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# Converting numerical grades to GPA

Hey guys, I need some help understanding the GPA system. Can you explain how to convert numerical grades like 74, 98, and 81 into a GPA?

29 days ago

Sure, I can help you with that! Converting numerical grades to a GPA depends on the scale your school uses. The most common GPA scale in the U.S. is the 4.0 scale. Here's a simple breakdown of how to convert numerical grades to a GPA on a 4.0 scale:

1. A+ or A (93-100): 4.0

2. A- (90-92): 3.7

3. B+ (87-89): 3.3

4. B (83-86): 3.0

5. B- (80-82): 2.7

6. C+ (77-79): 2.3

7. C (73-76): 2.0

8. C- (70-72): 1.7

9. D+ (67-69): 1.3

10. D (63-66): 1.0

11. D- (60-62): 0.7

11. F (Below 60): 0.0

Keep in mind that this conversion is for unweighted GPA, which means that all classes have the same weight in your GPA calculation. If your school uses a weighted GPA, honors or AP classes might have a different scale, typically with 0.5 or 1.0 added to the standard GPA value for those courses.

It's important to note that schools might have different grading scales and GPA conversions, so it's best to check with your school's specific scale. If you're applying to colleges, they will typically recalculate your GPA based on their own standard scale, so slight variations between schools shouldn't be a significant concern.

29 days ago