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    I am a first year Law student, and I wanted to know what 40% means with regards to a Law exam paper. Say I'm taking a Criminal Law exam, and I need to do 3 questions out of a possible 6. Do I need 40% on every question to pass the exam, or 40% overall? I want to get above 40%, obviously, just trying to figure the system out. Thanks!
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    If you do the full number of questions it asks, then you need to score an average of 40%. Same as for all your GCSE's , AS and A levels.
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    First of all usually you have to answer all 3 questions in order to pass. i originally thought that you had to pass each individual question in order to surpass the 40%, however there was this girl in my class who failed 1 question and got a really good mark in the other question (it was a 2 question paper) and she still got 50%

    Best emailing your course coordinator or lecturer if you really want to know
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    (Original post by evalilyXOX)
    First of all usually you have to answer all 3 questions in order to pass. i originally thought that you had to pass each individual question in order to surpass the 40%, however there was this girl in my class who failed 1 question and got a really good mark in the other question (it was a 2 question paper) and she still got 50%

    Best emailing your course coordinator or lecturer if you really want to know
    In all the exams I have ever sat, then the % is your overall weighted score taking into account all the questions you should have answered. In this case its 3. If they only bothered with 2 thats fine, but they will make it difficult as by default they have cut themself off form 1/3 of the marks available.

    Seems pretty obvious. If it says answer 3 out of 6 then answer 3 out of 6,
 
 
 
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