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    (Original post by Bateman)
    Well i suppose in 2010 it will be:
    A*= excellent
    A= satisfactory
    B= Average
    c= Below average
    d= poor
    No that won't be right. C will still be average. There are people who get the equivalent to an A* now, but obviously the exam boards haven't been awarding them.
    Sorry for being serious. :p:

    A* - Excellent
    A - Great
    B - Good
    C - Average
    D - Unsatisfactory
    E - Poor

    My take on it.
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    (Original post by inksplodge)
    An A is NOT given to the people who are best in their subject, IMO. There might be people who have a better understanding of a subject than the people that got an A, but due to bad circumstances they may have only got a B or lower.

    I think the grades are just to show the standard of your work at the time... I don't think it gives a good indication of your performance as a whole.
    Exactly. My music teacher said I was capable of achieving an A in Music but because she was off A LOT (and Music is one of those subjects that you need a teacher to help you) I only got a D but I got an A at GCSE.
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    (Original post by AnonyMatt)
    No that won't be right. C will still be average. There are people who get the equivalent to an A* now, but obviously the exam boards haven't been awarding them.
    Sorry for being serious. :p:

    A* - Excellent
    A - Great
    B - Good
    C - Average
    D - Unsatisfactory
    E - Poor

    My take on it.

    fine i suppose you're right, A isn't satisfactory nor good, it's quite great, so yes well done.
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    I think As show overwhelming intelligence to be quite frank...
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    (Original post by Big_C.)
    your wrong, try doing a maths exam
    erm i have actually and i've gotten As in everyone.... you just remember what you do in X situation and your answer will fall out magically
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    A* Your fecking great!
    A Your Great!
    B Your ok.
    C you have no future
    D you definatly have no future.
    E Meh
    U Do you know how to spell "A level"?

    joke btw.
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    (Original post by Neil.A.H)

    A = Excellent
    B = Good
    C = Reasonably capable
    D = Lacklustre
    E = Barely passed
    N = Barely failed
    U = Unclassified
    This is TECHNICALLY right. But I'm going to go the cheesy route and say so long as you meet your own personal targets you're doing just fine :cool:
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    erm i have actually and i've gotten As in everyone.... you just remember what you do in X situation and your answer will fall out magically

    It's not actually true as you have to interpret new situations and be skilled at doing the questions. Learning formulas by memory will not help one jot unless you can apply them, and the answers very rarely just "fall" out...
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    (Original post by Big_C.)
    It's not actually true as you have to interpret new situations and be skilled at doing the questions. Learning formulas by memory will not help one jot unless you can apply them, and the answers very rarely just "fall" out...
    i never said formulas, i said methods (or i implied it at least). use the same method over and over again and you have you're answer, nothing more to it nothing less to it
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    i never said formulas, i said methods (or i implied it at least). use the same method over and over again and you have you're answer, nothing more to it nothing less to it

    It's also vital to recognize where to apply which method to which question and when to combine different methods, it takes more than just learning...
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    (Original post by Big_C.)
    It's also vital to recognize where to apply which method to which question and when to combine different methods, it takes more than just learning...
    ok i agree with you there but where do you get this knowledge from? your head and not a piece of paper so its just memory
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    A=indian pass
    B=Just about avoid a slapping
    C=indian fail
 
 
 

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