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    I'm doing the June-05 C1/P1 exam. You had to solve some simultaneous equations. I got y = A (I'm saying 'A' so I don't ruin it if anyone else is doing the test) and then solved the value of x = B by substituting y = A into one of the equations. These were both right, but then for some reason right at the end of my answer I put 'therefore, y = C and x = B (instead of y = A and x = B).

    I awarded myself the answer mark because the correct answer was in my working, though I don't want to be inaccurate. I'm not sure whether this was the correct decision or not though. The mark scheme I was using didn't have any clear guidance as to what the examiner is supposed to do if the answer contains the correct answer and then the answer copied down wrong?
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    does it matter? if you put the dang answer in the right spot then it wouldn't
 
 
 
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