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In psychometrics, a mathematical rule by which raw scores are converted to test scores. According to the simplest scoring formula, the test score is simply the sum of the item scores; other scoring formulas involve combining raw scores in various ways other than simple addition, weighting different items of subtests differently, correcting for guessing or for failing to respond to certain items, and so on. See also configural scoring rule.

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