FoxTrot Classics by Bill Amend

FoxTrot Classics

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  1. mdcdjg2008

    mdcdjg2008 said, 11 months ago

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

  2. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months 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, 11 months ago

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

  4. dukedoug

    dukedoug said, 11 months ago

    @mdcdjg2008

    Depends on how well he did on the questions he answered. Life is more about quality than quantity.

  5. wcorvi

    wcorvi said, 11 months 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.

  6. duaneA

    duaneA said, 11 months ago

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

  7. Kylie2112

    Kylie2112 said, 11 months 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 :)

  8. rpmurray

    rpmurray said, 11 months ago

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

  9. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, 11 months 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.

  10. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, 11 months ago

    @legaleagle48

    Actually it would under today’s standards.

  11. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, 11 months ago

    @dukedoug

    Not anymore.

  12. infinite_kydeem

    infinite_kydeem said, 11 months ago

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

  13. katina.cooper

    katina.cooper said, 11 months ago

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

  14. knitterknerd

    knitterknerd said, 11 months 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.

  15. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

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

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