Name______________________________ ID_______________

TRANSFORMED STANDARD SCORES

RIDDLE: What do you get if you cross a jeweler and plumber?

Directions: To find the answer to the riddle, write the answers to the problems on the lines. The letter in the solution section beside the answer to the first problem is the first letter in the answer to the riddle, the letter beside the second problem is the second letter, and so on. Round your answers to ONE decimal place.

RAW SCORE STATISTICS:

Sample Y: M = 22.00, s = 2.00 Sample L: M = 28.00, s = 4.00

Sample K: M = 25.00, s = 1.50 Sample P: M = 30.00, s = 6.00

_____ 1. A person in Sample Y with a raw score of 24 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 100 and s = 15?

_____ 2. A person in Sample Y with a raw score of 18 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M =100 and s = 15?

_____ 3. A person in Sample K with a raw score of 24 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 100 and s = 15?

_____ 4. A person in Sample L with a raw score of 24 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 100 and s = 15?

_____ 5. A person in Sample P with a raw score of 30 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 100 and s = 15?

_____ 6. A person in Sample Y with a raw score of 27 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 50 and s = 10?

_____ 7. A person in Sample K with a raw score of 27 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 50 and s = 10?

_____ 8. A person in Sample L with a raw score of 27 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 50 and s = 10?

_____ 9. A person in Sample P with a raw score of 36 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 500 and s = 100?

_____ 10. A person in Sample K with a raw score of 25 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 500 and s = 100?

_____ 11. A person in Sample L with a raw score of 22 has what transformed standard score on a new scale with a M = 500 and s = 100?

SOLUTION SECTION:

350.0 (G) 600.0 (I) 130.0 (Y) 47.5 (R) 110.0 (P)

500.0 (N) 25.0 (M) 63.3 (B) 52.5 (X) 650.0 (Z)

115.0 (B) 70.0 (A) 400.0 (K) 90.0 (T) 100.0 (T)

85.0 (H) 551.0 (F) 50.0 (G) 75.0 (U) 900.0 (J)

Write the answer to the riddle here, putting one letter on each line.

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