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    I took the Edexcel papers, and answered questions on the USA at home and in Vietnam/Korea, and the other paper was on India. I recieved my results and have achieved 2 A's for both papers, however, my college do not give us the exact documentation and make their provisional sheet, in which only gives my UMS*. So I went on the edexcel marks conversion on Excel, and it doesnt add up, as the UMS for one of the papers doesnt convert to the marks needed for a Grade A. I dont know if i am looking at the incorrect paper, or not understanding something
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    I took the Edexcel papers, and answered questions on the USA at home and in Vietnam/Korea, and the other paper was on India. I recieved my results and have achieved 2 A's for both papers, however, my college do not give us the exact documentation and make their provisional sheet, in which only gives my UMS*. So I went on the edexcel marks conversion on Excel, and it doesnt add up, as the UMS for one of the papers doesnt convert to the marks needed for a Grade A. I dont know if i am looking at the incorrect paper, or not understanding something
    The Excel marks conversion thing I think shows raw marks not UMS. Basically raw marks are the actual marks you get for the paper and then these are scaled depending on the relative difficulty of that paper that year.

    E.g. 45/50 raw might give 97/100 UMS, as a random example.

    UMS boundaries are always 80% for an A, 70% for a B and so on.
 
 
 
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