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1. Im sure you guys at TSR must of seen posts like this a thousand times before, so sorry for my rookie skills at working out what I need! Ive tried a few example calculators but none seem to work for me so below are my grades for two A levels and im just wondering what i will need in June for A's.

Chemistry A level Aqa ( all figures in UMS)

Unit 1 82/100.............16.6% of Alevel
Unit 2 100/140...........23.3% of Alevel
Unit 3 45/60...............10% of Alevel
Unit 4 108/120...........20% of Alevel
Unit 5 ???/120............20% of Alevel
Unit 6 46/60...............10% of Alevel

Business Studies A Level Aqa (all figures in UMS)

Unit 1 61/80...............20% of Alevel
Unit 2 102/120...........30% of Alevel
Unit 3 82/100.............25% of Alevel
Unit 4 ???/100............25% of Alevel

If ive missed any key information just give me a quote cheers!
So what would I require in UMS to gain an A in both cases
Thanks for any help much appreciated!
2. (Original post by azaking)

Business Studies A Level Aqa (all figures in UMS)

Unit 1 61/80...............20% of Alevel
Unit 2 102/120...........30% of Alevel
Unit 3 82/120.............25% of Alevel
Unit 4 ???/120............25% of Alevel
I do business AQA. Unit three has only 100 UMS available, not 120, same goes for unit four.

So let's calculate.

So in total there are 400 UMS available for the whole A level. You have already obtaned 245 from units 1,2 & 3. For an A, 320 UMS is required, so you would need 75 UMS from unit 4, which is a mid-range B grade.

All this ofcourse depends on if the scores you have provided are correct.

For an A level with 4 units, (UMS) boundries are like so:

160/400 = E
200/400 = D
240/400 = C
280/400 = B
320/400 = A
360/400 = A*

Hope this helps!
3. (Original post by Bektas)
I do business AQA. Unit three has only 100 UMS available, not 120, same goes for unit four.

So let's calculate.

So in total there are 400 UMS available for the whole A level. You have already obtaned 245 from units 1,2 & 3. For an A, 320 UMS is required, so you would need 75 UMS from unit 4.

All this is ofcourse depends on if the scores you have provided are correct.

For an A level with 4 units, (UMS) boundries are like so:

160/400 = E
200/400 = D
240/400 = C
280/400 = B
320/400 = A
340/400 = A*

Hope this helps!
Ohhh sorry, I assumed that seeing BUSS2 was out of the same marks as BUSS3&4 the UMS would be the same, obviously not ! Yeah all the UMS are correct to what I got a few weeks ago... thanks a lot !!
4. (Original post by azaking)
Chemistry A level Aqa ( all figures in UMS)

Unit 1 82/100.............16.6% of Alevel
Unit 2 100/140...........23.3% of Alevel
Unit 3 45/60...............10% of Alevel
Unit 4 108/120...........20% of Alevel
Unit 5 ???/120............20% of Alevel
Unit 6 46/60...............10% of Alevel
!
right well if we add all the total UMS we get 100+140+60+120+120+60=600 UMS

You need 80% of 600 to get an A, so 480 UMS total.

You currently have 82+100+45+108+46 = 381

So in Unit 5 you need 480-381 = 99 UMS to get an A overall.

So you need to get 99/120

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