Definitions for grade point average
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
grade′ point` av`erage(n.)
a measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits taken.
Origin of grade point average:
grade point average, GPA(noun)
a measure of a student's academic achievement at a college or university; calculated by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number attempted
grade point average(Noun)
A method of computing a numerical value for letter grades received in school by assigning each a numeric value and averaging the numbers.
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