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    (Original post by Student403)
    Whoa.. Back when I did GCSE it was just ~80% for an A* I suggest you not take my advice and ask someone more knowledgeable :laugh: Sorry for wasting your time

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    (Original post by luciie)
    Say the coursework was 25% of the final grade and you got a high B, what would be the chances of getting an A* overall, is it possible?
    The grade boundaries of the exams will always change each year, so it's impossible to say for certain It is definitely possible I'd say, coursework never normally does too much to drag you up or down either way If you need 90% for an A*, then I'm going to assume it's 80% for an A, and 70% for a B, so lets guess you got 78% of the 25% available for coursework, so that's 18.75% of your marks in the bag. Considering you missed out on about 6% of those marks, you'd need more like 96% in the exam to balance it out...? That could be complete and utter rubbish though, I'd ask your teacher and consult the grade boundaries from previous years :lol:
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