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# How does A-level maths work?

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1. From this September 2016, I'll be doing A-level EDEXCEL maths and I'll be doing C1, C2, S1, C3, C4, M1.

I was wondering the layout of maths, like when exams start and how long exams and learning the modules last and also the percentage of the exam that gives you the overall grade. I was also wondering what percentages I have to get, to get an A in A-level maths.

If you have any other information you may feel is relevant, please share.

Thank you so much.
2. You do 3 units in Y12 (probably C1, C2 and S1) and 3 in Year 13. Each unit has a UMS mark of 100, making 600 in all. Each had a 90 minute exam. The exams are in May.early June and dates for exams for next year are here: http://qualifications.pearson.com/en...imetables.html

The actual exams are out of 75 which is converted to SUM and the conversion depends on how difficult the exam is.
4. (Original post by Compost)
You do 3 units in Y12 (probably C1, C2 and S1) and 3 in Year 13. Each unit has a UMS mark of 100, making 600 in all. Each had a 90 minute exam. The exams are in May.early June and dates for exams for next year are here: http://qualifications.pearson.com/en...imetables.html

The actual exams are out of 75 which is converted to SUM and the conversion depends on how difficult the exam is.
How many marks do I have to score on each paper or year to get an avarage of an A in maths
5. (Original post by Frank Peters)
From this September 2016, I'll be doing A-level EDEXCEL maths and I'll be doing C1, C2, S1, C3, C4, M1.

I was wondering the layout of maths, like when exams start and how long exams and learning the modules last and also the percentage of the exam that gives you the overall grade. I was also wondering what percentages I have to get, to get an A in A-level maths.

If you have any other information you may feel is relevant, please share.

Thank you so much.
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6. (Original post by Frank Peters)
How many marks do I have to score on each paper or year to get an avarage of an A in maths
It varies, but you'll need an average of 80 UMS per paper.

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