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How many Q&A points do we need to get an A?

+10 votes
The syllabus says >= 2000 for an A. But I'm guessing 2000 is the cut-off to get an A-. Is it 2500?
asked Oct 30, 2016 in CSC 285 (F16) by Avash Shrestha (100 points)

5 Answers

+6 votes
2,500 points seems right to me for an A+. And I think it would say specifically that 2,000 points would mean an A-. Hope this helps
answered Oct 30, 2016 by Antonio Rosas (100 points)
+5 votes
2000+ points means an overall A, and below that is B.
answered Oct 31, 2016 by Faisal Nawaz (100 points)
+5 votes
I don't remember him saying whether or not getting extra points would get us a better grade. I just remember him saying that we needed 2,000 points.
answered Oct 31, 2016 by Amanda Moore (100 points)
+4 votes
Just get all of the points, Avash. All of them. Or at least 2000. I'm not really sure.
answered Oct 31, 2016 by Madison Altiery (100 points)
exactly what I'm trying to do ;)
+2 votes
The syllabus states that the B vs A cutoff is 2000 points.  If you earned 1995 points, would you expect to get an 85% in the category, the same as someone who earned 1505 points?  Everything above 2000 points is some flavor of A, but 2000 exactly would be an A-.
answered Oct 31, 2016 by Forrest Stonedahl (100 points)