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9th Edition

Frederick J Gravetter + 2 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337098120

Chapter 1, Problem 5P

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Explain why *honesty* is a hypothetical construct instead of a concrete variable. Describe how honesty might be measured and defined using an operational definition.

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