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    Say if i get 409 UMS, which i think i will for one of my subjects. Am i missing out on a B by 11 marks right? anyway the exam board will move it up to a 420 rounding it or what ever.
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    (Original post by emma_daton)
    Say if i get 409 UMS, which i think i will for one of my subjects. Am i missing out on a B by 11 marks right? anyway the exam board will move it up to a 420 rounding it or what ever.
    Err, no for the second part, UMS points are not rounded, if you get 409 UMS points, you get 409 UMS points period, which equates to a C, you won't be rounded up to a B just because you are closer to the B grade boundary than the C. Sorry
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    The boards won't round up because you're painfully close to a B. That would be stupid, they might as well just move the boundary down, and then more people will complain, and then it'll go down even further and before you can say Oxford, Cambridge and RSA examinations, it'll be 6/600 UMS for an A, 5/600 UMS for a B, 4/600 UMS for a C...:>.<:
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    Yes. A B is 420 UMS.

    And the exam board are not going to round that up to 420....they wouldn't even round up 419!
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    oh well, C's a pass anyway :P
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