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    how do you get an A or A*?

    My school have said you need 480 UMS over all 6 papers and averaging 90 UMS on core 3 and 4 for an A*.

    So could:

    core 1: 80 (UMS)
    core 2: 80
    stats 1: 80
    stats 2: 80
    core 3: 90
    core 4: 90
    get you an A*?
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    (Original post by a.myhall)
    how do you get an A or A*?

    My school have said you need 480 UMS over all 6 papers and averaging 90 UMS on core 3 and 4 for an A*.

    So could:

    core 1: 80 (UMS)
    core 2: 80
    stats 1: 80
    stats 2: 80
    core 3: 90
    core 4: 90
    get you an A*?
    Thats the minimum for an A*
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Thats the minimum for an A*
    ok, thought so. What is the minimum for an A?
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    (Original post by a.myhall)
    ok, thought so. What is the minimum for an A?
    480 UMS
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    480 UMS
    thank you, so it's the same amount of UMS just without the need for the 90 on C3/C4
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Thats the minimum for an A*
    I thought the minimum for an A* was an average of 90 across A2 modules. So not just C3/C4 but something like S1, M1 or D1 as well? Am I wrong?
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    (Original post by a.myhall)
    thank you, so it's the same amount of UMS just without the need for the 90 on C3/C4

    Yep.

    (Original post by zn1)
    I thought the minimum for an A* was an average of 90 across A2 modules. So not just C3/C4 but something like S1, M1 or D1 as well? Am I wrong?
    Nope.
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    Yep.



    Nope.
    No I'm not wrong? or are you saying no I'm wrong? Also is D1 supposed to be this easy lol? I've spent a little over a month getting to grips with all C1 after not doing Maths for such a long time and I started D1 today and I'm past half-way through it? I feel it's way easier than it should be for an A-level!
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    (Original post by zn1)
    No I'm not wrong? or are you saying no I'm wrong? Also is D1 supposed to be this easy lol? I've spent a little over a month getting to grips with all C1 after not doing Maths for such a long time and I started D1 today and I'm past half-way through it? I feel it's way easier than it should be for an A-level!
    No as in you're wrong.

    D1 is always easy to learn, just remembering everything and doing the exam thats a pain. I wouldnt consider D1 to be proper maths
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    (Original post by RDKGames)
    No as in you're wrong.

    D1 is always easy to learn, just remembering everything and doing the exam thats a pain. I wouldnt consider D1 to be proper maths
    Ah right okay.

    And yeh I agree with you, it's not proper maths but It's great for me as I'm looking to do computing at University and find it a lot more interesting than stats or mechanics. Ye I can see why remembering everything could be an issue but having done a Level 3 in Computing and Computer Science at college, I'm already familiar with most the algorithms, so it's just a really easy exam for me. I'd be silly not to take it.
 
 
 
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