The course credit hours and grades for Greg's fall semester are given below. At his college the grade point value assigned for each grade is as follows: A = 6 points,   B = 4 points,   C = 2 points,  and  D = 1 point: Given the table below what is Greg's grade point average (GPA)? Course Credits Grade Communications 1 B Accounting 5 C Mathematics 2 A Economics 4 C Marketing 3 D Computers 2 A Total 17   Round your final answer properly to two decimal places, if applicable.  ____________ 

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Hi, Mavig,

First, you would multiply the number of credit hours by the number of points for each grade.  For example, Communications was a 1 credit hour class.  And, the students received a B in the class, which corresponds to 4 points.  So:

1*4 = 4

You would do that with each class first:

Communications - 1*4 = 4

Accounting - 5*2 = 10

Math - 2*6 = 12

Economics - 4*2 = 8

Marketing - 3*1 = 3

Computers - 2*6 = 12

Adding these up, 4+10+12+8+3+12 = 49 total points.

Now, you divide that by the total number of hours the student took, which is 17 hours.  So:

49/17 = 2.88

So, the GPA = 2.88

Good luck, Quddoos.  I hope this helps.

Till Then,

Steve

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