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Criterion

Criterion

[krahy-teer-ee-uhn]

Criterion may refer to:

In science and mathematics:

  • Eisenstein's criterion, in mathematics, gives sufficient conditions for a polynomial to be irreducible over the rational numbers
  • Euler's criterion, in number theory concerning primes
  • Weyl's criterion, used in mathematics in the theory of diophantine approximation
  • Criterion validity, in psychometrics, a measure of how well one variable or set of variables predicts an outcome
  • Criterion-referenced test, translates a test score into a statement about the behavior to be expected of a person

In modern culture:

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