Deviation value
A statistical formula used in Japan to measure the test results of each student in a large sample, with the goal of predicting the probability of their passing the entrance examination of a particular university. The mean score for the test is set at fifty, and each standard deviation above or below the mean is represented by an increase or decrease of ten in the deviation value. The values tend to range between eighty at the high end and twenty at the low end.
 University of Tokyo essay-type Entrance Exam Pre-Test
In 2016, 1,851 people took the first entrance exam pre-test (Humanities: 669; Sciences: 1,182). Within this, math test takers numbered 662 (Humanities) and 1,168 (Sciences).
 Shinken Comprehensive Academic Mock Exam
In 2016 this was held in June. Overall, 264,604 people took this test.
 Quantifier elimination
A computer algebra technology to solve problems by transforming them into equivalent expressions. A general method of solving problems presented by polynomial equality and inequality with real variables.
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