quality point average
noun Date: circa 1972 grade point average

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  • quality point average — noun : grade point average herein * * * Educ. See grade point average. [1970 75] …   Useful english dictionary

  • quality point average — Educ. See grade point average. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • grade point average — noun Date: 1966 the average obtained by dividing the total number of grade points earned by the total number of credits attempted called also quality point average …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grade point average — Educ. a measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits or hours of course work taken. Also called quality point average. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

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