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Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:26 pm
Can you get partial credit on tests for the work you show? Or if you miss a part, you lose all the points?

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:40 pm
Most times, you do get partial credit if it makes sense. But, it also depends on the grader.

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:46 pm
most of the time in 14A we got partial credit. Depends on the TA because they are grading

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:50 pm
you usually get partial credit yeah

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:19 pm
In 14A we usually got partial credit for doing certain steps of a calculation correctly, but it really depends on how your TA grades

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:10 pm
My TA in 14A usually gave me points for following the right steps even though the final calculations were wrong.

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:58 pm
On the midterm last quarter, I lost all points on a calculation question following a step in which I forgot to divide by Avogadro's number. I talked to my TA about the partial credit policy, and he said that partial credit can only be given if it is specifically allotted on the rubric. So, please be careful during calculations and don't lose points because of little mistakes like I did!

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:22 pm
I agree, I’m pretty sure partial credit is given based on the steps you’ve taken; every step taken towards the answer is allotted a specific number of points until you reach the final answer, which would give you full points if correct, so the earlier you mess up the less points you’ll be given.

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:50 pm
Yes, we can get partial credit.

Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:17 am
Partial credit is usually given, I guess it depends on the rubric.

Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:09 pm
I believe they do give partial credit thus write down as much as you can even if its wrong you should still be able to get some points if you follow the correct steps.

Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:16 pm
I have only received partial credit in the past if it was very close to the actual answer.

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:34 am
Yes, partial credit is given so it's important to always show all of your work even if your final answer turns out to be incorrect.

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:07 am
I believe they'll give partial credit if you use the right steps

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:24 am
in 14a we would get some partial credit, but it depends on your grader

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:08 am
Usually you will get partial credit on tests. But it may depend on your TA.