**GRADING CRITERIA
**Physics 231/231C

4.0 |
92 |

3.5 |
84 |

3.0 |
76 |

2.5 |
68 |

2.0 |
60 |

1.5 |
52 |

1.0 |
44 |

3 Midterms |
20 pt.s each |

Final Exam |
30 pt.s |

Homework |
10 pts. |

Extra points on Midterms |
Up to 7 pt.s total: Midterms (I,II,III) will have (22,22,23) questions. |

Quiz/Participation Points |
Up to 5 points, see explanation below |

Extra points on final |
Final will have 32 instead of 30 questions. |

If you correctly answer 40% of the problems, you get 50% of the points.

If you correctly answer 80% of the problems, you get 100% of the HW points.

If you correcly answer 98% of the problems, you get 100% of the HW points.

No extensions will be given for HW without exceptional circumstances. Students are responsible for finding a site from which they can enter their answers. "The net was down when I tried to enter problems from Ohio" or "I couldn't get LON-CAPA to work from my parents computer" are not valid excuses, but "I was in the hospital for two weeks" is a valid excuse.