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Compute the grade point average (GPA)


New member
Oct 25, 2018
a student earned grades of A, C, A, A, and B. Those courses had these corresponding numbers. of credit hours:1,6,3,1,3. The grading system assigns quality points to letter grades as follows: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, and F=0. Compute the grade point average (GPA) and round the result to two decimal places


Staff member
Feb 24, 2012
Hello, and welcome to MHB! (Wave)

What you want to use here is a weighted average:

\(\displaystyle \text{GPA}=\frac{1(4)+6(2)+3(4)+1(4)+3(3)}{1+6+3+1+3}=\frac{41}{14}\approx2.93\)

Does that make sense?