# how to calculate

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by sandhar, Dec 8, 2000.

1. ### sandhar Member 10+ Year Member

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Hey guys, can someone tell me how to calculate GPA, because my school only gives out %'s
For example: english 74, math-78 etc.
What do i do? If i equivilate them to letter grades. I end up losing on the overall marks. please does anyone know

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My school formulates GPA like this:

F = 0.00 (60 and below)
D- = 0.70 (60-63)
D = 1.00 (64-66)
D+ = 1.30 (67-69)
C- = 1.70 (70-73)
C = 2.00 (74-76)
C+ = 2.30 (77-79)
B- = 2.70 (80-83)
B = 3.00 (84-86)
B+ = 3.30 (87-89)
A- = 3.70 (90-93)
A = 4.00 (94-96)
A+ = 4.00 (97-100)

Find the numerical grade you get and assign it the appropriate letter grade.

Take the number of credits and multiply it by the quality points assigned to it.
Then, add all the quality points up and divide by total number of classes.

EXAMPLE:
2 B's and 2 A's would result in the following grades (assume 3 credits each)

3.0 x 3 = 9
3.0 x 3 = 9
4.0 x 3 = 12
4.0 x 3 = 12
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12 42

Best of luck to you!

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Joshua Paul Hazelton, CNA, EMT-B
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (2002)
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