## This page contains a summary of the results of the Physics 116A midterm and final exams for the Fall 2019 academic quarter at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

## FINAL EXAM (Thursday December 12, 2019)

Solutions to the final exam can be found on the Physics 116A website. The maximum number of points available on the final exam was 180. Here are the relevant statistics. First, a histogram of the test scores is shown below:The bins of the above histogram are 20 points wide (e.g. the penultimate bin contains the number of exam scores between 140 and 159 inclusive), with the exception of the last bin which goes from 160 to 180. Here is the final exam statistical summary:

exam mean: 113 exam median: 113 standard deviation 37 highest grade: 180 lowest grade: 13

Approximate grade equivalents of the test scores: A+ (167--180); A (152--166); A- (137--151); B+ (122--136); B (107--121); B- (92--106); C+ (77--91); C (62--76); D (47--61), F (0--46). Keep in mind that the grade equivalents apply only to this exam, and take into account the distribution of final exam scores. The distribution of the grade equivalents for the final exam is shown below.

## MIDTERM EXAM (Tuesday November 5, 2019)

Solutions to the midterm exam can be found on the Physics 116A website. Here are the relevant statistics. First, a histogram of the test scores is shown below:The bins of the above histogram are 10 points wide (e.g. the penultimate bin contains the number of exam scores between 80 and 89 inclusive). Here is the midterm exam statistical summary:

exam mean: 62 exam median: 61 standard deviation 20 highest grade: 99 lowest grade: 23

Approximate grade equivalents of the test scores: A+ (90-100); A (82--89); A- (74--81); B+ (66--73); B (58--65); B- (50--57); C+ (42--49); C(34--41); D(26--33), F (0--25). Keep in mind that the grade equivalents apply only to this exam, and take into account the distribution of midterm exam scores. The distribution of the grade equivalents for the midterm exam is shown below.

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Last Updated:December 17, 2019