How are the maths module grades are allocated?

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So i took my (A level) maths and (AS) further maths at my school and they sorted everything out.
now in terms of applied modules am i right in thinking that when all the papers are marked they assign the top 2 appplied grades to ur maths grade and the next 2 (or 1 or 0 i suppose if you do FP2 or/and 3) to the further maths grade? or am i nuts in thinking this :P

for example for maths lets say i got an U in S1, U in M1
and further maths i got an A in D1 and A in D2.
do the grades move around so i end up with A in maths and U in further maths or would that be the other way around? (obvs not considering the core/FP modules as they clearly dont move)

(fyi those arent my actual grades lol, in reality theyre nearer so a little harder to use as an example)
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Yup, you're right.
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Yup, you're right.
Ah thanks
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I believe D2 is strictly a further maths subject only (may vary depending on your exam board) so in this case, you would keep an A in FM, but the other A would go to maths since d1 is a maths or fm subject, does that make sense?
so you'd end up with
maths: A, U
fm: A, U

but you're right that the exam boards always give the better grades to normal maths --- if the module can be taken in normal maths
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(Original post by Toasticide)
So i took my (A level) maths and (AS) further maths at my school and they sorted everything out.
now in terms of applied modules am i right in thinking that when all the papers are marked they assign the top 2 appplied grades to ur maths grade and the next 2 (or 1 or 0 i suppose if you do FP2 or/and 3) to the further maths grade? or am i nuts in thinking this :P

for example for maths lets say i got an U in S1, U in M1
and further maths i got an A in D1 and A in D2.
do the grades move around so i end up with A in maths and U in further maths or would that be the other way around? (obvs not considering the core/FP modules as they clearly dont move)

(fyi those arent my actual grades lol, in reality theyre nearer so a little harder to use as an example)
All examiners follow the same rules to work out the result and yes in those unlikely circumstances and as long as your exams office has done the enries and cash-in requests correctly, D1 would be automatically allocated to maths and also D2 if needed to achieve the highest possible Maths grade. If this meant that you failed FM you could ask your exams office to request they combine things differently to give the best possible grade in maths while still achieving a pass in FM.
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(Original post by imundercover)
I believe D2 is strictly a further maths subject only (may vary depending on your exam board) so in this case, you would keep an A in FM, but the other A would go to maths since d1 is a maths or fm subject, does that make sense?
so you'd end up with
maths: A, U
fm: A, U

but you're right that the exam boards always give the better grades to normal maths --- if the module can be taken in normal maths
D2 is not a strictly FM unit
D1+D2 is an allowed application unit combination for maths.
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sorry - just going off what my teacher told us..
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D2 is not a strictly FM unit
D1+D2 is an allowed application unit combination for maths.
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sorry - just going off what my teacher told us..
No problem, It's very likely that your school will only allow FM students to study and take D2 exams for timetable or other teaching reasons but that won't restrict how the examiners combine the final results.
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