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Mental testing as a measure of ability in algebra

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Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1935.

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Pagination246 pages
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL26217396M
OCLC/WorldCa7932235

  "Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement" is the standard-setting text that through seven editions has overviewed measurement in psychology with unrivaled depth, breadth, and clarity/5.


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