# 50 out of 79 Test Score

### What grade is 50 out of 79?

Total number of questions or points possible

### 63.29% D

A score of 50 out of 79 on a test, assignment or class is a 63.29% percentage grade. 29 questions were wrong or points missed.

A 63% is a D letter grade. A letter grade D means less than satisfactory or below average performance. To get the next higher letter grade available, you would need a score of 53 which would be a D+.

The grade point equivalent to a D is a 1.0 GPA for this score.

### Letter Grades for 79 question test

A+77 to 790 to 297.47 to 100.00
A74 to 763 to 593.67 to 96.20
A-72 to 736 to 791.14 to 92.41
B+69 to 718 to 1087.34 to 89.87
B66 to 6811 to 1383.54 to 86.08
B-64 to 6514 to 1581.01 to 82.28
C+61 to 6316 to 1877.22 to 79.75
C58 to 6019 to 2173.42 to 75.95
C-56 to 5722 to 2370.89 to 72.15
D+53 to 5524 to 2667.09 to 69.62
D50 to 5227 to 2963.29 to 65.82
D-48 to 4930 to 3160.76 to 62.03
F0 to 4732 to 790.00 to 59.49

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 50/79 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.

## FAQ's

### How is a percentage calculated for 50 out of 79?

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
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 50/79 is
50 ÷ 79 × 100 = 63.29%
On a 79 question test, if you miss 29 and get 50 right, you will have a 63.29%.

### How is a letter grade determined for 50 out of 79?

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 63.29% is in the 63-66% range. This corresponds with the letter grade "D". Thus, a 63.29% grade is a D.