Language, notation and formulas
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Language, notation and formulas

6 Writing out solutions

6.1 How a question is marked

When you tackle a mathematical question, it is often helpful to think about how it would be marked.

To give yourself some practice at this, in this section you will:

  • read and criticise sample solutions;

  • then read what the tutor wrote about them; and

  • see if any of the tutor's comments are applicable to your own solutions.


For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

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