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It depends on the cohort who does that particular option as well. The 5 cohorts (one for each option) get compared using their core marks I think, and then scaling is applied to make it all even.
BOS methods will never make any sense to me haha
 

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A raw mark in the final HSC exam undergoes many changes before it reaches
a final aligned exam mark. Firstly, each subject’s marks are changed according to any
varying difficulties in option questions or prescribed texts. For example, in Advanced English
Module B, Hamlet may align better than Speeches (ie. a 13/20 in Hamlet may be “equal” to
a 16/20 in Speeches). These marks become the TWM (Total Weighted Mark) or what is
written down the bottom of a results check to be the “Raw Examination Mark.”


From the database.
Aligning is setting a particular cut-off and then matching a linear scale of marks to that cut-off.

Scaling is the comparison of cohorts to make an even playing field essentially.

Now option topics have their marks altered by comparison with the cohorts of the other option topics. So scaling.

Also raw mark database was written by just a regular user on here like you or me, it might not necessarily be correct with definitions like this.
 

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Aligning is setting a particular cut-off and then matching a linear scale of marks to that cut-off.

Scaling is the comparison of cohorts to make an even playing field essentially.

Now option topics have their marks altered by comparison with the cohorts of the other option topics. So scaling.

Also raw mark database was written by just a regular user on here like you or me, it might not necessarily be correct with definitions like this.
Oh okay
 

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What about chem of art? Reckon that will scale well? I think it was harder than last years.
Sorry I do industrial chem, I'm not really familiar with other options. I've heard from some one I know who does it that it's hard though, so I guess it could scale well.
 

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Stuffed up 1 mark from the 3 marker so badly :( for the question where it says how would you test for the products of the cell or some shit I decided to be a funny kent and wrote if the electrode is clean it is evidence sodium hydroxide was there :(
 

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Yeah okay thanks. I don't know really anyone else who does it so kinda no clue of what others thought of it. How were the industrial questions?
The industrial questions weren't too bad. However there was a lot of room to lose marks on the 7 marker in my opinion, and a few others would be hard to get full marks on.
 

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The industrial questions weren't too bad. However there was a lot of room to lose marks on the 7 marker in my opinion, and a few others would be hard to get full marks on.
What'd you write for the above question?

I did OH- = pH change/indicator
Cl2 = corrosion of electrode
NaOH = bs'd
 
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So if you get a raw mark of 75 and that's the cut off, for a band 6 what final mark do you get. Is it 90?
 

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