Grade exemptions affect any calculation that depends on the values of the constituent grade items.
For category scores, grade exemptions affect the scores as follows:
For calculated grade item scores, grade exemptions affect the scores as follows:
For final grade items, grade exemptions affect the scores as follows:
For formula grade items, grade exemptions affect the scores as follows:
The following table describes the updated evaluation rules for formulas:
Evaluation Rule |
Result |
For Single grades | |
If a grade item is exempt | Null |
If a grade item has no value, and Drop Ungraded Items is turned on | Null |
If grade item has no value, and Treat Ungraded Items as 0 is turned on | 0 |
If a grade item has a value | [value] |
Addition/Subtraction (+/-) | |
If both sides are exempt | Null |
If one side is exempt and the other side has no value, and Drop Ungraded Items is turned on | Null |
If one side is exempt and the other side has no value, and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | 0 |
If both sides are empty, and Drop Ungraded Items is turned on | Null |
If both sides are empty, and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | 0 |
If one side has a value | (+/-) [Value] |
Multiplication/Division (*//) | |
If either side is exempt | Null |
If either side is empty, and Drop Ungraded Items is turned on | Null |
If either side is empty, and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | 0 |
If both sides have a value | [Result] |
Equality (=) | |
If both sides are exempt | True |
If both sides are empty and Drop Ungraded items is turned on | True |
If both sides are empty and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | True |
If both sides have different values | False |
If one side is exempt and the other side is empty and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | False |
If one side is exempt and the other side has a value | False |
Inequality (<>) | |
If both sides are exempt | False |
If both sides are empty and Drop Ungraded items is turned on | False |
If both sides are empty and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | False |
If both sides have different values | True |
If one side is exempt and the other side is empty and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | True |
If one side is exempt and the other side has a value | True |
Greater/Less than (>/<) | |
Both sides have values | Appropriate True/False |
If one side is exempt | False |
If one side is empty and Drop Ungraded Items is turned on | False |
If one side has a value and the other side is empty and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on | Appropriate True/False |
Greater/Less Than or Equal (>=/<=) | |
Both sides have values | Appropriate True/False |
If both sides are exempt | True |
If both sides are empty and Drop Ungraded Items is turned on | True |
If one side has a value and the other side is exempt | False |
If one side has a value and the other is empty and Drop Ungraded Items is turned on | False |
If one side has a value and the other side is empty and Treat Ungraded Items as Zero is turned on. | Appropriate True/False |