Review, a spokeswoman said: "We very much regret that there was a mistake.
Use of calculators in Statistics, use of calculators in Core, Mechanics and Decision.The error was in an exam paper taken in 335 schools and other exam centres in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.And that our quality assurance procedures failed to identify this error.We came out trying to be as optimistic with our expected results.I can't believe how much time was wasted on a question where we were only able to get zero marks.".The only logical option I could see for OCR is tabita trial set rm to put out another exam paper quickly or my application to university will be extremely hindered due to this being 33 of my A-Level grade.This particular question was worth eight marks which is over 10 of the paper."This threw me in the exam and many people found this to cause much added stress in the exam he added.
Image caption Students will not be disadvantaged, the exam body says.
The reasons for the change, timescale for introduction and advice for candidates are in this notice to centres (September 2009) from OCR.
"Because we have been alerted to this so early, we are able to take this error into account when marking the paper.IQM, numerical Methods, nM, numerical Computation,.D1, d2, decision Mathematics Computation, dC, introduction to Quantitative Methods.OCR released full details of the error - on paper "Decision Mathematics 1" - as follows: The question as printed asked candidates to verify the shortest route, for two given conditions, giving values.4 2x km and.2.AS Statistics, z1, z2 Z3 All papers Archive Curriculum 2000 (Old specification) Papers Curriculum 2000 Archive Unit Threshold Marks and Specification Aggregation Results Want to convert raw marks to UMS marks? .OCR Maths A-Level June 2015, oCR Mathematics: 4721/01 Core Mathematics.The error was not to have included twice the journey between A and B (0.9 km) and the journey between F and G (1.0 km) in the values given.