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# 2 marks off an A* in further maths?? Am I right watch

1. Ok so the further maths A* thing is confusing but I think I have this right.
My UMS over the 2 years are:

C1 - 93
C2 - 100
C3 - 97
C4 - 97
M1 - 100
M2 - 93
S1 - 95
S2 - 76
D1 - 100
D2 - 98
FP1 - 94
FP2 - 71

If I remarked M2 and got 2 more marks bring me up to 96 UMS, could I get an A* if I put S2, M2 and D2 in for FM?? Or does it have to include FP2?
2. Also I know getting 2 more marks is unlikely, but just hypothetically?
3. is this in the right forum?
5. you have to have fp2
6. (Original post by Dan1999/17)
you have to have fp2
Is that definite? Cos all I can find online is that it must be 3 A2 modules which the 3 I mentioned are.
7. (Original post by Dan1999/17)
you have to have fp2
So i would still include FP2 just it wouldn’t go towards my 3 subjects forming the 90 ums average
8. (Original post by math24601)
So i would still include FP2 just it wouldn’t go towards my 3 subjects forming the 90 ums average
Can you list how you think you get an A*A*?
9. (Original post by Muttley79)
Can you list how you think you get an A*A*?
For maths I’d have c1, c2, c3, c4, s1 and m1 which is 582 UMS and an average of 97 over my A2 modules

For further maths I’d have FP1, FP2, D1, D2, M2, S2 which is a total of 532 UMS and currently an average of 89 UMS over my best 3 A2 modules (D2,M2,S2) but if u got 3 more UMS on any of these the average would be 90 and hence an A*.
10. (Original post by math24601)
Ok so the further maths A* thing is confusing but I think I have this right.
My UMS over the 2 years are:

C1 - 93
C2 - 100
C3 - 97
C4 - 97
M1 - 100
M2 - 93
S1 - 95
S2 - 76
D1 - 100
D2 - 98
FP1 - 94
FP2 - 71

If I remarked M2 and got 2 more marks bring me up to 96 UMS, could I get an A* if I put S2, M2 and D2 in for FM?? Or does it have to include FP2?
do you need that A* to get into uni or is it for the sake of boosting your ego? I'd understand both situations.
Priority remark if you genuinely need the A*.
11. (Original post by math24601)
For maths I’d have c1, c2, c3, c4, s1 and m1 which is 582 UMS and an average of 97 over my A2 modules

For further maths I’d have FP1, FP2, D1, D2, M2, S2 which is a total of 532 UMS and currently an average of 89 UMS over my best 3 A2 modules (D2,M2,S2) but if u got 3 more UMS on any of these the average would be 90 and hence an A*.
Is it edexcel? Your school can request free online access to scripts - you can only get a remark on papers you sat this session.
12. (Original post by SomMC1)
do you need that A* to get into uni or is it for the sake of boosting your ego? I'd understand both situations.
Priority remark if you genuinely need the A*.
pretty much boosting my ego haha. I'm not that bothered I just think if I'm that close (I know it's 3 UMS but that's only 2 marks) I'd rather just know. My parents are cool paying for the remark even if there's just a small chance, I just wanted to make sure there was actually a chance at all.
I wouldn't get priority remark bc I'm taking a gap year.
Thanks
13. (Original post by Muttley79)
Is it edexcel? Your school can request free online access to scripts - you can only get a remark on papers you sat this session.
14. (Original post by ltsmith)
I can't they deactivated our school emails lol (how useful)
15. (Original post by math24601)
The problem it could be any of the FM A2 papers which could be very expensive!
16. (Original post by Muttley79)
Is it edexcel? Your school can request free online access to scripts - you can only get a remark on papers you sat this session.
& yeah that's why I can't get s2 remarked cos I sat it last year
17. (Original post by Muttley79)
The problem it could be any of the FM A2 papers which could be very expensive!
cos I sat s2 last year it would only be m2 and d2. I'm thinking of doing one at a time.
18. (Original post by math24601)
pretty much boosting my ego haha. I'm not that bothered I just think if I'm that close (I know it's 3 UMS but that's only 2 marks) I'd rather just know. My parents are cool paying for the remark even if there's just a small chance, I just wanted to make sure there was actually a chance at all.
I wouldn't get priority remark bc I'm taking a gap year.
Thanks
You ****ing ego booster, I hate you (jk i love you brother). Well in that case, congratulations on great results. Where you applying next year?

Im no expert with the UMS for A levels so oops, im not the guy to help with that in particular haha
19. (Original post by SomMC1)
You ****ing ego booster, I hate you (jk i love you brother). Well in that case, congratulations on great results. Where you applying next year?

Im no expert with the UMS for A levels so oops, im not the guy to help with that in particular haha
haha thanks man! probably nottingham, durham & st andrews, not sure where else yet
20. so just to clarify, it is possible? even if it's not very likely? I'll probably get m2 remarked and then if that goes up by 1 i'll get d2 remarked. if it doesn't go up I'll leave it.
i can't just do d2 bc I can only get 2 more ums on that lol

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