Total Grade: 87.25%? Confused? Let's Calculate!

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In summary, the student had 115% for online homework (worth 16% of the final grade) and 4% for written homework (worth 8% of the final grade). To find the total percentage for both online and written homework together, the student can use the formula: Total Grade = (115*16 + 4*8)/100 = 18.72%. The student's average grade for both sections is 78%.
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let's say i had 115% for my online homework which is worth 16% of the final grade and 4% for my written homework which is worth 8% of the final grade. how would i find my total percent for both online+hw together? I am thinking (115/2 + 115 + 2)/2 = 87.25% for both written homework and online together? it seems wrong
 
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For n divisions of the total 100%:

[tex] Total\ Grade= \sum^n_1 \frac{(Percentage\ worth)(Percentage\ earned)}{10000}[/tex]

[tex] = \frac{(115)(16)+(4)(8)}{10000} = 18.72 [/tex] percent of your entire grade. Out of those two sections alone you have 77.22% . That 4% in homework is killing you.
 
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115*0.16 + *0.08 = 18.7/100 (i.e. those two homework got you 18.7 points on your final grade)

Or, and I think this is what you're looking for,

you got 18.7 points out of a possible 24, meaning an average grade of 78%.
 
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1. What does the total grade of 87.25% represent?

The total grade of 87.25% represents the overall performance of a student in a particular subject or course. It is usually calculated by taking into account all the assignments, exams, and other assessments completed by the student throughout the course.

2. How is the total grade of 87.25% calculated?

The total grade of 87.25% is calculated by adding up all the individual grades or points earned by a student and then dividing it by the total possible points. The result is then converted into a percentage to determine the final grade.

3. Is 87.25% considered a good grade?

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4. What is the significance of the phrase "Confused? Let's Calculate!"

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5. Can a total grade of 87.25% be improved?

Yes, a total grade of 87.25% can be improved by working on areas where a student may have performed poorly and seeking additional help or resources if needed. It is also important to consistently put effort into assignments and assessments throughout the course to maintain or improve the grade.

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