In this scenario, you are setting up a simple Gradebook without any categories or weighting. It provides a straightforward calculation of total points earned in the course. With this type of Gradebook setup, you cannot use the Group by Category option to organize the visual layout of your Gradebook items. You also cannot drop scores automatically.
Let’s say demostudent01 has earned the following points:
The Gradebook will automatically add up all of the scores and divide by the total points possible.
The grade calculation is (89+94+78+82+83+88+95+91+90+95)/1000 points. The student's overall grade average = 88.5%.
If you try this example and don’t get the same results, you might want to go back and double check the following: