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Will candidates be penalised if they make a spelling mistake in the name of a chemical?

A candidate’s level of English is not assessed in Cambridge examinations (except English examinations), so examiners will not penalise candidates for misspelling the name of a chemical, so long as the name is still recognisable. Extra care should be taken with similarly spelt chemicals such as ethene and ethane

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