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noun Education.

a numerical equivalent to a received letter grade, usually 0 for F, 1 for D, 2 for C, 3 for B, and 4 for A, that is multiplied by the number of credits for the course: used to compute a grade point average.

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Origin of grade point

First recorded in 1925–30
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