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PSYC 3020
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Chapter 5How Do Users Interpret Test ScoresLevels of Measurementcompare your childs test scores with anothers or other schools etcoLevels of Measurement the properties of the numbers used in a test nominal ordinal equal atioLevelDefinitionExampleStatsNumbers represent labels or Nominalcategories of data Numbers have no quantitative value s assigned to arrange things Ordinalin a seriesIdentifies and orders Cant measure distance between two numbers IQ scoress assigned to arrange things Intervalin a series Identifies and orders Can measure distance between sNo absolute zero point Average number of cars per s assigned to arrange things Ratiofamily unitin a series s are an equal distance apart and there is an absolute zero point Interpreting Test Scores Raw ScoresoRaw Score the basic score calculated when an individual completes a psychological test by itself it doesnt tell us much but the basis for
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