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  • Compute the mean and standard deviation of your new test to determine the cut off score.
  • If done correctly:
    • Mean=72
    • SD=16.73
  • One Standard Deviation would represent 68% of the students assuming a normal curve. Therefore the lower end (below one SD) would represent 16% of the students.
  • If cutoff is one SD below the mean, students scoring less than 55.27 (scores of 55 and below) would be referred for additional help in mathematics.