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A student’s grade in a course is determined by 4 quizzes and 1 exam.

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A student’s grade in a course is determined by 4 quizzes and 1 exam. If the exam counts twice as much as each of thequizzes, what fraction of the final grade is determined by the exam?

A. 1/6
B. 1/5
C. 1/3
D. 1/4
E. 1/2

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Given :
A student’s grade in a course is determined by 4 quizzes and 1 exam. (Final Grade = 4 Quizzes + 1 Exam)
If the exam counts twice as much as each of the quizzes (1 Exam grade unit = 2 Quiz grade units)

Question: what fraction of the final grade is determined by the exam? (Exam Grades / Final Grades =?)

Final Grade = 4 Quiz grade units + 1 Exam grade unit
= 4 Quiz grade units + 2 Quiz grade units
= 6 Quiz grade units

Exam Grades / Final Grades = 2 Quiz grade units / 6 Quiz grade units = 1/3. Answer Option C is correct.
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A student’s grade in a course is determined by 4 quizzes and 1 exam. If the exam counts twice as much as each of thequizzes, what fraction of the final grade is determined by the exam?

A. 1/6
B. 1/5
C. 1/3
D. 1/4
E. 1/2



score would be 1 points of each quiz and 2 points for 1 exam = 4*1+2*1 = 6

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2/6= 1/3rd of the total score.
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