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 Question 168254: The final grade for a particular course is calculated by dividing total points earned by total points available. There are 120 points available in the first half of the course, and 140 points in the second half of the course. If a student earns 81% in the first half of the course, how many points must the student earn in the second half in order to earn an 80% B final grade?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The final grade for a particular course is calculated by dividing total points earned by total points available. There are 120 points available in the first half of the course, and 140 points in the second half of the course. If a student earns 81% in the first half of the course, how many points must the student earn in the second half in order to earn an 80% B final grade? : If the final grade is just the average of the two grades, 79% would give you an 80 average for the two semesters : .79*140 = 110.6 points required in the 2nd semester