## Calculating GPA

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PirateCap'n

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### Calculating GPA

Can anyone explain how to calculate one's GPA when the grades are numbers as opposed to letters? I've already googled it, and everything I find on Google involves letter grades.

CyLaw

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### Re: Calculating GPA

PirateCap'n wrote:Can anyone explain how to calculate one's GPA when the grades are numbers as opposed to letters? I've already googled it, and everything I find on Google involves letter grades.

My guess would be that you would use the chart in your student handbook to convert from number to letter grade, then use the normal letter grades to GPA method

A (90 to 100)
B (80 to 89)
C (70 to 79)
D (66 to 69)
F (Below 66)

ETA: To calculate the Cum GPA used at your school it would just be the sum of each Number Grade * Credits in that Course, then divide by the number of credits total.

TCScrutinizer

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### Re: Calculating GPA

PirateCap'n wrote:Can anyone explain how to calculate one's GPA when the grades are numbers as opposed to letters? I've already googled it, and everything I find on Google involves letter grades.

I've seen this.

(A+) 97-100: 4.0
(A ) 94-96: 3.7
(A-) 90-93: 3.3
(B+) 87-89: 3.0
(B ) 84-86: 2.7
(B-) 80-83: 2.3
(C+) 77-79: 2.0
(C ) 74-76: 1.7
(C-) 70-73: 1.3
(D ) 67-69: 1.0
(F ) 0-66: 0.0

PirateCap'n

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### Re: Calculating GPA

Thanks guys!

Geist13

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### Re: Calculating GPA

I'm pretty sure the above is incorrect, I believe it is:

(A+) 97-100: 4.33
(A ) 94-96: 4.0
(A-) 90-93: 3.7
(B+) 87-89: 3.33
(B ) 84-86: 3.0
(B-) 80-83: 2.7
(C+) 77-79: 2.33
(C ) 74-76: 2.0
(C-) 70-73: 1.7
(D ) 67-69: 1.33
(F ) 0-66: 0

Richie Tenenbaum

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### Re: Calculating GPA

Geist13 wrote:I'm pretty sure the above is incorrect, I believe it is:

(A+) 97-100: 4.33
(A ) 94-96: 4.0
(A-) 90-93: 3.7
(B+) 87-89: 3.33
(B ) 84-86: 3.0
(B-) 80-83: 2.7
(C+) 77-79: 2.33
(C ) 74-76: 2.0
(C-) 70-73: 1.7
(D ) 67-69: 1.33
(F ) 0-66: 0

It might vary by the school. My school uses x.3 for + grades and x.7 for - grades.

TCScrutinizer

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### Re: Calculating GPA

Geist13 wrote:I'm pretty sure the above is incorrect, I believe it is:

(A+) 97-100: 4.33
(A ) 94-96: 4.0
(A-) 90-93: 3.7
(B+) 87-89: 3.33
(B ) 84-86: 3.0
(B-) 80-83: 2.7
(C+) 77-79: 2.33
(C ) 74-76: 2.0
(C-) 70-73: 1.7
(D ) 67-69: 1.33
(F ) 0-66: 0

Yea, sorry, I think this is more likely, with flat A, B, C as 4, 3, and 2 respectively.

whoknows12

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### Re: Calculating GPA

it varies by school (but only slightly)

darkarmour

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### Re: Calculating GPA

general question: is A- really 3.7? I always thought it was 3.666.

vamedic03

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### Re: Calculating GPA

darkarmour wrote:general question: is A- really 3.7? I always thought it was 3.666.

Usually yes:

A+: 4.3
A: 4
A-: 3.7
B+: 3.3
B: 3.0
B-: 2.7
C+: 2.3
C: 2.0