How to calculate final exam grade

Final exam grade calculation.

Final exam grade calculation

The final exam grade is equal to 100% times the required grade, minus 100% minus the final exam weight (w) times the current grade (g), divided by the final exam weight (w):

Final exam grade =

=  ( 100%×required grade - (100% - wcurrent grade ) / w

Example

Current grade is 70% (or C-).

Final exam weight is 50%.

Required grade is 80% (or B-).

Calculation

The final exam grade is equal to 100% times the required grade, minus 100% minus the final exam weight (w) times the current grade (g), divided by the final exam weight (w):

Final exam grade =

= ( 100%×required grade - (100% - wcurrent grade ) / w

= ( 100%×80% - (100% - 50%)×70% ) / 50% = 90%

So the final exam grade should be 90% (or A-).

 

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