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How long are GCSE maths papers?

Exam structure
The new GCSE (9-1) Mathematics requires learners to spend a little longer in the exam hall than before. The previous GCSE saw learners spending between 3 and 4 hours (depending on the tier) in exams, split across exams ranging from 1 to 2 hours long.

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Similarly, it is asked, how long is a maths paper?

The ideal length is between 20 and 40 pages. A paper between 40 and 60 pages is a bit long, but would still be considered by any journal. Some journals may reject a paper between 60 and 100 pages based on space restrictions.

Subsequently, question is, what percentage do you need to pass GCSE maths foundation? This grade is important since it forms the official “pass” of the GCSE qualification. This will most likely be attributable to a 68 – 85% in the Foundation Tier examinations or 23%+ in the Higher Tier examinations.

Then, how many maths papers are there in GCSE?

Assessments. GCSE Mathematics has a Foundation tier (grades 1 – 5) and a Higher tier (grades 4 – 9). Students must take three question papers at the same tier. All question papers must be taken in the same series.

Is Grade 3 a pass in GCSE maths?

So the answer is yes, they have passed, but no, they have not met the equivalent of the old grade C level which many considered to be a pass.

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