• You and three of your friends decide to take the same chemistry class together at the local university along with 21 other students. On the first day of class, the professor indicates that this class is graded on a bell-shaped curve.
o Explain in your own words what grading on a bell-shape curve means in this college chemistry class (make sure to read the textbook before you respond!).
o Determine if it is possible for you and your friends to all earn an A in this course if the instructor “grades on a curve”. Explain your answer.
o Discuss whether you think this method of grading is fair.
You will probably have to read the part in your book to see exactly how they describe a curve, but the general idea is this:... View the full answer