE mark scheme. Do you not access to the mark scheme?
7. (Original post by NeverLucky)
Yeah it's definitely possible but it's been ages since I've touched a GCSE mark scheme. Do you not access to the mark scheme?
thanks for your response! This paper was for this year so mark schemes are not out yet! Are you sure I would get 1 mark?
8. (Original post by dp00)
thanks for your response! This paper was for this year so mark schemes are not out yet! Are you sure I would get 1 mark?
Yes, you'd only get 1 mark.
9. (Original post by tanyapotter)
Yes, you'd only get 1 mark.
thank you for your response tanya! Is that for question 12 you are talking about?
10. (Original post by dp00)
thank you for your response tanya! Is that for question 12 you are talking about?
Yeah she is. If you're not entirely convinced, you can always find a similar question in a past paper and reference the mark scheme for that past paper.
11. (Original post by NeverLucky)
Yeah she is. If you're not entirely convinced, you can always find a similar question in a past paper and reference the mark scheme for that past paper.
thank you so much!

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