how to get an A in a-level maths overall

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to breakdown my results i got:
c1-a
c2-a
c3-b
c4-b
m1-d
s1 -e

if i were to resit m1 and s1 what would i need to get an A overall? right now ive got a B
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What are your UMS for each module? You need average 80 UMS overall or a total sum of 480 UMS across all modules to get an A
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(Original post by sfaraj)
to breakdown my results i got:
c1-a
c2-a
c3-b
c4-b
m1-d
s1 -e

if i were to resit m1 and s1 what would i need to get an A overall? right now ive got a B
As is said above, we need your UMS - they add these up to get your grade.
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What are your UMS for each module? You need average 80 UMS overall or a total sum of 480 UMS across all modules to get an A
c1-85
c2-84
c3-74
b4-73
m1-56
s1-42
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You would need 164 UMS in total for M1 and S1. (82 UMS average)
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(Original post by sfaraj)
to breakdown my results i got:
c1-a
c2-a
c3-b
c4-b
m1-d
s1 -e

if i were to resit m1 and s1 what would i need to get an A overall? right now ive got a B
Let's assume you have the lowest ums possible for attained grades.
A is equivalent to 80ums
B - 70
C - 60
D - 50
E - 40

80+80+70+70+50+40 = 410ums
410 ums is a C
you say you have a B therefore you are between 420-479 ums


From the current information I would say retake s1, M1 and c3
They are easier than retaking c4.

If you want the a* then retake c4 as well and just get an average of 90ums across c3 and c4

good luck!
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Let's assume you have the lowest ums possible for attained grades.
A is equivalent to 80ums
B - 70
C - 60
D - 50
E - 40

80+80+70+70+50+40 = 410ums
410 ums is a C
you say you have a B therefore you are between 420-479 ums


From the current information I would say retake s1, M1 and c3
They are easier than retaking c4.

If you want the a* then retake c4 as well and just get an average of 90ums across c3 and c4

good luck!
thanks! yeah i calculated and i'd need 82 ums in m1 and s1 to get an A minimum so yeah i agree c3 is okay and deffo easier than c4 so i'll resit those 3, thank you!
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c1-85
c2-84
c3-74
b4-73
m1-56
s1-42
Are you sure you're on a B? Those add up to 414 UMS which is a C.
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Are you sure you're on a B? Those add up to 414 UMS which is a C.
my paper says B, it says 426 but you're right it's been added up wrong does that mean that my grade is wrong?
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Are you sure you're on a B? Those add up to 414 UMS which is a C.
wait i think i know why because i did s1 last year and got a d so i dont think they included this years s1 results thts why
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thanks! how was chem? i got a C need to move that up to an A minimum
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retake m1 and s1, they are really easy just study for them. pure maths 3 is by far the hardest exam imo
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retake m1 and s1, they are really easy just study for them. pure maths 3 is by far the hardest exam imo
i think c3 is easier than c4 tho



ahh are u retaking then?
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ahh are u retaking then?
Ok, I never had a C4 or C2, just P1 P3 M1 and S1, I did my AS and A level in one with CIE so I'm guessing it's a different system.
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Ok, I never had a C4 or C2, just P1 P3 M1 and S1, I did my AS and A level in one with CIE so I'm guessing it's a different system.
fair enough
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