To create an electronic gradebook where each assignment is graded in terms of a percentage score, insteadof points:
To the right of the student information column, reserve a column to reflect a student's averagescore and label the reserved column
In each cell in this column, type
represent the first and lastassignment columns and
represents the row number.
To average scores quickly:1.Select the cell where the average score should appear.
dialog box appears.
Select a function
, and then click
, type the range of cells that you want to average, and then click
Including weighted assignments in your gradebook
To assign more weight to tests and quizzes in comparison with regular assignments:
In the column after the test or quiz to be weighted, starting with the first student, type
stands for the previous column letter and
stands for the current row number. If, for example, a quiz grade of 100% is listed in cell C3, the formula in cell C4 would read
, thuscounting the quiz grade twice. To count the grade three times, just type the same formula in the cell inthe next column. In this example, that would be cell C5.
When finished entering weighting formulas, hide the columns that contain the weightedformulas. To do this, select the entire column, right-click, and then click
. This does not changethe formulas, but this does make the gradebook easier to read. (To identify hidden columns, check thecolumn letters. If a letter is missing, that column is hidden. For example, if the column headings read"A C", column B is hidden. To unhide a column, select the columns on both sides of it, right-click, andthen click
. To unhide all columns in a worksheet, select all columns, right click, and click