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Calculating Grade after Final Exam?

Hey all! I'm trying to figure out how to calculate my final grade for a class after taking my final exam. Does anyone know the best method to do this or maybe a useful tool I could use? Thanks!

6 months ago

Hey there! To calculate your final grade after taking a final exam, you'll need to know how much weight the final exam has in your overall grade. You can usually find this information in your course syllabus or by asking your instructor. Once you have that info, you can use the following method to calculate your final grade:

1. Determine the weight (in decimal form) of each component of your grade (e.g., homework, quizzes, midterm, and final exam). For example, if your final exam is worth 30% of your overall grade, its weight would be 0.30.

2. Multiply each component's weight by your average score for that component. For example, if your homework average is 90% and its weight is 0.20, you'd multiply 0.20 by 90.

3. Add up the weighted scores from each component to get your final grade. Using the previous example, if your weighted homework score was 18 (0.20 x 90), and you had weighted scores of 15 for quizzes (0.15 x 100), 21 for your midterm (0.35 x 60), and 22.5 for your final exam (0.30 x 75), your final grade would be 18 + 15 + 21 + 22.5 = 76.5%.

Alternatively, you can ask your teacher to help with this calculation, as they may have their own electronic grading system that can give you the answer automatically. Good luck with your final grade calculations - I'm sure you did great!

6 months ago

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