Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Appendix - Mean, Median, and Mode - Exercise Set: 28

Answer

2.5

Work Step by Step

Find the number of points awarded for each course by multiplying the value of the grade by the credit hours for the course. Sociology = $4\times3=12$ Biology = $2\times3.5=7$ Music = $3\times1=3$ Math = $2\times4=8$ English = $2\times3=6$ Find the total points awarded. $12+7+3+8+6=36$ Find the total credit hours for the courses taken. $3+3.5+1+4+3=14.5$ Find the weighted GPA by dividing the total points awarded by the total credit hours. $36\div14.5=2.5$
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