[LON-CAPA-users] grading question

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 1 Dec 2005 15:51:51 -0500

There's a function for that in the spreadsheet:

&SUMMAX(n ,range) - sum of the maximum n non-empty cells in range

So if you have 8 test scores listed in column D, and want to drop the  
worst score, you would do


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On Dec 1, 2005, at 3:25 PM, Nathan Schoenack wrote:

> Has anyone ever tried to use the spreadsheet or some other function  
> of LON-CAPA to implement a grading procedure that involves dropping  
> the worst test score for the semester?  I have a professor that  
> gives 4 tests but allows students to drop their worst test score.
> Nathan Schoenack
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