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Can someone score 800 even with at least one wrong answer?

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Can someone score 800 even with at least one wrong answer? [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2010, 11:15
Just curious, does an 800 score on the GMAT always mean a flawless paper? A single mistake and the 800 becomes unachievable?

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Re: Can someone score 800 even with at least one wrong answer? [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2010, 12:00
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I'm not completely sure. But it is possible to score a 51Q, 51V and not earn an 800. See this: maybe-next-time-790-51q-51v-91310.html

For more information about a perfect 800 score, scroll down the first post in this thread: best-gmat-stories-period-98512.html

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Re: Can someone score 800 even with at least one wrong answer? [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2010, 12:05
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You can score 800 with quite a few mistakes - 30% of the questions in your test are experimental, and do not impact the score.
See the links bmillan01 posted...

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Re: Can someone score 800 even with at least one wrong answer?   [#permalink] 28 Aug 2010, 12:05
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