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    If, to get an A* on the 2005 double science papers, 274 out of 338 was an A*... what does this mean?

    i can't really follow their logic... they say coursework is 25%...
    coursework = 60 marks
    bio = 90
    phys = 90
    chem = 90

    so why does it add up to 338?
    90+90+90+60= 330!?

    help?
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    (Original post by RJB)
    If, to get an A* on the 2005 double science papers, 274 out of 338 was an A*... what does this mean?

    i can't really follow their logic... they say coursework is 25%...
    coursework = 60 marks
    bio = 90
    phys = 90
    chem = 90

    so why does it add up to 338?
    90+90+90+60= 330!?

    help?
    90 + 90 + 90 + 60 are all UMS marks. The raw marks which you get (you won't know them unless you order you script) are converted into UMS marks.

    Edit: fine, 90 + 90 + 90 + 60 are raw scores, they are therefore scaled up to give a score out of 338UMS marks. That's the only logical explanation....
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    but theyre not... theyre raw scores.... its says on the front of all papers, 'the total mark for this paper is 90', doesnt it?
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    Yeah, 90 in each paper = raw scores... I'm reckoning that maybe the other 8 marks are holistic, for communication or something...
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    If i got a in the coursework 54/60
    for the modules 196/240
    What would i need in the exam to get a B overall or A?
    This is edexcel modular science btw.
    Take care
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    (Original post by Hamid16)
    If i got a in the coursework 54/60
    for the modules 196/240
    What would i need in the exam to get a B overall or A?
    This is edexcel modular science btw.
    Take care

    i do not know anymore i am soo confused now. if you get a high B you will probably get an A.
    but it depends on the grade boundaries.
    i used to think that A* was 90% and A was 80% but then this week i had my science teacher telling me that we only need 10/30 on each paper to get a C which doesnt make sense.
    lets just hope for the best.
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    A silly question really
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    100 % percent is the full course

    20% is coursework
    25% is modules

    50% is exams. which each should be 25%each, as there are 2 papers

    in total.
    A* should be.. 80
    A .. 70?
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    you need 64 out of 90 in one to get A*
    you need 70 out of 90 in the other to get A*

    These are the 2005 summer grade boundaries. I cannot insert the document because the file is on my computer.
 
 
 

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