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    June this year I sat an exam in Geography which was worth 40% of my GCSE.
    There was a possible 80 UMS and I only got 65, by far my lowest grade.
    65/80*40 = 32.5%. You need 90% for an A*. So my question is should I re-sit this GCSE or just try extremely hard in my CA (25%) and 2nd Exam (35%).

    100-32.5 = 67.5
    Which means I need 57.5% (UMS) in both to get an A*.
    If I get full marks in the CA then that leaves me with 32.5%/35% in my Geography Exam this year to get an A*. 32.5/35*100= (approx) 92%
    92% of 70 (70=Full UMS) = 64.4UMS. >55% raw mark.
    If there's any problems with these calculations please tell me^^

    So what do you guys think? Should I re-sit or just try really hard.
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    (Original post by ThrowingBall)
    June this year I sat an exam in Geography which was worth 40% of my GCSE.
    There was a possible 80 UMS and I only got 65, by far my lowest grade.
    65/80*40 = 32.5%. You need 90% for an A*. So my question is should I re-sit this GCSE or just try extremely hard in my CA (25%) and 2nd Exam (35%).

    100-32.5 = 67.5
    Which means I need 57.5% (UMS) in both to get an A*.
    If I get full marks in the CA then that leaves me with 32.5%/35% in my Geography Exam this year to get an A*. 32.5/35*100= (approx) 92%
    92% of 70 (70=Full UMS) = 64.4UMS. >55% raw mark.
    If there's any problems with these calculations please tell me^^

    So what do you guys think? Should I re-sit or just try really hard.
    Sorry no one's been able to help. If I were you I would just revise really hard and get good grades in the CA.
 
 
 
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