Grade 8 AMEB exams scales?

Well I just did my grade 8 piano exams a few hours before I posted this question, I didn't do very well in the scales, I played at least half of them badly. So my question is how much does your scales effect your grade? I played my 4 pieces pretty decent, maybe a few mistakes in each pieces, I did ok... with my... show more Well I just did my grade 8 piano exams a few hours before I posted this question, I didn't do very well in the scales, I played at least half of them badly. So my question is how much does your scales effect your grade? I played my 4 pieces pretty decent, maybe a few mistakes in each pieces, I did ok... with my general knowledge and aural. Will I pass?, Btw the examiner was an evil old lady...
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