Postscript

3rd March 2000 at 00:00
A TEACHER Training Agency maths test specimen question gives a pupil's marks as 115200, 2840, and 2330. It asks "In which test did the pupil do best?"

How many marks will be awarded for the correct answe? "It is impossible to tell unless you provide us with more information, such as the mean scores and the standard deviations for these tests."

George Bethell

17 Orchard Avenue

Cambridge


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