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Grading for Math 8: College Algebra

First, all of the gory details are in the syllabus.  This is a summary of what is there, but you are responsible for everything in the greensheet.

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Date Exam
3/11/13 Midterm Exam 1
4/12/13 Midterm Exam 2
5/22/13 Final Exam

These three exams and the problems sets will be combined to calculate your final score.

Category Weight
Problem Sets 20%
Midterm Exam 1 25%
Midterm Exam 2 25%
Final Exam 30%

Your final score will be translated to a letter grade according to this table:

Score Grade
94% and above A
93% - 90% A-
89% - 87% B+
86% - 84% B
83% - 80% B-
79% - 77% C+
76% - 74% C
73% - 70% C-
69% - 67% D+
66% - 64% D
63% - 60% D
below 60% F

Students who intend to use this course to satisfy the mathematical concepts requirements for general education must earn a grade of C or higher. For a more thorough explanation of the mathematical concepts requirements for general education, see the SJSU Catalogue