Evaluate a given assessment instrument for bias
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... Assessment Instrument For each item status, enter "Contains Bias" or "Not Biased" where indicated. If biased, describe in a sentence or two how the item is biased. Provide specific suggestions for revising the item to eliminate bias.
1. Mr.. Alvarez is a salesman for a furniture store. Last week, Mr.. Alvarez's sales receipts totaled $25,436. This week, Mr.. Alvarez's sales receipts totaled $32,199. How much more did Mr.. Alvarez's sales receipts total this week than last week
A. $ 3,363
B. $ 6,763
Item Status: Contains Bias
Comments and revision(s) (if necessary):
The wording of the item, "How much more" could lead the examinee to choose C or D, the higher numbers, as...