Grading scale

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Kylie McCauley 1D
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Grading scale

Postby Kylie McCauley 1D » Fri Dec 11, 2020 1:48 pm

Hi,

What grade in this class constitutes an A versus an A-?

Jason_Glass_2L
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Jason_Glass_2L » Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:15 pm

I'm pretty sure its the same as the standard grading scale at UCLA, where >93 is an A, and a number inbetween 93 and 90 is an A-.

Jade_Tai_2L
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Jade_Tai_2L » Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:06 pm

I think Dr. Lavelle hasn't determined the grading scale yet? Only that like a 250/500 is like a C- or C+ for now, but I'm not entirely sure.

StephanieIb
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Re: Grading scale

Postby StephanieIb » Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:15 pm

I'm kind of confused about the grading scale too. i know he said a 50% is a C- but is an A- still 90%?

Jalyn 3G
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Jalyn 3G » Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:57 pm

not entirely sure but I think only the C- grade (50%) is curved and the rest follows the standard grading, so a C would be 73%, an A- would be 92%, and an A would be 93%

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Re: Grading scale

Postby LeanneBagood_2F » Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:01 am

like others have already mentioned a grading scale hasn't really been set for this class beyond a C- = 50%.
i would like to assume that Dr. Lavelle is waiting until after the final to curve the rest of the grades based on what our class distribution is. something to remember with this is that grades being curved should never hurt what you are already expected to have in the class - it should only help improve your grade if ever.

Jiwon_Chae_3L
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Jiwon_Chae_3L » Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:47 am

If you're talking about the grade cutoffs for the class in general, it should be the standard scale. If you're talking about potential curving, I honestly have no idea what he's going to do but I wouldn't be too worried about it.

Kayla Booker 1F
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Kayla Booker 1F » Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:59 am

I think the only difference with his grading scale is that a C- begins at 50% and the rest remains the same. So an A- would be 90%-92% and an A would be 93%-96% but I could be wrong.

LexyDenaburg_3A
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Re: Grading scale

Postby LexyDenaburg_3A » Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:11 pm

Yeah I think the 50% is just for passing but the rest of the scales for A/A- still apply

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Re: Grading scale

Postby 805421690 » Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:16 am

I believe anything greater than a 93 or maybe a 94 will classify the A as an A+

ShinwooKim_3E
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Re: Grading scale

Postby ShinwooKim_3E » Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:46 am

Probably 93 is an A and anything below that and above 90 will be an A-

Constance Newell
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Constance Newell » Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:46 am

I think it will depend on what the average distribution is but the above comments are generally right. 93 ish will be a pretty standard A while what is considered as passing will vary.

Lorraine Medina 3E
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Lorraine Medina 3E » Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:30 pm

i think an A is 93-96% while A- is 90-92%

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Re: Grading scale

Postby Mahnoor_Wani_1I » Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:32 pm

I believe it is the same as last quarter: A is 93-96% while A- is 90-92%. However, the scores for midterms and finals may be reevaluated based on the class avaerage like the final last quarter for chem14b

Constance Newell
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Constance Newell » Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:23 am

I believe its much easier to get a C=which is covered... then an A= which is pretty standard... from my understanding

FrancescaHawkins2H
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Re: Grading scale

Postby FrancescaHawkins2H » Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:32 am

My understanding is that the general grading scale isn't set yet, and will be decided closer to the end of the quarter depending on how we all do on tests/homework assignments.

Keeryth Sandhu 1H
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Keeryth Sandhu 1H » Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:16 pm

I believe 93+ is an A and 90-92% is an A-

Namratha Gujje
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Namratha Gujje » Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:03 pm

Typically for UCLA 93 or above is an A and anything below a 93 would be an A-. I think that is what Lavelle follows as well.

Marley Magee 3A
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Marley Magee 3A » Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:21 pm

I agree with everyone else that a 93 is the cutoff for an A. In terms of our point system, I believe that means you can miss ~28 points total just fyi (assuming no rounding).

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Re: Grading scale

Postby Alara Aygen 3K » Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:31 pm

I think the grading scale gets finalized after the final. For now we know that a C- equals to 50%

Sukhkiran Kaur 3I
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Sukhkiran Kaur 3I » Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:51 pm

I'm pretty sure it's just the standard, where 90-93 is an A- and above that an A or A+.

Kushaal Madadi 2F
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Kushaal Madadi 2F » Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:28 pm

I think a 93% or higher constitutes an A. But last quarter Dr. Lavelle gave all of us 10 bonus points and also rounded a lot of our grades.

jia207
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Re: Grading scale

Postby jia207 » Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:35 pm

From 90-93 is an A-, above 93 is an A. Most professors have the grading scale in their syllabus or on their websites.

SahajDole_1C
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Re: Grading scale

Postby SahajDole_1C » Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:36 pm

A is usually 93+ while A- is 90.0-92.9 I believe

Eric Ngo 1F
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Eric Ngo 1F » Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:54 pm

I think the cut off for A- is 92.9% and above is an A :) I think that goes for the rest of the letter grades too. _2.9% being a - and above being an A.

Aditya Sundaram 3D
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Aditya Sundaram 3D » Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:22 pm

Eric Ngo 1F wrote:I think the cut off for A- is 92.9% and above is an A :) I think that goes for the rest of the letter grades too. _2.9% being a - and above being an A.


So does that mean the C- to C+ range is 50-80%?

Namita Shyam 3G
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Namita Shyam 3G » Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:34 pm

I'm pretty sure A is 93% and above, while A- is 90%-92.9%

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Re: Grading scale

Postby Simer_Shera_2D » Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:00 pm

For chemistry, a 93 and above is an A while a 97 and above is an A+ (same effect on GPA). A- is 90-92 and is no longer a 4.0 in GPA calculation.

Nick P 3D
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Re: Grading scale

Postby Nick P 3D » Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:09 pm

Im pretty sure 50-72% is C-, then after that everything is normal with 73-76% is a C, 77-79% is a C+, etc.

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Re: Grading scale

Postby Margaret Xu 3C » Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:07 am

I think anything above a 93 is an A.


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