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1. How do you work out a perecentage of something?
So I have my results marks for the tests which are broken down in to percentages since my subject is continuously assessed.

Test 1 is worth 10% I got 83%
Test 2 is worth 10% I got 53%
Test 3 is worth 10% I got 57%
Test 4 is worth 10% I got 80%
Test 5 is worth 20% I got 45%
Test 6 is worth 10% I got 59%

I have another test which is worth 30% next week, I just want to know how much is my current percentage grade and how much would I need to get 80% overall or better from the last test.
Last edited by MUN123; 11-05-2012 at 18:39.
2. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
3. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?

(Original post by sabre2th1)
What?
4. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
Bump!!
5. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
the ones that are worth 10% divide the percentages eg 83% by 10
the ones that are worth 20% divide the percentages eg 45% by 10 and multiply by 2
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This should work
6. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
You can't get 80% overall from the last exam, even if you got 100%.
7. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
just out of curiosity, is this for a psychology degree?
8. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
(Original post by Ilyas)
just out of curiosity, is this for a psychology degree?
No
9. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
so far: 42.2%
if you got 100% on the last test that is worth 30% then

42.2+30=72.2% is the highest you can get
10. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
Just want to know what's my average?
11. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
(Original post by *Nasir*)
so far: 42.2%
if you got 100% on the last test that is worth 30% then

42.2+30=72.2% is the highest you can get
Hi, I need 40% to pass, does that mean I passed already?
12. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
42.2 + 30 = 72.2

you need 93% in your next test to scrape 70% overall. 80% is out of the question.
13. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
(Original post by Ilyas)
42.2 + 30 = 72.2

you need 93% in your next test to scrape 70% overall. 80% is out of the question.
Cheers for letting me know, tbh I think that I'll get 50% next test so what is the overall grade for that?
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(Original post by MUN123)
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You have already passed because so far you have 42.2%.
If you get 50% on the last test then it would be 42.2+15=57.2% overall
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(Original post by MUN123)
So I have my results marks for the tests which are broken down in to percentages since my subject is continuously assessed.

Test 1 is worth 10% I got 83%
Test 2 is worth 10% I got 53%
Test 3 is worth 10% I got 57%
Test 4 is worth 10% I got 80%
Test 5 is worth 20% I got 45%
Test 6 is worth 10% I got 59%

I have another test which is worth 30% next week, I just want to know how much is my current percentage grade and how much would I need to get 80% overall or better from the last test.
lool i hope these aren't all math tests
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(Original post by enigma1122)
lool i hope these aren't all math tests
No they aren't
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(Original post by MUN123)
No they aren't
I'm curious. You've basically been asked twice what subject or degree this is for and you seem to have avoided the answer. I have no idea why.
18. Re: How do you work out a perecentage of something?
(Original post by wanderlust.xx)
I'm curious. You've basically been asked twice what subject or degree this is for and you seem to have avoided the answer. I have no idea why.
why does it matter? if the op doesn't want to say then don't bug them...