grade scale


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grade scale

[′grād ‚skāl]
(geology)
A continuous scale of particle sizes divided into a series of size classes.
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The defects of a 90-80-70 grade scale are most obvious in introductory college courses, which are both the first and last courses in the subject for most students.
While a moratorium has been placed on wage rises for 2010 and 2011, the increase was recorded due to the cost of living allowance and incremental salary increases within wage grade scales.
Customized grade scale: Teachers can customize the grade scale for special needs and other students.
2 percent of the questions correctly -- a failing grade based on the typical grade scale used by schools.
Fulton Financial was one of only three bank holding companies that received the highest BankWatch rating for commercial banks in the state, "A/B," on a nine grade scale ranging from "A" down to "E.
Conservative investment policies assure that the portfolio's credit quality is at the higher end of the investment grade scale.
The system must be able to handle complex terms and conditions (ex Local Govt type terms including grade scales, spinal column points, complex overtime, out of hours, shift, standby payments and allowances, holiday calculations by day and hour etc.
The government is looking to further contain the state payroll by freezing incremental salary increases within wage grade scales after PASYDY had agreed to a freeze of general increases.