What does it mean when the final grade in a class has a weighted total of 70%?

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  1. Shawn

    Shawn Lifer

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    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?
     
  2. Cooler

    Cooler Diamond Member

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    Some professors will not "curve" if he does then you will get an A.
     
  3. Shawn

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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.
     
  4. Cooler

    Cooler Diamond Member

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    No I have seen professors fail whole class before.
     
  5. Doublejr

    Doublejr Senior member

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    I wouldn't say he has to, but it would look bad if everyone in his class failed :p
     
  6. dullard

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    What does they syllabus state? If it says no curve, then you may get no curve.
     
  7. Shawn

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    Well this is entry level chem. I think he'd be reprimanded/fired if he failed the whole class.
     
  8. JustAnAverageGuy

    JustAnAverageGuy Diamond Member

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

    Or maybe the other way around.
     
  9. Shawn

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    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.
     
  10. sniperruff

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    that simply means that the whole class fails at life.