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    English IGCSE mark scheme: Ignore any extra information given unless it contradicts the correct answer, in which case no mark should be awarded.

    What do they mean by that? Say I wrote the correct answer and included some extra information which is relevant to the answer, will I end up getting a zero?

    Please answer and thanx in advance!
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    No - it means that you will not be penalised for extra relevant information but you will be penalised if the extra information is wrong/the opposite of what you just said. Ie you can't say 'the car is blue' and then 'the car is red' but you could say 'the car is blue and has four wheels' (last bit is irrelevant but not incorrect). Hope that helps
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    (Original post by midgemeister7)
    No - it means that you will not be penalised for extra relevant information but you will be penalised if the extra information is wrong/the opposite of what you just said. Ie you can't say 'the car is blue' and then 'the car is red' but you could say 'the car is blue and has four wheels' (last bit is irrelevant but not incorrect). Hope that helps
    Thankyouu so much
 
 
 

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