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Some well-known mental test evaluated and compared

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational tests and measurements

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1131 .M73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p., 1 l.,
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23420535M
    LC Control Number23004875


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