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    Can someone clear this up for me

    I'm so confused about what the hell this UMS conversion is (ie scaled)

    How do they do it
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    (Original post by sqa7)
    Can someone clear this up for me

    I'm so confused about what the hell this UMS conversion is (ie scaled)

    How do they do it
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    I can't view the attachment. What does it say?
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    (Original post by Xanthe)
    I can't view the attachment. What does it say?
    It basically says that UMS, or Uniform Mark Scale is used to convert raw marks (or the number of marks you got on the paper) to a uniform scale, so comparisons can be made.

    Eg, if, in 2005, someone gets 80/100 in their ICT paper, but in the next year someone gets 76/100 on a harder ICT paper, then the scores are converted to UMS, and each person would get similar marks (because one was harder than the other, they convert to UMS to allow comparisons to be made).
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    For AQA, you can see them on the examiners report. If you have done AS exams, on the back of the results slip, there is a raw mark and UMS conversion (the table).
 
 
 

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