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An axiomatization of multiple-choice test scoring. / Zapechelnyuk, Andriy.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 132, 01.07.2015, p. 24-27.

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Zapechelnyuk A. An axiomatization of multiple-choice test scoring. Economics Letters. 2015 Jul 1;132:24-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2015.03.042

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Zapechelnyuk, Andriy. / An axiomatization of multiple-choice test scoring. In: Economics Letters. 2015 ; Vol. 132. pp. 24-27.

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