# How do you calculate grades with different percentages?

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## How do you calculate grades with different percentages?

All you have to do is convert the percentage the assignment is worth into a decimal and multiply that by your grade. To convert, just divide the percentage of your final grade the assignment represents by 100. So your 10 percent assignments turn into a weighted factor of 10 / 100 = 0.1, and your exam is 50 / 100 = 0.5.

## How do I calculate my test grade average?

How to Calculate Grade ScoresAdd Up Total Point Values.Add Up Your Scores.Divide Scores by Total Point Value.Interpret the Grading Scale.

## Is curve grading good or bad?

Grading on a curve has long been disputed in the academic world, just as weighting scores have. The main benefit to using the curve is that it fights grade inflation: if a teacher doesn’t grade on a curve, 40% of her class could get an “A,” which means that the “A” doesn’t mean very much.

## Does Harvard grade on a curve?

Harvard grades everyone on a curve, and basically never gives lower than a B. They use “A+” as a system to identify the truly exceptional people. My point is that a professor should be able to write 20 questions that are relevant and interesting, and just look at the distribution of results to assign grades.