The purchase price equated
to $35 per buildable square feet.
This study examined the cross-lingual equating process adopted by a large scale testing system in which target language (TL) forms are equated
to the source language (SL) forms using a set of translated items.
However, it is argued that if the goal of equating is to adjust the scores of examinees on one version of the test to make them indistinguishable from those on another, equating error should be defined as the degree to which the equated
scores realize this goal.