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How is GPA calculated?
Asked by: SIDYA
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Posted on Wed, 2 Feb 2011 00:53:54 GMT
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How is GPA calculated? How to convert my percentage scores into GPA scores? Is there any way to convert percent scores to GPA scores?
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GPA is calculated by dividing the total grade points by the total credit hours attempted. Grade Points are calculated by multiplying the Grade that the student got and Credit Hours of the subject that the student has taken. Grade is given in the form of A, B, C, D, and F which have 4, 3, 2, 1, and 0 values respectively. Different subject/course can have different credit hours.

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Example:

A = 4 Grade Points
B = 3 Grade Points
C = 2 Grade Points
D = 1 Grade Point
F = 0 Grade Points

Supposed Courses Taken by You
Physics = 3 Credit Hours of Coursework
Chemistry = 3 Credit Hours of Coursework
Biology = 3 Credit Hours of Coursework
Mathematics = 3 Credit Hours of Coursework
Astronomy = 3 Credit Hours of Coursework
Mathematics = 1 Credit Hours of Coursework
Total = 13 Credit Hours of Coursework Attempted

Supposed Grade You Got in Each Courses
Physics = C = 2 Grade Points
Chemistry = A = 4 Grade Points
Biology = B = 3 Grade Points
Mathematics = A = 4 Grade Points
Astronomy = D = 1 Grade Points

Total Grade Point Calculation
Total Grade Point in Each Course = Credit Hours of Coursework of a Particular Course X Grade Points in Each Courses

Grade Point in Physics = 3 X 2 = 6
Grade Point in Chemistry = 3 X 4 = 12
Grade Point in Biology = 3 X 3 = 9
Grade Point in Mathematics = 3 X 4 = 12
Grade Point in Astronomy = 3 X 1 = 3
Total Grade Points in All Courses = 42

GPA Calculation
GPA = Total Grade Points in All Courses / Total Credit Hours of Coursework Attempted

GPA = 42/13 = 3.23

Therefore, for above coursework, you got GPA of 3.23.

In the same way you can calculate your GPA.

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Garima answered 5 years and 10 months ago

It is very simple to calculate GPA. As we know, GPA stands for Grade Point Average and it is calculated by dividing the total amount of grade points earned by the total amount of credit hours attempted.Grade point average may range from 0.0 to 4.0.

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Michael22 answered 4 years and 4 months ago

GPA is the abbreviation of "Grade Point Average".

GPA is calculated by dividing the total amount of score earned by the total amount of credit hours attempted by a student.

The score of GPA is scaled to 4.0.

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Honey123 answered 4 years and 1 month ago

The full form of GPA is Grade Point Average.

It is calculated by dividing the total grade points earned by the total credit hours attempted.

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Mike145 answered 4 years and 1 month ago

What is a GPA?
It is an average of the grade point values that you have earned in the credit courses you have taken while a student at
University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). The courses that are not included in a GPA calculation are:
Courses you have taken at another university
Courses you have taken at other faculties of the University of Toronto (UofT) with the exception of the Faculty of
Arts and Science
“Extra courses” that you have taken at UTSC
Courses that you have passed that have no grade point value such as CR/NCR courses

Example: Sample Schedule and GPA calculation for a semester

Course Attempted
Credits Grade Quality Points
ECON 101 3 B 9 (3 x 3=9)
ENG 096 0 A 0 (0 x 4=0)
MATH 115 4 C+ 10 (4 x 2.5=10)
HLTH 101 3 F 0 (3 x 0=0)
Total 10 19

So, in this example:
GPA=19/10
=1.9

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Chikanbarn answered 4 years and 1 month ago
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