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1. Although Edexcel states that to get an A*, the overall UMS should be at least 480, and the mark in C34 should be at least 180 UMS, I need some clarification.

I got an overall of 284 in my AS, does that mean that if I get 180 UMS in C34 (adding up to a total of 464), I am allowed to get 16 UMS only in my second applied unit ??

Moreover, the boundary for an A is 480 UMS overall. Does that mean that I could get a B in C34 as long as my overall is above 480 ?

2. (Original post by omar5478)
Although Edexcel states that to get an A*, the overall UMS should be at least 480, and the mark in C34 should be at least 180 UMS, I need some clarification.

I got an overall of 284 in my AS, does that mean that if I get 180 UMS in C34 (adding up to a total of 464), I am allowed to get 16 UMS only in my second applied unit ??

Moreover, the boundary for an A is 480 UMS overall. Does that mean that I could get a B in C34 as long as my overall is above 480 ?

An explanation would be much appreciated !
3. (Original post by omar5478)
Although Edexcel states that to get an A*, the overall UMS should be at least 480, and the mark in C34 should be at least 180 UMS, I need some clarification.

I got an overall of 284 in my AS, does that mean that if I get 180 UMS in C34 (adding up to a total of 464), I am allowed to get 16 UMS only in my second applied unit ??

Moreover, the boundary for an A is 480 UMS overall. Does that mean that I could get a B in C34 as long as my overall is above 480 ?

YES 480 total UMS that includes 180 in C34 = A*
YES 480 total UMS with less than 180 in C34 = A
4. (Original post by gdunne42)
YES 480 total UMS that includes 180 in C34 = A*
YES 480 total UMS with less than 180 in C34 = A
Wow, i was so tired while writing that post and didn't acknowledge the sheer amount of mistakes and the ambiguity of it. Thanks you so much for the elaboration though !!
5. Hi everyone, I have 97 for m1,96 for m2, 91 for m3, 91 for f1, 90 for s1,65 for d1, 198 for c12 and 180 for c34. Im completing f2 and f3 this june. What are my possibilities of getting an A* for further maths and maths?
6. (Original post by SDJ2000)
Hi everyone, I have 97 for m1,96 for m2, 91 for m3, 91 for f1, 90 for s1,65 for d1, 198 for c12 and 180 for c34. Im completing f2 and f3 this june. What are my possibilities of getting an A* for further maths and maths?

Definitely A* in Mathematics

For further mathematics,
u need average 90 in top 3 A2 modules,
in this case, it should be the top 3 modules in m3,m2,f2,f3
In other words, u need 83 UMS in f2 or f3.
7. (Original post by hank_the_tank)
Definitely A* in Mathematics

For further mathematics,
u need average 90 in top 3 A2 modules,
in this case, it should be the top 3 modules in m3,m2,f2,f3
In other words, u need 83 UMS in f2 or f3.
Thanks
8. I got 170 for c12, 160 for c34 ,82 for M1 and 74 for S1. What will my overall grade for IAL maths be?
9. (Original post by Dazzling7dreams)
I got 170 for c12 and 160 for c34. What will my overall grade for IAL maths be?
Depends what you get in your other 2 units but it won't be an A* as you didn't get 180 ums in C34.
10. okay so i got 250 in my AS and i got 78 in my second applied module can i get an A* if i get 180 or above in C34
11. (Original post by omar5478)
Although Edexcel states that to get an A*, the overall UMS should be at least 480, and the mark in C34 should be at least 180 UMS, I need some clarification.

I got an overall of 284 in my AS, does that mean that if I get 180 UMS in C34 (adding up to a total of 464), I am allowed to get 16 UMS only in my second applied unit ??

Moreover, the boundary for an A is 480 UMS overall. Does that mean that I could get a B in C34 as long as my overall is above 480 ?

Just asking , which modules did you take at AS ?
12. Hi , My AS UMS is 266
If i get 180 UMS in C34 that would make my UMS 446, does that mean I only need minimum 34 UMS ( that would make my overall UMS 480 as needed minimum for A*) in S2 to get A* in Maths??
It seems a bit odd to me that i can do so bad in S2 and still secure A* in maths, can someone please confirm??
13. (Original post by kunalkishanmehta)
Hi , My AS UMS is 266
If i get 180 UMS in C34 that would make my UMS 446, does that mean I only need minimum 34 UMS ( that would make my overall UMS 480 as needed minimum for A*) in S2 to get A* in Maths??
It seems a bit odd to me that i can do so bad in S2 and still secure A* in maths, can someone please confirm??
Yes. The requirements for an A* in maths are 480 ums that includes 180 ums from C34

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