Criterion

-Related Validity is often encountered when aptitude tests are given to predict

the degree of success in a course in a job etc. On page 80 in the text an

algebraic relationship is given between the results on an Algebra Aptitude Test

and the grade(degree of success) in an Algebra class. LettingXrepresent

the score on the Aptitude Test and G

represent the grade in the Algebra course the relationship is

G = (.75)(X) + 55(a) If a

student has a score of X = 45 on the

Aptitude Test what is the predicted grade for the Algebra course?(b)

Suppose that the passing grade in the Algebra course is 70. If a student with a

score of 15 on the Aptitude test asks you if you think they will pass Algebra

what would you tell them? Give your reasons.

# Criterion -Related Validity is often encountered when aptitude tests are given t

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