Mathematics education

Psychology of learning mathematics

Notes

Notes on tests - 14/2/00

**Significance of tests.**

Minimum of four intervals

- High maths, high divergent production (DP)
- Low maths, high DP
- High maths, low DP
- Low maths, low DP

- High/low maths: achieved A level / achieved GCSE?
- High/low DP: 50/50 cut of test results? What is distribution of test results?

Divide people into groups of high maths and low maths

**Null hypothesis: in each group there should be equal numbers of high
DP and low DP people.**

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Created 14/2/00

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