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- February 26, 2016 at 1:24 pm #302165DanielleMember
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I have been marking my answers but wondered a few things.
For the mathmatical questions there may be 2 marks to calculate taxable cf. Then 1 mrk for tax, if i include something in the taxable cf that is incorrect or would i lose 1 for the incorrect figure but they rework the question based on my incorrect figure?
With theoretical if they state discuss implacations of rise in interest and i make valid points but not the same as the model answer would i still gain some marks?
Thank youFebruary 26, 2016 at 3:24 pm #302198John MoffatKeymaster
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It is your approach that is marked, and not the final answer.
So although you will obviously lose marks for mistakes (although very few if it is simply an arithmetic mistake), you do not lose marks twice for the same mistake.
So if you get a figure wrong, but then continue to do the right thing using your figure, you will still get the later marks.
(Provided that your workings are clear – make sure it is clear to the market what you are trying to do.)
With regard to written parts, the examiners answers are only suggestions. You will get the marks for any valid comments.
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