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 09-27-2010, 04:05 PM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: Feb 2009 Posts: 219 Numerical grade equivalents Does anyone know, what the grading scale is for an A, B, C, etc? I understand how final grades are converted into GPAs but I'm wondering if my D got an 84 on a test, is that considered a solid B or borderline C? In high school, 92-100 was an A, 84-91 is a B, etc. I'm not seeing how grades are calculated to give that letter grade though. Reply
 09-29-2010, 06:21 PM #2 Junior Member   Join Date: Mar 2008 Posts: 130 At Lafayette, the typical grade equivalent for most courses is A = 93 - 100 A- = 90 - 92.9 B+ = 87 - 89.9 B = 83 - 86.9 B- = 80 - 82.9 C+ = 77 - 79.9 C = 73 - 76.9 C- = 70 - 72.9 D+ = 67 - 69.9 D = 63 - 66.9 D- = 60 - 62.9 F - 59.9 and lower Of course, this isn't the norm and there are some professors who I've taken a class with who have their own grading scale. w.r.t. borderline C or borderline B, again most professors take judgment calls on that. there's no standard for all the professors that they have to adhere to. Reply

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