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# What is a 3.0 grade point average?

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A grade point average of 3.0 is equivalent to a letter grade of a B on a standard letter grading scale. The percent grade range equivalent to a B is 83 to 86. If someone has a grade point average of 3.0, his average grade is a B.

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The exact corresponding percent grade range varies across different institutions, but typically, a 4.0 equals an A, a 3.0 equals a B, a 2.0 equals a C, 1.0 equals a D and anything below a percent grade of 65 is considered an F. Some institutions include pluses and minuses; in these cases, a grade point average of about 3.3 is equivalent to a B+, while a grade point average of about 2.7 is equivalent to a B-.

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According to the Penn State Division of Undergraduate Studies, a grade point average, or GPA, should range between 2.00, representing acceptable achievement, to 4.00, representing exceptional achievement. The GPA is calculated by taking the average number of grade points a student earns in a given period of time.

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To convert percentage grades into a 4.0 grade point average scale using a GPA converter, input your percentage grades. Then input either the number of credits or the weight of the class. Run the calculator.

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An example of a third grade word problem is, "Albert brought 40 cookies to school for his birthday. He gave a cookie to all 19 students in Miss Nelson's class and a cookie to all 15 students in Mr. Johnson's class. How many cookies were left?"