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1. 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*?
2. (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*
3. (Original post by RDKGames)
Thats the minimum for an A*
ok, thought so. What is the minimum for an A?
4. (Original post by a.myhall)
ok, thought so. What is the minimum for an A?
480 UMS
5. (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
6. (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?
7. (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.
8. (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!
9. (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
10. (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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