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Tests, Scales, Populations, Reliability and Validity

Analyze the relationships among tests, scales, populations, reliability and validity?

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Tests and scales are related due to the fact that scales are one of the instruments or methodologies that are utilized in order to test a population or characteristic in an effective manner. In essence, scales are utilized as a means by which to order the subjects or objects of the testing in sequential fashion based upon the degree to which they display certain characteristics etc. A scale is an instrument that helps to organize the data that is being measured according to ...