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68 SHAPE OF THE ABILITY DISTRIBUTION As expected, correlations tended to be higher for the uniformly distributed ability scores because score variability was increased. TEST LENGTH Increases in correlations were observed because of the doubling of the length of the test. The increases were small as would be predicted from the well-known formulas linking test length to test validity. Conclusions It is clear from the data that with modest test lengths (n == 20) there are some sizable gains to be expected in the correct ordering of examinees at the lower end of the ability continuum when three-parameter model estimates are used (as opposed to the number-correct score).
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