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V46 in practice test, but only one question answered wrong

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New post 22 Sep 2019, 07:35
hello, can someone explain how to get 51 in Verbal ? (Official Practice Test)
I don't understand why I got a 46 even though I only missed one question.
Should I understand this question was worth 5 points or is there something else than getting questions right to the adaptive scoring?
Obviously no one needs a V51, I'd like to understand the scoring.
I would expect to get a 51 if I got all of them right.
Thank you.

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Pdornano wrote:
hello, can someone explain how to get 51 in Verbal ? (Official Practice Test)
I don't understand why I got a 46 even though I only missed one question.
Should I understand this question was worth 5 points or is there something else than getting questions right to the adaptive scoring?
Obviously no one needs a V51, I'd like to understand the scoring.
I would expect to get a 51 if I got all of them right.
Thank you.

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You have to correct every question to get V51.
I'll give you a link where there is a broad discussion for scoring system.
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Hi Pdornano
I guess this table can make sense
(Note that the difficulty of the questions is an important factor. A mistake with easy or medium question is penalized more than a hard one. This factor may differ the outcome from what is mentioned in the table)
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New post 23 Sep 2019, 05:28
Hi Pdornano, GMAT algorithm is very complex and unique for its uniqueness.
GC experts have tried some What-If scenarios and their detailed findings are available here:

https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-prep-so ... l#p1171760

Have a look at it to get some idea.

Hope it helps somewhat!!
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