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Final Grade Calculation

 
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Final Grade Calculation
by Simon Razniewski - Thursday, 9 June 2016, 12:05 AM
 

Dear students,

Based on your feedback about the calculation of the final mark from assignments and exam the formula has been modified. Given the following abbreviations,

  AW = weight of assignments that are at least as good as the exam grade, maximum is 0.35
  AG = average grade of the assignments that are at least as good as the exam grade
  E = exam grade

the new formula for calculating the final grade is:

  Final grade = (1-AW)*E + AW*AG*((E+100)/(118))

Below a chart that compares final grades based on the old scheme, based on the new scheme, and the exam-only grade. The calculations are for the optimal case, i.e., someone that did all assignments (AW=0.35) and got the maximum mark for each of them (AG=30).

Let me know if you have questions or comments.

Cheers,
Simon