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Statistical methods applied to test scores

Arthur Sinton Otis

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**1938** by Dept. of Research and Test Service of World Book Company in [Yonkers-on-Hudson] .

Written in English

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**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Arthur S. Otis ... and Walter N. Durost ... |

Series | Test method help,, no. 4 |

Contributions | Durost, Walter N. 1906- joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | LB3051 .O7 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 1 p. l., 32 p. |

Number of Pages | 32 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6390180M |

LC Control Number | 39020144 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 15249008 |

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