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    Do internal and external sources need to be complementary in order for motivation to occur? For example, is it possible to motivate a student to obtain an "A" grade if he or she does not value an "A" grade more than a "C" grade? Explain your answer.

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    Although the combination of intrinsic or internal and extrinsic or external sources of motivation will result in optimal motivation many a times, it is not necessary for them to be complementary in order for motivation to occur. Let us take the example of above mentioned scenario of motivating student to get an A ...

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    Do internal and external sources need to be complementary in order for motivation to occur? For example, is it possible to motivate a student to obtain an "A" grade if he or she does not value an "A" grade more than a "C" grade? Explain your answer.

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