172 out of 190 Test Score

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What grade is 172 out of 190?

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90.53% A-

A score of 172 out of 190 on a test, assignment or class is a 90.53% percentage grade. 18 questions were wrong or points missed.

A 90% is an A- letter grade. A letter grade A- means excellent performance. To get the next higher letter grade available, you would need a score of 177 which would be an A.

The grade point equivalent to an A- is a 3.7 GPA for this score.

Letter Grades for 190 question test

Grade Correct Incorrect Percent
A+185 to 1900 to 597.37 to 100.00
A177 to 1846 to 1393.16 to 96.84
A-171 to 17614 to 1990.00 to 92.63
B+166 to 17020 to 2487.37 to 89.47
B158 to 16525 to 3283.16 to 86.84
B-152 to 15733 to 3880.00 to 82.63
C+147 to 15139 to 4377.37 to 79.47
C139 to 14644 to 5173.16 to 76.84
C-133 to 13852 to 5770.00 to 72.63
D+128 to 13258 to 6267.37 to 69.47
D120 to 12763 to 7063.16 to 66.84
D-114 to 11971 to 7660.00 to 62.63
F0 to 11377 to 1900.00 to 59.47

About this calculator

This easy grade calculator can be used for quickly determining the percentage, letter grade and GPA for any test, quiz or exam. It can also be used when calculating an overall score in a class. This page is pre-populated showing the results for the particular calculation 172/190 as a percentage and as a grade. You can access the default calculator here.

To use, input the total number of questions or maximum points available in the "Questions" field. Next either enter the number of correct or incorrect answers in the respective fields. You only need to enter one, the other one will calculate automatically. Your results will appear as you type.

The result will compute the score as a percentage, the letter grade for the score and the GPA for the letter grade. The calculator will also indicate when a score is within one percent of the breakpoint between letter grades where it is appropriate to round up the grade.

Additionally you will see a letter grading scale table which shows every letter grade available for the number of questions on the test. This table indicates the correct and incorrect ranges for each letter grade along with the percentage ranges. Note that on some tests, letter grades are skipped - this is not a mistake. This happens on tests with fewer questions as each question is worth a significant percent of the overall score and significantly moves the letter grade.


How is a percentage calculated for 172 out of 190?

The math is pretty simple to determine the percentage grade on a test as it's simple division and multiplication. The ratio of correct to total number of questions can be expressed as a fraction
correct answers / total questions
The fraction is converted into a decimal using correct answers as the numerator and total questions as the denominator. Divide the correct answers by total questions and you have the answer in decimal form.
correct answers ÷ total questions = decimal
Now to convert into a percent, multiply the decimal times 100. This is your answer.
decimal × 100 = percent answer
In this particular case, the formula for calculating the grade percent 172/190 is
172 ÷ 190 × 100 = 90.53%
On a 190 question test, if you miss 18 and get 172 right, you will have a 90.53%.

How is a letter grade determined for 172 out of 190?

To determine the letter grade, we must make use of a letter grade scale lookup table. You can find one here.

Take the percentage calculated for the test and locate the corresponding range in the percent column. The letter grade for that row is the letter grade for this test.

For this score, we find our 90.53% is in the 90-92% range. This corresponds with the letter grade "A-". Thus, a 90.53% grade is a A-.

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