Do grades determine your intelligence?

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Einstein had poor grades.
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"Do grades determine your intelligence?" No but hell no it doesn't. 
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There is no record of Einstein flunking or ever getting low marks in math. Albert Einstein was an all-around good student with exceptional grades in math and science, according to the biography written by Albrecht Folsing. The statement that Einstein was a poor student is pure myth.
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Einstein definitely did not fail at high school. Einstein was born on 14 March in Ulm, in Germany, in 1879. The next year, his family moved to Munich. At the age of 7, he started school in Munich. At the age of 9, he entered the Luitpold-Gymnasium. By the age of 12 he was studying calculus. Now this was very advanced, because the students would normally study calculus when they were 15 years old. He was very good at the sciences. But, because the 19th-century German education system was very harsh and regimented, he didn’t really develop his non-mathematical skills (such as history, languages, music and geography). In fact, it was his mother, not his school, who encouraged him to study the violin – and he did quite well at that as well.
In 1895, he sat the entrance examinations to get into the prestigious Federal Polytechnic School (or Academy) in Zurich, Switzerland. He was 16, two years younger than his fellow applicants. He did outstandingly well in physics and mathematics, but failed the non-science subjects, doing especially badly in French – so he was not accepted. So in that same year, he continued his studies at the Canton school in Aargau (also called Aarau). He studied well, and this time, he passed the entry exams into the Federal Polytechnic School.
So the next year, he finally started studying at the Federal Polytechnic in Zurich (even though he was now one year younger than most of his fellow students). Also in the year 1896, even though he was only 16 years old, he wrote a brilliant essay that led directly to his later work in relativity.
So he definitely did not fail his high school, and definitely was not a poor student.

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To some degree but I think it does more to reveal a person’s level of work ethic. Higher grades generally cast the impression of a hard worker. This isn’t always the case and because of how boring classrooms can be, and the fact that a lot of jobs will pose a unique challenge to the worker every day that keeps the job interesting.

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Back in his days, 1 points was the best grade for a student so yes, Einstein was decent.

However, Thomas Edison was pretty bad at studies even though he improved the design of the light bulb.

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if you take intelligence as a term by itself it is very vast because there are many types of inteligence, emotional logical musical...
so no if you concider that grades determine your intelligence overall that would  be simply incorrect.
however if we are talking about logical, mathematical intelligence it is correct because for example :
someone who has a good logic will do great in a math exam and would get a good grade 
on the other side someone who doesn't have good logic or a good understanding of mathemathical facts would get a bad grade 
it does not mean you are dumb it just means that you are lacking of logic
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Intelligence is,

And all data functions thereof are.

Levels of,

Human intelligence commensurate with,

An individuals ability to acquire,

Store, modify and output data.

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So what is it about shin that you find so alluring?
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i'm sorry but alluring about what i didn't really understand the question that you asked me ?
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I'm sorry but alluring about what i didn't really understand the question that you asked me ?
Requires punctuation.

Are you sorry but alluring?


Or do you mean:

I'm sorry, but alluring about what?  I didn't really understand the question that you asked me.


If so, then I was asking why do you love shin.


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Kind of, they don't determine ur intelligence as many children go through a lot of pressure and anxiety therefore not resulting in the true form on the other hand hey do as they reflect how much ur getting on with and if u need any help to reach a standard level.
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I believe grades reflect and determine how smart you are according to the school system. The school system is not necessarily accurate. When it is so inaccurate, we reform and improve it. For example, the southerners stopped learning that the black people were being treated fine because this is a lie and does not help with anything.
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Do the still teach them that  a GOD created everything a few months ago?


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They teach that religion is(was) important to society and made us learn some facts about each of them.
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Yes it does because how else would someone test their intelligence? Sometimes it has flaws, like not finishing in time.
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Sometimes it has flaws, like not finishing in time.
...while giving evidence contrary to your claim.

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Grades only prove that you are good in a certain system, not actual intelligence.