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    Hi guys!

    I have a question regarding IB results. If I got a 49.6% in subject and the border for a four was 50.0%, would my overall grade be rounded up to four or would I end up getting a three?

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    (Original post by Egos)
    Hi guys!

    I have a question regarding IB results. If I got a 49.6% in subject and the border for a four was 50.0%, would my overall grade be rounded up to four or would I end up getting a three?

    Thanks.
    You would end up getting a 3.

    (Numbers below are fictional)
    E.g. To get a 4, say you need 120/240 marks - that is 50%
    If you get 119/240 marks - that is 49.6% (freakily similar to your example above )

    However, you need 120 marks to get a 4- which just happens to be 50%. It is the mark itself that is important - & marks themselves cannot be rounded up/down
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    (Original post by Lionheartat20)
    You would end up getting a 3.

    (Numbers below are fictional)
    E.g. To get a 4, say you need 120/240 marks - that is 50%
    If you get 119/240 marks - that is 49.6% (freakily similar to your example above )

    However, you need 120 marks to get a 4- which just happens to be 50%. It is the mark itself that is important - & marks themselves cannot be rounded up/down
    I see now! Thanks a lot! Kinda bad news though.. but its ok
 
 
 
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