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Old 12-20-2005, 01:32 PM   #1
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Default What does it mean when the final grade in a class has a weighted total of 70%?

I have 694/989 points, which comes out to a C-. I think the class average is an F so does that mean I have an A after they factor in the weighting?
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Old 12-20-2005, 01:35 PM   #2
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Some professors will not "curve" if he does then you will get an A.
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Well he has to. Every single test we've taken in his class, including the final, had a class average of an F.
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Old 12-20-2005, 01:40 PM   #4
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Well he has to. Every single test we've taken in his class, including the final, had a class average of an F.
No I have seen professors fail whole class before.
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Old 12-20-2005, 01:40 PM   #5
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Default What does it mean when the final grade in a class has a weighted total of 70%?

I wouldn't say he has to, but it would look bad if everyone in his class failed
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Default What does it mean when the final grade in a class has a weighted total of 70%?

What does they syllabus state? If it says no curve, then you may get no curve.
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Old 12-20-2005, 01:42 PM   #7
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Well he has to. Every single test we've taken in his class, including the final, had a class average of an F.
No I have seen professors fail whole class before.
Well this is entry level chem. I think he'd be reprimanded/fired if he failed the whole class.
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Default What does it mean when the final grade in a class has a weighted total of 70%?

It means term grade 70%, final exam 30% of your class grade.

Or maybe the other way around.
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Old 12-20-2005, 01:45 PM   #9
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What does they syllabus state? If it says no curve, then you may get no curve.
There is a curve. He already said so. I just don't know how to calculate it. Well final grades are released tomorrow so I guess I'll find out then.
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Well he has to. Every single test we've taken in his class, including the final, had a class average of an F.
No I have seen professors fail whole class before.
Well this is entry level chem. I think he'd be reprimanded/fired if he failed the whole class.
that simply means that the whole class fails at life.
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