|“What do I need to make on my remaining tests and assignments in order to get an A in this class, given the grades that I’ve already made so far?”|
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Step 1: Enter your scores
First of all, list the grades you have received so far. Enter the grades you have
received into the left column; in the right column, list the percentage that each grade counts toward your final
average. For example, if you made a 95 on your first test and it counts 20% of the final grade, you would type
in the first row. Do not type percent signs in the right column; this will
confuse the program.
Of course, the numbers in the right column should not add to more than 100, since you cannot possibly
have received more than 100% of your total grade.
There is room for you to type 20 grades and their corresponding weights.
An example is available if you need help.
Step 2: Enter the minimum final average needed for each grade
final average required to receive each grade. Enter the letter grades in the left column and the corresponding
required averages in the right column. For example, if you entered
this would mean that your final average must be at least 90 in order to receive an A; 80 in order to receive a B;
70 in order to receive a C; and 60 in order to receive a D.
Enough space is provided for you to enter eleven different letter grades, which should provide ample room
for schools with plus-minus grading systems.
Step 3: View your results!