FoxTrot Classics by Bill Amend

FoxTrot Classics

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  1. mdcdjg2008

    mdcdjg2008 said, over 2 years ago

    wouldn’t the difference be a C mid point grade?

  2. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 said, over 2 years ago

    Well, there’s lazy, and then there’s THAT. Peter’s dreaming if he thinks that that shoddy level of effort would put him in even the same universe as a B!

  3. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 2 years ago

    Were I the teacher… I’d go with the first impression.

  4. wcorvi

    wcorvi said, over 2 years ago

    Actually stupid – his plan would be interpolating the others. If he had done 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 – then the rest would be extrapolated.

  5. duaneA

    duaneA said, over 2 years ago

    thanks, wcorvi, you beat me to it. I expected more from Mr. Amend the mathematician. guess everyone has an off day occasionally.

  6. Kylie2112

    Kylie2112 said, over 2 years ago

    @wcorvi

    I work in quality control in a machine shop…best practice for sampling of a completed lot is to pull X amount out of the box in a completely random fashion :) Or first, every X, and last while in process. 1-5 means he might have made a math error on 5, ran with that line of thinking, and would have flubbed the rest of the test :)

  7. rpmurray

    rpmurray said, over 2 years ago

    Did this teacher use the “S” word? That could get him fired in the real world for damaging the student’s self-esteem.

  8. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 2 years ago

    @mdcdjg2008

    UNder today’s standards, the answer would be a C, simply because the teachers are not allowed to give anything else, because that would emotionally scar the children.

  9. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 2 years ago

    @legaleagle48

    Actually it would under today’s standards.

  10. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 2 years ago

    @dukedoug

    Not anymore.

  11. infinite_kydeem

    infinite_kydeem said, over 2 years ago

    I tried something very close to this in my calculas class once. Didn’t work for me either… =(

  12. katina.cooper

    katina.cooper said, over 2 years ago

    How about we leave off the top curve of that “B” and remove the entire bottom part of the curve?

  13. knitterknerd

    knitterknerd said, over 2 years ago

    Let’s put aside, for the moment, that different questions assess different things. Homework is usually at least as much about practice as it is assessment. Besides, in a lot of textbooks, 1-20 is already just a small sample of the questions. Seems silly to take a sample of a sample.

  14. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 2 years ago

    Split the difference between 0 and 100. That’ll show him.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @mdcdjg2008

    Brilliant sends it so much higher that a B or +B would be midway.

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