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VLOOKUP
Posted:
Jun 25, 2008 1:26 PM



Using Excel to Convert Raw Score to Scale Scores
Please reply to janovsky1@optonline.net
If you have your raw scores for Integrated Algebra in an Excel spreadsheet, the procedure below can be used to convert the raw scores to scale scores.
After doing the conversion, proofread your data to check for mechanical errors.
Backup your Excel spreadsheet
Click the link below.
http://emsc32.nysed.gov/osa/regentsexams/608/home.html
Click HTML for the Integrated Algebra Conversion Chart.
Select whole table starting with the highest raw score and ending with the lowest scale score.
Paste into your Excel spreadsheet starting in cell G1. The table should appear in columns G to N.
Select the data in columns J and K, and paste it below the data in columns G and H.
Select the data in columns M and N, and paste it below the data in columns G and H.
Select columns G and H and sort them Ascending using Column G as the Key.
If raw scores start in cell C2, in cell D2 enter the formula
=VLOOKUP(C2,G$1:H$88,2)
Copy this formula into the other cells in column D.
The correct scaled score for each student should appear in column D.
You can use the name box to name column C "raw" and cells G1 to H88 "conv"
Using named ranges, the formula for column D would be:
=VLOOKUP(raw,conv,2)
Andy Janovsky
Yeshiva Ohr Hameir
Peekskill, NY



