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How To Figure a Percentage and Letter Grade

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Simple steps to figure out the percentage and letter grade of an assignment or test.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 5 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Correct the paper.
  2. Determine the number of total questions.
  3. Count number of correct questions.
  4. Take the number of correct questions and divide by the total number of questions.
  5. Multiply this number by 100 to turn it into a percentage.
  6. Typical grade scale: 90-100% = A; 80-89% = B; 70-79% = C; 60-69% = D; 59% and below = F

Tips:

  1. Use a calculator to make the calculations.

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