On one 100-point test, Lisa managed to get 74 points. On a separate 100-point test, Paul managed to get 74 points. But when these scores were converted to z scores, Lisa received -1.25 and Paul received -1.30. Which of these students received a higher score when compared to other students?
statistics - PsyDAG, Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 11:27am
Although both were below the mean, Lisa's score was closer to the mean, therefore higher.