Achievement quotient



achievement age divided by chronological age, usually expressed as a multiple of 100. The achievement quotient of a ten-year-old child whose achievement age equals that of the average twelve-year-old is 1.2, or 120.
Abbreviation: AQ.
noun
(psychol) a measure of ability derived by dividing an individual’s achievement age by his actual age AQ

achievement quotient n.
The ratio of actual performance to expected performance or to the norm achieved by individuals of a particular age, usually on a standard achievement test.

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