Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:30 PM

Does anyone know how to figure a overall score for a class? It is weighted with test scores being higher than homework and such. Ids like to know if I passed or not and I dont know how to do the weighted scores.

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Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:30 PM

Does anyone know how to figure a overall score for a class? It is weighted with test scores being higher than homework and such. Ids like to know if I passed or not and I dont know how to do the weighted scores.

joesomebody

12-12-2005, 04:31 PM

You'd have to post how they are weighted for anyone to help you...

Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:32 PM

Well I dont want everyone to know how stupid I am at algebra.

Skip Towne

12-12-2005, 04:38 PM

Well I dont want everyone to know how stupid I am at algebra.

We already know how stupid you are. Go ahead and tell us the figures.

We already know how stupid you are. Go ahead and tell us the figures.

Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:44 PM

Assign. date MS PP AS PW

Quiz 1 10/2/05 88 100 62 1.6%

Test 1 10/5/05 11 25 15.7 13.3%

Homework 12/8/05 10.7 15 9.14 15%

Evaluation 12/12/05 67 100 55.61 20%

Quiz 2 11/4/05 25 25 19.05 1.7%

Test 2 12/12/05 25 25 18.81 13.3%

Quiz 3 11/29/05 23 25 15.11 1.7%

Test 3 12/2/05 23 25 15.05 13.4%

Final 12/12/05 23 45 22.04 20%

MS=my score

PP=points possible

AS=average score

PW=Percent worth

Does anybody understand this?

Quiz 1 10/2/05 88 100 62 1.6%

Test 1 10/5/05 11 25 15.7 13.3%

Homework 12/8/05 10.7 15 9.14 15%

Evaluation 12/12/05 67 100 55.61 20%

Quiz 2 11/4/05 25 25 19.05 1.7%

Test 2 12/12/05 25 25 18.81 13.3%

Quiz 3 11/29/05 23 25 15.11 1.7%

Test 3 12/2/05 23 25 15.05 13.4%

Final 12/12/05 23 45 22.04 20%

MS=my score

PP=points possible

AS=average score

PW=Percent worth

Does anybody understand this?

sedated

12-12-2005, 04:45 PM

If you can't tell a bunch of strangers, who can you tell?

... and when I say "strangers", I mean "assh0les that will inevitably make fun of you"

... and when I say "strangers", I mean "assh0les that will inevitably make fun of you"

WebGem

12-12-2005, 04:46 PM

Does anyone know how to figure a overall score for a class? It is weighted with test scores being higher than homework and such. Ids like to know if I passed or not and I dont know how to do the weighted scores.

Take the weight on your total grade and the percentage you got on that section of the class, for instance:

Exam #1 = 25% of final grade, say you get a 94% on that exam. You get 23.5 out of 25% on your final grade.

Exam #2 = 25% of final grade, you get a 90% on that exam. You get 22.5% out of 25%.

Homework: 20%, you get 100% avg on homeworks. You get all 20%.

Lab: 20%, you get 85% in the lab. You get 17% out of 20%.

Quizzes: 10%, you get 90% avg on quizzes. You get 9% out of 10%.

Add it all up.

23.5 + 22.5 + 20 + 17 + 9 = 92%, A- or A depending on if the prof is a douche bag or not.

Take the weight on your total grade and the percentage you got on that section of the class, for instance:

Exam #1 = 25% of final grade, say you get a 94% on that exam. You get 23.5 out of 25% on your final grade.

Exam #2 = 25% of final grade, you get a 90% on that exam. You get 22.5% out of 25%.

Homework: 20%, you get 100% avg on homeworks. You get all 20%.

Lab: 20%, you get 85% in the lab. You get 17% out of 20%.

Quizzes: 10%, you get 90% avg on quizzes. You get 9% out of 10%.

Add it all up.

23.5 + 22.5 + 20 + 17 + 9 = 92%, A- or A depending on if the prof is a douche bag or not.

Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:47 PM

Take the weight on your total grade and the percentage you got on that section of the class, for instance:

Exam #1 = 25% of final grade, say you get a 94% on that exam. You get 23.5 out of 25% on your final grade.

Exam #2 = 25% of final grade, you get a 90% on that exam. You get 22.5% out of 25%.

Homework: 20%, you get 100% avg on homeworks. You get all 20%.

Lab: 20%, you get 85% in the lab. You get 17% out of 20%.

Quizzes: 10%, you get 90% avg on quizzes. You get 9% out of 10%.

Add it all up.

23.5 + 22.5 + 20 + 17 + 9 = 92%, A- or A depending on if the prof is a douche bag or not.

oh ok, thanks.

Exam #1 = 25% of final grade, say you get a 94% on that exam. You get 23.5 out of 25% on your final grade.

Exam #2 = 25% of final grade, you get a 90% on that exam. You get 22.5% out of 25%.

Homework: 20%, you get 100% avg on homeworks. You get all 20%.

Lab: 20%, you get 85% in the lab. You get 17% out of 20%.

Quizzes: 10%, you get 90% avg on quizzes. You get 9% out of 10%.

Add it all up.

23.5 + 22.5 + 20 + 17 + 9 = 92%, A- or A depending on if the prof is a douche bag or not.

oh ok, thanks.

joesomebody

12-12-2005, 04:48 PM

With out knowing the scale, there is no way to help you really, I guess I can use an example.

Say tests equal 50% of your grade. Homework is 40% and Participation is 10%...

Now say you had 3 tests, you got an 78, an 82, and an 80 so your average is 80...

50% of your grade is now an 80%

Lets say you had 5 homework assignments, and the average grade on each one is 90%.

You got a 90 for 40% of your grade.

Now for participation, you went to class everyday and always completed the minimum requirments for participation, meaning you get 100 for participation.

Now take each variable times it weight and add them together.

80 * .5 = 40

90 * .4 = 36

100 * .1 = 10

Total grade = 86%

Say tests equal 50% of your grade. Homework is 40% and Participation is 10%...

Now say you had 3 tests, you got an 78, an 82, and an 80 so your average is 80...

50% of your grade is now an 80%

Lets say you had 5 homework assignments, and the average grade on each one is 90%.

You got a 90 for 40% of your grade.

Now for participation, you went to class everyday and always completed the minimum requirments for participation, meaning you get 100 for participation.

Now take each variable times it weight and add them together.

80 * .5 = 40

90 * .4 = 36

100 * .1 = 10

Total grade = 86%

sedated

12-12-2005, 04:50 PM

Since there is nothing you can do about your grade now, I say forget it and get drunk*

(* or high, whatever your preference)

(** 1997-98 Super Bowls tainted by salary cap violations)

(* or high, whatever your preference)

(** 1997-98 Super Bowls tainted by salary cap violations)

WebGem

12-12-2005, 04:51 PM

Assign. date MS PP AS PW

Quiz 1 10/2/05 88 100 62 1.6%

Test 1 10/5/05 11 25 15.7 13.3%

Homework 12/8/05 10.7 15 9.14 15%

Evaluation 12/12/05 67 100 55.61 20%

Quiz 2 11/4/05 25 25 19.05 1.7%

Test 2 12/12/05 25 25 18.81 13.3%

Quiz 3 11/29/05 23 25 15.11 1.7%

Test 3 12/2/05 23 25 15.05 13.4%

Final 12/12/05 23 45 22.04 20%

MS=my score

PP=points possible

AS=average score

PW=Percent worth

Does anybody understand this?

Final grade: 70.472%. Not too great bro.

Quiz 1 10/2/05 88 100 62 1.6%

Test 1 10/5/05 11 25 15.7 13.3%

Homework 12/8/05 10.7 15 9.14 15%

Evaluation 12/12/05 67 100 55.61 20%

Quiz 2 11/4/05 25 25 19.05 1.7%

Test 2 12/12/05 25 25 18.81 13.3%

Quiz 3 11/29/05 23 25 15.11 1.7%

Test 3 12/2/05 23 25 15.05 13.4%

Final 12/12/05 23 45 22.04 20%

MS=my score

PP=points possible

AS=average score

PW=Percent worth

Does anybody understand this?

Final grade: 70.472%. Not too great bro.

joesomebody

12-12-2005, 04:53 PM

I hope I'm wrong, but I came up with you getting a 59 or 60 percent... Then I'm no math major myself, and I used a calculator that came with a box of cereal and the back of my credit card statement, so I'm pretty sure I'm wrong.

Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:54 PM

Final grade: 70.472%. Not too great bro.

Yeah I know, but I just didnt want to fail and I needed a C to move on to College Algebra. Of course to pass that class it will take a lot of tutoring.

Yeah I know, but I just didnt want to fail and I needed a C to move on to College Algebra. Of course to pass that class it will take a lot of tutoring.

Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:54 PM

I hope I'm wrong, but I came up with you getting a 59 or 60 percent...

Hey, Id take a 60. Thats not an F.

Hey, Id take a 60. Thats not an F.

WebGem

12-12-2005, 04:56 PM

Yeah I know, but I just didnt want to fail and I needed a C to move on to College Algebra. Of course to pass that class it will take a lot of tutoring.

A 70% isn't passing at most colleges. What kind of algebra is this? I don't even know the difference of regular algebra and college algebra. I took Calc 3 when I was in high school, so this stuff is years ago for me.

A 70% isn't passing at most colleges. What kind of algebra is this? I don't even know the difference of regular algebra and college algebra. I took Calc 3 when I was in high school, so this stuff is years ago for me.

sedated

12-12-2005, 04:57 PM

I took Calc 3 when I was in high school, so this stuff is years ago for me.

what a c0ck

what a c0ck

Dunit35

12-12-2005, 04:58 PM

A 70% isn't passing at most colleges. What kind of algebra is this? I don't even know the difference of regular algebra and college algebra. I took Calc 3 when I was in high school, so this stuff is years ago for me.

Well if somehow I do get a C, Id crap my pants. A D grade would work for me.

100-90 A

89-80 B

79-70 C

69-60 D

59-0 U

Well if somehow I do get a C, Id crap my pants. A D grade would work for me.

100-90 A

89-80 B

79-70 C

69-60 D

59-0 U

sedated

12-12-2005, 05:01 PM

Well if somehow I do get a C, Id crap my pants. A D grade would work for me.

with such lofty expectations, it's no wonder you are a math wiz.

with such lofty expectations, it's no wonder you are a math wiz.

WebGem

12-12-2005, 05:01 PM

Well if somehow I do get a C, Id crap my pants. A D grade would work for me.

100-90 A

89-80 B

79-70 C

69-60 D

59-0 U

Is this a class at a high school or college? If it's a college and you need a 'C' to be able to take another class, then a C- probably won't do it. That's what I was saying. You're in the 70's so the prof obviously can't give you a D.

100-90 A

89-80 B

79-70 C

69-60 D

59-0 U

Is this a class at a high school or college? If it's a college and you need a 'C' to be able to take another class, then a C- probably won't do it. That's what I was saying. You're in the 70's so the prof obviously can't give you a D.

DaFace

12-12-2005, 05:02 PM

Final grade: 70.472%. Not too great bro.

I figured it on a spreadsheet, and got 70.47% also. Looks like you squeaked by with a C to me!

I figured it on a spreadsheet, and got 70.47% also. Looks like you squeaked by with a C to me!

Dunit35

12-12-2005, 05:33 PM

Is this a class at a high school or college? If it's a college and you need a 'C' to be able to take another class, then a C- probably won't do it. That's what I was saying. You're in the 70's so the prof obviously can't give you a D.

College. Well looks like it might be a 70%, thanks everyone.

College. Well looks like it might be a 70%, thanks everyone.

jidar

12-12-2005, 05:36 PM

I still think you failed the minute you had to make this post.

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