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Can I get at least a 3 if i do really well on internal assessment but not so good on the external assessment?

Im really wondering if that's possible because I did really well on my french IB HL Internal assesments + the writing tasks but when it came to paper 1 and paper 2 it was kind of effy. Also, same thing with MATH SL

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Theoretically you could but if your IA was really good then you're most likely scoring at least a 4 overall. It's over so try not to worry too much about your grades. You probably did better than you thought.

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Don't even worry about it, it's ridiculously hard to fail an IB class. 

To answer your question though, I made a little program that optimizes the amount of marks you need to get per paper to attain a certain score. For French B HL, this came out to be: 0 on Paper 1, 0 on Paper 2, 17-24 on the Written Assignment, and 18-30 on the Oral. That's to get at least a 3, getting a 24 and 30 on the WA and Oral respectively would get you a 4.

For Mathematics SL, this came out to be: 13-19 on papers 1 and 2 (that's a 1 or 2, according to IB), and a 15-20 on the IA (keep in mind that the 19 on P1/2 corresponds to a 15 in the IA, and the 13 on P1/2 corresponds to a 20 on the IA)

I know that some of the scores (especially for French B) may seem off, but that really just goes to show how feasible it is to pass! Good luck! :)

P.S. If you can estimate what marks you got on each paper, I can estimate what score you got. I've cross checked the method I use with my teachers' previous scores, and it seems to be the same method that IB uses. Message me if you're interested!

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4 hours ago, TheNintendoChip said:

Don't even worry about it, it's ridiculously hard to fail an IB class. 

To answer your question though, I made a little program that optimizes the amount of marks you need to get per paper to attain a certain score. For French B HL, this came out to be: 0 on Paper 1, 0 on Paper 2, 17-24 on the Written Assignment, and 18-30 on the Oral. That's to get at least a 3, getting a 24 and 30 on the WA and Oral respectively would get you a 4.

For Mathematics SL, this came out to be: 13-19 on papers 1 and 2 (that's a 1 or 2, according to IB), and a 15-20 on the IA (keep in mind that the 19 on P1/2 corresponds to a 15 in the IA, and the 13 on P1/2 corresponds to a 20 on the IA)

I know that some of the scores (especially for French B) may seem off, but that really just goes to show how feasible it is to pass! Good luck! :)

P.S. If you can estimate what marks you got on each paper, I can estimate what score you got. I've cross checked the method I use with my teachers' previous scores, and it seems to be the same method that IB uses. Message me if you're interested!

OMG thanks so much! very helpful :)

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